Certification in Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching | Cisco Certified

Montreal College of Information Technology
Collège des technologies de l’information de Montréal EN FR


CCNA - Routing and Switching
State of the Industry

This course provides professionals with a complete understanding of the routing and switching techniques that play a key role in establishing a network. Participants are introduced to the fundamentals of LAN switching, networking and routing. A brief overview of infrastructure services and maintenance is also provided. At the end of the course, participants can install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot a small company’s network. This course prepares professionals for two official CISCO certifications.

* Morning, evening, weekends

Professional Benefits

Professionals work in a wide array of companies, from startups to global organizations. The average annual salary for a network engineer is $68,156. Salary range is generally between $43,223 to $101,359. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers.

Who Should Apply

Network administrators
Professionals who want to change career
IT professionals interested in the networking.

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BI Developer

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Eligibility and Requirements

Any other related and relevant experience, such as a background in networking, would be a great asset but is not compulsory

Abilities acquired
at course completion

Understand infrastructure components – Firewalls, access points, wireless controllers

Ability to compare network topologies like Star, Mesh and Hybrid

Differentiating different IPv4 address types – Unicast, Broadcast, Multicast

Comparing available IPv6 address types

Understanding switching concepts - MAC learning and access ports

Cisco discovery protocol

Understanding main routing topics like packet handling and routing protocol

Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv6 static routing using network and host routes

Performing DNS lookup operations and resolving connectivity issues

Understanding TFTP, DNS and gateway options

Configuring Cisco discovery protocol and LLDP

Performing device maintenance using Cisco IOS upgrades and recovery


Cisco CCNA – Routing and Switching

OSI models and protocols
Infrastructure components in enterprise network.
Network topologies
Troubleshooting methodologies
IPv4 and IPv6 addressing
Advanced topics

Introduction to switching concepts
Ethernet and cables
Configure and troubleshoot VLANs
Interswitch connectivity
Port security
Advanced topics

Introduction to routing concepts
Components of routing table
Inter-VLAN routing
Static and Dynamic routing
Troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
Advanced topics

DNS operations
Configure DHCP on router
NTP operations in client/server mode
Configure and troubleshoot NAT
Advanced topics

Device monitoring using syslog
Device configuration and management
Basic device hardening
Perform device maintenance
Cisco IOS tools
Advanced topics



Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (100-105)

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (200-105 ICND2)


  • Industry-relevant, job-ready programs
  • Internship possibilities
  • Eligibility for off-campus work permit program [ocwpp]
  • Eligibility for post-graduation work permit [pgwp]
  • Eligibility for points under Quebec’s immigration policy
  • Scholarships and financial aid



After completing my diploma in business intelligence at Montreal College, I was able to land my first job at Bell Canada, where I am currently working with the Intelligence & Analytics team.

Abdulla Alkhuzai — BI Student
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Montreal College
of Information Technology

Collège des TI de Montréal

110-1255 Robert-Bourassa Blvd.
Montreal, Quebec H3B 3V8

+1 514 312 2383
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