Course Overview

CCNA certification is Cisco’s most popular certification, and one of the tech industry’s most sought-after career credentials. Becoming CCNA certified is a distinctive first step toward a rewarding career as a network administrator or engineer.

The Cisco CCNA curriculum is designed for students who are seeking entry-level information and communication technology (ICT)skills. CCNA provides integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, while providing opportunities for hands-on practical experience and soft-skills development.

Course Objective

The CCNA certification validates a networking professional’s ability to install and configure Cisco switches and routers in multiprotocol internetworks using LAN and WAN interfaces, provide troubleshooting service, and improve network performance and security.

Course Outcome

This curriculum provides students with the skills needed to succeed in networking-related jobs and helps them prepare for CCNA certification. It also helps students and IT professionals develop the skills necessary to fulfil the job responsibilities of network technicians, network administrators, and network engineers. It provides a theoretically-rich, hands-on introduction to networking and the Internet.

Skills Measured

> Understand how different network topologies interact to form a secure IT network.

> Explain how a computer network works and how it interacts with networked devices.

> Configure, verify and troubleshoot a switch with VLAN & interswitch communications.

> Implement an IP addressing scheme and IP Services to meet specific network requirements.

> Configure, verify and troubleshoot routing and router operations on current Cisco devices.

> Identify network security threats and describe threat mitigation methods & countermeasures.

> Describe and perform the appropriate tasks for wireless local area network (WLAN) administration.

> Setup and verify WAN links and execute the proper methods for connecting to a wide area network.

> Implement & support Network Address Translation (NAT) and Access Control Lists (ACLs) in branch office networks.

Course Materials

Each student in our classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes.