CCNA Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions

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Duration: 5 Days
Accredited: Yes
Exams: Not included
Funding: Accepted
Type: Classroom, Online, Onsite, Virtual
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Course Information

Course Overview

The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions course provides a broad range of fundamental knowledge for all IT careers. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. The course covers configuring network components such as switches, routers, and Wireless LAN Controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. Network programmability, automation, and software-defined networking are also covered at a foundational level.

This course helps you prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam.

Please note that this course is a combination of Instructor-Led and Self-Paced Study – 5 days in the classroom and approx 3 days of self study. The self-study content will be provided as part of the digital courseware that you recieve at the beginning of the course and should be part of your preparation for the exam. Lab access is provided for both the class and the self- study sections, lab access is valid for 60 hours or 90 days whichever is the shorter, so please ensure you exit the lab exercises when not in use.

Outline

CCNA Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions

  • Exploring the Functions of Networking
  • Introducing the Host-To-Host Communications Model
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Introducing LANs
  • Exploring the TCP/IP Link Layer
  • Starting a Switch
  • Introducing the TCP/IP Internet Layer, IPv4 Addressing, and Subnets
  • Explaining the TCP/IP Transport Layer and Application Layer
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Troubleshooting a Simple Network
  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Configuring Static Routing
  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Introducing OSPF
  • Building Redundant Switched Topologies (Self-Study)
  • Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
  • Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy (Self-Study)
  • Introducing WAN Technologies (Self-Study)
  • Explaining Basics of ACL
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity
  • Introducing QoS (Self-Study)
  • Explaining Wireless Fundamentals (Self-Study)
  • Introducing Architectures and Virtualization (Self-Study)
  • Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks
  • Introducing System Monitoring
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Examining the Security Threat Landscape (Self-Study)
  • Implementing Threat Defense Technologies (Self-Study)
  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening

Labs:

  • Get Started with Cisco CLI
  • Observe How a Switch Operates
  • Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • Inspect TCP/IP Applications
  • Configure an Interface on a Cisco Router
  • Configure and Verify Layer 2 Discovery Protocols
  • Configure Default Gateway
  • Explore Packet Forwarding
  • Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Troubleshoot Port Duplex Issues
  • Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Configure and Verify IPv4 Static Routes
  • Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • Configure VLAN and Trunk
  • Configure a Router on a Stick
  • Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
  • Configure and Verify EtherChannel
  • Configure and Verify IPv4 ACLs
  • Configure a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address
  • Configure Static NAT
  • Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • Log into the WLC
  • Monitor the WLC
  • Configure a Dynamic (VLAN) Interface
  • Configure a DHCP Scope
  • Configure a WLAN
  • Define a RADIUS Server
  • Explore Management Options
  • Explore the Cisco DNA Center
  • Configure and Verify NTP
  • Create the Cisco IOS Image Backup
  • Upgrade Cisco IOS Image
  • Configure WLAN Using WPA2 PSK Using the GUI
  • Secure Console and Remote Access
  • Enable and Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • Secure Device Administrative Access
  • Configure and Verify Port Security
  • Implement Device Hardening

Assessment

CCNA Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions

  • Exam time: 120 minutes
  • Multiple-choice style, drag and drop, simulations
  • Questions: 100-120 questions
  • Pass mark: 825 (on a scale of 1000)
  • Closed-book exam (i.e. no reference materials are allowed during the exam)

What's Included

  • 5-days training and exam preparation from NILC’s accredited Cisco trainer
  • Cisco course notes and materials

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Our virtual courses allow you to access live instructor-led training from the same expert instructors that deliver our classroom courses, without leaving the comfort of your home or office. All virtual courses are fully interactive, and learners can communicate with their trainer and peers at any time.

Many of our virtual courses are also recorded, so you can recap over the content you learnt as many time as you wish.

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Our classroom courses allow you to learn and interact face-to-face with our expert instructors in a comfortable and modern training environment. All of our classroom based courses take place at NILC centers, or high quality training facilities, and include all required IT and physical equipment.

We also limit our class sizes to help promote better discussions and to ensure your learning experience is comfortable as possible.

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Save time and hassle by arranging for one of our expert instructors to come to you. Our onsite courses allow you to learn in a location of your choosing, and you can train as many or as few people as you want – from a single person or team to whole departments. We can also fully customize the course content to the specific requirements of your business or project.

We offer onsite courses throughout the UK and it can be a great team building opportunity for colleagues to come together, bond and discuss.

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Our Online Self Paced courses allow you to learn new skills from our expert instructors, in your own time and at your own pace. Our flexible online learning platform allows you to access content on your computer, tablet or mobile device, whether you’re on the move or at home. All our online courses come with immediate access and you can start learning straight away, from any internet enabled compatible device.

We also offer online email support from our expert instructors, so they’re always on hand and happy to help you with any questions which may arise.

Why choose NILC for your training?

Learn why we should be your training provider of choice.

Awarding Winning Training Courses with industry leading customer satisfaction rates

A family business with customer service at the heart of everything we do

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UK based Trainers that are industry experts and fully qualified

Rated "Excellent" with over 500+ Trustpilot Reviews

Testimonials

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A complex course subject was delivered clearly and with great passion and enthusiasm by our tutor. Subjects were explained in clear, real-life examples. Without doubt, I'm sure my successful result is in large part due to his experience and skill in this area.

- Neil Wilson

“Fantastic Course Thank You”

Fantastic course. Amazing from start to finish. Julie was absolutely outstanding. She was professional and has given me the knowledge and confidence to continue my studies. I cant thank Karim and team enough.

- Jodie Gee

“Great Tuition"

Great tuition. Felt really comfortable to ask questions and the course was engaging. Tony and Karim were brilliant.

- Amy Jones

“Great Instructor”

Great instructor. Well delivered and knows the subject inside and out. Friendly and provides a warm atmosphere conducive for feeling relaxed. A lot of context to cover in a short time.

- David Schofield

“Five Star Quality Course”

I received all the resources in advance which helped me prep for the course. The tutor was engaging and explained complex topics really well. The exam coaching was a unique selling point for me as it got me prepared for the exams so that nerves were less of a factor. Great communication throughout, thank you Tony and the whole team.

- Kim Darkin

Cisco FAQ's

How do I take my Cisco exam?

You can take a Cisco certification exam either online or in-person at a Person VUE test center.

What is Cisco CCNA?

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is an entry-level IT certification issued by Cisco Systems. It is a vendor-specific certification, meaning that it is only valid for Cisco products. The CCNA certification is designed to validate that a candidate has the skills and knowledge necessary to install, configure, and troubleshoot small to medium-sized enterprise networks. The CCNA certification is a valuable credential for anyone looking to pursue a career in networking. It is also a good starting point for those who want to move into more advanced networking roles, such as Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) or Cisco Certified Enterprise Architect (CCEA).

What are the different levels of Cisco qualifications?

Cisco offers a variety of certifications at different levels, from entry-level to expert. The most common levels are: CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate is an entry-level certification that covers the basics of networking. CCNP: Cisco Certified Network Professional is a mid-level certification that covers more advanced networking topics. CCIE: Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert is the highest level of Cisco certification. It is a very challenging certification that covers the most advanced networking topics.

What skills do I need to be successful in IT?

IT pros must actively acquire new skills to keep up with evolving technology. These in-demand skills will keep you competitive and functioning well in your IT career, regardless of what the future holds. The most sought out IT skills include not only technical skills – such as cloud computing, programming and tech support – but also professional skills like project management, communication and problem solving.

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