What is Networking Essentials?

Learn basic networking concepts and skills you can put to use right away, no previous networking knowledge needed.

Why Networking Essentials?

Networking is at the heart of the digital transformation. The network is essential to many business functions today, including business critical data and operations, cybersecurity, and so much more. A wide variety of career paths rely on the network — so it’s important to understand what the network can do, how it operates, and how to protect it.

What are the benefits of this course?

This is a great course for developers, data scientists, cybersecurity specialists, and other professionals looking to broaden their networking domain knowledge. It’s also an excellent launching point for students pursuing a wide range of career pathways – from cybersecurity to software development to business and more.


During the various National Lockdown Levels, it is important that the following minimum protocols are adhered to by all staff, students and visitors:

  • Participation in health checks and screenings
  • Maintaining of social distancing
  • Wearing of masks at all times
  • Sanitization when entering the campus


The Fundamentals of Connecting Computers to Networks
You'll Learn These Core Skills:
  • Plan and install a home or small business network using wireless technology, then connect it to the Internet.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using Cisco Packet Tracer.
  • Practice verifying and troubleshooting network and Internet connectivity.
  • Recognize and mitigate security threats to a home network.



    Option 1: Complete the online ‘Contact us Form’ and one of the iCALC staff members will contact you.

    Option 2: Complete the ‘Registration Form’ and email your form to, along with all supporting documents.

    Option 3: Come to our campus and let us help you fill in all the forms.

    Verification: The submission is checked, and all supporting documentation is verified.

    Registration: Successful applicants will be required to pay the registration fee and first installment or deposit to finalize their registration.

    The Registration is then captured and submitted, and your student number will then be issued.