Network & Security


Introduction to networking for complete beginners

Learn elementary networking concepts in less than 60 minutes. Great before going for General Networking, MTA or CCNA

4.28 (14523 reviews)


2 hours


Aug 2021

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What you will learn

Identify network devices

Describe the roles of a firewall

Understand Cisco certificates

Use ipconfig, ping and traceroute commands

Check basic network connectivity

Have enough knowledge to join more advanced training


You know nothing about networking? Not ready for MTA Servers / Networking, Comptia, VPN, General Networking courses?

The solution is simple: "Introduction to networking for complete beginners".

More than 80.000 students have joined this training! 5000+ reviews. Start today!

In this course you will learn elementary networking concepts in 60 minutes.

  • Why do we need networks?
  • Basic commands: ipconfig, ping, traceroute
  • Introduction to the world of Cisco
  • How to start troubleshooting a home network
  • Wireless issues
  • How to start a career in IT
  • Bonus videos

The course is a perfect starting point before going for other courses I prepared for you like General Networking, MTA in Networking or CCNA.

It is free for a limited time only!

Complete beginners guide to networking concepts. Join today

Contents and Overview

In 60 minutes of content including more than 15 lectures, this course covers the basics of networking concepts for complete beginners. Enjoy free bonus videos covering additional topics!

Students completing the course will have the knowledge to join courses like General Networking, MTA Servers Fundamentals, MTA Networking Fundamentals, VPNs or CCNA. A lot of real world examples help you apply your skills and make difficult topics much easier to understand.

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Introduction to networking for complete beginners
Introduction to networking for complete beginners
Introduction to networking for complete beginners
Introduction to networking for complete beginners




Networking for complete beginners

Why do we need a computer network?

A Quick Announcement

What is a router and a firewall?

Commands you need: ipconfig, ping and traceroute

Welcome to the world of Cisco!

Welcome to the world of Cisco - part 2

What is an IP address?

Introduction to subnetting

More about subnetting

How to start your career in IT

How to learn troubleshooting

Fix a home network - the Internet is down?

Identify wireless networks around you

Let's Block a Web Browser

Let's summarize the series

IP Camera

Overview of network devices

Bonus Lecture: Your next step!


NEW EDITION - Preview - LAN and WAN

Bonus videos

NEW: Ethical Hacking

Nice rack

NEW! Cheat Sheets

What is a Virtual Private Network?

An interview with an IT Support Engineer

QUIZ - What do you know about the new IT technologies?


Zach6 October 2020

I like the format of the course, but I think certain sections (for example setting up ASA rules) are a bit advanced for an introductory course. There's a lot of other things that are more basic and fundamental, that could have been discussed instead, that would have been a better prep for CCSA training etc.

Car_243 October 2020

Didn't really discuss what exactly a firewall was just went over what it can do. Free is free however, So I'm grateful for learning on the course

Mateusz16 September 2020

Very good free introductuon to networking. I learned some new stuff and reminded myself some old I already knew.

NiteshK15 September 2020

It interest my new learning Networking and CCNA and good information networking and support and Hopefully might further jobs

Ashraf13 September 2020

The content is not so much deeper and the subtitle sometimes doesn't match with your audio. Could have been more valuable when you would have added more content on the configuration part. Despite this, the great effort has been made to make it interactive in lesser time.

Joe27 February 2020

It doesn't seem to fit the title. If it's for complete beginners why is IP address in lecture 8. Why does it say in the first lectures that he thinks you probably know what an IP address is already? Why is it talking about Cisco ASA routers and TCP/IP related commands before properly explaining what IP addressing is and why it's important? I think this is not a good course for complete beginners this seems like a course for people familiar with the material already. I will not be recommending this course. The presenter's accent is quite thick but, not a problem he appeared to enunciate quite well. I would either change the title or rearrange the content.

Pallavi27 February 2020

yes, thank u for teaching the basics of networking which i was actually looking for. It really helped alot to go for further courses

Stephen27 February 2020

I was much impressed with the experience I gained that I never new before even though taking an IT course for two years now.

Mark21 February 2020

I did not feel the course was very effective at providing the basics. Although it did not veer very deep into any one area, it did not flow in a smooth discussion. It felt to be pieced together from other courses.

Hariprasath19 February 2020

A decent course to get to know the fundamentals of Networking. Your updates are informative. Keep up the good work.

Dawuta19 February 2020

It's been good so far, I'm hoping all the pieces would come together eventually. Like he said in the introduction most beginners feel the need to get some basics before taking this course, I kind of see why but hoping it'll make more sense to me as I progress. Getting halfway its pretty much the same thing, a crash course indeed, I have basic knowledge with Kali Linux , that enabled me understand what was going on in Lec 21 but for someone with no prior knowledge, they'll definitely be lost.

Larry15 February 2020

NO. Instructions do not follow good approach to teaching the beginner network info. Talks about server and router almost from the start.

Neftali15 February 2020

This course it's great for begginers! I really need it because most of courses need to have more experience on the field

Michael13 February 2020

I started taking the course and the narrator is extremely hard to understand and very monotone. Didn't even make it through the intro before i tried other lessons to see if they were any better. They weren't. I will not continue this course.

Chris6 February 2020

I liked the Ethical Hacker lecuter. I am unfamiliar with that kind of software and how it is deployed on most victims systems.


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