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Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

In the CCNP Routing & Switching course 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, VLANs 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 you to develop your practical IT skills in a safe working environment without the need to invest in your own hardware and software. Upon completion of this course, 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.

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Course Code: GES347

What 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


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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.

  1. Cisco 300-101
    1. I. Module 1: Plan and Design
      1. A. Introduction
      2. B. Review Routing Fundamentals
      3. C. Review Route Selection
      4. D. Review Switching Versus Routing
      5. E. Review IP Subnetting
      6. F. Review How to Subnet
      7. G. Review IP Address Classes
    2. II. Module 2: EIGRP Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol
      1. A. Plan and Design ¬Part 1
      2. B. Plan And Design¬ Part 2
      3. C. EIGRP Config
      4. D. Configuring RIPng
      5. E. Building EIGRP Topology Table
      6. F. EIGRP Stub Routing
      7. G. EIGRP Summarization
      8. H. EIGRP Load Balancing
      9. I. Discovering Main EIGRP Configuration
      10. J. Implementing EIGRP Through Name Config
      11. K. Configure EIGRP Authentication
      12. L. Configure Authentication for EIGRP Routes
    3. III. Module 3: IPv6
      1. A. Introduction to IPv6¬ Part 1
      2. B. Introduction to IPv6 ¬Part 2
      3. C. IPv6 Addressing
      4. D. Basic IPv6 Configuration
      5. E. EIGRPF or IPv6
      6. F. BGPF or IPv6
      7. G. Configure and Optimize EIRGP For IPv6
    4. IV. Module 4: OSPF
      1. A. Introduction to OSPF¬ Part 1
      2. B. Introduction to OSPF ¬Part 2
      3. C. Introduction to OSPF¬ Part 3
      4. D. Basic OSPF Configuration Introduction
      5. E. Configure OSPF
      6. F. Building The Link State Database
      7. G. OSPF Path Selection
      8. H. OSPF Route Summarization
      9. I. OSPF Stub Areas
      10. J. Implement OSPF
      11. K. Optimize OSPF
      12. L. OSPF Authentication Configuration
      13. M. Configure OSPFV3
      14. N. Basic Redistribution
    5. V. Module 5: Border Gateway Protocol BGP
      1. A. Introduction to BGP
      2. B. BGP Specifics
      3. C. Basic BGP
      4. D. BGP Path Selection
      5. E. Configure BGP Authentication
      6. F. Configure BGP
    6. VI. Module 6: Course Review
      1. A. Configure Basic EIGRP
      2. B. Basic OSPF Configuration
      3. C. Summary of ¬EIGRP¬ OSPF ¬IPv6¬BGP
      4. D. Conclusion
    7. VII. Live Labs
  2. Cisco 300-115
    1. I. Module 1: Plan and Design
      1. A. Course and Instructor Introduction
      2. B. Planning for Complex Network ¬Part 1
      3. C. Planning for Complex Network¬ Part 2
      4. D. Intro to Cisco Enterprise Architecture and CAM - Part 1
      5. E. Intro to Cisco Enterprise Architecture and CAM - Part 2
      6. F. Review Networking Topology
      7. G. Review OSI Model
      8. H. Review SLA
      9. I. Network Discovery
      10. J. NTP Explained
      11. K. Network Security ¬Part 1
      12. L. Network Security¬ Part 2
    2. II. Module 2: Switch Configuration
      1. A. VLAN and Trunking ¬Part 1
      2. B. VLAN and Trunking¬ Part 2
      3. C. VTP Intro and Config
      4. D. Ether Channel Configuration and Load Balancing
      5. E. More Ether Channel Configuration
      6. F. Port Security
      7. G. Root Guard
      8. H. Configuring MST
    3. III. Module 3: IP Configuration
      1. A. DHCP Intro and Config ¬Part 1
      2. B. DHCP Intro and Config¬ Part 2
      3. C. IPV6 Intro and Config ¬Part 1
      4. D. IPV6 Intro and Config¬ Part 2
      5. E. Configure DHCP
      6. F. Configure DHCPV6
      7. G. Configure IPSLA
      8. H. NTP Configuration
      9. I. Network Monitoring Using IPSLA
    4. IV. Module 4: STP and RTP
      1. A. STP Intro and Config
      2. B. Improve STP Config ¬Part 1
      3. C. Improve STP Config¬ Part 2
      4. D. Implement RSTP
      5. E. Intro And Config MST
    5. V. Module 5: Routing
      1. A. Config Routing Between VLANs with A Router
      2. B. Routing On a Multi-Layer Switch
      3. C. Routing with an External Router
      4. D. Further Routing On Multilayer Switch
    6. VI. Module 6: HSRP, VRRP, GLBP
      1. A. Configure and Tune HSRP
      2. B. Configure HSRP with Load Balancing
      3. C. HSRP for IPv6
      4. D. Configure VRRP
      5. E. Configure VRRP with Load Balancing
      6. F. Implement GLBP
      7. G. Configure GLBP
    7. VII. Module 07: Course Review
      1. A. Designing Complex Networks
      2. B. Review Demo CAM
      3. C. Review Demo VLAN's and Trunking
      4. D. Review Demo VTP Configure
      5. E. Review Demo Ether Channel and Load Balancing
      6. F. Review Demo RSTP
      7. G. Review Demo Routing Between VLAN's with A Router
      8. H. Review Demo
    8. VIII. Live Labs
  3. Cisco 300-135
    1. I. Module 1: Introduction to Cisco Troubleshooting
