Course overview

Cisco 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.

Additional information

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

Enquiries can be made to Pasquale.Fasulo@cityofbristol.ac.uk or Ian.McDonald@cityofbristol.ac.uk

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.

To keep everyone safe, we’ve reduced the number of people in our buildings at one time. Most of our courses include sessions taught at the college supported by online learning. 

Fees and applications

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Cisco CCNA Module 1: Introduction to Networks Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FBE0714C01-1
Dates
28/09/2020 - 07/12/2020
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
18:00
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £350. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire Apply
Cisco CCNA Module 1: Introduction to Networks Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FBE0714C01-2
Dates
18/01/2021 - 29/03/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
18:00
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £350. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire Apply
Cisco CCNA Module 1: Introduction to Networks Ashley Down Centre
Bristol
Course Code
FBE0714C01-3
Dates
19/04/2021 - 05/07/2021
Duration
1 years
Days
Mon
Hours per week
3.00
Start Time
18:00
Location
Ashley Down Centre
Fee
This course costs £350. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Enquire Apply
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FBE0714C01-1 28/09/2020 - 07/12/2020 1 years Mon 3.00 18:00 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £350. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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FBE0714C01-3 19/04/2021 - 05/07/2021 1 years Mon 3.00 18:00 Ashley Down Centre
This course costs £350. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
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