Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Jul 2023Feb 2024
- 16 weeks per module
- Dependent on modules selected
- Hamilton City Campus
The Cisco Certified Networking Academy (CCNA) programme trains you to design, build, and maintain secure computer networks using an e-learning environment with a web-based curriculum and many practical exercises.
The CCNA programme consists of three modules. It focuses on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks, including wireless local area networks (WLAN), and security concepts.
Upon completing the programme, you will be prepared for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA v7) and the Network+ Industry Certification Examinations.
Module One: Introduction to Networks
Includes an introduction to:
- Local Area Networks (LANs)
- The OSI Model
- LAN Media
- Structured Cabling
- Basic Network Design and Documentation
- Routing and IP Addressing
- LAN Technologies
|Classes:||Wednesday's, 1pm-5pm, Room E2.04, City Campus|
Module Two: Routing and Switching Essentials
Includes the following concepts:
- Switching Concepts including VLANs and other Switching protocols
- Routing Concepts including VLAN Routing and router troubleshooting
- DHCPv4 & DHCv6
- Basics of LAN Security
- Basic Wireless LAN Concepts & Configuration
|Classes:||Monday's, 1pm-5pm, Room E2.04, City Campus|
Module Three: Scaling Networks
Covers the following concepts:
- Configure single-area OSPFv2
- Mitigation of threats using access control lists and security best practices
- Configure NAT services on the edge router to provide IPv4 address scalability
- Concepts of address scalability and secure remote access for WANs
- Learn how to optimize, monitor, and troubleshoot scalable network architectures
- Implement protocols to manage the network
- Learn about technologies such as virtualization, software-defined networking, and automation affect evolving networks
|Classes:||Tuesday's, 1pm-5pm, Room E2.04, City Campus|
Successful completion of one or more CCNA modules also provides credits towards the New Zealand Diploma in Information and Technology Technical Support (Level 5) or the Bachelor of Applied Information Technology.
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