Networking and Data Communication Skills

The Networking and Data Communication Skills course is designed to equip students/participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to understand and implement networking and data communication technologies. This course provides a comprehensive overview of networking concepts, protocols, and technologies, and emphasizes practical skills development through hands-on exercises. Data communication plays a crucial role in modern networking. In this course, students/participants will learn about different data transmission methods, including analog and digital signaling, modulation techniques, and error detection and correction. They will also study the principles of multiplexing and understand the basics of data compression. Furthermore, the course covers important network services and protocols, such as DNS, DHCP, NAT, and VPN. Students will learn how to configure and manage these services, as well as troubleshoot common issues. Throughout the course, students/participants will have the opportunity to apply their knowledge in practical scenarios. They will work with network simulation tools and engage in hands-on lab exercises to configure and troubleshoot networking devices and protocols.

Course Overview

The course is structured to guide participants from foundational concepts in networking to advanced applications and data communication strategies. It combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills through case studies, real-world scenarios, and hands-on lab exercises.

Course Outcome

Upon completion of the Networking and Data Communication Skills course students/participants will be able to: 

• Understand the fundamental concepts of networking, including protocols, topologies, and data transmission. 

• Design and implement network infrastructures, including routers, switches, and firewalls. 

• Troubleshoot common network issues and implement solutions for improved network performance. 

• Implement network security measures to protect against unauthorized access and data breaches. 

• Analyze and evaluate various data communication technologies and their application in real-world scenarios. 

• Understand the latest trends and technologies in data communication, such as cloud computing, virtualization, and software-defined networking. 

• Communicate effectively with IT teams, stakeholders, and end-users to address networking and data communication needs. 

• Apply best practices for network management and data transmission to ensure efficient and secure communication. 

• Evaluate and select appropriate networking and data communication solutions based on the specific needs of an organization or business. 

• Demonstrate proficiency in configuring and managing network devices and systems.

Learning Peeks

Course Duration

12 Weeks

Course Structure

Hybrid Learning


Available Online/Offline

Recognized Certification

Earn a certification on completion

Flexible Schedules

Flexible study schedules


English Language

Training Days

Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Course Prerequisite

The following are required

1. Basic Computer Literacy: Understanding of fundamental computer operations and comfort with navigating various operating systems. 2. Familiarity with Internet Usage: Basic knowledge of how the internet works, including using web browsers and understanding the concept of networks. 3. Technical Aptitude: Interest and ability to understand technical concepts and terminologies related to data communication and networking. 4. Problem-Solving Skills: Analytical skills to troubleshoot network issues and understand complex network configurations. 5. Mathematical Reasoning: Some aspects of networking might require understanding binary math and logical structures.


₦300,000.00 ***installmental payment available for this course

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