Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and switching
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers that helps maximize your investment in foundational networking knowledge and increase the value of your employer’s network. CCNA Routing and Switching is for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Support Engineers with 1-3 years of experience. The CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.
CCNA Associate – 640-802 CCNA Associate – 640-802 Outline
Why become CCNA certified??
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) is a popular, highly sought after IT certification developed by Cisco Systems.
A CCNA certification can help you get your first networking job or get help with your career progression if you currently work in Information Technology (IT).
Why become CCNA certified?
- Do you have an interest in computer networking?
- Do you want to work in the networking field?
If you answered “yes” to either of these questions, then you should consider studying to become CCNA certified.
What will you learn?
- You’ll develop a complete understanding of computer networking and internetworking
- You’ll learn how to configure and troubleshoot Cisco devices
How do you become a CCNA?
How you prepare for CCNA depends largely on your current knowledge and experience of networking. Here are some options for you to consider.
- Buy a Cisco study guide and some second-hand routers to practice on (optional)
- Attend a Cisco boot camp or instructor-led course (optional)
- Join a Cisco Academy (optional)
- Either take one written exam (CCNA) or two written exams (ICND1 and ICND2) both will lead to a CCNA certification
Cisco CCNA Training available through TrainSignal.com
What types of jobs can I get with a CCNA?
- Network (Systems) Engineer
- Network Administrator
- Network Programmer/Analyst
- Network/Information Systems Manager
- Network (Service) Technician
More information on networking jobs.
Network Devices & Components
OSI Model & TCP/IP Model
Connecting to the IOS Command Line Interface
Cisco IOS PING, Traceroute, & TFTP
IOS File & Configuration Management with TFTP
TFTP Servers & Network Management Systems (NMS)
Local Area Networks (LANs) Overview
IP ARP, MAC Address Flooding & Learning
Collision Domains, Broadcast Domains, & VLANs
Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
VLAN Trunking & VTP
Spanning-Tree Protocol (STP)
STP Path Selection & RSTP
IP Addressing, Subnetting, & VLSM
Inter-VLAN Routing & Static Routing
Static vs. Dynamic Routing
Dynamic Routing Configuration
RIPv2 Overview & Configuration
OSPF Configuration Part 1
OSPF Configuration Part 2
Cisco Security Device Manager (SDM)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Domain Name System (DNS)
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Access Control Lists (ACLs)
Wide Area Network (WAN) Overview
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)