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 is a gateway in preparing an individual to perform as an IT professional functioning as a Network administrator, whereby he/she will develop skills and hands-on experience to design, implement, maintain, and troubleshoot networks by learning the fundamentals of routing and switching, security features and data center.

Given the hands-on experience students gain through this course, they shall be able to maintain and troubleshoot internet connectivity (wired and wireless), IPv4 and IPv6, network security in small to medium-sized organizations. Even more, this course prepares you for the CCNA (200-301) exam.

  • English
  • 75 hours Live | Instructor lead classes*
  • On Demand
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Flexible Schedule

Mornings | Evenings | 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 and raises steadily for more experienced workers.

Who Should Apply

- Students who are aspiring to become a IT and Networking Administrators/Professionals/Engineers
- Anyone who wants to begin their career in networking with Cisco CCNA certification
- Anyone who wants to learn configuration, troubleshooting and concepts of networking

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Eligibility and Requirements

Any relevant experience or background in the below shall be considered an asset, but not mandatory for this course:

A good understanding of networking fundamentals
Basic understanding of Routing and Switching technologies
Knowledge of basic IP addressing

    Abilities acquired after 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

    • Intro to Networking
    • Impact of Infrastructure Components
    • OSI Reference Model
    • Introduction to IPv4, UDP & TCP
    • IPv4, UDP & TCP :: Communication Types
    • Binary & Decimal
    • IPv4 Addressing
      • Classes & Masks
      • Public, Private & Reserved
      • Configuration & Verification
    • IPv4 Subnetting
    • Introduction to IPv6
    • Introduction to Layer-2 Switching & Cisco IOS
    • Basic Switch Configuration
    • ​Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
    • Virtual LANs (VLANs)
    • VLAN Trunks
    • Dynamic Trunking Protocol
    • STP Port States
    • STP BDPU Protection Mechanisms
    • Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol (RSTP)
    • Understanding Ether Channels
    • Switch Stacking
    • Using Port-Security
    • Introduction to DHCP Snooping
    • ​Introduction to Routing Theory
    • Implementing IPv6 & IP Routing
    • ​Static Routing
    • Floating Static Routes
    • Implementing static, default routes
    • Inter-VLAN Routing
    • Dynamic Routing with RIPv2
    • ​Introduction to EIGRP
    • ​Introduction to Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
    • ​Introduction to WAN
    • Introduction to ​Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
    • ​Introduction to Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
    • ​Access-Lists
    • Standard, Extended & Named ACLs
    • IPv6 Traffic filters (ACLs)
    • Securing the EXEC Process
    • SSH versus Telnet
    • Securing the Privileged EXEC Process​
    • ​Network Address Translation
    • Static & Dynamic NAT
    • Port Address Translation (PAT)
    • ​Hot Standby Router Protocol
    • Introduction to Cloud Computing
    • ​Introduction to QoS
    • Congestion Management
    • ​IOS Services as a DHCP Server
    • Domain Name Service (DNS)
    • Network Time Protocol (NTP)
    • ​Monitoring your network with SNMP
    • IP SLAs
    • Securing Devices & Data with AAA
    • Introduction to SDN



    Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) 200-301


    • 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



    At 47, I was working in a no-consequence job at a retail center. At 48, I got into Bestseller with a diploma from MCIT with no prior experience in networking tools.

    Vasilieos Nikiratas — Networking Student
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    of Information Technology

    Collège des TI de Montréal

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