Certificate in Computer Networks & Security

@ Open University of Sri Lanka - OUSL

+94 11 2 881225, +94 71 3266868

6 Months

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science conducts Certificate programmes that would enhance the knowledge, skills, and positive work attitude among employees/students in the government and non-government sector.

For whom?

  • System Administrators and Network Support Staff
  • Hardware Technicians who wants to enhance knowledge in Computer Networking
  • University Students School Leavers
  • Those who need to become professionals in Computer Networking

Programme Content

  • Introduction to Computer Networks
  • Network Models
  • OSI Layer
  • Identifying Networking Equipment and Interfaces
  • Configuring LAN and WAN
  • Network Routing / Remote Access
  • Setting up Windows / Linux Servers and Clients
  • Configuring Networking Applications
  • e-mail
  • FTP
  • DNS
  • DHCP
  • Database
  • Web
  • WIKI and related new technologies
  • Computer Information and Network Security
  • Setting up a software firewall
  • Wireless networking applications
  • Designing a Secure network with components through a simulator (as a project)
  • Maintenance of Computer Networks


  • Pass in English Language at G.C.E (Ordinary Level) or an equivalent qualification

Kandy , Kurunegala , Jaffna , Nawala , Batticaloa , Matara & Anuradhapura
P.O. Box 21 , Nawala , Nugegoda

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