CISCO Networking Essentials

$2,995.00 USD
$3,095.00 USD

Manage and optimize today’s advanced networks

Learn to configure, manage, maintain, and secure routing devices in an enterprise environment. The skills you can gain from this prestigious networking training can help you elevate your IT career whether you’re working on a help desk or in network operations, support, administration, security, or engineering.

Course Schedule
40 Hours | In-Person
Monday-Thursday Evenings,
2 weeks, OR 4 Consecutive Saturdays
Course Difficulty
Level2
Associated Certifications 
CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

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Full Course Description
Become a righteous router rockstar with CISCO Networking Essentials. This course is designed to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge to operate successfully within the world’s largest and most widely-used network ecosystem–specifically as it relates to router configuration, management, maintenance and security. Of course, the principles and skills you learn here are highly transferable to other environments, as well.  

Based on the essential knowledge and skills associated with the coveted CISCO CCNA certification, students who successfully complete this training will demonstrate competence in a variety of specific tasks expected of a Network Administrator. You will gain in-depth knowledge of CISCO routers, switchers, and other hardware, software, tools, protocols, and methods required for switching, routing, and securing network traffic and data.

You will also gain skills in monitoring and troubleshooting networks using safe and effective tools and technology.
Course Schedule
This course meets M-Th evenings for 5-hours of instruction (6-11 pm) over a 2 week period OR four consecutive Saturdays (8am-6pm) for a total of 40 hours of LIVE online instruction. Regularly scheduled breaks are included.
Associated Certifications
While successful completion of certification exams is not an expected outcome of this course, the training will help you prepare for the CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification directly from CISCO. See our Services offering for the CCNA test-prep package available as an enhancement to this course.
High Level Skills You’ll Gain From This Training
Install, configure, and maintain routing devices in an enterprise
Use Access Control Lists and Network Address Translation (NAT) to secure network environments
Recognize and evaluate VLSM, VLAN and OSPF protocols for network configuration
Configuing VLANs
Additional Skills You’ll Build In This Course
Fundamentals of network switching
Spanning Tree protocol
Implementing CISCO Wireless architecture and WLAN components
Principles and practices of IP connectivity and services
NTP Configuration
Using NTP, DNA Center, and DHCP protocols to automate, configure, analyze, scale, and secure networks
Applying security protocols to network routing and switching
AAA and VPN Security
Routing configuration using PHB
Techniques for mitigating security threats on the network
Network topology architectures
Configuring VLANs
CISCO WLC configuration and wireless management access
Static and dynamic routing protocols and configurations
DHCP concepts, configuration and verification
Configuring Syslog for switching and routing
Implementing security programs with password policies and more
FHRP configuration and verification
Using Software Defined Networking (SDN) to program and automate network traffic and operations
Packet Tracer skills
Understanding of networking components and protocols
IP addressing and configuration with IPv4 subnetting and IPv6 configuration
Understanding and establishing virtual networks
Monitor and manage wireless access points with WLC, servers and endpoints
Network traffic management using SNMP
NAT, SSH, FTP, and TFTP Configurations
Remote network management and troubleshooting
Using APIs and the CISCO DNA Center
And more…