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    Gain knowledge of Cisco networks

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    Prepare for CCNA certification

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    Understand next generation technologies

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    Gain skills to advance your IT career

CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) is offered by Cisco as a part of its technical certifications. The CCNA certification is a level above Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT). It is just below the CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional)

Cisco CCNA is an associate-level IT certification for IT professionals. There are many different types of CCNA, with each one aligned to different industry job roles. As well as this course, CCNA Routing and Switching, we offer training courses for CCNA Security and CCNA Wireless.

Who should take this course

  • Network Support Technicians
  • Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Help Desk Technicians


There are no prerequisites to attend but basic PC skills will be an advantage.


What Will You Learn

  • Network Fundamentals
  • LAN Switching Fundamentals
  • Routing Fundamentals
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Infrastructure Maintenance
  • LAN Switching Technologies
  • Routing Technologies
  • WAN Technologies
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Infrastructure Maintenance

What's included

  Course Overview

CCNA Routing and Switching provides network engineers with training in the fundamentals of Cisco networks.

Our course provides a complete solution for those looking to gain Cisco CCNA certification by taking the Cisco Certified Network Associate Exam (not included). Over 5 days you'll learn about how to install, configure and manage medium-sized IPv4 and IPv6 networks while getting experience with real Cisco networking equipment.


CCNA Exam:

The CCNA exam is not included and must be booked seperately through Pearson VUE.

  • Exam Type: Objective
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Pass %age: 45
  • Closed or Open Book Exam

  Course Content

Building a Simple Network

  • Exploring the Functions of Networking
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues
  • Module Summary

Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Managing Traffic Using ACLs
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity
  • Module Summary

Managing Network Device Security

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Implementing Traffic Filtering with ACLs
  • Module Summary

Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6
  • Configuring IPv6 Routing
  • Module Summary

Building a Medium-Sized Network

  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Troubleshooting VLAN Connectivity
  • Building Redundant Switched Topologies
  • Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
  • Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy
  • Module Summary

Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity

  • Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Module Summary

Wide Area Networks

  • Understanding WAN Technologies
  • Configuring Serial Encapsulation
  • Establishing a WAN Connection Using Frame Relay
  • Introducing VPN Solutions
  • Configuring GRE Tunnels
  • Module Summary

Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution

  • Implementing EIGRP
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP
  • Implementing EIGRP for IPv6
  • Module Summary

Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution

  • Implementing OSPF
  • Multiarea OSPF IPv4 Implementation
  • Troubleshooting Multiarea OSPF
  • Examining OSPFv3
  • Module Summary

Network Device Management

  • Configuring Network Devices to Support Network Management Protocols
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing
  • Module Summary

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