- The CCNA course helps participants develop the skills necessary to fulfil the job responsibilities of network technicians, administrators and engineers.
- The CCNA course ‘Routing and Switching Essentials’ is the second of four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) designation.
- The course describes the architecture, components and operations of routers and switches in a small network.
- Participants learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. They will also be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPv2, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs and inter-VLAN routing in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.
- Recognise and describe basic switching concepts and the operation of Cisco switches.
- Identify and describe enhanced switching technologies such as VLANs, VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), Per VLAN Spanning Tree Protocol (PVSTP) and 802.1q.
- Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of a small switched network.
- Recognise and describe the purpose, nature and operations of a router, routing tables and the route lookup process.
- Configure and verify static routing and default routing.
- Recognise and describe how VLANs create logically separate networks and how routing occurs between them.
- Identify and describe dynamic routing protocols, distance vector routing protocols and link-state routing protocols.
- Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of routers in a small routed network.
- Routing Information Protocol (RIPv1 and RIPv2).
- Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol (single-area OSPF).
- Configure and troubleshoot VLANs and inter-VLAN routing.
- Recognise and explain the purpose and types of access control lists (ACLs).
- Configure, monitor and troubleshoot ACLs for IPv4 and IPv6.
- Recognise and describe the operations and benefits of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Domain Name System (DNS) for IPv4 and IPv6.
- Recognise and describe the operations and benefits of Network Address Translation (NAT).
- Configure and troubleshoot NAT operations.
- IT Security Officers
- Network Security Engineers
- Network Engineers
- Network Administrators
- Network Technicians
- Support Engineers
- Network Specialists
- IT Professionals
DURATION: 45 hours
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: English
Participation is subject to availability.
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