CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
This four-course program prepares you for the CCENT 1 and CCENT 2 or CCNA Composite examinations. CCNA R&S is a recommended prerequisite for CISCO´s CCNP, CCDP, CCDA, and CCIE. Specifically for the CCENT and CCNA Routing and Switching certifications, Cisco has redesigned the training curriculum for the ICND1, ICND2 and CCNAX exams and has introduced new exams for ICND1, ICND2 and CCNA Composite. The updates include comprehensive troubleshooting, technologies such as IPv6, and updated software on Cisco routers and switches.
The sequence is based on Cisco’s certificate track and Cisco Academy’s online curriculum,
hardware and educational materials for optimal compatibility with the certification
exam. As a subset, the first two courses contain the necessary curriculum for the
CompTIA Network + Certification. All instructors are certified CISCO Academy instructors.
Each class is limited to 10 participants. Prerequisite: Proficiency in the use of software in a Windows-based environment and
possess one year experience in computer applications.
Course 1: Introduction to Networks
This course is 1st in a 4 course track to CCNA R&S Certification. This course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. (4.0 CEUs)
Course 2: Routing and Switching Essentials
As the course title states, the focus of this course is on learning the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. In this course, you will learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks (4.0 CEUs)
Course 3: Scaling Networks
This course is 3rd in a 4 course track to CCNA R&S Certification. This course describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a larger and more complex network. Students learn how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, students will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, STP, and VTP in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Students will also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implement DHCP and DNS operations in a network. (4.0 CEUs)
14WC0301 Apr 22 – May 22, 2014 (T/Th, 6pm—10pm)
14SC0302 Jun 21 – Jul 26, 2014 (Sa, 8am – 5pm)
15FC0300 Dec 2 – Jan 15, 2015 (T/Th, 6pm—10pm)-No Class on 12/23, 12/25, 12/30/14 and 1/1/15
15WC0301 Jan 24 – Feb 21, 2015 (Sa, 8am – 5pm)
Course 4: Connecting Networks
CCNA 4 provides the overview and hands-on configuration to tie-in all of the technologies that allow LANs to communicate with distant WANs and make Global Internetwork communications possible, Implement, configure and troubleshoot ISDN and Dial-on-Demand Routing, Configure T1 carrier circuits and learn T1 transmission technologies, Configure Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) with PAP and CHAP Authentication , Learn about the xDSL communication technology family and Hybrid Fiber-Cable implementations that cable companies use to incorporate data communications into the services they offer, Students will implement Frame-Relay configurations, Scale IP Addresses through the implementation Network Address Translation and Port Address Translation the way it’s done in live networks across the globe. (4.0 CEUs)
*** No Class on Aug 30, 2014