1D0-51C : CIW: Network Technology Associate

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The CIW Network Technology Associate certification is an industry recognized credential. The certification is proof of a person's competence across a spectrum of skills including networking, Internet protocols and network security.
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CIW: Network Technology Associate
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The CIW Network Technology Associate certification exam is a standalone certification from CIW with the exam code 1D0-51C.

The certification is targeted at students and IT professional looking to pursue a career in IT networking. Passing this certification proves a candidate's mastery of networking fundamentals, Internet protocols and network security.

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Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? 150
Where do I take the exam? The CIW exams are administered by Pearson VUE and Prometric at testing centers available worldwide.
What is the format of the exam? The exam consists of linear, fact based, multiple choice questions.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam? While there are no official prerequisites to take the CIW Network Technology Associate certification, both CIW and uCertify strongly recommend that the candidate should be familiar with the use of computers in an operating system such as Microsoft Windows before taking this certification. The CIW Web Foundations courseware does not provide entry-level computer literacy.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 25 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 30 minutes
What is the passing score? 63%
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passingthe CIW Network Technology Associate certification exam, CIW's retake policy is:

  • If a candidate fails a CIW exam on his or her first attempt, a 24-hour waiting period is required between the first and second sittings of that CIW exam.
  • Candidates who fail the second attempt at a CIW exam are required to wait for a period of no fewer than thirty calendar days from the date of the previous sitting before any third or subsequent sitting of the same CIW exam.
  • If a candidate passes a CIW exam, the candidate will not be allowed to retake that CIW exam.

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What is the validity of the certification? The CIW Network Technology Associate certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the 1D0-51C, click here.
What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?

The CIW Network Technology Associatecertified person has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Network Administrator

Here's what you will learn

  • Overview of Networks, Networking categories, Network topologies, Network components, and Protocols.
  • Telephony and Convergence Networking
  • Networking Evolution
  • Client/Server Model
  • Network Operating System and Network Operations Center (NOC)
  • Microsoft Windows Servers
  • UNIX/Linux
  • OSI Reference Model and OSI/RM Protocols
  • Data Encapsulation Packets
  • Binding Protocols
  • Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN) IEEE LAN Standards
  • Internet Exchange Point (IXP)
  • Wireless Network Technologies
  • T-Carrier System and E-Carrier System
  • Downloading Files with BitTorrent
  • Virtualization
  • Introduction to TCP/IP
  • Internet Architecture and Internet Protocols
  • Demultiplexing
  • Internet Addressing, Subnet Mask, Internet Address Classes
  • Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
  • System Configuration
  • Diagnostic Tools for Internet Troubleshooting
  • Overview of Internetworking Servers
  • Mail Servers and Mailing List Servers
  • Choosing Web Server Products
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Basic Hardware and System Maintenance
  • Motherboard, IRQs, I/O Addresses and DMA, Peripheral Ports and Power Requirements
  • Mass Storage Device Interfaces and Network Interface Card (NIC)
  • Optical Discs, TV Tuner Card, HDMI Connections, and Netbooks
  • Mobile Computing
  • Client Operating System Management
  • Software Licensing
  • Partitions and Logical Drives
  • File System Types and File System Management Tools
  • Troubleshooting Software
  • Remote Management and Troubleshooting
  • Importance of Network Security
  • Overview of Network Attack Types
  • Authentication and Encryption
  • Firewalls and Firewall Topologies
  • Security Zones
  • Virtual Private Network (VPN)
  • Security Audit
  • Personal Privacy and Personal Protection