What you’ll learn
Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives :
Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics
Understand the model of host-to-host communication
Describe the features and functions of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS®) software
Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs
Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches
Install a switch and perform the initial configuration
Describe the TCP/IP Internet layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting
Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer
Explore functions of routing
Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router
Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers
Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4 addressing
Describe IPv6 main features and addresses, and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity
Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing
Describe, implement, and verify virtual local area networks (VLANs) and trunks
Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing
Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
Explain how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) work
Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols
Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts
Describe the operation of access control lists (ACLs) and their applications in the network
Configure Internet access using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients and explain and configure network address translation (NAT) on Cisco routers
Describe basic quality of service (QoS) concepts
Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to use Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs)
Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualisation
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Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone seeking CCNA certification. The course also provides foundational knowledge for all support technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of Cisco networks.
The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:
We can also deliver and customise this training course for larger groups – saving your organisation time, money and resources. For more information, please contact us on 1800 853 276.
This courses includes lecture sections and some self-study sections. In instructor-led classes, lectures are delivered in real-time, either in person or via video conferencing.
Exploring the Functions of Networking
Introducing the Host-to-Host Communications Model
Operating Cisco IOS Software
Exploring the TCP/IP Link Layer
Starting a Switch
Introducing the TCP/IP Internet Layer, IPv4 Addressing, and Subnets
Explaining the TCP/IP Transport Layer and Application Layer
Exploring the Functions of Routing
Configuring a Cisco Router
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Troubleshooting a Simple Network
Introducing Basic IPv6
Configuring Static Routing
Implementing VLANs and Trunks
Routing Between VLANs
Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks
Introducing System Monitoring
Managing Cisco Devices
Building Redundant Switched Topologies
Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy
Introducing WAN Technologies
Explaining Wireless Fundamentals
Introducing Architectures and Virtualisation
Examining the Security Threat Landscape
Before taking this course, you should have:
Basic computer literacy
Basic PC operating system navigation skills
Basic Internet usage skills
Basic IP address knowledge
There are no formal prerequisites for CCNA certification, but you should make sure to have a good understanding of the exam topics.
This course has pre-reading or other preparation requirements which should be completed before you commence your course with us.
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