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Routing and Switching Fundamentals Series – CCNA

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.

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CCNA Course Content

The course is divided in to two sections, which are to be completed in your own pace.

Part I

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

Part II

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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Course Structure

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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