About this Course

Code TPIP1302
Duration 1 Day

This course is aimed at non-technical audiences; although it has been found that technical audiences benefit from this at the start of more in depth communications courses. The course takes us through the basics of Ethernet switching using short presentations which are then backed up by a series of group (party hats) exercises where people role play data network elements. The course continues in the same way to explore IP routing (baseball caps and sombreros) this time using role play to act out the basic operation of routers and other network devices. The basic function of other networking devices such as DNS and e-mail are also covered in a fun but memorable way.


No prerequisite knowledge is required although a basic awareness of datacoms and telecommunications would be advisable.

Who Would Benefit

Anyone who wants to have fun whilst learning about Ethernet switching and IP Routing, this course is aimed at both non-technical and technical audiences.


  • History of the Internet
  • Introduction to IP Ethernet Essentials
  • Ethernet Fundamentals
  • Exercise 'Ethernet Switching'
  • Router Fundamentals
  • Exercise 'Routing'
  • Applications in IP Networks
  • Exercise 'Email'
  • Life of a Packet

1 Day


This is a QA approved partner course

Delivery Method

Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 0113 220 7150 or email us at info@qa.com to discuss how we can help.

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