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CCNA Course: Cisco Routing and Switching Training

Whether you want to gain the foundational knowledge you need to enter the networking business, or ensure that your skill set stays relevant, becoming a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is an excellent career move. What is a CCNA? This certification indicates a professional level of knowledge and a foundation in basic networking and is the first level of possible Cisco certifications. When you take ed2go’s CCNA course in preparation for the exam, you’ll learn everything you need to know to install, configure, and operate small and medium branch office enterprise networks.

Our CCNA certification training provides in-depth instruction in routed and switched LAN emulation networks made up of Cisco equipment. Upon completion of the course, you’ll be prepared to take the CCNA certification exam, which can be taken as either one or two parts. You’ll have all the knowledge you need to sit for either the 200-125 CCNA exam or the 100-105 ICND1 and 200-105 ICND2 exams.

Taking a CCNA course online with ed2go has many advantages. You’ll have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in our virtual, interactive lab, using real Cisco equipment, where you can truly master the concepts. This CCNA training also provides online tutorials, practice questions, and a mentor to answer any questions you may have pertaining to the curriculum and program completion. All the materials you will need are included, and our flexible online format works around busy schedules. It’s time to improve your job prospects and advance your career with ed2go.

6 Months / 180 Course Hrs
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CCNA Course: Cisco Routing and Switching Training

Learning Method

Instructor-led Self-Paced: Study at your own schedule

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CCNA: Routing and Switching Reviews

CCNA: Routing and Switching Details + Objective

Course Code: GES304

You Will Learn
  • Basic network security and device security.
  • How to operate IP data networks.
  • IP services such as DHCP, NAT, ACLs, FHRP, Syslog, and SNMP v2/v3.
  • WAN technologies.
  • LAN switching technologies.
  • IP addressing and routing technologies.
How the course is taught
  • This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace.
  • When you register, you receive six months to complete this program.
  • This program is supported by a team of highly experienced industry professionals and educators.
  • You will have the opportunity to practice the principles taught in a virtual, interactive lab.
How you will benefit
  • You’ll be prepared to sit for either the 200-125 CCNA exam or the 100-105 ICND1 and 200-105 ICND2 exams.
  • You’ll receive a certificate of completion.
  • Your instructor will be available as a professional reference and can help you build your resume.
CCNA: Routing and Switching Outline
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ICND1 100-105

I.        Networking Basics

                    A.    TCP/IP Networking Model

                    B.    TCP and UDP

                    C.    Network Topologies

                    D.    Cabling Types

                    E.    Infrastructure Components

II.       IPv4 and IPv6

                    A.    IPv4 addressing and subnetting

                    B.    Private IPv4 addressing

                    C.    IPv4 Address Types

                    D.    IPv6 Addressing Schemes

                    E.    IPv6 Address Types

III.      Switching and Routing

                    A.    Ethernet Frame Format

                    B.    Switching Concepts

                    C.    Layer 2 Protocols

                    D.    Routing Concepts

                    E.    Routing Tables

                    F.    Static and Dynamic Routing

IV.       Troubleshooting Part I

                    A.    Troubleshooting Cable Issues

                    B.    Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv6

                    C.    RIPv2

                    D.    Inter-VLAN Routing

                    E.    Interswitch Connectivity

                    F.    Port Security

V.        Infrastructure

                    A.    DHCP

                    B.    NTP

                    C.    Syslog

                    D.    Device Configuration

                    E.    Device Management

                    F.    Device Maintenance

VI.       Troubleshooting Part II

                    A.    IPv4 for Routed Interfaces

                    B.    Cisco IOS Tools

                    C.    DNS

                    D.    NAT

                    E.    DHCP Connectivity Issues

                    F.    Device Hardening

 

