Course Description

Computer Networking

Hi-Tech Training

Computer Networking course is designed to enable participants to install, configure and test a fundamental computer network. The opportunities for employment within the area of network support are enormous as businesses continue to grow and utilise the new technology available to them.

This is a vital role to ensure the smooth running of businesses reliant on their network and IT systems. This course provides learners with both the practical and theoretical knowledge of networks.

During the course, participants will learn about the different components used to create a network including hardware, software and topologies.

Learning Objectives

Computer Networking Course equips participants with practical “Hands-on” skills relevant to the workplace and the theory required for certification. Participants on successful completion of the course will have the skills and knowledge to: –

  • Identify network concepts and terminology
  • Identify components that make up a network

  • Install, configure and test a network
  • Use and control a local area network

Course Content

  • Network features, hardware and software components.
  • Network topologies, technologies and communication protocols.
  • Peer-to-peer and server based networks including: – servers, clients, peers, shared resources, operating systems, administration, security, central support systems.
  • OSI layers (Open Systems Interconnection), MAC address, sub-netting.
  • Internet access technologies: – DSL, Broadband (ADSL), PSTN (dial-up), Satellite, Wireless.
  • Selecting cable or wireless systems for connection.
  • Hardware components for a peer-to-peer network including: – interface cards, hubs/switches, cables, connectors, tools and anti-static equipment.
  • Connecting network printers.
  • Virus protection, firewalls and passwords, security measures, file management and access rights.
  • Testing networks, resolving routine problems associated with installation


  • City & Guilds of London Institute “Install, Configure and Test ICT Networks” (Examination No. 7266/7267-408). This examination consists of 2 practical assignments. The qualification can be used as part of the requirement for City & Guilds Diploma in IT Systems Support (7267-24).
  • On completion of the Course, having been successful in an examination, the participant will receive a Hi-Tech Training Certificate.

College Name Hi-Tech Training
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Computing, Network+ Certification
Course Type Practical
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 1
Delivery mode Practical
Course Start Date 10th March 2018
Course Fee €600
Course Duration 10 Wks - 1 Eve/Wk
Course Times 7 - 10 pm
Career Path This Computer Networking course can be used as one of the 4 units required to achieve the City & Guilds IVQ Diploma in IT Systems Support (7267-24).
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Course Provider

Hi-Tech Training

4 North Great Georges Street, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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