December 10, 2015


The CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum is a gateway to entry-level networking jobs and IT careers. The curriculum consists of 4, 70-hour courses:

  • Introduction to Networks
  • Routing and Switching Essentials
  • Scaling Networks
  • Connecting Networks

The first 2 courses prepare you for the Cisco CCENT certification exam or to study CCNA Security. All 4 courses are recommended before taking the Cisco CCNA certification exam.


Certification is awarded by Cisco and is globally recognized.

After each module (4 in total) the students will get a Certificate of Completion from Cisco.

What you’ll learn

Become certified in:

  • Describing how a network works
  • Configuring, verifying and troubleshooting a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
  • Implementing an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements
  • Configuring, verifying and troubleshooting basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices
  • Explaining and selecting the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
  • Identifying security threats to a network and describing methods to mitigate those threats

Course structure

Interconnecting Cisco networking devices part 1 (ICND1) (Module 1+2)

  • Networking, communications & LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS software
  • Switch operations
  • Ethernet operations
  • Understanding IPv4 dddresses
  • Address blocks & VLSM
  • Transport layer & router configuration
  • Packet delivery & static routing
  • Access control lists & network address translation
  • Managing network device security
  • VLANs & DHCP
  • WANs & dynamic routing protocols
  • IPv6
  • Interconnecting Cisco networking devices part 2 (ICND2) (Module 2+3)

  • VLANs & spanning-tree
  • EtherChannel & layer 3 redundancy
  • Troubleshooting basic connectivity
  • Implementing an EIGRP based solution
  • Overview of OSPF
  • Implementing a scalable, multiarea network, OSPF based solution
  • WAN technology overview & serial connections
  • Establishing a WAN connection using frame relay
  • VPN solutions & GRE tunnels
  • Network device management

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    Payment options

    There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

    1. Each module upfront

    Pay for your course over time by making monthly repayments.

    2. Upfront payment for all four modules

    You can pay for this course upfront cash or bank transfer.