The CCNA Certification Level 1 (CSCU 0023) Class teaches the students the knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office network. In Addition, students will receive expert lecture and practical hands-on exposure to various topics on networking fundamentals, connecting to a WAN, basic security and wireless concepts, routing and switching fundamentals, the TCP/IP and OSI models, IP addressing, WAN technologies, operating and configuring IOS devices, configuring RIPv2, static and default routing, implementing NAT and DHCP, and configuring simple networks.
This course was designed for existing and aspiring network professionals (PC technicians/ systems administrators / network administrators / systems engineers). Those holding the following certifications are most likely ready to take this course: A+, Network +, MCP Certifications or equivalent knowledge. This course is 20 hours and equivalent to 2 CEUs.
All CCNA® exam objectives are covered during class; these include but are not limited to the following:
- Understanding Cisco IOS® (Internetworking Operating System) commands for configuring and managing Cisco® networking devices
- Understanding Cisco® configuration techniques (backing up and restoring configuration files from remote locations)
- Understanding routing protocols (such as RIP & IGRP) and how they function as well as configuration and management of such protocols
- IP addressing, subnetting, and assignment
- Interface and subinterface configuration
- WAN topics such as Frame Relay, PPP, HDLC and DDR
- Connectivity to a WAN switch for Frame Relay
- LAN segmentation (bridges, switches and routers)
- Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
- Access lists and filtering