Pitman Training’s Routing and Switching Course is designed to give you the knowledge and skills required to pass the Cisco CCNA exam, and move into a career in network management or support in a Cisco environment.
What Will I Learn?
By the end of the course, you’ll know how to make connections to remote sites via a WAN, understand basic security threats and the requirements for wireless network access.
Routing and Switching Fundamentals Series covers the use of the following protocols: IP, EIGRP, Frame Relay, RIPv2, VLANs, Ethernet, and access control lists (ACLs).
Once you’ve finished the course, you’ll take an exam which leads to a Pitman Training certificate, and then you can go on to take the Cisco CCNA exams.
CCNA Course Content
The course is divided in to two sections, which are to be completed in your own pace.
Session 1 – Introduction, computer networking concepts, overview of OSI model and TCP/IP, TCP/IP transport and applications, modern Ethernet LANs, Ethernet frame structure, conversions
Session 2 – Wide area networks, WAN concepts, transmission protocols, WAN configuration, connecting to a network, topologies, shared networking
Session 3 – Communications, IP addressing, subnetting, routers, IP routing concepts, static IP routing, dynamic routing
Session 4 – RIP protocol, troubleshooting RIP, routers and IOS, IOS access commands, basic IOS commands, IOS maintenance commands, ID and interface commands, troubleshooting IP routing
Session 5 – LAN Devices, Ethernet switch configuration, catalyst switches, Ethernet switch, fundamentals of wireless LAN, wireless LAN security, wireless LAN configurations, network environment management, network security
Session 1 – Introduction, VLAN and trunking, VLAN trunking protocol, configuring and verifying VLANs, configuring VLAN trunking, configuring and verifying VTP, troubleshooting VTP, implementing switch security
Session 2 – Spanning tree protocol enhancements, rapid STP, per-VLAN spanning tree plus, VLSM and route summarisation, manual route summarisation, auto summarisation, running IPv6, technological requirements for IPv6, resolving IP addressing problems
Session 3 – Routing protocols, open shortest past first, enhanced IGRP, verifying connectivity, troubleshooting routing, implementing basic router security
Session 4 – Access control lists, configuring ACLs, monitoring ACL configuration, access list troubleshooting, network address translation, fundamentals of frame relay, point-to-point protocol, virtual private networks, WAN implementation issues
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Study this course at times to suit you, at your own pace.
You can even start today – just call or email us to get the ball rolling!
Routing and Switching Fundamentals is an online course made up of pre-recorded video lessons from industry experts which will take students around 15 hours to complete.
Full 24 hour online support is available if you get stuck or have any questions.
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