Cisco CCNA1 (Introduction to Networks v7) - September start

Short Course
Leaflet Code: L8956


A mix of self-study and in person attendance, you will get hands on experience with our state of the art, industry standard equipment. You will learn the theory in your own time via online materials, videos and activities. Every alternative week you will attend the Cisco lab to gain practical hands on experience. CCNAv7 Introduction to Networks (ITN) is designed to prepare you for a career in networking and introduces you to how networks operate.
This first course will introduce you to architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements – functions needed to support the operations and priorities of businesses ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small innovative retailers.
You’ll get the chance to build simple local area networks (LANs) and, while developing a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, you’ll learn how to perform basic configurations for routers and switches.
By the end of the course, you’ll be able to:
• Build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes.
• Configure routers, switches, and end devices to provide access to local and remote network resources and to enable end-to-end connectivity between remote devices.
• Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
• Configure and troubleshoot connectivity a small network using security best practices.
After completing all three CCNA courses, you’ll be ready to take the CCNA Certification 200-301.

  • City Campus Manchester
  • Part Time
  • 12 weeks
  • September 2024

There are no formal requirements for this Cisco Networking course, but you should ideally have Level 2 qualifications (or equivalent) in English and Maths to gain the most from the programme.

Throughout the duration of the course, you will complete a number of online tests in class, with one final online exam, and one final work-based practical exam.
Once you have completed all courses in the curriculum you will be fully prepared for the professional exam 200-301 (taken separately at a testing facility).

The cost of this course is £320.
Please note that this is a short evening course which is self-funded and needs to be paid on the enrolment date after you have applied for the course.

You may choose to buy some of the core textbooks for the course and/or a laptop which is highly recommended. Estimated costs for a laptop/desktop are £400. A portable hard drive is also highly recommended with a minimum of 1TB storage. Estimated cost of a hard drive is £40.

Unfortunately there are no exceptions for applicants who are Asylum Seekers or those on benefits although we do accept sponsorship from employers.
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