Throughout this course you will gain practical experience installing, operating and troubleshooting basic IPv4 and IPv6 networks; configuring LAN switches and IP routers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. In the first half of the course you will learn the skills required to install, configure, and operate a small-to-medium-sized network. While, the second half of the course challenges your thinking, builds on your existing skills and gives you the opportunity to install, configure, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise network.
Successful completion of CCNA parts 1 and 2 will prepare you to sit the Cisco CCENT certification exam which will qualify you to work as an entry-level network engineer.
Completion of parts 3 and 4 will give you the required knowledge to sit the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification exam.
This course is ideal for anyone wanting to become a: network administrator, network support engineer, network engineer associate, network specialist, network analyst or Cisco channel partner. This course is also designed for individuals working within these roles who want to expand on their skills and those wishing to pursue a CCNA Routing and Switching certification.
Basic computer literacy.
Basic PC operating system navigation skills.
Basic Internet usage skills.
Basic address knowledge.
Completion of this Cisco accredited course will give students the knowledge and skills required to successfully install and manage Cisco networks. This includes but is not limited to:
- An understanding and ability to explain the network layers that apply to core routing and switching;
- The ability to configure, monitor, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco networks and network deployments;
- An understanding of the function and interactions between wireless controllers, firewalls and access points;
- The ability to operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning trees;
- An understanding of network device management implementation methods;
- The ability to implement EIGRP-based and OSPF-based solutions;
- An understanding of and an ability to identify basic security threats.
Number of questions
60 - 70 questions
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