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Operational Technology Foundation Course


The Operational Technology Foundation Course provides a broad range of fundamental knowledge for OT careers. Through a combination of lectures and hands-on labs, you will learn the basics of how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and OT network. The course covers cabling, understanding network components such as switches, WoCs, and Wireless LANs, and managing network devices.



Target Audience:

Anyone looking to start a career in Operational Technology or an experienced Technician, Planner, Operational Team, Cyber Security Specialist, or IT Manager.


After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics.

  • Understand the model of host-to-host communication.

  • Difference between Operational technology and Information technology.

  • Different types of network topologies.

  • Physical network connection such as UTP cabling, Fiber optics cabling, and wireless connections.

  • Description of network hardware devices such as switches, Access Points, WoC, etc.

  • Description of networking software such as network monitoring tool etc.

  • Fundamental concepts of power, its requisites, management, and best practices.

  • Introduction to Remote Access, protocols, and security.

  • Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches.

  • Install a switch and perform the initial configuration.




Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • Basic computer literacy

  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills

  • Basic internet usage skills

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