CCNA | Cisco Certified Network Associate


Learn network installation, operations and troubleshooting

The CCNA is an associate-level, network certification that is highly recognized around the world. Students can earn a CCNA in a variety of specialty tracks that include: Security, Collaboration, Data Center, Routing and Switching and more. The CCNA validates the ability to provide support on large enterprise networks.

Achieve the CCNA by successfully completing one to two additional exams beyond the Cisco Certified Entry Technician (CCENT.)

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Embarking on the CCNA provides an opportunity for students to select specialty tracks that guide their future training initiatives.



Meet the demands of the technical workforce with a networking certification that clearly separates you from the competition.



The Cisco Certified Network Associate is by far the most popular Cisco certification and remains the global standard for associate level networking.

Course guide

Qualification: CCNA

Study time: Full time – 12 to 18 days | Part time – two to three months

Vendor: Cisco

Student support: Success Advisors

Prerequisites: Basic understanding of computer systems and network technologies and CompTIA Network+ is recommended

Assessment: Exam based – ICND1 100-105, ICND2 200-105

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Network engineers, data/telecoms engineers or telecoms support engineer


ICND1 100-105

  • Network fundamentals
  • Network communications and connections
  • Switched LANS
  • Switch optimisation, security and troubleshooting
  • Wireless LANS
  • Routing and addressing in the LAN packet delivery, security and remote access on the router
  • WAN technologies and routing
  • WAN encapsulation and dynamic routing using rip network environment management
  • Fundamentals of networking
  • Network connections and communications
  • Optimising and troubleshooting switch security
  • Implementing wireless LANs
  • Routing and Cisco routers
  • The packet delivery process, router security and remote access
  • WAN technologies
  • WAN encapsulation and rip routing
  • Managing the network environment

ICND2 200-105

  • Network implementation
  • Medium sized switched network construction
  • Medium sized routed network construction
  • Single area OSPF implementation
  • EIGRP implementation
  • Access control lists
  • Address space management
  • LAN extension into a WAN

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