The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions course provides 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 a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. The course covers configuring network components such as switches, routers, and Wireless LAN Controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. Network programmability, automation, and software-defined networking are also covered at a foundational level.
This course helps you prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam.
Please note that this course is a combination of Instructor-Led and Self-Paced Study – 5 days in the classroom and approx 3 days of self study. The self-study content will be provided as part of the digital courseware that you receive at the beginning of the course and should be part of your preparation for the exam. Lab access is provided for both the class and the self- study sections, lab access is valid for 60 hours or 90 days whichever is the shorter, so please ensure you exit the lab exercises when not in use.
This course is worth 30 CE credits towards recertification
Exploring the Functions of Networking
Introducing the Host-To-Host Communications Model
Operating Cisco IOS Software
Exploring the TCP/IP Link Layer
Starting a Switch
Introducing the TCP/IP Internet Layer, IPv4 Addressing, and Subnets
Explaining the TCP/IP Transport Layer and Application Layer
Exploring the Functions of Routing
Configuring a Cisco Router
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Troubleshooting a Simple Network
Introducing Basic IPv6
Configuring Static Routing
Implementing VLANs and Trunks
Routing Between VLANs
Building Redundant Switched Topologies (Self-Study)
Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Exploring Layer 3 Redundancy (Self-Study)
Introducing WAN Technologies (Self-Study)
Explaining Basics of ACL
Enabling Internet Connectivity
Introducing QoS (Self-Study)
Explaining Wireless Fundamentals (Self-Study)
Introducing Architectures and Virtualization (Self-Study)
Explaining the Evolution of Intelligent Networks
Introducing System Monitoring
Managing Cisco Devices
Examining the Security Threat Landscape (Self-Study)
Implementing Threat Defence Technologies (Self-Study)
Securing Administrative Access
Implementing Device Hardening
Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:
This course covers network fundamentals, network access, IP connectivity, IP Services, security fundamentals and verification of Cisco Networks and is a great starting point for those starting their Cisco career certification journey. The following courses are recommended for further study.
Alternatively should you wish to progress to the professional level then you may wish to review
Recommended as preparation for the following exams:
Anyone looking to start a career in networking or wishing to achieve the Cisco CCNA Certification.