Networking Fundamentals

Course information
Price: £ 695.00 Excl. VAT
Day(s): 3
Course Code: M40366
GTC: 11 Incl. VAT


In this course, you will be introduced to networking concepts in today's increasingly connected and technology-driven businesses. You will learn how communication and information transfers are enabled by networking technologies such as the internet, intranet, and extranet, local area networks, wide area networks, wireless networking, network topologies, and access methods. You will also build foundational knowledge in various networking concepts, including the OSI model, IP addressing, internet protocols, and more. This course is designed to help you prepare for Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Exam: 98-366 - Networking Fundamentals, which can be taken outside of the course.


  • An understanding of IT and business environments is beneficial, but not required


  • Local Area Networking
  • Local Area Networks, Devices, and Data Transfer
  • Network Topologies and Standards
  • Access Methods
  • Defining Networks with the OSI Model
  • OSI Basics
  • Communications Subnetwork
  • Upper OSI Layers
  • Communications Subnetwork
  • OSI Model
  • Switches
  • Wired and Wireless Networks
  • Wired Networks and Media Types
  • Wireless Networks
  • Internet Protocol
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Implementing TCP/IP in the Command Line
  • Using Basic TCP/IP Commands
  • Advanced TCP/IP Commands
  • Networking Services
  • Set Up Common Networking Services
  • Name Resolution Techniques
  • Wide Area Networks
  • Routing
  • Common WAN Technologies and Connections
  • Routers
  • Wide Area Networks (WANs)
  • Local Area Networking
  • Networks Outside the LAN
  • Security Devices and Zones
  • Concepts of the Internet, Intranet, and Extranet


  • Networking concepts in an internetworked environment ranging from LANs, WANs, VLANs, extranets, and the internet
  • Physical networking hardware such as routers, switches, and different media types
  • Key networking concepts such as local and wide area networking, the OSI model, basic internet protocols, and IP addressing (IPv4, IPv6)
  • TCP/IP, DNS, and important tools to diagnose Internet connectivity

Target Audience

Business or IT professionals, technical sales people, project managers, business analysts, or IT management who need to understand networking fundamentals and work closely with network professionals.

Follow on Courses

  • There are no follow-ons for this course.

Other Delivery Methods

Company Event

Public Classroom

Course Details
28 Mar - 30 Mar, 2018 London - Old Broad Street
10 Sep - 12 Sep, 2018 Wokingham

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All course dates
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22 Nov - 24 Nov, 2017 Apeldoorn (Soerenseweg 73) Public Classroom
27 Nov - 29 Nov, 2017 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Classroom
27 Nov - 29 Nov, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Learning
27 Dec - 29 Dec, 2017 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Classroom
27 Dec - 29 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Learning
27 Dec - 29 Dec, 2017 Groningen (Helperpark 296) Public Classroom
27 Dec - 29 Dec, 2017
Virtual Training
Virtual Learning
15 Jan - 17 Jan, 2018 Amsterdam (Kingsfordweg 43) Public Classroom
12 Mar - 14 Mar, 2018 Zoetermeer (Centrum West 21) Public Classroom
22 May - 24 May, 2018 Nieuwegein (Iepenhoeve 5) Public Classroom

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