Computer Networking Competencies - FINAL

					Computer Networking Competencies

1.   ORIENTATION
      a. Defines goals and objectives
      b. Understands procedures and conduct
      c. Defines technology, industry, history and future
      d. Understands prevention philosophy
      e. Demonstrates knowledge of shop and site conduct and behavior
      f. Understands procedure for civil defense and earthquake safety

2.   NETWORKING INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW
      a. Understands elements of a network
      b. Demonstrates knowledge in building a simple peer-to-peer network
      c. Demonstrates knowledge in building a simple client-server network
      d. Demonstrates knowledge of sharing a network printer

3.   NETWORKING STANDARD AND THE OSI MODEL
      a. Demonstrates knowledge of IP address assignments
      b. Demonstrates configuring TCP/IP for a Windows computer
      c. Demonstrates knowledge of finding the MAC address of another computer
      d. Understands network connections on a Windows computer
      e. Understands how to view ethernet frames

4.   TRANSMISSION BASICS AND NETWORKING MEDIA
       a. Understands media characteristics
       b. Demonstrates creating a UTP crossover cable to connect two computers
       c. Understands comparing Throughput
       d. Understands how a category 5 cable fails
       c. Understands connecting two switches with fiber-optic cable

5.   INTRODUCTION TO TCP/IP PROTOCOLS
       a. Knowledge of configuring IP addresses and subnet masks
       b. Knowledge of assigning IP addresses with DHCP
       c. Demonstrates knowledge in configuring Domain Name System (DNS) properties
       d. Demonstrates knowledge in using File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
       e. Understands Port Numbers
       f. Demonstrates knowledge of how to disable unnecessary protocols

6.   NETWORKING HARDWARE
      a. Demonstrates knowledge of configuring transmission and duplex settings
      b. Understands activating routing and remote access in Windows Server 2008
      c. Understands activating a routing protocol in Windows Server 2008
      d. Demonstrates knowledge in configuring a bridging firewall

7.   WANs AND REMOTE CONNECTIVITY
      a. Understands to connect to an Internet Service Provider in Windows Server 2008
        b. Understands how to configure a remote access server
        c. Demonstrates knowledge in creating a VPN with the point-to-point tunneling protocol

8.    WIRELESS NETWORKING
       a. Demonstrates knowledge of adding a Windows client to a wireless network
       b. Demonstrates knowledge in installing a wireless router

9.    NETWORKING OPERATING SYSTEMS
       a. Understands how to create a domain tree
       b. Understands delegating administrative rights
       c. Understands how to remotely manage a computer with active directory

10.   TROUBLESHOOTING NETWORK PROBLEMS
       a. Understands how to use a ping utility to troubleshoot a TCP/IP network
       b. Understands how to use a traceroute utility to troubleshoot a TCP/IP network
       c. Comprehends how to troubleshoot client logon problems
       d. Comprehends how to troubleshoot web client problems

11.   IMPLEMENTING AND MANAGING NETWORKS
       a. Demonstrates knowledge in creating a project plan
       b. Understands planning of an upgrade
       c. Demonstrates knowledge of observing a network upgrade
       d. Demonstrates knowledge in installing and removing updates on Windows Server 2008
       e. Understands how to research network solutions

				
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