CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Routing And Switching

GTA | Date: 07 June 2017

Course Summary

This 5-day course covers the basic skills required to design, deploy, manage and troubleshoot small to medium-sized network infrastructures comprising routers and switches.

The theory will be reinforced by extensive hands-on configuration and troubleshooting exercises.

This course is also designed to prepare you for CCNA Routing and Switching accreditation, which is a highly-valued and industry-recognised qualification.


This course will introduce all the necessary concepts and theory that you will need to understand the basic principles of operation of networks comprising routers and switches.



  • Introduction to networks and data communications
  • Network protocols and network devices
  • Ethernet LANs
  • Layer 2 switching
  • Wide Area Networks
  • Networking with TCP/IP
  • IPv4 addressing and routing
  • Basic router configuration
  • Initial router configuration
  • Introduction to routing protocols
  • Building IPv4 routed networks
  • IPv6 addressing and routing
  • Building IPv6 routed networks
  • Basic switch configuration
  • Configuring VLANs
  • Configuring infrastructure services
  • Configuring infrastructure security
  • Cloud services and SDN

Course Benefits


In addition to the valuable skills that you will acquire, this course will prepare you for CCNA Routing and Switching accreditation, which is a highly valued, industry-recognised qualification.

On completion of this 5-day course, you can then choose to pursue this accreditation via 1 of 2 routes:

1. By passing Cisco’s two Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices exams, 100-105 ICND1 and 200-105 ICND2 - which you take by registering yourself with Pearson Vue.


2. By passing Cisco’s single 200-125 CCNA exam – which you take by registering yourself with Pearson Vue.


Tutor Profile


Fred Hickling is a very effective trainer and a highly experienced network and security professional with skills across a broad range of operating systems and networking technologies.

He holds numerous IT qualifications, including CCNA Routing and Switching, CCNA Security, CISMP and CISSP. He is also a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

In addition to delivering training and security consultancy, he carries out vulnerability assessments, as well as authoring technical texts, such as the course manual used in this course.

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