CCENT | Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician


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Begin your journey into networking with the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician. The CCENT certification equips practitioners with entry-level skills to install, operate, troubleshoot, and secure basic Cisco networks. Most importantly, it prepares aspiring network practitioners with the fundamentals required to achieve additional Cisco certifications.

Those who achieve the CCENT can expand to the associate level with just one additional course. The ability to certify expertise after completing one course makes the CCENT an ideal certification to put on any IT resume. If you’re looking to break into Cisco networking, start with the CCENT.

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The CCENT will help you develop basic Cisco skills that provide the required groundwork for all future training. All students successfully complete this course before starting down a specific path.



Cisco certified technicians have opportunities to work in many different settings. The CCENT demonstrates to employers that you’re ready to take on basic Cisco operations and willing to learn.



The Cisco Entry Network Technician certification is the most common Cisco certification and is recognized in countries all over the world.

Course guide

Qualification: CCENT

Study time: Full time – nine to 12 days | Part time – one to two months

Vendor: Cisco

Student support: Success Advisors

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of computer systems and network technologies

Assessment: Exam based – CCENT 100-101

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Junior network engineer, entry level support technician or telecoms support engineer


100-101: ICND1 1.1

  • Building a simple network establishing Internet connectivity
  • Managing network device security
  • Building a medium sized network
  • Introducing IPv6 ICND1
  • Operation of IP data networks
  • LAN switching technologies
  • IP addressing – IPv4/IPv6 IP routing technologies
  • IP services
  • Network device security
  • Troubleshooting

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