ICND2 200-105

I.        LAN Switching

                    A.    VLANs

                    B.    Interswitch Connectivity

                    C.    STP Protocols

                    D.    EtherChannel

                    E.    Switch Stacking and Chassis Aggregation

                    F.    Layer Threat Mitigation

II.       Routing Technologies

                    A.    Inter-VLAN Routing

                    B.    Link-State Routing Protocols

                    C.    Exterior Routing Protocols

                    D.    OSPFv2 for IPv4

                    E.    OSPFv3 for IPv6

                    F.    EIGRP for IPv4 and IPv6

III.      WAN Technologies

                    A.    PPP and MLPPP

                    B.    PPPoE

                    C.    GRE Tunnel Connectivity

                    D.    WAN Topology Options

                    E.    WAN Access

                    F.    eBGP IPv4

IV.       Infrastructure Services

                    A.    HSRP

                    B.    Cloud Resources

                    C.    QoS Concepts

                    D.    Traffic Filtering

                    E.    ACLs

V.        Infrastructure Maintenance

                    A.    Device-Monitoring Protocols

                    B.    Network Connectivity Issues

                    C.    SPAN

                    D.    Device Management

                    E.    Networking Programmability

VI.       Troubleshooting

                    A.    Troubleshooting VLANs and STP protocols

                    B.    Troubleshooting STP-related Optional Features

                    C.    Troubleshooting Inter-VLAN

                    D.    Troubleshooting HSRP

                    E.    Troubleshooting Layer 3 Connectivity Issues

CCNA: Routing and Switching Instructors
Aaron Appleby

Appleby brings over 10 years of experience in technology and technology-related instructional design, teaching, and tutoring. His experience includes instructional design and curriculum development for Loyola University Medical Center and DeVry University, as well as corporate training clients. Aaron holds a Master of Science Education in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University and a Bachelor of Science in Integrative Biology from the University of Illinois/Urbana Champaign.

David Grimes

David Grimes brings over 10 years of experience in IT, education, instruction, and curriculum design, combined with extensive management and leadership experience. His passion for technology and education has led David to work as an academic dean, student services director, technology coordinator, teacher, consultant, and technology columnist and blogger. David holds a Master of Education and a Bachelor of Science—both in Technology Education—from Ohio State University. In addition, he has earned IT industry certifications and has been published in a book on gamification in the classroom.

More About CCNA: Routing and Switching

This program incorporates the objectives for the Cisco CCNA exam, focusing on giving you the skills necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot small and medium branch office enterprise networks. The CCNA course material includes operating IP data networks, LAN switching technologies, IP addressing, IP routing technologies, IP services such as DHCP, NAT, ACLs, FHRP, Syslog, SNMP v2/v3, network device security, troubleshooting and WAN technologies. A student should be able to complete configuration and implementation of a small branch office network under supervision.

CCNA: Routing and Switching Frequently Asked Questions
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Can I register for programs if I am an international student?

Yes, because ed2go programs are online you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

How long does it take to complete a program?

Upon registering, you're given six months to complete this program.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my program within the time frame provided?

The time allotted to complete your program has been calculated based on the number of hours for each program, so don't worry too much about not completing in time. If, after a concerted effort, you are still unable to complete, your Student Advisor will help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that a fee will be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

All the materials you will need are included, and their cost will be covered by your tuition. ed2go will ship all materials ground service upon enrollment.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit courses, so they do not qualify for federal aid. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

ed2go programs will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. We don't provide direct job placement services, but our facilitators and career counselors will help you build your resume and are available to give advice on finding your first job. Facilitators will also be available to use as a professional reference upon completion of the program. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Who will be my instructor?

Each student is paired up with a facilitator for one-on-one interaction. The facilitator will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our facilitators are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach.

What software or hardware do I need in order to take online programs and what are the system requirements?

In order to take our online programs, you must have access to a computer and the Internet. You can access the program contents from any Web-enabled computer. You don't have to use the same computer to log-in to the program every time. We recommend that you have a word-processing program (Microsoft Word is best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

All elements, except the Online Lab System, are available on Mac computers. Instructors will assist students in setting up a home virtual lab system.

How can I get more information about the program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button toward the top of the page). If you are visiting us during non-business hours, please feel free to send us a question using the "Contact Us" form to the right. You may also call us at (855) 534-3690. We will answer your questions promptly.

When can I start the program?

Our programs are all open enrollment. You can register and start the program as soon as you are ready.

Please note: Once the program curriculum is accessed online or through submission of a material shipment confirmation, refunds cannot be issued.

Can I request a new lab key license if I purchase a new computer?

The lab key license is good for a lifetime, but only with one installation on one computer. Should you switch computers, a new license must be purchased for an additional fee of $150.00.

Do I earn certificates or certifications?

Yes, you will be prepared you’ll be prepared to sit for either the 200-125 CCNA version 3.0 exam or the 100-105 ICND1 and 200-105 ICND2 version 3.0 exams.

What are the technical requirements for this course?

This program is compatible with the Windows 7 and later operating systems and all current internet browsers. This program can be taken on either a PC or Mac device. Mac users are encouraged to have access to a Windows environment on their device. You'll need to have email capabilities. You will also need Adobe Flash (download here) and Adobe Acrobat Reader (download here).

What are Cisco certifications?

Cisco certifications are a way for network engineers and IT industry professionals to prove they have the knowledge needed in this ever-changing field. The CCNA Routing and Switching Certification is the first step, but from there, you can continue upward through the Professional and Expert levels, or obtain certifications in Wireless, Security, Collaboration, Cloud, Network Programmability, or Data Centers. The sky is the limit.

How do I get a CCNA certification?

The CCNA is the first level of Cisco certification, and is the stepping stone to certification in other areas. To get CCNA certification, you can take the exam as either one part (200-125 CCNA) or two parts (100-105 ICND1 and 200-105 ICND2). It’s important to take a CCNA preparation course, like the one offered by ed2go, to ensure you understand all of the exam materials.

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