Networking Technician

NETWORKING TECHNICIAN - HOURS: 240

This competency-based course is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the field of computer networking. The course goal is an overview of basic electricity, data communications, and computer networking fundamentals, and cabling techniques. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards.

PREREQUISITES:

Enrollment requires a 9.0 reading level as measured by the TABE D 7/8, and math skills equivalent to Integrated Mathematics/1

The Division of Adult and Career Education’s Engineering Technology for Information Management is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the field of computer networking. This course is an overview of basic electricity, data communications, computer networking fundamentals, and cabling techniques. The competencies in this course are aligned with the California High School Academic Content Standards.

This certificate verifies that the student has met the minimal competencies in the following areas:

  • ORIENTATION AND SAFETY
  • FUNDAMENTALS OF ELECTRONICS
  • COMPUTER LITERACY
  • INTRODUCTION TO NETWORKING
  • NETWORKING STRATEGIES AND TOPOLOGIES
  • NETWORK HARDWARE
  • NETWORK SOFTWARE
  • STANDARDS AND PROTOCOLS
  • DATA TRANSMISSIONS
  • EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS