Online course Networking Essentials

Course Overview

Networking Essentials teaches networking based on environments students may encounter in their daily lives including small office and home office (SOHO) networking. This course provides hands-on learning using real equipment and Packet Tracer simulation activities.


This course teaches the skills needed to obtain entry-level SOHO network installer jobs. It also helps students develop some of the skills needed to become network technicians, cable installers, and help desk technicians.

Networking Essentials prepares students for continuing with the CCNA R&S curriculum. Students studying other non-IT fields would also find this course a useful introduction to IT and networking.

Learning Components

• 9 chapters

• 21 hands-on labs

• 17 Cisco Packet Tracer files

• 1 hands on skill assessment

• 9 chapter exams, 1 checkpoint exam, 1 practice final exam, 1 final exam


Target Audience: Secondary and 2-year college vocational students, college and university students studying non-IT fields

Prerequisites: None

Instructor Training Required: Yes

Languages: Arabic, Chinese-S, English, French, German, Portuguese-BR, Russian, Spanish

Course Delivery: Instructor-led

Estimated Time to Complete: 70 hours

Recommended Next Course: CCNA R&S Introduction to Networks, Introduction to IoT


This course is offered as part of KIVI’s participation in the Cisco Networking Academy program.
You can also check out our KIVI Academy page for the full list of courses available at the moment.

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