This competition consists of four main parts. The networking design problem tests students’ ability to design the functionality, scalability, adaptability and manageability of an internetworking system. The online written portion tests the students’ complete knowledge of internetworking concepts. The cable making portion tests the student’s knowledge of network cabling and their ability to make various types of cables. And lastly, the technical assistance call tests the student’s ability to troubleshoot network systems and to deliver customer service.
The SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA National Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) following membership registration.