Course overview

Cisco CCNA 2: Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials City of Bristol College

Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials is the second of three Cisco Networking Academy courses that are aligned to the CCNA Certification Exam 200-301.

Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials advance your knowledge of the operation of routers and switches in small networks. You will be introduced to wireless local area networks (WLANs) and network security concepts.

Dates and applications

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Cisco CCNA 2: Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials College Green Centre
Course Code
13/01/2025 - 24/03/2025
1 years
Date/Day(s) Being Finalised
Hours per week
Start Time
College Green Centre
This course costs £350. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
FGE0715C01-2 13/01/2025 - 24/03/2025 1 years Date/Day(s) Being Finalised 3.00 18:00 College Green Centre
This course costs £350. Please contact us to discuss your payment options.

Additional information

Who is this course for?

The course is suitable for those who wish to understand the principles of switching, routing and wireless technologies, while 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 16 modules, covering switching, routing and wireless concepts and configurations. 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 configure advanced functionality in routers and switches. You will also be able to perform basic troubleshooting of these components. Using security best practices, you will troubleshoot and resolve common protocol issues in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

Course entry requirements

Candidates should have completed the first of the three Cisco Networking Academy courses, Introduction to Networks or have previously completed CCENT studies or certification, following the ICND1 exam.

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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 third, and final, of the three Cisco Networking Academy courses, CCNA: Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation.

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