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Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

In the CCNP Routing & Switching program you will learn the necessary information needed to become an expert in Cisco technology, most specifically Cisco routing and switching. Upon completion, you will have an expertise in IP configuration, EIGRP, VLAN’s and trunking, LAN and WAN protocols as well as many other topics. The CCNP is one of Cisco’s highest ranking certifications and commands a substantial salary in the marketplace. Once you are CCNP certified, you will be qualified for a variety of networking related positions; including but not limited to, Network Engineer, System Administrator, LAN Engineer and many others. Having the CCNP certification will provide you with a valuable advantage in the marketplace to attain high paying IT positions in the networking sector of the technology field.

You will also be able to login via virtual machines to a live infrastructure and practice on live environments. Live Labs provide a true “hands-on” experience, right from the comfort of one’s home or office. You will have full access to a variety of preconfigured virtual exercises as well as the ability to practice without restriction on the lab equipment. In today’s world of complex IT systems and technologies it is essential that IT professionals are able to demonstrate how to use and understand vendor products and software. Using Live Labs allow students to develop their practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. Upon completion of this program, you will be prepared for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching Certification Exams 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH, and 300-135 TSHOOT. The registration fee for these exams are included with the program. This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive twelve (12) months to complete this program.

12 Months / 260 Course Hrs
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Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Details + Objective

Course Code: GES347

You Will Learn
  • Learn the fundamental and advanced usage of Cisco technology
  • Understand IP configuration, EIGRP, VLANs, and trunking
  • Master LAN and WAN protocol
  • Explore vendor products and software
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 260 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Become eligible for a variety of high-paying IT positions
  • Access a variety of preconfigured virtual exercises to practice without restriction on the lab equipment
  • Develop practical IT skills in a productive working environment without needing to invest in your own hard- or software
  • Be prepared for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching Certification Exams 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH, and 300-135 TSHOOT
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Outline
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Cisco 300-101 Part I

Begin the course by learning about Cisco 300-101. This section will focus on plan and design, EIGRP enhanced interior gateway routing protocols, and IPv6.

Cisco 300-101 Part II

Learn about OSPF, border gateway protocol BGP, and complete this section with a brief course review of what’s been covered so far.

Cisco 300-115 Part I

Dive into Cisco 300-115 by learning about plan and design, switch configuration, IP configuration, STP, and RTP.

Cisco 300-115 Part II

Continue your coverage of Cisco 300-115 by learning about routing, HSRP, VRRP, GLBP, and complete this section with a course review.

Cisco 300-135 Part I

isco 300-135 Part I: Cover Cisco troubleshooting, troubleshooting switches, VLANs and trunking, spanning tree protocol, ether channels, inter-VLAN routing, switch security features, and first-hop redundancy protocols.

Cisco 300-135 Part II

Complete the course by learning about troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv4 addressing. Learn about IPv6 addressing and addressing technologies, troubleshooting GRE and basic routing tunnels, troubleshooting RIPv2 and RIPng, troubleshooting EIGRP, OSPF and OSPFv3, and more.

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Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Instructors
Rafiq Wayani

Rafiq Wayani has extensive experience including more than 20 years in IT as a Systems Architect, Software Engineer, DBA and Project Manager. He has instructed in a variety of technical areas, and has designed and implemented network and information systems. Bringing nearly 30 years of advanced IT experience to each course and adding his unique perspective and “real world” tips, Rafiq has a knack for making complex topics easy to understand. In addition to being an engaging IT and networking instructor, Rafiq has extensive experience as a Systems Architect, Software Engineer, Database Administrator, and Project Manager. Rafiq holds multiple professional IT certifications including Cisco CCNA, CCNP, CCDA, CCDP, Microsoft Solutions Developer, Systems Engineer, Application Developer, Database Administrator, Master Certified Netware Engineer, CompTIA A+, Microsoft certifications: MCP, MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD, and MCT. With his IT background and impressive list of credentials, Rafiq is proven and qualified to both teach and author courses on numerous IT topics including Microsoft, Linux, VMware, Active Directory, Oracle, SQL Server, .NET and many more.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Requirements / Prerequisites

You will need a valid Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification or any Cisco CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite to take the exams.

For CCNP certification requirements please click here.

This program can be taken from either a Mac or a PC. It is compatible with the Windows 2000 and later operating systems and any browsers.

There are no specific computer requirements other than an Internet connection and e-mail account. We recommend that you use the latest version of the browser you choose.

The materials for this program are all available online.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) 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?

All of our programs are self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start them when you want and finish them at your own pace. When you register, you’ll receive twelve (12) months to complete the 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 may be charged for an extension.

Do I have to buy additional materials?

No.

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. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements.

What happens when I complete the program?

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. In addition, you will receive exam vouchers for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching Certification Exams 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH, and 300-135 TSHOOT after successful completion of the program and financial obligation.

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 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 the best) and the latest version of Internet Explorer.

Can I use a Mac?

Yes.

How can I get more information about this program?

If you have questions that are not answered on our website, please feel free to contact us via LIVE chat (click the button above). 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 1-877-221-5151. 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.

Does this program prepare for a certification?

This program will prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) exam and you will receive an exam voucher after successful completion of the program and financial obligation. For CCNP certification requirements please click here.

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