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Wed 18 Jun, Wed 25 Jun, ... Wed 17 Sep 2014
09:00 - 13:00

Venue: University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2

Provided by: University Information Services


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Cisco CCNA for IT Supporters: Module 1 - Introduction to Networks (Series 7)
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Wed 18 Jun, Wed 25 Jun, ... Wed 17 Sep 2014

Description

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) programme is open to University IT Supporters. It covers network technology, protocols and theory at deeper levels reflective of University practices. There is a fee to attend this course and an additional fee to take the CCNA (200-120) certification exam.

CCNA Routing and Switching provides a comprehensive overview of networking concepts and skills, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network, with an emphasis on practical application, work-force readiness, and soft-skills development. You will progress from basic networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum.

There are four modules in the recommended sequence:

We offer this program as instructor led with online access to the curriculum with the support of interactive media and an online networks laboratory called NETLAB. There is a mix of lecture, demonstrations and a heavy emphasis on practical activities using live lab equipment and a simulation package.

Introduction to Networks is the first module of four modules in CCNA. Please book onto this first module to reserve your place for the whole programme.

This module introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. 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.

Target audience

University IT Supporters are the target audience but this course is open to all University and College staff and students, the course fee applies to all who enrol.

Prerequisites

You should have a keen interest in networking technology and be prepared to self study for up to 3 - 4 hours per week depending on your previous knowledge or experience. Please see Your commitments for more details. You should also have access to a computer with Internet access for study purposes as all of the course materials for CCNA are online.

Sessions

Number of sessions: 14

# Date Time Venue Trainers
1 Wed 18 Jun 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar,  Simon Flood
2 Wed 25 Jun 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
3 Wed 2 Jul 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
4 Wed 9 Jul 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
5 Wed 16 Jul 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
6 Wed 23 Jul 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
7 Wed 30 Jul 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Alan Edgar,  Simon Flood
8 Wed 6 Aug 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
9 Wed 13 Aug 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
10 Wed 20 Aug 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Simon Flood,  Alan Edgar
11 Wed 27 Aug 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
12 Wed 3 Sep 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
13 Wed 10 Sep 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
14 Wed 17 Sep 2014   09:00 - 13:00 09:00 - 13:00 University Information Services, Roger Needham Building, Ely Training Room 2 map Lynn Foot,  Alan Edgar
Topics covered
  • Describe the devices and services used to support communications in data networks and the Internet
  • Describe the role of protocol layers in data networks
  • Describe the importance of addressing and naming schemes at various layers of data networks in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
  • Design, calculate, and apply subnet masks and addresses to fulfil given requirements in IPv4 and IPv6 network
  • Build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches
  • Use Cisco command-line interface (CLI) commands to perform basic router and switch configuration
Format

Presentations, demonstrations and practicals.

Charging
  • £300 per module or £1000 for all four modules (advanced payment discount)
  • At time of booking we will assume you are booking on all four modules unless you specify otherwise in the special requirements box on the booking form
Exam Information

To take the CCNA external exam there is an additional fee (to view the current fee change the country to UK and find 200-120 Associate Level exam, the price listed is excl. VAT).

Exams are taken at our Pearson VUE exam centre in West Cambridge, please ask your course tutor for details.

Duration

One half day session per week for 14 weeks:

  • Weeks 1 to 11 Instructor led training
  • Week 12 Revision session
  • Week 13 Theory exam
  • Week 14 Practical exam
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