Intro to IT Network
Wireless, Cloud Computing

- suitable for Non-IT or mid-career switch to IT industry


Duration : 3 Days (21hrs) / 9.30am-5.30pm

Course Summary

    This course aims to teach from scratch networking theory and network implementation specially designed for Small Office, Home Office and home networking environments. At the end of the course participants will acquire the skill sets to install, configure, and troubleshoot basic networking and wireless networking

    Participants will also learn how to troubleshoot common email & internet connecitivity problems.

    Participants will learn about potential threats in the network and internet and how to mitigate against these threats.

What you will learn

  • Introduction to Networking Basics
  • Network Standards and OSI Model
  • Understand IP Addressing, Public IP & Private IP
  • DHCP (Domain Host Configuration Protocol)
  • Understand DNS
  • Plan, Design and Deploy SOHO/Home Network
  • Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity
  • Understand TCP & UDP ports
  • Wireless Networking 802.11n, 802.11ac, 802.11ax
  • Connecting to Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Network Backups, NAS & SANs
  • Cloud Computing & Virtualization
  • Malware, Ransomware and CyberSecurity

Course Information

Course Objective

At course completion, the participant will be able to:

  • Introduction to Networking Basics
  • Network Standards and OSI Model
  • Understand IP Addressing, Public IP & Private IP
  • DHCP (Domain Host Configuration Protocol)
  • Understand DNS
  • Plan, Design and Deploy SOHO/Home Network
  • Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity
  • Understand TCP & UDP ports
  • Wireless Networking 802.11n, 802.11ac, 802.11ax
  • Connecting to Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Network Backups, NAS & SANs
  • Cloud Computing & Virtualization
  • Malware, Ransomware and CyberSecurity

  • Download course brochure.

    Course Fees & SkillsFuture Funding


    Government Funding
    Course is eligble for SDF Training Grant & Absentee Payroll from SSG. 
    Self-Sponsored trainee may offset course fee payable using their SkillsFuture Credit Claim or/& PSEA (subject to available balance in trainee's account). 
    Terms and conditions apply. 

    SDF Course Title : Introduction to Networking and Wireless Networking (SF)
    Course Ref No. : CRS-Q-0031865-ICT

    WSQ Funding Course Fees
    WSQ Funding
    Singapore Citizens & Singapore PRs
    Total Fee
    Incl Regn Fee
    Less
    SDF Training
    Grant
    NETT
    Fee
    Excl GST 7%
    NETT
    Fee
    Incl GST 7%
    SME Company S$630.00S$540.00S$90.00S$134.10
    Non-SME CompanyS$630.00S$300.00S$330.00S$374.10
    Self-SponsoredS$630.00S$300.00S$330.00S$374.10*
     
    Mid-Career Enhanced Scheme (MCES)
    - Singaporean, 40 yrs & above
    S$630.00S$540.00S$90.00S$134.10*
     
    Note: * - SkillsFuture Credit Claims or/and PSEA may be used to offset the course fees.
    Course Fees (Applicable to Non-SDF/Foreigner)
    Course Title Normal Course Fees Promotional Course
    Fees valid till
    31-Dec-2099
    Promo Course Fees w GST
    NICF - Introduction to Networking and Wireless NetworkingS$600.00S$600.00S$642.00
    Registration FeeS$30.00S$30.00S$32.10
    Total FeeS$630.00S$630.00S$674.10

    (Contact Customer Service @ 6333 4843)

    Course Prerequisite

    Before taking this course, you should have:
    • Basic computer literacy & Basic PC operating system navigation skills


    Course Outline

    Module 1: Networking Basics

  • What are the Networks that we have
  • Network Equipment

  • Download course brochure

    2.0 Network Standard and OSI Model

  • OSI Model Layers
  • Data Encapsulation
  • Data Packet
  • OSI Model and Associated Network Devices
  • Network Topologies
  • Ethernet (IEEE 802.3)
  • Ethernet Cabling (UTP-Unshielded Twisted Pair)
  • Network Adapters
  • Ethernet Frame
  • Ethernet Frame Transmission
  • 3.0 IP Addresses

  • Introduction to IP Addressing
  • Layout of IP Address
  • Public IP Address Class
  • Subnet Masks
  • Private IP Address Range
  • IP Address Characteristics
  • 4.0 DHCP

  • Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol
  • 5.0 DNS

  • Host Names and FQDNs
  • Name Resolution Using the HOSTS File
  • DNS Structure
  • DNS Server and Query Process
  • 6.0 Troubleshooting Internet Connectivity

  • Troubleshooting Tools Network
  • 7.0 Network Planning

  • Designing a Network

  • 8.0 TCP & UDP ports

  • TCP/IP Services
  • TCP Protocol
  • UDP Protocol
  • Email (SMTP Protocol)
  • The World Wide Web (HTTP)
  • Other TCP/IP Services
  • TCP/IP Ports
  • Port Forwarding
  • 9.0 Setting Up Wireless Network

  • AP [Access Points]
  • Wireless Clients
  • Wireless Standards
  • Wireless Channels
  • Wireless Signal Strengths
  • SSID
  • BSS
  • IBSS
  • 802.11n, 802.11ac, 802.11ax
  • Wireless Security WPA, WPA2, WPA3
  • MAC Filtering
  • 10.0 Connecting to Virtual Private Network (VPN)

  • How VPN works?
  • VPN Protocols
  • Benefits of VPN
  • Network Security
  • NAT
  • Proxy Servers
  • Packet Filtering
  • 11.0 Cloud Computing & Virtualization

  • Virtualization Defined
  • Cloud Computing Defined
  • Why does Organization Uses Cloud Computing
  • Cloud Service Model
  • SaaS (Software as a Service)
  • PaaS (Platform as a Service)
  • IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service)
  • Cloud Deployment Model
  • Challenges and Risks of Cloud Computing
  • 12.0 Malware & CyberSecurity

  • Security Issues
  • Viruses
  • Worms
  • Spyware


  • Course Schedule

    Course Title   Venue Register Online
    Course Mode
    Start Date
    End Date
    Time
    NICF - Introduction to Networking and Wireless NetworkingSingaporeRegisterFULL-TIME25-Aug-202127-Aug-20219:30AM-5:30PM 
    NICF - Introduction to Networking and Wireless NetworkingSingaporeRegisterFULL-TIME6-Oct-20218-Oct-20219:30AM-5:30PM 
    NICF - Introduction to Networking and Wireless NetworkingSingaporeRegisterFULL-TIME20-Dec-202122-Dec-20219:30AM-5:30PM