SH - Home Network Design and Configuration

Hours: 30 / Access Length: 3 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Retail Price: $465.00

Course Overview:

The SH (Smart Home) - Home Network Design and Configuration course provides students the knowledge and skills required for designing, implementing, and maintaining a home network. Students learn about components of a home network, their functions, and procedures for installing these components. They learn about networking protocols, network operating systems, network addressing, and security issues to be managed when setting up a home network. Students also learn to troubleshoot and manage a home network.

Course Outline:

Module 1:
  • Lesson 1: Home Network: An Overview
  • Lesson 2: Network Basics
  • Lesson 3: Network Protocols
Module 2:
  • Lesson 1: Network Addressing Concepts
  • Lesson 2: Planning a Network Installation
  • Lesson 3: Installing a Home Network
Module 3:
  • Lesson 1: Network Operating Systems
  • Lesson 2: Network Services
  • Lesson 3: Network Security
  • Lesson 4: Wireless Security and Disaster Planning
  • Lesson 5: Troubleshooting a Network

All necessary materials are included.


System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.