Fundamentals of Data Communication: Level 1



Data communication is an integral part of telecommunication and hasplayed a significant role in the Information technology revolution. In thiscourse, you will learn the fundamentals of data communication.

This course is for beginners, IT managers, or other professionals, who would liketo understand the basics of data communication networks. Specifically, itis intended for persons who are preparing for entry-level careers in the telecommunicationsfield, but who do not have prior academic backgrounds in telecommunicationsstudies or technical work experience in the telecommunications field or hassome basic knowledge on telecommunications. The basic information presentedin this course will enable those persons to pursue further specialized trainingin specific technology areas with the eventual goal of qualifying for workas a telecommunications technical professional.

This course carries the following professional education credits: 0.3 CEUs. For more information on accreditation bodies, please visit


  • In this course, you will learn the fundamentals of data communication.

Hardware and Software Required:

  • Browser Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (or higher)
  • Browser Mozilla Firefox 2 (or higher)
  • Browser Apple Safari 2 (or higher)
  • Operating System Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista, or Windows 7
  • Operating System Apple Mac OS X 10.4 (or higher)
  • Processor Pentium III 1 GHz (or better)
  • Processor Macintosh Intel-based or PowerPC G4 (or better)
  • RAM 512 MB (1 GB or more recommended)
  • Internet connection 256K (broadband recommended)
  • Adobe Flash Player 8 (current version recommended)
  • Adobe Reader 7 (or higher)
  • Other requirements may apply to supplemental offline activities. Omitting these optional activities does not affect course completion.


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Course Info

  • Code: EL-FDC L1
  • Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Price: Call for price

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