Cisco CCNA Network Associate


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This CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) course is designed to teach and assess the skills required to start a career working as a network associate or technician within the IT industry. With many different topics the qualification builds knowledge of an array of different networks.

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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximise foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of an employer’s network. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.

Study Time:120 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Online

Upon completion of this qualification students earn an OLC Diploma and can enter themselves for the Cisco examination which will result in full certification when the necessary third party exams are passed.


This qualification is designed to teach students essential skills when working with networks and seeking formal certification. It covers all of the functionality that is needed to be a network technician so that learners can achieve a formal qualification in the IT industry. The examination for this course contains 50-60 questions and you have 90 minutes to complete the test.

Qualification code: 200-301 CCNA

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Career Prospects

A CCNA Routing and Switching Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Network Specialists
  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Engineers
  • Network Technician


Students are able to access their course materials at any time and the qualification includes the following:

Expert Instructor-Led Training

Uses the content from the finest publishers and only the IT industry’s finest instructors. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can study at your own pace. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.

Interactive Exercises

Our courseware includes include real world, interactive exercises. Focusing on real world scenarios and skill-set development.

Exercises, Quizzes & Flashcards

This course houses exercises, quizzes and flashcards that prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes, flashcards and exercises after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course.

Practice Test Sets

This course also include full length practice test sets designed to test your knowledge under real exam conditions. Each course has a number of test sets consisting of hundreds of items to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.

Exam Simulators

Online labs to supplement your training. Labs are inexpensive and a safe way to explore and learn. The labs on this course are versatile – labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments and can be mapped to any text-book, course & training.


This qualification includes all of the lessons and materials you will need to learn the syllabus and then enter for your examination. Exams are taken at a specific testing centre and are subject to additional charges when you are sitting the test.

For more information on taking the examination please click here and search for a test centre near you. Exam centres do charge an additional fee for sitting the test and students are required to organise their own examinations should they wish to opt for formal certification as well as the OLC Diploma which is included in the course fees.


On this qualification you will receive full tutor support throughout the 12 month course duration. This course is taught on the Online Learning College area of the uCertify platform which has been created by IT professionals and caters for students throughout the world. Students are not automatically enrolled on this qualification but after purchasing the course you will receive login details for you to access the course within 2 working days.


On this course our usual 14 day refund policy applies if you do not access the course. As soon as the course has been accessed (the student has logged in) no refund can be offered to the student even if they are within the 14 day period.

Course Content

This course assesses the following topics:

Lesson 1: Introduction

Lesson 2: The TCP/IP and OSI Networking Models

Lesson 3: Fundamentals of Ethernet LANs

Lesson 4: Fundamentals of WANs

Lesson 5: Fundamentals of IPv4 Addressing and Routing

Lesson 6: Fundamentals of TCP/IP Transport and Applications

Lesson 7: Part I Review

Lesson 8: Building Ethernet LANs with Switches

Lesson 9: Installing and Operating Cisco LAN Switches

Lesson 10: Configuring Ethernet Switching

Lesson 11: Implementing Ethernet Virtual LANs

Lesson 12: Troubleshooting Ethernet LANs

Lesson 13: Part II Review

Lesson 14: Perspectives on IPv4 Subnetting

Lesson 15: Analyzing Classful IPv4 Networks

Lesson 16: Analyzing Subnet Masks

Lesson 17: Analyzing Existing Subnets

Lesson 18: Part III Review

Lesson 19: Operating Cisco Routers

Lesson 20: Configuring IPv4 Addresses and Routes

Lesson 21: Learning IPv4 Routes with OSPFv2

Lesson 22: Configuring and Verifying Host Connectivity

Lesson 23: Part IV Review

Lesson 24: Subnet Design

Lesson 25: Variable-Length Subnet Masks

Lesson 26: Route Summarisation

Lesson 27: Part V Review

Lesson 28: Basic IPv4 Access Control Lists

Lesson 29: Advanced IPv4 ACLs and Device Security

Lesson 30: Network Address Translation

Lesson 31: Part VI Review

Lesson 32: Fundamentals of IP Version 6

Lesson 33: IPv6 Addressing and Subnetting

Lesson 34: Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Routers

Lesson 35: Implementing IPv6 Addressing on Hosts

Lesson 36: Implementing IPv6 Routing

Lesson 37: Part VII Review

Lesson 38: Final Review

Lesson 39: Appendix A: Numeric Reference Tables

Lesson 40: Introduction

Lesson 41: Spanning Tree Protocol Concepts

Lesson 42: Spanning Tree Protocol Implementation

Lesson 43: Troubleshooting LAN Switching

Lesson 44: Part I Review

Lesson 45: Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing Part I

Lesson 46: Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing Part II

Lesson 47: Creating Redundant First-Hop Routers

Lesson 48: Virtual Private Networks

Lesson 49: Part II Review

Lesson 50: Implementing OSPF for IPv4

Lesson 51: Understanding EIGRP Concepts

Lesson 52: Implementing EIGRP for IPv4

Lesson 53: Troubleshooting IPv4 Routing Protocols

Lesson 54: Part III Review

Lesson 55: Implementing Point-to-Point WANs

Lesson 56: Understanding Frame Relay Concepts

Lesson 57: Implementing Frame Relay

Lesson 58: Identifying Other Types of WANs

Lesson 59: Part IV Review

Lesson 60: Troubleshooting IPv6 Routing

Lesson 61: Implementing OSPF for IPv6

Lesson 62: Implementing EIGRP for IPv6

Lesson 63: Part V Review

Lesson 64: Managing Network Devices

Lesson 65: Managing IOS Files

Lesson 66: Managing IOS Licensing

Lesson 67: Part VI Review

Lesson 68: Final Review


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