CCNAv7: Switching, covers the second course in the CCNA curriculum focuses on switching technologies to support small-to-medium business networks. Students learn key networking concepts including: VLANs administration, STP, EtherChannel, Switching security, DHCPv4 and DHCPv6. They can perform basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identify and mitigate LAN security threats, and optimise switches performance in LANs.
• Configure VLANs and Inter-VLAN routing applying security best practices.
• Troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing on Layer 3 devices.
• Configure redundancy on a switched network using STP and EtherChannel.
• Troubleshoot EtherChannel on switched networks.
• Explain how to support available and reliable networks using dynamic addressing and first-hop redundancy protocols.
• Configure dynamic address allocation in IPv6 networks.

Openshaw Campus
Part Time
14 weeks
August 2021
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 and have gained industry experience or Course CCNA1 version 7 or version 6.
Throughout the duration of the course, you’ll complete a number of online tests in class, 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).
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