Course Description

Diploma in Introduction to Computer Networks

IBAT College, Dublin

The main goal of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of network technologies, concepts and terminology. This course is an introduction to the structure, components, functions and services of computer networks, including current protocols, technologies, and performance issues.

You will learn about the equipment and technologies used in LANs, network topologies used today, and network designing with these topologies. A variety of network equipment will be discussed (including hubs, routers, and switches), all major LAN protocols will be covered (including TCP/IP). You will learn about the OSI layered communications model, and will understand the daily tasks involved with managing and troubleshooting a network.

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Define the purpose of network analysis
  • Define various protocol settings
  • Define the purpose of Wireshark
  • Describe how wireshark processes packets
  • Analyze routed and wireless networks

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Course Code IPI0NET1
College Name IBAT College, Dublin
Course Category Computers & IT (Information Technology), Computing
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Diploma
Course Location Athlone, Westmeath, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 2
Course Start Date 3rd February 2021
Course End Date 21st April 2021
Course Fee 1,250
Course Duration 11 weeks
Course Times Wednesday 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Title of Awarding Diploma in Introduction to Computer Networks
Entry Requirements This course is intended for those with no computing background who want to integrate into the high-tech industry. However, applicants should have a high level of technical literacy and evidence of willingness to integrate into the world of computing.
Career Path Those who successfully complete the programme can explore related programmes in our Professional Diploma suite, or seek an industry position.
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IBAT College, Dublin

16-19 Wellington Quay, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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