Cisco CCNA

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CSCU 0011: Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching I
  • Tuition: $2,870 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2,610)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

In this comprehensive Cisco course, you will develop a practical understanding of the operation of modern TCP/IP networks built with Cisco hardware. Learn the commands and techniques used to troubleshoot host connections, interact with Cisco switches and routers, back up and restore configuration files, and manage network equipment. This course is 40 hours and equivalent to 4.0 CEUs.

Course Objectives
All CCNA® exam objectives are covered during class; these include but are not limited to the following:

  • How networks function
  • Network components and their functions
  • The Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model
  • Binary, decimal, and hexadecimal numbering
  • Switching theory and operations
  • Host-to-Host packet delivery process through a switch and through a router
  • TCP/IP network addressing and routing
  • IP subnetting
  • Providing Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN), and remote access services
  • How Wireless LANs (WLANs) work, including the latest IEEE 802.11n standard
  • Introduction to Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS)
  • Configuration of Cisco Catalyst Switches and Cisco Routers
  • Using your router as a Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server
  • Network discovery and management using Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
CSCU 0012: Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching II
  • Tuition: $2,870 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2,610)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

Building on the skills provided by Cisco CCNA - Routing & Switching I, Cisco CCNA- Routing & Switching II not only delivers essential information needed to pass the CCNA certification exams, it also gives you a solid technical foundation to ensure that you can succeed on the job.

We've added our own real-world, hands-on labs designed by expert instructors to give you experience with practical scenarios, including issues involved when you expand the switched network from a small to medium network environment. This course is 40 hours and equivalent to 4.0 CEUs.

Course Objectives
All CCNA® exam objectives are covered during class; these include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review how to configure and troubleshoot a switch and router in a small network environment
  • Expand the switched network from a small to medium network environment
  • Issues with redundant switching
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Concepts of VLANs and trunking
  • Routing between VLANs
  • Implementing VLSM
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot OSPF and EIGRP
  • When to use access control lists (ACLs) and how to configure, verify, and troubleshoot them
  • Configure NAT and PAT
  • Configure IPv6 addressing and Routing Information Protocol new generation (RIPng)
  • VPN solutions
  • Configure PPP, CHAP, and PAP
  • Frame Relay operation and troubleshooting
CSCU 0023: Cisco CCNA Level I
  • Tuition: $2750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2475)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

The CCNA Certification Level 1 (CSCU 0023) Class teaches 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.

Course Objectives
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
  • VLANs
  • LAN segmentation (bridges, switches and routers)
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Access lists and filtering
CSCU 0024: Cisco CCNA Level II
  • Tuition: $2750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2475)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

The CCNA Certification Level 2 (CSCU 0024) Class teaches students the knowledge and skills required to successfully install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium size enterprise branch network. In addition, students will receive expert lecture and practical hands-on exposure to various topics on VLSM and IPv6 addressing, extending switched networks with VLANs, configuring, verifying and troubleshooting VLANs, the VTP, RSTP, OSPF and EIGRP protocols, determining IP routes, managing IP traffic with access lists, NAT and DHCP, establishing point-to-point connections, and establishing Frame Relay connections.

The course is 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.

Course Objectives
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
  • VLANs
  • LAN segmentation (bridges, switches and routers)
  • Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
  • Access lists and filtering
CSCU 0037: Cisco CCNP Route
  • Tuition: $2875 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2610)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

The ROUTE (CSCU 0037) Class teaches students the knowledge and skills required to successfully use Advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and secure Cisco ISR routers connected to LANs and WANs. In addition, students will learn configuration of secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers. This course is 40 hours and equivalent to 4.0 CEUs.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Determine Network Resources needed for Implementing an EIGRP, an OSPF, and an eBGP on a Network
  • Create an EIGRP, an OSPF, and an eBGP Implementation and Verification Plans, & Document the Results
  • Configure and Verify an EIGRP, an OSPF, and an eBGP Network Routing Solutions using Show and Debug Commands
  • Determine Network Resources needed for Implementing IPv6 on a Network
  • Create an IPv6 Implementation & Verification Plans, and Document the Results
  • Configure and Verify IPv6 Routing Solutions and Interoperation with IPv4, & Utilize the Show and Debug Commands
  • Identify the Differences between Implementing an IPv4 and IPv6 Redistribution Solution
  • Create a Redistribution Verification Plan, Configure a Redistribution Solution, and Verify that a Redistribution was Implemented Document results of a redistribution implementation and verification plan
  • Create a Redistribution Implementation Plan based upon the Results of the Redistribution Analysis
  • Create a Layer 3 Path Control Implementation Plan based upon the Results of the Redistribution Analysis
  • Create & Document Results of Layer 3 Path Control Implementation & Verification Plan
  • Configure and Verify that a Layer 3 Path Control was Implemented
  • Implement Basic Teleworker and Branch Services
  • Describe and Configure Basic Broadband, VPN, GRE, and Branch Access Technologies
CSCU 0038: Cisco CCNP Switch
  • Tuition: $2875 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2610)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