      1. A. Troubleshooting and Maintenance
      2. B. IOS Troubleshooting Commands
      3. C. Remote Data Gathering
      4. D. Introduction to Graphical Troubleshooting Tools and Review
    2. II. Module 2: Troubleshooting Switches
      1. A. Troubleshoot Catalyst Switches
      2. B. Troubleshoot TCAM and Troubleshoot Error Disable
    3. III. Module 3: Troubleshooting VLANS and Trunking
      1. A. ARP VLANS Trunking Troubleshooting VLANS and Trunks And Review
      2. B. Trouble Ticket #1 VLANS
    4. IV. Module 4: Troubleshooting Spanning Tree Protocol, Ether Channel
      1. A. Spanning Tree Protocol
      2. B. STP Port Configuration
      3. C. Ether Channel
      4. D. Trouble Ticket #2 Trunking
    5. V. Module 5: Troubleshooting Inter¬VLAN Routing and Layer 3
      1. A. Troubleshooting Inter¬VLAN Routing
      2. B. Troubleshooting Layer 3 EtherChannel
    6. VI. Module 6: Troubleshooting Switch Security Features
      1. A. Troubleshoot Switch Security - Part 1
      2. B. Troubleshoot Switch Security - Part 2
      3. C. Trouble Ticket 3 - Switch Security - Part 1
      4. D. Trouble Ticket 3 - Switch Security - Part 2
    7. VII. Module 7: Troubleshooting First¬Hop Redundancy Protocols
      1. A. HSRP
      2. B. VRRP
      3. C. Questions
      4. D. Trouble Ticket
    8. VIII. Module 8: Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv4 Addressing
      1. A. IPv4 Addressing DHCPNAT - Part 1
      2. B. IPv4 Addressing DHCPNAT - Part 2
      3. C. Trouble Ticket 5
      4. D. Trouble Ticket 6
    9. IX. Module 9: IPv6 Addressing and Addressing Technologies
      1. A. IPv6 Addressing Options
    10. X. Module 10: Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv6 ACLs and Prefix Lists
      1. A. IPv4 ACLs
      2. B. Prefixlists IPv6 ACLs
      3. C. Trouble Ticket Access Control List 1
      4. D. Trouble Ticket Access Control List 2
    11. XI. Module 11: Troubleshooting GRE and Basic Routing Tunnels
      1. A. IPv4 Routing - Part 1
      2. B. IPv4 Routing - Part 2
      3. C. IPv6 Routing
      4. D. GRE Tunnels
    12. XII. Module 12: Troubleshooting RIPv2 and RIPng
      1. A. RIPv2
      2. B. RIPng
    13. XIII. Module 13: Troubleshooting EIGRP
      1. A. EIGRP
      2. B. EIGRP for IPv6
      3. C. Trouble Ticket 1
      4. D. Trouble Ticket 2
    14. XIV. Module 14: OSPF and OSPFv3
      1. A. OSPF Part 1
      2. B. OSPF Part 2
      3. C. OSPFv3
      4. D. Trouble Ticket 1
      5. E. Trouble Ticket 2
      6. F. Trouble Ticket 3
    15. XV. Module 15: Troubleshooting Route Maps and Policy Based Routing
      1. A. Route Maps and Policy Based Routing
    16. XVI. Module 16: Troubleshooting Redistribution
      1. A. Verifying Redistribution Configuration
      2. B. Troubleshooting Redistribution with Route Maps
    17. XVII. Module 17: Troubleshooting BGP
      1. A. BGP Overview
      2. B. BGP Configuration - Part 1
      3. C. BGP Configuration - Part 2
      4. D. Trouble Ticket 1
      5. E. Trouble Ticket 2
    18. XVIII. Module 18: Troubleshooting Management Protocols and Tools
      1. A. Troubleshooting Management Protocols and Tools
      2. B. SPAN and RSPAN
    19. XIX. Module 19: Troubleshooting Management Access
      1. A. Management Access Troubleshooting
      2. B. Conclusion
    20. XX. Live Labs
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Instructors & Support

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.




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.


Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.


  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


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Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

This course will prepare you for the Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) exam. Students enrolled in the "voucher included" option will also receive a pre-paid voucher for the exam after successful completion of the course and financial obligation. For CCNP certification requirements please click here.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.

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

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

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

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. 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. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more:

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If you’re an information technology professional, you’ve probably heard of Cisco. They’re one of the top companies in the industry, helping people to connect and communicate through network systems and more. They are a major provider of voiceover IP products, networking hardware, and cloud-based services, as well as many certification opportunities. These include five levels of expertise and nine different topics, such as Routing & Switching and Network Security. Cisco is the largest networking company in the world, and its prestigious status lends its certifications special credibility. When you enroll in a course certified by Cisco, you’ll know you’re getting the best—and so will your employers.