Home Networking Online Training Course


Bedrock Learning BL-oc-NETWK Home Networking Online Training Course

Learn to Correctly Install and Setup Your Home's Wireless Communication Network Like a Pro
  • Course takes 8 hours to complete
  • Delivers a solid foundation in wireless networking principles with new and existing technologies
  • Further basic knowledge of how wireless devices communicate and interact together
  • Course Completion Certificate proves your knowledge and expertise
  • 4 CEDIA CEUs, 0.8 ESA CEUs, 80 ETA Contact Hours, and 8 infoComm International RUs



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  • If you're outfitting your home with the latest and greatest of home automation gear, you'll need to know exactly how everything works and communicates together, especially if you're using a variety of wireless communication and operating standards such as INSTEON, Z-Wave, ZigBee, and X10 in the same household. While all these communication protocols are great in their own right, they are not always compatible with each other unless you have specific communication accessories such as a key fob or universal main controller that can convert an INSTEON signal into a Z-Wave signal to control an appliance, and vice versa. So rather than blindly purchasing wireless devices that don't work together, or the way you want them to work, step it up and dive into how wireless device connectivity works in your home, and get training so you can begin setting up your wireless network with Bedrock Learning's BL-oc-NETWK Home Networking Online Training Course.

    This online course delivers a comprehensive and detailed overview of computer networking, specifically focusing on making your personal home network the foundation of computer sharing and Internet access and connectivity between technology subsystems. The course also reviews wiring, components, network devices, cabling, TCP/IP concepts, and IP addressing. You will also learn correct programming, testing, installation procedures, router configurations, operating system set up and network security practices to make sure your network is up-to-date. This course is divided into 15 sections with each section ending with a quiz, and a comprehensive test at the very end to demonstrate and test your knowledge. This 8 hour long course is designed to be taken at whatever pace you find comfortable, and upon completion you are awarded a Course Completion Certificate and earn up to 4 CEDIA CEUs (Continuing Education Units), 0.8 ESA CEUs, 80 ETA Contact Hours, and 8 infoComm International RUs.

    Students should be familiar with the operation of a computer and have basic knowledge of structured wiring (see the Fundamentals for ESTs) Online Course for more information).

    Course Learning Objectives
    • Identify the benefits of home networking
    • Explain the technology fundamentals of a home network
    • List what to ask the clients and the elements of a design plan
    • Explain the steps to install and configure a home network
    • Explain the basics of network security
    • Identify basic testing and troubleshooting techniques

    User ID/Password: Upon registration, students are emailed (within 24 hours) a unique user IS and password along with instructions for accessing the course. The Course Guide will be shipped on the first business day after an order is received.

    Course Outline
    1. Course Introduction
    • System Requirements
    • Navigating the Course
    • Course Learning Objectives

    2. Introducing Home Networking
    • The Connected Home
    • Typical Home Network
    • Network Connection and Use

    3. Benefits of a Home Network
    • Shared Internet Access
    • Integrated Technologies
    • The Networked Family
    • Certification

    4. Safety, Tools, and Standards
    • Safety Considerations
    • Planning Tools
    • Rough-in Tools
    • Trim-out Tools
    • Testing Tools

    5. Home Networking Technology
    • The Internet
    • Network Connection Path
    • Wireless
    • Cable Types, Specification, and Termination

    6. Components and Network Devices
    • Modem
    • Hub / Switch
    • Router
    • Wireless Access Point
    • Network Interface Card
    • Computers and Peripherals

    7. Understanding TCP/IP
    • Network Protocols
    • TCP/IP Concepts
    • Device Addresses
    • Configuring and Obtaining IP Addresses

    8. Designing a Home Network
    • Steps in the Design Process
    • Component Selection
    • Documentation

    9. Installing a Home Network
    • Phases of Installation
    • Cable Termination
    • Device Installation
    • Documentation

    10. Configuring and Managing the Router
    • Configuring the Router
    • Internet Access
    • Configuring a Wireless Router
    • Network Security
    • Remote Management

    11. Configuring Operating Systems and Computers
    • Network Setup Processes
    • Access on the Network
    • DHCP Settings
    • Software and Hardware Tools

    12. Connecting Network Devices
    • Steps to Connect Devices
    • Confirming Device Connectivity
    • Verifying Internet Access
    • Viewing Attached Devices

    13. Securing the Home Network
    • Network Attacks
    • Set Up Network Protection
    • Security Software
    • Security Documentation

    14. Troubleshooting the Home Network
    • Methodology
    • Common Wiring Problems
    • Top Ten Network Problems
    • Troubleshooting Tools
    • Educating the Customer

    15. Course Summary
  • Specifications
    Manufacturer Bedrock Learning
    Manufacturer Product No.BL-oc-NETWK
    Length8 Hours
    Continuing Education UnitsCEDIA CEUs: 4

    ESA CEUs: 0.8

    ETA Contact Hours: 80

    infoComm International RUs: 8
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    • 1x - Printed Course Guide (detailed, visual reference with all course content you'll use for years to come
    • 1x - Course Completion Certificate (upon successful completion of the final test)
    • 1x - User ID/Password (received via e-mail after registration

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