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  • Who should attend this course?

    Those who are interested in obtaining more technical knowledge in Networking

  • What are the pre-requisites?

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The Knowledge Academy

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) course will enable you to enhance your ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks

Who Should Attend

The primary audience for this course is as follows:

Network administrators

Network engineers

Network managers

Systems engineers

The secondary audience for this course is as follows:

Network designers

Project managers

Prerequisites

The knowledge and skills that a delegate must have before attending this course are as follows:

Basic computer literacy

Basic Microsoft Windows navigation skills

Basic Internet usage skills

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, the delegate will be able to meet these overall objectives:

Describe how networks function, identifying major components, function of network components, and the OSI reference model

Describe issues related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN and expand the switched network from a small LAN to a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree

Describe the reasons for extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used, with a focus on RF wireless access

Describe the reasons for connecting networks and connecting multiple IP subnets with routers

Configure and verify a Cisco router for WAN connections with HDLC and PPP encapsulation, PAT, static routing, and describe the components that make up a

VPN solution

Use the command-line interface to discover neighbors on the network and manage the router startup and configuration

Describe routing concepts as they apply to a medium-sized network, discuss dynamic routing with distance vector and link-state routing protocols, and configure RIP

Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single-area OSPF

Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP

Determine how to apply ACLs based on network requirements, and to configure, verify, and troubleshoot ACLs

Describe when to use NAT and PAT on a medium-sized network, how to configure NAT and PAT, and explain IPv6 addressing and configuration on a Cisco router

Configure, verify, and troubleshoot Frame Relay

Course Content

Module 1: Internetworking

Internetworking Basic

The OSI Reference Model

Module 2: Review of Ethernet Networking and Data Encapsulation

Ethernet Networks in Review

CSMA/CD

Half and Full-Duplex Ethernet

Ethernet Cabling

Data Encapsulation

The Cisco Three-Layer Hierarchical Model

Module 3: Introduction to TCP/IP

Introducing TCP/IP

TCP/IP and the DoD Model

IP Addressing

Broadcast Address

Multicast Address

Unicast Address

Module 4: Easy Subnetting

How to create Subnets

Subnet Masks

Classless Inter Domain Routing (CIDR)

Module 5: VLSM, Summarization and Troubleshooting TCP/IP

Variable Length Subnet Masks

VLSM Design

Implementing VLSM Networks

Summarization

Troubleshooting TCP/IP

Module 6: Cisco Internetworking Operating Systems (IOS)

The IOS User Interface

Command-Line Interface (CLI)

Router and Switch Administrative Configuration

Router Interfaces

Managing Router Configurations

Module 7: Managing a Cisco Internetwork

The Router Boot Sequance

Managing Configuration Register

Banking up and Restoring Cisco IOS

Backing up and Restoring Device Configuration

Cisco Discovery Protocol

Using Telnet and SSH

Checking Network Connectivity and Troubleshooting

Module 8: IP Routing

Routing Basics

Static Routing

Dynamic Routing

Distance-Vector Routing Protocols

RIP

RIP V2

Show and Debug Commands

Module 9: EIGRP and OSPF

Link-State Routing Protocol

EIGRP Features and Operations

Using EIGRP to Support Large-Networks

Configuring EIGRP

Load Balancing with EIGRP

Troubleshooting EIGRP

OSPF Basics

Configuring OSPF in Single Area

OSPF DR and BDR Election

OSPF and Loopback Interfaces

Troubleshooting OSPF

Configuring Summary Routes

Module 10: Layer 2 Switching and Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP)

Layer 2 Switching

Bridging Vs. Switching

Spanning-Tree Protocol

Configuring Catalyst Switches

Module 11: Virtual LAN

VLAN Basics

VLAN Membership

Identifying VLANs

VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP)

Inter-VLAN Routing

Configuring and Troubleshooting VLANs

Module 12: Security

Perimeter, Firewall and Internal Router

Access-Lists

Standard Access-Lists

Extended Access-Lists

Named Access-Lists

Turning off and Configuring Network Services

Monitoring Access-Lists

Module 13: Network Address Translation (NAT)

How NAT Works

Static NAT

Dynamic NAT

PAT

Module 14: Wireless Networks

Introduction to Wireless Technology

Basic Wireless Devices

Wireless Regulations

Wireless Topologies

Wireless Security

Module 15: IPV6

Why Do We Need IPv6?

