Networks and Communications

  • Online
  • Technical
CPD
4 Hours

Course Description

This course provides an overview of the networking aspects of working within the data center from cable management and containment all the way to emerging IT technologies. Diving deep in networking concepts like the OSI 7-layer model, different types of networks, IP addresses, TCP, etc this course will provide you with all the required knowledge to understand how and why the IT room are at the centre of any data center.


This course can only be purchased as part of the CMCO certification.

Learning Objectives

  • Cabling in the data center
  • Fiber Technology
  • Copper Technology
  • Cable Installation and Maintenance
  • Design Principles for Cable Management
  • Basic Networking Concepts
  • Network Types
  • Essential Networking Components
  • Network Equipment Maintenance Procedures
  • Rack installation considerations
  • Communications Systems
  • IT technologies within the data center

This course has met the required standards for and is endorsed, approved or accredited by the organisations listed below. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals are eligible to obtain CPD/ PDH units. Further details about our relationship with each organisation will be made available upon request.

Key Topics

  • Customer Average Interruption Duration Index (CAIDI)
  • Distributed Generation
  • Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP)
  • Energy Security
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
  • Momentary Average Interruption Frequency Index (MAIFI)
  • Smart Grid
  • Sustained Average Interruption Frequency Index (SAIFI)