Computer Networking

Computer Networking skills training from Penn Foster cover the basics of telecommunications and networking.

For beginner, intermediate, and advanced network specialists.

Computer Networking specialists are an integral component of any organization striving for success in today's wired workplace. In fact, everyone from programmers to technical support staff — the entire I.T. department — needs to be grounded in networking fundamentals and well versed in the latest technologies and troubleshooting tactics.

Whether your employees are trying to expand their skill set or they're preparing for certification, Workforce Development programs from Penn Foster can help them reach their career goals with comprehensive computer networking skills training.

Affordable and user-friendly courses cover the basics of telecommunications and networking, specific networking systems, and topics on networking for UNIX, LINUX, Windows, and other operating systems. Click on a link below to learn about a specific course, including content, delivery method, and required equipment and materials.

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Telecommunications Curriculum

Audience: Telecommunications Industry knowledge workers; Network Managers and Designers; Technical Support; Equipment and Services Sales and Support.

Public Telephone Network X26
Telecommunications Technologies X27
Communications Services X30
ISDN Technologies and Applications X50

Data Communications Curriculum

Audience: Hardware and Software Engineers; Systems Analysts; Data Communications Managers and Administrators; Network Designers; Technical Support; Network Administrators; Systems Engineers; Equipment Technicians; Equipment and Services Sales and Support.

Data Communications: Basics X45
Data Communications: Networks X46
Data Communications: Equipment X47
Data Communications: Protocols X51
X.25 Networks and Standards X52

Networking Concepts Curriculum

Audience: Telecommunications, Data Communications, and Office Automation industry knowledge workers; Network Managers, Designers, and Administrators; Systems Analysts; Design Engineers; Systems Engineers; Technical Managers.

Fundamentals of Networking PCs X101
Network Technologies X102
Local Area Networks Fundamentals X48
Local Area Networks Interconnections X49
Networking Fundamentals VB69XX

Network Operating Systems: Curricula Options:

Audience: Students take the course pertaining to the operating system used within your organization. Network and System Managers and Administrators; PC and Help Desk Support.

Linux

Audience: Students take the course pertaining to the operating system used within your organization. Network and System Managers and Administrators; PC and Help Desk Support.
Linux Made Easy X103

Novell

Understanding LANs for NetWare Administrators and Users X54
Novell NetWare (3.1x) System Administration, Part 1: Fundamentals, File Structure and Security X62
Novell NetWare (3.1x) System Administration, Part 2: Advanced Features X68

Note: Completion of this curriculum prepares the individual for the Novell 3.1 Certified NetWare Administrator examination.

UNIX

UNIX Made Easy X31

Windows

Networking with Windows NT 4 X119
Administering Windows NT 4 Networks X150

Note: Completion of this curriculum prepares the individual for the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) examination.

Network Certification

Audience: Network Plus (+) Parts 1 and 2, help to prepare students for certification in accordance with the knowledge standards established by the Comp TIA consortium.

Network Plus (+), Part 1 X104
Network Plus (+), Part 2 X105
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