Benefits and Use of IPv6

IPv6 Addressing

IPv6 Routing Protocols

Migrating to IPv6

Module 16: Wide Area Networks

Introduction to Wide Area Networks

Defining WAN

WAN Connection Types

Cable and DSL

HDLC

PPP

Frame-Relay

VPN

  • The Knowledge Academy Courseware Book
  • Exclusive Cisco exam preperation guidance
  • Cisco course materials 
  • Actual hardware
  • Pre and Post course support via email & phone
  • Experienced classroom based instructor
  • Refreshments
  • Certificate
  • The course material provided and structure of the course was very good and the tutor was excellent - he really knew his subject and peppered the presentations with lots of real examples that helped bring the course to life.By Gurpal Sangha (Network Systems Engineer) from Edinburgh
    511
  • I felt really comfortable attending Knowledge academy, the size of class was just right and trainer was very knowledgeableBy Pauline Harris (Junior System Analyst) from Bristol
    4.911
  • The amount of work we had to consume in one week made the course very intense but our trainer, made it easier to take it all in and stopped to help any of us if we didn't understand particular topics.By Bill Hopkins (CISCO Expert) from Bath
    511
  • Good group and great Tutor. No doubt , I will definitely use the Knowledge Academy again.By Joe Pascal (Cisco Specialist) from Maidstone
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  • The tutor was excellent - despite a huge amount of material to cover, she made sure that we all grasped the important parts. Her approach was very business-like, with just the right amount of humorous and personal touches.By Claire Rotham (Network Engineer) from London
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  • Huge thanks to my trainer on the Prince2 Foundation course recently. His enthusiasm, as well as his interesting and relevant analogies greatly contributed to the enjoyment of the course, not to mention my successful outcome. Many thanks again.By Luther Stein (CISCO Expert) from Manchester
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  • As a slow learner I thought I would struggle, but the trainer made sure that I didn't and for that reason I thought the course was brilliant.By Carl Williams (Network Systems Engineer) from Manchester
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  • Absolutely loved the course and would recommend to colleagues.By Brittany Wiley (Service Desk Analyst) from London
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  • Really enjoyed the course and learnt everything I need to for my new job role.By Loise Buckley (CCNA Engineer) from London
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Fast Track With CCNA Training

The CCNA program is considered to be the first of the series of 3 certification programs, according to the Cisco’s ‘Routing and Switching’ career. This program is also said to be the entry level program, after which the candidates can move on to the advanced Cisco’s networking career. by completing the CCNA training  program, the candidates are able to become a ‘Cisco certified network associate’ and can apply for different entry level  positions like IT network technician, field technician and a help desk engineer. On the successful completion of this program and gaining ample experience, the candidates are able to undergo the advanced networking program from Cisco like the CCNP and the CCIE, which helps them to move ahead in their networking career and get management positions. However, this would require them to undergo the CCNA program with proper training and have the appropriate knowledge.

About the CCNA course

Several experts have commented that the CCNA certification is more of a ‘bookish’ examination, which the individuals have to prepare. Though experience is not required by the individual to enter this programs, the experts state that having knowledge of the Cisco routers and what this program can do to their career, can definitely help the individuals to qualify the CCNA program and to become a CCNA certified professional, who can work on the fundamentals of networking in the organization and troubleshoot the different issues that takes place in the IT systems.

Value of the CCNA training program

The actual value of the CCNA course can be derived only when the candidates join a good and reputed institute like The Knowledge Academy and provide the candidates with proper knowledge related to the program. since, the CCNA is more of technical, it is quite necessary for the candidates to undergo intensive and comprehensive practical training sessions, which would further their knowledge in this networking domain and help them to understand the different techniques and tools that need to be used for keeping the IT systems in working condition. The CCNA certification carries with it immense value and when completed successfully, presents the candidates with plenty of options to choose from in the IT networking career. As a matter of fact, the candidates can enter into any sector of the organization easily, since it is recognized by all and is required for the smooth functioning of the business.

The CCNA training program has grown significantly, in terms of popularity and is a wonderful addition to the candidates’ resume and enhances their chances of getting a better position in the organization, with a good pay package. However, it would be important on the part of the candidates to complete the training thoroughly and understand the different topics covered in the program, which would further their existing knowledge and assure them of going ahead in their career. The candidates need to cover the different topics which include the WAN, LAN Design, IP addressing, routing protocols and routers, WLAN and VLAN, networking management and security. Therefore, by completing the CCNA course, the candidates are provided a fast track to sure success.