Network Fundamentals and Troubleshooting Course

Learn to Tackle and Troubleshoot Network Challenges with Confidence
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*Eligible for Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Visit Pass Plus Holders

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Overview of Course

Network stability and reliability are critical for the smooth operation of IT systems in various organisations. That is why having the foundational knowledge and practical skills to excel in network management and effectively address network-related challenges is important in this field.

This 3-day Network Fundamentals and Troubleshooting course aims to equip you with the foundational knowledge of networks, ensuring you can confidently differentiate among diverse network types and topologies. Beyond theory, this course immerses you in practical, hands-on network design and configuration sessions, ensuring theoretical concepts are translated into actionable skills.

Furthermore, a significant focus will be placed on troubleshooting, allowing you to effectively pinpoint and mitigate network-related challenges. By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped to apply your knowledge in practical settings, paving the way for a thriving career in network management and troubleshooting.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, trainees should be able to:

  • Acquire a comprehensive grasp of computer network essentials, including the functionalities of crucial components, understanding of data transmission mechanisms, routing processes, and the critical role of IP addressing in network communication.
  • Possess a holistic understanding of diverse network classifications, their corresponding topologies, the significance of prevalent protocols in data transmission, and the practical implications of frameworks like the OSI and TCP/IP Models in real-world scenarios.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in designing, configuring, and managing a small-scale network topology, leveraging IP addressing and routing knowledge, and effectively diagnosing and resolving prevalent connectivity challenges.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in leveraging network simulation software for learning and testing purposes, incorporating practical tool experience, designing and simulating diverse topologies, and employing simulations for effective troubleshooting and virtual network assessments.
Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for network administrators, IT support specialists, system analysts, IT professionals, aspiring network managers, IT enthusiasts, and small business owners, offering essential knowledge and practical skills in network fundamentals and troubleshooting.
Prerequisites
To enroll in this Network Fundamentals and Troubleshooting course, you should possess the following:

  • 1 GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent; OR
  • NITEC/Higher NITEC; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with 8 years’ work experience in an ICT-related field); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered on a case-by-case basis
Instructional Methods
  • Lectures & Demonstrations
  • Hands-On Lab Sessions
  • Group Discussions & Collaborative Learning
  • Problem-Based Learning (PBL)
  • Case Studies
  • Practical Application
Certification

Upon successful completion of the Network Fundamentals and Troubleshooting course assessment, participants who have attended at least 75% of the course will receive a SkillsFuture Statement of Attainment (SOA), along with a Certificate of Achievement by @ASK Training.

Course Curriculum

Basics of Computer Networks and Network Components, Routing, IP Addressing
  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Network Components and their Functions
  • Data Transmission and Networking Devices
  • Routing Fundamentals
  • IP Addressing and Subnetting
Network Types, Topologies, Protocols, Methodologies
  • Types of Networks: LAN, WAN, MAN, and their Characteristics
  • Network Topologies: Bus, Star, Ring, Mesh, and Hybrid
  • Common Network Protocols: TCP/IP, UDP, HTTP, SMTP, etc.
  • Network Methodologies: OSI Model, TCP/IP Model
  • Real-World Applications of Network Types and Topologies
Setting up a Small-scale Network, Configuring Network Devices, and Troubleshooting Connectivity Issues
  • Designing a Small-scale Network Topology
  • Configuring Routers, Switches, and Network Devices
  • Establishing Connectivity through IP Addressing and Routing Protocols
  • Network Troubleshooting Techniques
Sandbox Software: Network Simulation Software
  • Introduction to Network Simulation Software
  • Using Simulation Software for Network Design
  • Simulating Network Topologies and Configurations
  • Troubleshooting Virtual Networks
*Participants to troubleshoot their own systems (bring from home) or sample systems will be provided

This course is part of the Certificate in Infocomm Technology - Infrastructure and Operations and SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP).

Fees and Subsidies

Network Fundamentals and Troubleshooting Course - Up to 90% SkillsFuture Singapore Funding Diagram

*Eligible for Singaporean Citizens, Permanent Residents, and Long-Term Visit Pass Plus Holders

Course Fee:
S$900 (exclusive of 9% GST)

Course Fee After Eligible SSG Subsidies:
From S$114.30 (inclusive of 9% GST) after 90% SSG Subsidies

Learners  
Singaporean Citizens ≥ 40 years old S$114.30 (after SSG 90% Funding)

SkillsFuture Credits can be used on top of existing subsidies
Singaporean Citizens, PRs or LTVP+ Holders ≥ 21 years old S$294.30 (after SSG 70% Funding)

For Singapore Citizens learners aged ≥ 25 years old SkillsFuture Credits can be used on top of existing subsidies.For Singapore Citizens aged 21-31 Post Secondary Education Account Funds can be used.
Learners SMEs Non-SMEs
Singaporean Citizens ≥ 40 years old S$114.30 (after SSG 90% Funding)
Singaporean Citizens, PRs or LTVP+ Holders ≥ 21 years old S$114.30 (after SSG 90% Funding) S$294.30 (after SSG 70% Funding)

All prices are inclusive of 9% GST.

Course Schedule

8 Jurong Town Hall Road, #27-01 S(609434)

Course Duration:
2 Days (9am - 6pm)

Course Schedule:

15-17 May (Wed-Fri)
19-21 Jun (Wed-Fri)
26-28 Jun (Wed-Fri)
15-17 Jul (Mon-Wed)
21-23 Aug (Wed-Fri)
16-18 Sep (Mon-Wed)

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Network Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

Learn to Tackle and Troubleshoot Network Challenges with Confidence

Course Duration:
3 Days (9.00am – 6.00pm)

Course Fee Details:

S$900 (exclusive of 9% GST)

SkillsFuture Credits & PSEA Claimable

Course Fee After Eligible SSG Subsidies:
From $114.30 (inclusive of 9% GST) after 90% Subsidies

Course Code: TGS-2023038590
Up to 90%
SkillsFuture Subsidy