Cisco ICND1 1.1: Network Fundamentals

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


To recognize the basic components, topologies, and functionality of computer networks and how to secure them, and to determine the IP configuration of a PC and local network

Target Audience

Network administrators, network engineers, network managers, network designers, and project managers; individuals seeking the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCNET) certification and those individuals targeting the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification


Basic computer literacy, basic Windows navigation skills, basic Internet usage skills, and basic e-mail usage skills

Expected Duration

130 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco ICND1 1.1: Network Fundamentals

  • recognize the Cisco Lifecycle Services approach to networking and the basic components and benefits of computer networks.
  • recognize the impact of common user applications on the network and the characteristics of various network topologies.
  • recognize the need for a comprehensive network security policy, common threats to network security, and how to mitigate against them.
  • recognize the layers and operation of the OSI model in host-to-host network communications.
  • recognize the classes and types of IP addresses, and how IP addressing functions.
  • recognize the function of DHCP and DNS in IP addressing.
  • use Windows applications and commands to investigate the IP configuration of your PC and your local network.