Cisco ICND1 1.1: Switched LANs

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


To recognize how switched LANs operate and resolve key network issues, Cisco IOS software and CLI basic features and functionality, and perform a Catalyst switch startup and configuration for a switched LAN

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

135 min.

Course Objectives

Cisco ICND1 1.1: Switched LANs

  • recognize segment length and collision issues on an Ethernet LAN and how to resolve them.
  • recognize the main causes of network congestion and switched LAN technology solutions.
  • recognize the operation of switched LANs and host-to-host packet delivery.
  • recognize the basic characteristics of Cisco IOS software and the CLI.
  • recognize how the CLI can be used for online help functions, enhanced editing functions, and viewing device command history.
  • recognize how an access layer Catalyst switch is started and how the CLI interacts with Catalyst switch IOS Software.
  • connect to an access layer switch and complete the initial device configuration.