Computing & IT

CISCO Network Academy (Semester 2) Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise - C004

12 Quays Part Time Level 3

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Through the Cisco Network Academy programme, students learn the information and develop the skills needed to prepare them for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) professional examination. This certification positions them for either immediate vacancies in the IT industry or for additional studies. The Cisco Network Academy is a complete programme, divided into four semesters, on the principles and practice of designing, building and maintaining networks capable of supporting national and global organisations. Cisco provides the coursework for a complete range of basic through advanced network concepts.

Course Details

The curriculum is provided online, and available to all students who become part of the 'student community' - a sophisticated e-learning environment; however, the course is not provided on a distance learning basis, classroom attendance is a pre-requisite.

The course is offered over two years, two semesters per year, on a part-time basis. Students who successfully complete the four Cisco semesters, will be given the option of taking the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) examination.

In the Third semester, students will learn and develop practical skills in scaling Networks.

Semester 3. Scaling Networks

  • 1. Introduction to Scaling Networks
  • 2. LAN Redundancy
  • 3. Link Aggregation
  • 4. Wireless LANs
  • 5. Adjust and Troubleshoot Single-Area OSPF
  • 6. Multiarea OSPF
  • 7. EIGRP
  • 8. EIGRP Advanced Configurations and Troubleshooting
  • 9. IOS Images and Licensing
Entry Guidelines

Students are required to have studied and passed the CISCO semester one course before they can be enrolled on the CISCO semester two course. In addition students should have good communication skills, and are expected to be able to contribute to discussions. Students need to be able to read and synthesise information and follow instructions.

Additional Information

You will receive guidance and support during the Induction Programme to help you decide on the right choice of any additional studies.

Where can I progress to?
Progression to Semester 3 of the CISCO course and eventually to the CCNA exam.

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Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Wednesday 18:00 — 20:00 12 Quays Main Building

If you are aged 19 or over:

There are no discounts available for this course

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Fee : £395.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 22/23.

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