Course overviewCisco CCNA Module 1: Introduction to Networks City of Bristol College
Introduction to Networks is the first of three Cisco Networking Academy courses that are aligned to the CCNA Certification Exam 200-301.
In Introduction to Networks, you will gain a basic understanding of the way networks operate. You will learn about network components and their functions, as well as how a network is structured, and the architectures used to create networks, including the internet.
Dates and applications
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|Course Code||Dates||Duration||Days||Hours per week||Start Time||Location||Fee|
|FGE0714C01-2||16/01/2024 - 26/03/2024||1 years||Tues||3.00||18:00||College Green Centre||Enquire Enrol|
|FGE0714C01-3||17/04/2024 - 26/06/2024||1 years||Weds||3.00||18:00||College Green Centre||Enquire Enrol|
|FGE0714C01-1||18/09/2023 - 27/11/2023||1 years||Mon||3.00||18:00||College Green Centre||Enquire Enrol|
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for those who wish to understand the principles of networking whilst developing good practice and skills in preparing for the CCNA exam. In particular, it is designed for:
- Those looking to prepare for a career in IT
- IT Support Technicians in small and medium businesses
- Career development for IT support staff
- Candidates looking to renew their CCNA
What you'll learn
The course comprises 17 modules, covering network fundamentals, culminating in building a small network.
The material is provided in an online course through the Cisco Networking Academy and will be delivered in Instructor-led classes; teaching concepts and theory, putting this into practice using Cisco switching and routing hardware and network-simulation software.
By the end of this course, you will be able to build local area networks (LANs), configure basic settings on routers and switches, and implement internet protocol (IP).
Course entry requirements
There are no formal prerequisites for CCNA certification, however, you should have a good understanding of how to use a PC and the PC operating system.
CCNA candidates often have:
- One or more years of experience working in IT
- Knowledge of basic IP addressing
- A good understanding of network fundamentals
How is the course delivered and assessed?
Assessment takes place throughout the course, via the online Networking Academy, using quizzes and checkpoint exams. There is a formal final exam to pass the course and gain a certificate from the Cisco Networking Academy.
Future career and study opportunities
Progress to the second of the three Cisco Networking Academy courses, CCNA: Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials.
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