This self-paced online course provides an engaging learning experience using simulation, interactive activities, and home devices to develop a foundational understanding of the high-level network architecture and how a network operates.
Participants will learn how to:
- Plan and install a home or small business network using wireless technology, then connect it to the Internet.
- Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using Cisco Packet Tracer.
- Practice verifying and troubleshooting network and Internet connectivity.
- Recognise and mitigate security threats to a home network.
This course is suitable for developers, business analysts, or other professionals looking to gain essential networking knowledge, as well as anyone interested in studying IT or a related field.
This is CISCO industry-accredited training. Upon successful completion, participants will gain a digital badge from CISCO that they can share on their LinkedIn profile.*
*Please note: these industry accredited programs are not recognised under the national Australian Qualifications Framework.
Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions
During COVID‐19 lockdown periods, this course will have the majority of the training delivered using online methods of teaching and communication while students engage from home with their trainers. Any required practical components of the course will be moved to a more appropriate time later in the year.
Course Dates & Times
Public - Online - Open from Tuesday 24th May - 70hrs Selfpaced / 2022
Detailed Fee Information
The student tuition fees as published are subject to
change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees
and charges are correct at time of publication for 2022 and may change
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text
books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some
specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full
list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course
information session or during the pre-training review Interview.
There are no prerequisites for this course. While it is not required, it is recommended that learners complete the CISCO: Introduction to Cybersecurity short course.
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