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Network Routing and Switching Technologies


Network Routing and Switching Technologies



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Module Aims

This module will focus on routing and switching technologies, equipping students with the ability to install, configure, and troubleshoot medium-sized routed and switched networks. Advanced topics such as Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), inter VLANs routing, VLSM, RIP, EIGRP and OSPF will be introduced. Other topics such as IPV6, DHCP and NAT will also be covered. Students will consolidate their acquired knowledge using industry standard simulation tools.

Principal Learning Outcomes

By the end of module students will be able to

  • Describe the advanced switching and routing concepts.
  • Configure the components required to meet a medium-sized network specification.
  • Implement an appropriate classless addressing scheme using VLSM and VLANs.
  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot routing protocols.