Introduction to IPv6

This course is an introduction to the IPv6 protocol and has been developed entirely in English. If you’d like to take this course in Spanish, please consider registering for the “IPv6 Básico” course.
Este curso es introductorio al protocolo IPv6 y está desarrollado completamente en inglés. Si usted desea realizar este curso en español, por favor considere registrarse en “IPv6 Básico”.

  • Format
    Self-study e-learning
  • Language
  • Duration
    20 hours
  • Cost
  • Registration
  • Tutor
  • Specialization
    Basic level
Target Audience

This course is especially aimed at network administrators, software developers, network equipment vendors, students, teachers and IT professionals.

  • To provide an overview of the IPv6 protocol and its structure
  • To analyze the impact of IPv4 address exhaustion and the mechanisms for transitioning to the new protocol
  • To discuss IP address plans and strategies for the deployment of IPv6

This is a self-study e-learning course that will be offered through the Moodle platform.

Each lesson includes LOs in the form of videos, along with additional reading material which address the contents that are published on a weekly basis.

Each lesson also includes self-evaluation activities and a formal evaluation every week at the end of each module.

Participants also have access to forums where they can interact and share with other course participants.

The course requires a weekly time commitment of approximately 5 hours.

To obtain their diploma, participants must pass a final test.


Registration for each edition of the course will close on the specified date at 18:00 UTC.