Course Description

The Cisco CCNP curriculum is designed for Cisco Networking Academy students seeking career oriented, enterprise-level networking skills. Target students include experienced networking professionals who are ready to advance their core routing, switching, and network troubleshooting skills and students with Cisco CCNA-level knowledge who are enrolled in technology degree programs at institutions of higher education. CCNP provides a next step for CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration students who want to build on their CCNA-level skill set to further a career in computer networking.

The course consists of 3 modules:

  • Implementing IP Routing
  • Implementing IP Switching
  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks

To attend the course you need to have completed the CCNA or have good knowledge of Routing and Switching

Curriculum Description

CCNP equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, implement, secure, maintain, and troubleshoot converged enterprise networks. The CCNP curriculum was designed to reflect the job skills and responsibilities that are associated with professional-level job roles such as network engineer, systems engineer, network support engineer, network administrator, network consultant, and system integrator.

The curriculum was designed to be delivered by certified Networking Academy instructors, using a blend of lectures, lab  activities, case studies, and assessments. Instead of being delivered online, each course uses a textbook developed and published by Cisco Press in close collaboration with Networking Academy. All course elements are tightly aligned with the textbooks.

Course Outline

  • +Implementing IP Routing

    1  Routing Services
    2  Configuring the Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
    3  Configuring the Open Shortest Path First Protocol
    4  Manipulating Routing Updates
    5  Implementing Path Control
    6  Implementing a Border Gateway Protocol Solution for ISP Connectivity
    7  Implementing Routing Facilities for Branch Offices and Mobile Workers
    8  Implementing IPv6 in the Enterprise Network

  • +Implementing IP Switching

    1  Analyzing the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture
    2  Implementing VLANs in Campus Networks
    3  Implementing Spanning Tree
    4  Implementing InterVLAN Routing
    6  Implementing High Availability and Redundancy in a Campus Network
    7  Securing the Campus Infrastructure Infrastructure for Advanced Services

  • +Maintaining and Troubleshooting IP Networks

    1   Planning Maintenance for Complex Networks
    2   Troubleshooting Processes for Complex Enterprise Networks
    3   Using Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tools and Applications
    4   Maintaining and Troubleshooting Campus Switched Solutions
    5   Maintaining and Troubleshooting Routing Solutions
    6   Troubleshooting Addressing Services
    7   Troubleshooting Network Performance Issues
    8   Troubleshooting Converged Networks
    9   Maintaining and Troubleshooting Network Security Implementations
    10 Review and Preparation for Troubleshooting Complex Enterprise Networks