Cisco Certified Network Associate (200-301 CCNA)*NEW

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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching is a certification program for entry-level network engineers and IT Support Specialist. CCNA Routing and Switching validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks - building LAN & WAN in a small to midsize office network, including basic network security and wireless networking.

Our CCNA certification course delivers the skills required for entry-level support professional positions in any organisation. The course covers networking fundamentals, TCP/IP networking, routing & switching structures, LAN & WAN technologies, basic network security and wireless concepts, an introduction to CISCO switches & routers, and configuring simple to complex networks.

Exam Required: Cisco Certified Network Associate 200-301

20% 1.0 Network Fundamentals

1.1 Explain the role and function of network components
1.2 Describe characteristics of network topology architectures
1.3 Compare physical interface and cabling types
1.4 Identify interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, mismatch duplex, and/or speed)
1.5 Compare TCP to UDP
1.6 Configure and verify IPv4 addressing and subnetting
1.7 Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing
1.8 Configure and verify IPv6 addressing and prefix
1.9 Compare IPv6 address types
1.10 Verify IP parameters for Client OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)
1.11 Describe wireless principles
1.12 Explain virtualization fundamentals (virtual machines)
1.13 Describe switching concepts

20% 2.0 Network Access

2.1 Configure and verify VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches
2.2 Configure and verify interswitch connectivity
2.3 Configure and verify Layer 2 discovery protocols (Cisco Discovery Protocol and LLDP)
2.4 Configure and verify (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel (LACP)
2.5 Describe the need for and basic operations of Rapid PVST+ Spanning Tree Protocol and identify basic operations
2.6 Compare Cisco Wireless Architectures and AP modes
2.7 Describe physical infrastructure connections of WLAN components (AP, WLC, access/trunk ports, and LAG)
2.8 Describe AP and WLC management access connections (Telnet, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, console, and TACACS+/RADIUS)
2.9 Configure the components of a wireless LAN access for client connectivity using GUI only such as WLAN creation, security settings, QoS profiles, and advanced WLAN settings

25% 3.0 IP Connectivity

3.1 Interpret the components of routing table
3.2 Determine how a router makes a forwarding decision by default
3.3 Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
3.4 Configure and verify single area OSPFv2
3.5 Describe the purpose of first hop redundancy protocol 10% 4.0 IP Services
4.1 Configure and verify inside source NAT using static and pools

15% 5.0 Security Fundamentals

5.1 Define key security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, and mitigation techniques)
5.2 Describe security program elements (user awareness, training, and physical access control)
5.3 Configure device access control using local passwords
5.4 Describe security password policies elements, such as management, complexity, and password alternatives (multifactor authentication, certificates, and biometrics)
5.5 Describe remote access and site-to-site VPNs
5.6 Configure and verify access control lists
5.7 Configure Layer 2 security features (DHCP snooping, dynamic ARP inspection, and port security)
5.8 Differentiate authentication, authorization, and accounting concepts
5.9 Describe wireless security protocols (WPA, WPA2, and WPA3)
5.10 Configure WLAN using WPA2 PSK using the GUI

10% 6.0 Automation and Programmability

6.1 Explain how automation impacts network management
6.2 Compare traditional networks with controller-based networking
6.3 Describe controller-based and software defined architectures (overlay, underlay, and fabric)
6.3.a Separation of control plane and data plane
6.3.b North-bound and south-bound APIs
6.4 Compare traditional campus device management with Cisco DNA Center enabled device management
6.5 Describe characteristics of REST-based APIs (CRUD, HTTP verbs, and data encoding)
6.6 Recognize the capabilities of configuration management mechanisms Puppet, Chef, and Ansible
6.7 Interpret JSON encoded data

Basic Computer Knowledge

CCNA CCNP CCIE Rackmount Lab, Cisco ISR; ASR; ASA Router, Cisco Layer 2; Layer 3; POE Switch, hands-on lab with Cisco device, lab & practice test facilities provided for up to 3 months

Additional 35 hours onsite or remote Cisco Rackack access

Cisco press book, notes & handouts, practice test facilities, final exam fees included for full time, part time, weekend course

*Upto 3 - 6 months lab & exam services included

IT Support, Server Desk Analyst, Network Support Analyst, Network technicians, Help desk Support/Analyst, Network Engineers, Network Administrators

Course Information

Schedule & Price Information

  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Brisbane
  • Canberra
Sydney Schedule: CCNA Enterprise
Intake TypeTimeDurationUpcoming CoursePRICE
Full Time Monday - Friday
9:30am - 5:30pm
1 Week 17 APR - 21 APR
10 May - 14 May
21 Jun - 25 Jun
$1495 +gst Enquire Now
Part Time Wednesday & Thursday
6:00pm - 9:30pm
5 Weeks 05 May - 03 Jun
09 Jun - 08 Jul
$1195 +gst Enquire Now
Weekend Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm
5 Weeks 01 May - 29 May
05 Jun - 03 Jul
$1195 +gst Enquire Now
Melbourne Schedule: CCNA Routing & Switching (NEW*)
Intake TypeTimeDurationUpcoming CoursePRICE
Full Time Monday - Friday
9:30am - 5:30pm
1 Week 17 APR - 21 APR
10 May - 14 May
21 Jun - 25 Jun
$1495 +GST Enquire Now
Part Time Wednesday & Thursday
6:00pm - 9:30pm
5 Weeks 05 May - 03 Jun
09 Jun - 08 Jul
$1195 +gst Enquire Now
Weekend Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm
5 Weeks 01 May - 29 May
05 Jun - 03 Jul
$1195 +gst Enquire Now
Brisbane Schedule: CCNA Routing & Switching (NEW*)
Intake TypeTimeDurationUpcoming CoursePRICE
Full Time Monday - Friday
9:30am - 5:30pm
1 Week 17 APR - 21 APR
10 May - 14 May
21 Jun - 25 Jun
$1495 +gst Enquire Now
Part Time Wednesday & Thursday
6:00pm - 9:30pm
5 Weeks 05 May - 03 Jun
09 Jun - 08 Jul
$1195 +gst Enquire Now
Weekend Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm
5 Weeks 01 May - 29 May
05 Jun - 03 Jul
$1195 +gst Enquire Now
Canberra Schedule: CCNA Routing & Switching (NEW*)
Intake TypeTimeDurationUpcoming CoursePRICE
Full Time Monday - Friday
9:30am - 5:30pm
1 Week 10 May - 14 May
21 Jun - 25 Jun
$1495 +gst Enquire Now
Part Time Wednesday & Thursday
6:00pm - 9:30pm
5 Weeks 05 May - 03 Jun
09 Jun - 08 Jul
$1195 +gst Enquire Now
Weekend Saturday
9:00am - 5:00pm
5 Weeks 01 May - 29 May
26 Jun - 24 Jul
28 Aug - 18 Sep
$1195 +gst Enquire Now

Certification Success Story

I have successfully passed the CCNA Routing & Switching v3 certification course from ITRoute. Done many labs over there, good thing was, we have done the all labs in actual Cisco Routers and switch that gives me real experience

Sarah Support Engineer Westfield Ltd

Recently I have passed my CCNP R & S from ITROUTE training centre. The course was excellent and I have done lot of practical labs. Soon I'm looking forward to do CCIE...

Kyle Hung (CCNP R & S) Network Analyst Sydney West Corp

I have passed my CCNA R & S courses recently from ITRoute as the training was excellent. The trainer and overall learning facilities were excellent. I strongly recommend IT Route as a great IT Training Centre

Sourab Kharel (CCNA Certified) Network Engineer Sydney


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