• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 1 day


Today, IP is the main protocol in use on the Internet, as it is a routed protocol. A routing protocol specifies how routers communicate with one another. The routing protocol also specifies how routers in a network share information with each other and report changes. Some of the common routing protocols include IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS and BGP.

Key facts

This Basics of Routers course at IDC Technologies covers some basic topics in networking like routers, hubs, bridges, repeaters, routing concepts and protocols.

After completion of this course, students will get a clear view on Basics of switches, Hubs and Bridges, routing basic concepts, hierarchical routing and about some advanced routing concepts.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 days
    • Part-time variant
    • Duration description
       3 Hours, 45 Minutes, 54 Seconds
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Allow the Network to Grow
  • Repeaters: Physical Layer
  • Hubs: Physical Layer
  • Bridges: Link layer
  • Bridge operation
  • Transparent Bridge
  • Store & forward bridge
  • Switches: Link layer/ Network layer
    • Ethernet switches
    • Micro segmentation
    • Switches advantages/disadvantages

    English Language Requirements

    This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

    General Requirements

    Who should complete this course:

    • Networking Technicians
    • Systems Engineers
    • Computer science & Networking Engineers
    • Telecommunication Engineers
    • IT Engineers
    • Process Engineers
    • Electronics Engineers

    Tuition Fee

    • International

      179 USD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 179 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
    • National

      179 USD/full
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the original amount of 179 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 days.
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