The SWITCH (CSCU 0038) Class teaches students the knowledge and skills required to successfully plan, configure and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions using Cisco’s Campus Enterprise Architecture. In addition, it will also cover secure integration of VLANs, WLANs, voice and video into campus networks. This course is 40 hours and equivalent to 4.0 CEUs.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Determine Network Resources needed for Implementing a VLAN based Solution on a Network
  • Create and Document the Results of a VLAN based Implementation & Verification Plan
  • Configure Switch-to-Switch Connectivity, Loop Prevention, and Access Ports for VLAN based Solution
  • Verify the VLAN based Solution was Implemented Properly using Show & Debug Commands
  • Determine Network Resources needed for Implementing a Security Solution
  • Create and Document the Results of a Security Solution Implementation & Verification Plan
  • Configure Port Security, General Switch Security Features, Private VLANs, VACL and PACL
  • Verify the Security based Solution was Implemented Properly using Show & Debug Commands
  • Determine Network Resources needed for Implementing a Switch based Layer 3 Solution
  • Create and Document the Results of an Implementation & a Verification Plan for the Switch based Layer 3 Solution
  • Configure Routing Interfaces and Layer 3 Security
  • Verify the Switch based Layer 3 Solution was Implemented Properly using Show & Debug Commands
  • Implement a Wireless Extension of a Layer 2 solution
  • Implement a VoIP and Video Support Solution
  • Determine Network Resources needed for Implementing High Availability on a Network
  • Create and Document the Results of a High Availability Implementation and Verification Plan
  • Implement First Hop Redundancy Protocols, and Switch Supervisor Redundancy
  • Verify High Availability Solution was Implemented Properly using Show and Debug Commands
CSCU 0039: Cisco CCNP Tshoot
  • Tuition: $2875 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2610)
  • Other Fees: No Cost
  • Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
  • The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

The TSHOOT (CSCU 0039) Class teaches students the knowledge and skills required to successfully (1) Plan and perform regular maintenance on complex Enterprise routed and switched networks and (2) Use technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL-compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting. This course is 40 hours and equivalent to 4.0 CEUs.

Course Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Discuss the Importance of Proactive vs. Reactive Maintenance Task Resolutions
  • Develop a Plan to Monitor and Manage a Network
  • Describe the Benefits of having a Structured Troubleshooting Model
  • Identify Common Maintenance Procedures and Troubleshooting Methods
  • Perform Network Monitoring using IOS Tools
  • Perform Routine IOS Device Maintenance
  • Isolate Sub-optimal Internetwork Operation at the correctly defined OSI Model layer
  • Troubleshoot EIGRP, OSPF, eBGP, and Routing Redistribution Solution
  • Troubleshoot a DHCP Client and Server Solution, NAT, and First-Hop Redundancy Protocols
  • Explain Strategies for Troubleshooting IPv6 and IPv4 Interoperability, and IPv6 Routing
  • Describe the Process of Troubleshooting a Switch-to-Switch Connectivity, Loop Prevention, and Access Ports for a VLAN-based Solution
  • Describe InterVLAN Routing Issues, Router Redundancy Troubleshooting, and Catalyst Switch Performance Tuning
  • Troubleshoot Private VLANS, Port Security, General Switch Security, VACL and PACL
  • Troubleshoot Switch Support of Advanced Services, Supervisor Redundancy, and SVIs
  • Discuss VoIP & Video Support Solution Troubleshooting, and Unified Communications
  • Troubleshoot Layer 3 Security, and Issues Related to ACLs used to Secure Access to Routers
  • Troubleshoot Configuration and Security issues related to AAA servers and IOS Services
  • Discuss and Identify a Collection of Technologies that focuses on Remote Office & Complex Enterprise Network Troubleshooting
CSCU 0040: Cisco CCNA Wireless

Tuition: $2750 (CAEL agreed tuition with ten percent discount=$2475)
Other Fees: No Cost
Books, Meals, Travel, Materials, Software, Equipment: No Cost
The tuition only covers administrative costs and nothing else is provided to the student.

The CCNA Wireless class teaches students the knowledge and skills required to successfully design, install, configure, monitor and conduct basic troubleshooting tasks of Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise installations. This course is 20 hours and equivalent to 2.0 CEUs.

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe basics of Spread Spectrum Technology & the impact of various wireless technology;
  • Discuss Wireless regulatory bodies, standards, certifications, and RF principles;
  • Describe wireless topologies, 802.11 authentication, encryption methods, and frame types;
  • Explain the basics of Cisco Unified Wireless Network Architecture and Cisco Mobility Express Wireless Architecture;
  • Describe the modes of Controller-based AP deployment, discovery, association and roaming;
  • Configure a WLAN controller, stand-alone access points and RRM;
  • Describe and configure wireless security on Cisco clients and APs;
  • Describe basic wireless management;
  • Configure and verify basic WCS configuration, Controllers and APs;
  • Describe client OS WLAN configuration, basic CSSC and CCX versions 1-5, and install ADU;
  • Describe and configure authentication methods, different sources of authentication, and encryption methods;
  • Describe the general framework of wireless security and security components;
  • Identify basic WLAN troubleshooting methods for controllers, access points, and client methodologies;
  • Install/upgrade WCS and configure basic administration parameters;
  • Use the WCS Monitor Tab and Alarm Summary to verify the WLAN operations;
  • Operate basic WCS and Navigator, and configure and use Maps in the WCS;
  • Describe the use of WLC Show, Debug and Logging, and WCS Client Troubleshooting Tools;
  • Transfer WLC configuration and O/S using maintenance tools and commands;
  • Describe and differentiate WLC WLAN management access methods;
  • Describe basic RF deployment considerations related to site survey design of data