Internet of Things

Enroll Now Free: An Intro to the Internet of Things

The demand for IoT experts is expected to increase 82-87% by 2020

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Start your IoT journey here. No experience required.

Imagine 26 billion people, systems, and physical objects connecting and sharing data seamlessly over the internet by the year 2020. This isn't a what-if scenario, it's real-life and it’s coming together all around us right now.

You desire to make a difference in this world with your career? Those who invest in learning IoT skills can help transform any business in any industry, from manufacturing to saving endangered species. The combination of increased global Internet access and a growing number of connected devices is creating endless opportunities.

Whether you're looking to change the world or simply to land a well-paying job, enrolling in our introductory course is a great place to start.

  • Join over 9 million others who have advanced their career through our program
  • 100% online, self-paced and free
  • No previous experience required
  • Certificate of completion awarded at end of course
 
Length: 
20 hours
Cost: 
Free*
Level: Beginning
Learning Type: Online self-paced
Languages: English, Français, Español
*Self-paced classes at NetAcad.com are free.
You'll learn these core skills

Understand how the IoT is bridging the gap between operational and information technology systems.

Discover how standard business processes are being transformed.

The security concerns that must be considered when implementing IoT solutions.

Hands-on practice using Packet Tracer, a network configuration simulation tool

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Coursework

Coursework may take place in our online learning environment, in the classroom—or both. Once you enroll, you'll be asked to create an account, then taken to your learning dashboard. Course materials and tests may be accessed from there.

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Help from your peers

Once enrolled, you have access to student forums where you can ask questions and interact with instructors and peers. Also use our Facebook community, which has more than a million members available for support.

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Certificate of completion

Get a certificate of completion when you complete the course. Then add your coursework to LinkedIn so that hiring recruiters can find you for potential job opportunities.