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Networks and Switching

duration Duration: 1 Teaching Period

unit code Unit Code: TNE10006

contact hours Contact Hours: Recommended 10 hours of study per week

About this unit

This unit of study aims to introduce you to the field of data networking and to provide you with the necessary skills to design and successfully deploy a small network.


  • Networking fundamentals
  • OSI network layers
  • Ethernet fundamentals, technologies and switching
  • TCP/IP and addressing
  • Subnets and subnetting (VLSM and CIDR)
  • Switching concepts
  • Virtual LANs
  • Inter-VLAN static routing
  • Etherchannel bundling
  • Spanning tree protocol
  • Wireless LANs
  • Basic switch troubleshooting

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