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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Blended delivery - 2017/18

Course Overview

The essential course information

Course Code:
N/A
Duration:
1 year
Fees:
£1,200 per year
Course fee includes the certification exam.
School:
School of Computing and Digital Technology
Campus:
City Centre

This course runs on the following dates:

  • 14 Oct 2017 - 28 Jul 2018
Student using CICSO equipment

Cisco logoThis course provides self-paced blended learning with a requirement to attend  in-person classes for sixteen days in total over the duration of the course.

The course follows the Cisco Networking Academy Curricula for CCNA Routing and Switching (CCNA R&S), in preparation for taking the current CCNA R and S certification exam, the cost of which is included within the course fee.

Students are given access to the official Cisco Networking Academy online curricula and Packet Tracer network simulation software, and are required to work through the e-learning material, completing the relevant practical and theoretical exercises provided. The course provides 24/7 access to the online material, which includes prerecorded video tutorials and remote access to real networking equipment.

The course consists of four modules, each of which culminates in an online exam and practical test held at the university,  for which the student will receive a course completion certificate.

We now offer a Cisco Networking Essentials course for candidates seeking an introduction to networking either as a standalone course or in preparation for CCNA.

Course Details

The course covers the CCNA exam objectives using the Cisco Networking Academy Online curricula. The course is split into four modules which include theory and practical tests after each stage.

The CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum consists of four modules:

1) Introduction to Networks (ITN) is the first course in the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum, teaching you the architecture, structure, functions and components of the Internet and other computer networks. By the end of the course, you will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

2) Routing and Switching Essentials is the second course in the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum, teaching you how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with RIPv1, RIPng, single-area and multi-area OSPF, virtual LANs, and inter-VLAN routing.

3) Scaling Networks is the third course in the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum, teaching you how to configure routers and switches for advanced functionality. By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches and resolve common issues with OSPF, EIGRP, and STP.

4) Connecting Networks is the fourth and final course in the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum. covering the WAN technologies and network services employed by converged applications in a complex network.  By the end of this course, you will be able to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols.

The course prepares you to sit the CCNA certification exam. This exam tests your knowledge and skill in installing, operating, and troubleshooting a small to medium size enterprise branch network.

Entry Requirements

Basic PC proficiency and basic maths skills.

Application Details

For more information on this course, and to apply, contact Linda Maxwell on:

Email: linda.maxwell@bcu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 7531

Enquiries

Prospective students from the UK
  • Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions for answers to a range of questions about our courses and studying here.
  • If you need further help, you can contact the Course Enquiries Team online by using the Course Enquiry Form.
  • Alternatively, call us on +44 (0)121 331 5595.

Further Information

For more information on this course, and to apply, contact Linda Maxwell on:

Email: linda.maxwell@bcu.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)121 331 7531