This course comprises 4 modules. You will need to complete a total of 4 separate modules before taking the commercial CCNA and CompTIA Network+ certification exams.
CCNA1 – Networking Fundamentals (OSI Model and theory of networking
CCNA2 – Routers and Routing Protocols
CCNA3 – Switching and Wireless
CCNA4 – WAN and Internet
Modules 1 to 4 - Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA). CCNA is the first step to a Cisco career certification path. Particular emphasis is given to using decision-making and problem-solving techniques, in the application of science, mathematics, communication and social studies concepts, to solve networking problems.
Students will learn to install and configure Cisco switches and routers in multiprotocol networks using local and wide-area networks (LANs and WANs), provide troubleshooting service, and improve network performance and security.
You will need to do a lot of reading at home so that we can do the practical activities in College. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an official Cisco Networking Academy Certificate of Completion. This curriculum also prepares students for the CCNA and the CompTIA Network+ certification exams.
The CCNA course will help prime students for career opportunities such as network administrator, systems analyst, testing engineer, information systems architect, and systems integrator. For HE-bound students, this course will help ready them to enter an electrical engineering, a computer science or a management information systems degree programme.