Course Description (new curriculum CCNA v.7)
The Cisco Networking Academy CCNA curriculum is designed for students who are seeking entry-level ICT jobs or plan to pursue more specialized ICT skills. CCNA provides an integrated and comprehensive coverage of networking topics including; IP fundamentals, network security and services, network programmability and automation while providing learners opportunities for hands-on practical experience and career skills development.
A total of about 120 hours of instructor led training (usually two – 3 hours sessions a week)
- Learn the basics of routing, switching, and advanced technologies to prepare for the Cisco CCNA certification exam, networking related degree programs, and entry-level networking careers.
- Emphasize critical thinking, problem solving, collaboration, and the practical application of skills
- Help students develop critical thinking and complex problem solving skills with hands-on labs and Cisco Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities
What you will learn
This curriculum provides a comprehensive introduction to the networking field and in-depth exposure to the following topics:
- Fundamental networking
- LAN switching
- Wireless LANs
- Basic routing
- WAN concepts
- VPNs, QoS
- Network automation.
Threaded throughout the course are security concepts and skills including threat mitigation through LAN security, ACLs, and IPsec. Through hands-on lab activities, students learn how to implement network technologies and troubleshoot common issues.