Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
10-150-175 060131 IT:Network: Network Essentials
Outline of Instruction

Course Information
Description10-150-175 IT:NETWORK:NETWORK ESSENTIALS...develop the knowledge, skills, process, and understanding of client OS installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting; network connectivity; standard system maintenance procedures; command line introduction; and basic PowerShell script writing.
Total Credits3
Prior Learning Assessments
Course Competencies
  1. Configure commonly used computer operating systems to provide access to computer networks.
  2. Configure a client operating system to utilize an IP configuration appropriate for a given network.
  3. Diagnose problems with the operating system, hardware, and network configuration using appropriate utilities.
  4. Troubleshoot the registry configuration database in a Windows client operating system.
  5. Install, maintain, and remove 3rd party software on a computer system.
  6. Configure a client operating system to join, utilize, and withdraw from an Active Directory domain.
  7. Configure authentication, file system security, and personal firewalls to protect data from unauthorized access.
  8. Configure the sharing of file system data and printing devices between client operating systems.
  9. Utilize correct PowerShell commands to maintain files and folders, users, and workstation configuration settings .
  10. Create basic scripts in PowerShell to maintain a computer's operating system and network configuration.
  11. Assess various backup strategies commonly used to protect the data and configuration on a client operating system.