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CIW Network Technology Associate

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The Network Technology Associate certification program is part of the Web Foundations series and focuses on job readiness in many business and technology-related careers. The certification validates the knowledge of networking, Internet protocols and network security for all professionals who use the Internet.

CIW Network Technology Associate

The CIW Network Technology Associate course* prepares candidates to take the CIW Network Technology Associate exam, which, if passed, earns the individual the CIW Network Technology Associate certification.

*The courseware is not required to sit for the certification exam.

Average Salary - $68,761 for Network Technology Associate

The 2015 annual mean salary of an IT professional who has been awarded the CIW Network Technology Associate certification is $68,761. This salary was calculated based on the 14,000+ IT professionals who responded to the 2016 IT Skills and Salary survey that was conducted by Global Knowledge in September of 2015.

Target Audience

All students preparing to enter or continue in the workforce can benefit from the CIW Network Technology Associate certification and/or course:

  • High school students
  • College students
  • Technical/trade school students

Professionals in all industries can benefit from the CIW Network Technology Associate course and/or certification:

  • IT professionals
  • Healthcare professionals
  • Legal professionals
  • Marketing professionals
  • Graphic artists
  • Business professionals

Skills Assessed

  • Essential networking technologies and skills, including TCP/IP, stable network creation, wireless networking and network troubleshooting
  • Various network components and protocols that enable users to share data quickly and easily
  • Various types of transmission media, and the ways that network architecture and topologies provide for efficient and secure communication
  • OSI reference model and its relationship to packet creation, plus the OSI model vs. the Internet architecture model
  • Functions and features of internetworking server types, and the benefits of implementing a Content Management System (CMS)
  • Basic hardware and operating system maintenance procedures
  • Mobile computing devices and the importance of RFC documents
  • Routing, IP addressing, IP address classes and subnet masks
  • Essential network security concepts, Internet-based challenges facing today's users, and methods you can use to secure networks and network transmissions, including authentication, encryption and firewalls.

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