When does class start/end?
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
After taking this course, you should be able to: Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics Understand the model of host-to-host communication Describe the features and functions of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS) software Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches Install a switch and perform the initial configuration Describe the TCP/IP Internet layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer Explore functions of routing Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4 addressing Describe IPv6 main features and addresses, and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing Describe, implement, and verify virtual local area networks (VLANs) and trunks Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Explain how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) work Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts Describe the operation of access control lists (ACLs) and their applications in the network Configure Internet access using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients and explain and configure network address translation (NAT) on Cisco routers Describe basic quality of service (QoS) concepts Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to use Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs) Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization Introduce the concept of network programmability and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and describe smart network management solutions such as Cisco DNA Center?, Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), and Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN) Configure basic IOS system monitoring tools Describe the management of Cisco devices Describe the current security threat landscape Describe threat defense technologies Implement a basic security configuration of the device management plane Implement basic steps to harden network devices
This course is designed for anyone seeking CCNA certification. The course also provides foundational knowledge for all support technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of Cisco networks. The job roles best suited to the material in this course are: Entry-level network engineer Network administrator Network support technician Help desk technician
Before taking this course, you should have: Basic computer literacy Basic PC operating system navigation skills Basic Internet usage skills Basic IP address knowledge There are no formal prerequisites for CCNA certification, but you should make sure to have a good understanding of the exam topics.
The CCNA Guided Program allows you to spread out your CCNA training out over 5 weeks instead of the standard week-long class. This program gives you a mix of live and self-paced training - you will attend the course digitally, and have the option to jump into live review sessions weekly to ensure you feel comfortable with the material and ask any questions before moving on to the next lesson. The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0 course gives you a broad range of fundamental knowledge for all IT careers. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify basic IPv4 and IPv6 networks. The course covers configuring network components such as switches, routers, and wireless LAN controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. The course also gives you a foundation in network programmability, automation, and software-defined networking. This course helps you prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. By passing this one exam, you earn CCNA certification.
Classes begin promptly at 9:00 am, and typically end at 5:00 pm.
Lunch is normally an hour long and begins at noon. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and juice are available all day in the kitchen. Fruit, muffins and bagels are served each morning. There are numerous restaurants near each of our centers, and some popular ones are indicated on the Area Map in the Student Welcome Handbooks - these can be picked up in the lobby or requested from one of our ExitCertified staff.
If someone should need to contact you while you are in class, please have them call the center telephone number and leave a message with the receptionist.
Most courses are conducted in English, unless otherwise specified. Some courses will have the word "FRENCH" marked in red beside the scheduled date(s) indicating the language of instruction.
GTR stands for Guaranteed to Run; if you see a course with this status, it means this event is confirmed to run. View our GTR page to see our full list of Guaranteed to Run courses.
We have training locations across the United States and Canada. View a full list of classroom training locations.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
Yes, we provide training for groups, individuals, and private on sites. View our group training page for more information.
As a vendor-authorized training partner, we offer a curriculum that our partners have vetted. We use the same course materials and facilitate the same labs as our vendor-delivered training. These courses are considered the gold standard and, as such, are priced accordingly.
It depends on your requirements, your role in your company, and your depth of knowledge. The good news about many of our learning paths, you can start from the fundamentals to highly specialized training.
We continuously work with our vendors to evaluate and refresh course material to reflect the latest training courses and best practices.
ExitCertified instructors have an average of 27 years of practical IT experience. They have also served as consultants for an average of 15 years. To stay up to date, instructors will at least spend 25 percent of their time learning new emerging technologies and courses.
Lab access is dependent on the vendor and the type of training you sign up for. However, many of our top vendors will provide lab access to students to test and practice. The course description will specify lab access.
We will work with you to identify training needs and areas of growth. We offer a variety of training methods, such as private group training, on-site of your choice, and virtually. We provide courses and certifications that are aligned with your business goals.
Getting started on a certification pathway depends on your goals and the vendor you choose to get certified in. Many vendors offer entry-level IT certification to advanced IT certification that can boost your career. To get access to certification vouchers and discounts, please contact Edu_customerexperience@techdata.com
You will get access to the PDF of course books and guides, but access to the recording and slides will depend on the vendor and type of training you receive.
The class was very vast paced however the teacher was very good at checking in on us while giving us time to complete the labs.
Excellent facilities, excellent staff.. and the coffee is good too! Thanks for helping to advance my career and the career of my colleagues!
Brandon was a great instructor. The virtual course materials and labs provided were very informative.
The class was good, but at times the pace did seem a bit fast to actually try to remember some of the information.
The technical data in the AWS Solutions Architect course was very thorough.
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