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Upon completion of this self-paced IT Specialist Networking course, students can expect to gain knowledge of network fundamentals and infrastructure which includes cloud concepts, remote access methods, wireless networking, routers, switches, major protocols (ISO and TCP). Students will also understand the process of troubleshooting a faulty network by using appropriate hardware and software troubleshooting tools.


The goal of this course is to provide students with the information and tools needed to prepare for the Networking certificate—including text explanations, video demos, lab activities, self-assessment questions, and a practice exam—to increase the chances of passing the exam on the first try.


Self-Study Course Includes:

Books: a $75 value

Videos: a $250 value

Practice Test by MeasureUp: a $100 value


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Course Outline

Lesson 1: Windows Installation and Configuration

  • Skill 1.1: Install Windows using the default settings

  • Skill 1.2: Configure user account options

  • Skill 1.3: Configure desktop settings

  • Skill 1.4: Manage accessibility settings

  • Skill 1.5: Manage updates

Lesson 2: Application and Peripheral Management

  • Skill 2.1: Manage applications and Windows features

  • Skill 2.2: Compare and contrast capabilities of peripheral connection types

Lesson 3: Data Access and Management

  • Skill 3.1: Describe cloud services

  • Skill 3.2: Describe and configure file sharing and permissions

  • Skill 3.3: Manage backup and restore

  • Skill 3.4: Describe data access and retention policies

Lesson 4: Device Security

  • Skill 4.1: Describe network firewall settings

  • Skill 4.2: Describe user authentication

  • Skill 4.3: Given an attack type, describe mitigation methods

  • Skill 4.4: Manage User Account Control (UAC) settings

  • Skill 4.5: Manage mobile device security

Lesson 5: Troubleshooting

  • Skill 5.1: Perform troubleshooting tasks

  • Skill 5.2: Troubleshoot operating system and application issues

  • Skill 5.3: Troubleshoot device issues

  • Skill 5.4: Troubleshoot device connections to networks and domains

  • Skill 5.5: Troubleshoot peripheral device connections

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