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CISCO CCNA Routing and Switching Year 1

Course Code: U0600
Campus: E3
Week Commencing: 11 Sep 17
18/19 Academic Year End Date:
26 Jun 18
Time: 17:00-21:00
Day of Week: Monday
Course Overview Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer's network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with 1-3 years of experience. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.
CCNA certified professionals have the knowledge and skills to make connections to remote sites via a WAN, and mitigate basic security threats. CCNA R&S training covers (but is not limited to) the use of these topics: IOS, IPv6, IPv4, OSPF, Cisco Licensing, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interfaces, Frame Relay interfaces VLANs, Ethernet, VLSM, and basic traffic filtering.

In year 1 you will study the below 2 modules:
- Introduction to Networks
- Routing & Switching Essentials

This course also includes the ICND1 Cisco CCNA Vendor certification exam

Upon completion of each module you will have an online exam and hands-on practical exam along with the ICND1 vendor exam at the end of the year.


You must complete year 1 before progressing onto year 2.

In year 2 you will study the below 2 modules:
- Scaling Networks
- Connecting Networks

This course also includes the ICND2 Cisco CCNA Vendor certification exam.


Upon completion of each module you will have an online exam and hands-on practical exam along with the ICND2 vendor exam at the end of the year.

This course session is currently closed for enrolment/applications – it may be offered at a later date – please continue to check our website for updates.

Career Opportunities / Progression

Where this course will take you

This is the first year of a 2 year programme. At the end of the first year candidates will sit the CISCO ICND1 certification exam. Successful completion of the ICND1 and ICND2 (in second year) exams will result in candidates achieving the Cisco CCNA Vendor Certification.
The Cisco CCNA qualification is a highly sought after qualification in the area of Computer Network Support.

Entry Requirements

Although there are no formal entry requirements for this course candidates should have a good previous knowledge of computer hardware and basic networking. This course is not suitable for beginners and is aimed at those currently working in the area of IT/network support wishing to gain accreditation or those able to dedicate
Upon application you will be invited to a Pre Entry Advice and Guidance session which will provide further information on the course and enrol on the course if it is suitable.
Places on the course are allocated on a first come first served basis based on application date. An early application is advised as this course is extremely popular.

You must have completed year 1 before progressing onto year 2.
Those candidates currently embarking on year 1 will be provided with further details of how to enrol in class – an application is not required. Should you have previously completed year 1 and have achieved the ICND1 certification please apply and you will be contacted.
This course is not suitable for beginners and is aimed at those currently working in the area of IT/network support wishing to gain accreditation or those able to dedicate

Cost

Tuition Fee

£430.00

Concessionary Fee

£314.00

All fees are set in accordance with DfE regulations.

Other Information

Where this course will take you

This is the first year of a 2 year programme. At the end of the first year candidates will sit the CISCO ICND1 certification exam. Successful completion of the ICND1 and ICND2 (in second year) exams will result in candidates achieving the Cisco CCNA Vendor Certification.
The Cisco CCNA qualification is a highly sought after qualification in the area of Computer Network Support.

At the end of the second year candidates will sit the CISCO ICND2 certification exam.

Contact Information


Contact details

Peter Doherty
Senior IT/Digital Media Technician // MCP Coordinator
Belfast Metropolitan College
email: [email protected]