Cisco Certified Design Associate Training Overview

Cisco Certified Design Associate Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: General Network Design

  • Network Design Methodology
    • Cisco Architectures for the Enterprise
    • Cisco Design Lifecycle: Plan, Build, Manage
    • Prepare, Plan, Design, Implement, Operate, and Optimise Phases
    • Identifying Customer Design Requirements
    • Characterising the Existing Network
  • Designing the Network Topology and Solutions
  • Network Design Models
    • What is High Availability?
    • High Availability Network Service

Module 2: LAN and WAN Design

  • Enterprise LAN Design
    • Medium Enterprise LAN Design
    • LAN Design Principles
  • Data Centre Design
  • Wireless LAN Design
  • WAN Technologies and The Enterprise Edge
  • WAN Design

Module 3: The Internet Protocol and Routing Protocol

  • IPv4 Addressing Design
  • IPv6 Addressing
  • Routing Protocol Characteristics
  • RIP Overview
  • EIGRP Implementation
  • IS-IS
  • OSPF Implementation
  • Border Gateway Protocol
  • IP Multicast
  • Route Manipulation

Module 4: Security, Convergence, Network Management

  • Securing the Management Plane on Cisco Routers
    • Securing the Management Plane
  • Security Solutions
  • Simple Network Management Protocol
    • Implementation
    • Router Configuration

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Who should attend this Cisco Certified Design Associate Training Course?

The Cisco Certified Design Associate Course is intended for individuals who are involved in Network Design and want to develop a solid foundation in designing efficient and reliable network solutions. This Cisco Training can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Network Designers
  • Network Engineers
  • IT Managers
  • Network Architects
  • IT Consultants
  • Technical Solution Architects
  • Network Administrators

Prerequisites of the Cisco Certified Design Associate Training Course

There are no formal prerequisites for this Cisco Certified Design Associate Course.

Cisco Certified Design Associate Training Course Overview

The Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) is a prestigious certification offered by Cisco Systems, aimed at professionals in the field of network design. This certification validates the candidate's ability to understand and apply network design methodologies and principles aligned with Cisco's core technologies and infrastructure. It covers a wide range of topics, including network design fundamentals, designing basic campus, data centre, security, voice, and wireless networks.

Obtaining the CCDA certification offers numerous benefits. It demonstrates a professional's proficiency in network design, a crucial aspect in the rapidly evolving field of networking technologies. This certification is recognised globally and is highly regarded in the IT industry, often leading to better job prospects, higher salaries, and greater respect among peers.

The Knowledge Academy's 2-day Cisco Certified Design Associate Training Course is specifically tailored to help candidates prepare for the CCDA Certification exam. This Cisco course offers comprehensive coverage of all the topics required for the exam, combining theoretical knowledge with practical examples. It benefits participants by providing expert instruction, hands-on labs, and real-world scenarios, ensuring a deep understanding of network design principles.

Course Objectives

  • To equip learners with a thorough understanding of network design principles and methodologies
  • To prepare participants for the Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) Certification exam
  • To offer hands-on experience with network design through practical labs and exercises
  • To provide insights into the latest networking technologies and industry best practices
  • To enhance career prospects by developing skills in designing efficient network infrastructures

This Cisco Course is designed to not only prepare individuals for the CCDA Certification but also to enrich their knowledge and skills in network design. It blends theoretical learning with practical application, ensuring participants are well-equipped to meet the challenges of modern network environments and advance their careers in the field of networking.


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What’s included in this Cisco Certified Design Associate Training Course?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors  
  • Cisco Certified Design Associate Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Ways to take this course

Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Cisco Certified Design Associate Training. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Cisco Certified Design Associate Training, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Cisco Certified Design Associate Training. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Cisco Certified Design Associate Training sessions.


Highly experienced trainers

Boost your skills with our expert trainers, boasting 10+ years of real-world experience, ensuring an engaging and informative training experience


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We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

Our Classroom courses with limited class sizes foster discussions and provide a personalised, interactive learning environment


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Our Cisco Certified Design Associate Training offers a unique chance for your team to bond and engage in discussions, enriching the learning experience beyond traditional classroom settings


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Cisco Certified Design Associate Training FAQs

Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.
There are no formal prerequisites for this course, however, basic CCNA knowledge will be beneficial.
This course is for individuals and IT professionals who want to learn about wireless technologies.
We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.
Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments
This course is 2 days.
Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts
The training fees for Cisco Certified Design Associate Training certification in the United Kingdom starts from £2495
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Cisco Certified Design Associate Training.
Please see our Cisco Training courses available in the United Kingdom
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You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


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Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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