How long is the course?
Classroom based is 20 weeks with 2 hours per week (September to April).
Distance learning is flexible to meet the needs of the student.
How will I learn?
This course can be classroom based or delivered via distance learning.
What subjects will I study?
CCNA Routing and Switching teaches comprehensive networking concepts, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network. Students will progress from basic networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum.
Students will be given the preparation necessary to take the Cisco CCENT certification exam after completing a set of two modules and the CCNA Routing and Switching certification exam after completing a set of four modules.
The college offers training in the following four modules in the recommended sequence:
1. Introduction to Networks
2. Routing and Switching Essentials
3. Scaling Networks
4. Connecting Networks
In each module, Networking Academy™ students will learn technology concepts with the support of interactive media and apply and practice this knowledge through a series of hands-on and simulated activities that reinforce their learning.
How will I be assessed?
Candidates will undertake an online exam on completion of each module and must obtain at least 70% to pass. On completion of all the modules students will have the necessary skills and grounding to sit the Cisco CCENT and CCNA Routing & Switching exams.
Are there any additional costs?
The cost of the CCENT and CCNA Routing & Switching exams are additional.
Students would have to make their own arrangements with the exam testing centres located in the North West.
What are the entry requirements?
Whilst there are no specific entry requirements, a good understanding of how to use computers is strongly recommended. The course is aimed at anyone working in or wanting to work in computer networking.
Can I get more information?
For more information on this course and the flexible delivery options and costs, please contact:
T: 01229 825017
What opportunities will this lead to?
These modules provide a good route into a career in networking.