NETWORK TECHNICIAN

The Network Technician Programme is designed for technically oriented students who are interested in computers and are clear and logical thinkers with an interest in solving technical problems. The course provides you with the requisite skills and hands-on-experience needed to design, install, operate and maintain networks through a complete range of networking concepts and features

SUBJECTS
-    CompTIA A+ Core 1 (220-1001)
-    CompTIA A+ Core 2 (220-1002
-    CompTIA Network+ N10-007
-    Cisco CCNA ICND1
-    Cisco CCNA ICND2

COURSE OVERVIEW: 

CompTIA A+ CORE 1 (220-1001)

1.0 Mobile Devices

  • Install and configure laptop hardware and components.
  • Install components within the display of a laptop.
  • Use appropriate laptop features
  • Compare and contrast characteristics of various types of other mobile devices.
  • Connect and configure accessories and ports of other mobile devices
  • Configure basic mobile device network connectivity and application support
  • Use methods to perform mobile device synchronization.

2.0 Networking

  • Compare and contrast TCP and UDP ports, protocols, and their purposes
  • Compare and contrast common networking hardware devices.
  • Install and configure a basic wired/wireless SOHO network.
  • Compare and contrast wireless networking protocols.
  • Summarize the properties and purposes of services provided by networked hosts
  • Explain common network configuration concepts.
  • Compare and contrast Internet connection types, network types, and their features.
  • Use appropriate networking tools.


3.0 Hardware

  • Explain basic cable types, features, and their purposes.
  • Identify common connector types.
  • Install RAM types.
  • select, install and configure storage devices
  • install and configure motherboards, CPUs, and add-on cards
  • Explain the purposes and uses of various peripheral types
  • Summarize power supply types and features.
  • select and configure appropriate components for a custom PC configuration to meet customer specifications or needs
  • Install and configure common devices.
  • Configure SOHO multifunction devices/printers and settings.


4.0 Virtualization and Cloud Computing

  • Install and maintain various print technologies.
  • Compare and contrast cloud computing concepts.
  • Set up and configure client-side virtualization.

5.0 Hardware and Network Troubleshooting

  • Use the best practice methodology to resolve problems.
  • Troubleshoot problems related to motherboards, RAM, CPUs, and power
  • Troubleshoot hard drives and RAID arrays
  • Troubleshoot video, projector, and display issues
  • Troubleshoot common mobile device issues while adhering to the appropriate procedures
  • Troubleshoot printers
  • Troubleshoot common wired and wireless network problems

CompTIA A+ CORE 2 (220-1002)

1.0    Operating Systems

  • Compare and contrast common operating system types and their purposes.
  • Compare and contrast features of Microsoft Windows versions.
  • Summarize general OS installation considerations and upgrade methods
  • Use appropriate Microsoft command line tools.
  • Use Microsoft operating system features and tools.
  • Use Microsoft Windows Control Panel utilities
  • Summarize application installation and configuration concepts.
  • Configure Microsoft Windows networking on a client/desktop.
  • Use features and tools of the Mac OS and Linux client/desktop operating systems
     

CompTIA A+ CORE 2 (220-1002)

2.0    Operating Systems

  • Compare and contrast common operating system types and their purposes.
  • Compare and contrast features of Microsoft Windows versions.
  • Summarize general OS installation considerations and upgrade methods
  • Use appropriate Microsoft command line tools.
  • Use Microsoft operating system features and tools.
  • Use Microsoft Windows Control Panel utilities
  • Summarize application installation and configuration concepts.
  • Configure Microsoft Windows networking on a client/desktop.
  • Use features and tools of the Mac OS and Linux client/desktop operating systems


CompTIA N+ N10-007



  • Ports and Protocols and the OSI Model
  • 
Routing, Switching, & IP Addressing
  • 
Network Topologies & Technologies

  • Cloud Concepts, Network Services, & Cabling Solutions

  • Networking Devices

  • Network Storage, Virtualization, & WAN Technologies

  • Documentation and Diagrams & Business Continuity

  • Network Monitoring & Remote Access Methods 
Policies and Best Practices

  • Security Devices, Wireless Security, & Access Control

  • Mitigation Techniques 
  • 
Troubleshooting Connectivity & Performance Issues 
  • 
Troubleshooting Common Network Service Issues
     



CCNA:

100-105

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1



  • An Introduction to Networking and Cisco IOS 

  • Managing Switches and Routers with Cisco IOS 

  • Discovering Ethernet and Troubleshooting Methodologies 
  • 
The Internet, Transport, and Application Layers 

  • Mastering IPv4 Addressing and Subnetting 

  • Discovering Cisco IOS Routers

  • Understanding Host-to-Host Communication and Implementing Static Routing 

  • IPv4 Access Control Lists 
  • 
IPv4 Private to Public Network Address Translation 

  • VLANs, Trunking, and Inter-VLAN Routing 
  • Implementing DHCP and RIPv2

  • Securing Management Access on an IOS Device
  • Implementing Port Security and Managing the Cisco IOS 
  • 
Introducing IPv6 


     

200-105 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2:

  • 

Implementing and Troubleshooting VLANs, Trunks, and Etherchannel

  • Working with Spanning-Tree and First Hop Redundancy Protocols 

  • Troubleshooting IPv4 Networks 

  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Networks 

  • Introducing Dynamic Routing Protocols and EIGRP for IPv4

  • Configuring and Verifying EIGRP for IPv6 and OSPFv3 

  • Wide Area Networks using PPP, GRE, and eBGP

 ENTRANCE CRITERIA:

•    Grade 10 AND
•    Learners must be at least 16 years of age AND

HOW IT WORKS

Learners attend instructor- led sessions at our Richards Bay centre, training includes practicals. Seats are limited to 08 learners per class ensuring each learner receives individual attention and gain the required skill to perform tasks at hand. 

ASSESSMENT & CERTIFICATION


Learners are assessed continuously throughout their learning experience at InfoAvenue to ensure understanding and skill gain. On successful course completion learners will receive InfoAvenue Course Mastery Certification. International exams are optional and can be written at any Pearson Vue Testing Centre 

PAYMENT STRUCTURE 

Registration Fee: R300
(Payable on Registration, once off)

cash payment: R18 000 


INSTALLMENTS  
R5 000 Deposit, R2 800 for 5 months 


Course Duration

  • 55 days (working individuals, full time and part-time classes are available)
  • 7 Months (School leavers & unemployed individuals) 

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