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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing & Switching
The new frontier of the digital world is the network. Cisco networking courses place you at the forefront of new opportunities. Learn Cisco networking courses from Aptech Bahrain a proven leader in networking education and innovation.
Cisco networking courses prepare you for digital career opportunities today. Cisco has been in the forefront of networking for over 20 years.
Prepare yourself for digital career opportunities with Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) – Routing & Switching program.
In this course, content of Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) and Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) has been merged into a single course.
You will learn
- how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, connecting to a WAN, and identifying basic security threats.
- It also includes more in-depth topics that teach learners how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks, preparing students for the Cisco CCNA certification.
Skills acquired on course completion:
Upon completing this course, you will have the skills and knowledge to:
- Install, operate, and troubleshoot a medium-sized network, including connecting to a WAN and implementing network security
- Describe the effects of new technologies such as IoE, IoT, IWAN, and SDN on network evolution
Duration: 120 Hours – 3 classes a week
- Network Fundamentals
- Compare and contrast OSI and TCP/IP models
- Compare and contrast TCP and UDP protocols
- Describe the impact of infrastructure components in an enterprise network
- Describe the effects of cloud resources on enterprise network architecture
- Compare and contrast collapsed core and three-tier architectures
- Compare and contrast network topologies
- Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements
- Apply troubleshooting methodologies to resolve problems
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and subnetting
- Compare and contrast IPv4 address types
- Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing
- Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing
- Configure and verify IPv6 Stateless Address Auto Configuration
- Compare and contrast IPv6 address types
- Routing Technologies
- Describe the routing concepts
- Interpret the components of a routing table
- Describe how a routing table is populated by different routing information sources
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing
- Compare and contrast static routing and dynamic routing
- Compare and contrast distance vector and link state routing protocols
- Compare and contrast interior and exterior routing protocols
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multi-area OSPFv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub, virtual link, and LSAs)
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multi-area OSPFv3 for IPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub, virtual link, and LSAs)
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub)
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub)
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RIPv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution)
- Troubleshoot basic Layer 3 end-to-end connectivity issues
- WAN Technologies
- Configure and verify PPP and MLPPP on WAN interfaces using local authentication
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot PPPoE client-side interfaces using local authentication
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot GRE tunnel connectivity
- Describe WAN topology options
- Describe WAN access connectivity options
- Configure and verify single-homed branch connectivity using eBGP IPv4 (limited to peering and route advertisement using Network command only)
- Describe basic QoS concepts
- LAN Switching Technologies
- Describe and verify switching concepts
- Interpret Ethernet frame format
- Troubleshoot interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, duplex, speed)
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs (normal/extended range) spanning multiple switches
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot Interswitch connectivity
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot STP protocols
- Configure, verify and troubleshoot STP related optional features
- Configure and verify Layer 2 protocols
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel
- Describe the benefits of switch stacking and chassis aggregation
- Infrastructure Services
- Describe DNS lookup operation
- Troubleshoot client connectivity issues involving DNS
- Configure and verify DHCP on a router (excluding static reservations)
- Troubleshoot client- and router-based DHCP connectivity issues
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inside source NAT
- Configure and verify NTP operating in a client/server mode
- Infrastructure Security
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot port security
- Describe common access layer threat mitigation techniques
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 access list for traffic filtering
- Verify ACLs using the APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis tool
- Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic device hardening
- Describe device security using AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS
- Infrastructure Management
- Configure and verify device-monitoring protocols
- Troubleshoot network connectivity issues using ICMP echo-based IP SLA
- Configure and verify device management
- Configure and verify initial device configuration
- Perform device maintenance
- Use Cisco IOS tools to troubleshoot and resolve problems
- Describe network programmability in enterprise network architecture.
POTENTIAL CAREERS IN THIS FIELD
– deals with the research, design, development, analysis, testing & upgrade of computer hardware systems & components
– installs & supports the local area network for an organization, monitors LAN performance & installs software & hardware to ensure local area network security
– establishes a computer network & keeps it operational, installs & maintains network systems & equipment, monitors network performance
– ensures day-to-day management of the server environment, server storage configuration/management, system build, file storage management & system administration
– performs a wide variety of installation, configuration & upgrading of workstations, servers and related hardware & software in a LAN, WAN & stand-alone environment
– installs, maintains & supports computer communication networks within an organization or between organizations.
– responsible for the maintenance of computer hardware & software systems, including maintenance & monitoring of active data network & related network equipment.
– maintains an organization’s local area network, installs LAN network components, monitors LAN performance, creates backups to ensure continuity
– provides technical support to staff & customers, works with applications/systems to analyze, diagnose & resolve issues