IP Addressing and Subnetting

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To describe the operation of IP addressing, the structuring of addresses using subnets, and the routing of information between networks.

Target Audience

Network engineers, network architects, internetworking engineers, LAN and WAN administrators, systems administrators, systems managers, intranet administrators. Network support staff and anybody interested in learning the fundamentals of computer networks.


A basic understanding of computing and internetworking technologies; achievement of i-Net+ and A+ certification is recommended but not required; experience in network support or administration is desirable

Expected Duration

160 min.

Course Objectives

IP Addressing and Subnetting

  • distinguish between IP address classes and between the types of reserved IP addresses.
  • distinguish between public and private IP addresses and identify methods for increasing address availability.
  • identify characteristics of a given IP address range.
  • recognize how to calculate a subnet address and modify a default subnet mask.
  • calculate valid IP subnetwork addresses and mask values in a given scenario.
  • perform subnet calculations in a given scenario.
  • recognize the basic operations involved in routing.
  • distinguish between different routing protocols.
  • determine the most appropriate routing protocol to use in a given scenario.