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Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
Overview

The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) course gives you a broad range of fundamental knowledge for all IT careers. Through a combination of lectures, hands-on labs, and self-study, you will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify basic IPv4 and IPv6 networks. The course covers configuring network components such as switches, routers, and wireless LAN controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. The course also gives you a foundation in network programmability, automation, and software-defined networking.

This course helps prepare you to take the 200-301 Cisco® Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) exam. By completing this exam, you will earn the CCNA certification.

​Class Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 6:00pm - 9:00pm EST

Who should apply

This course is designed for anyone seeking a CCNA certification. The course also provides foundational knowledge for all support technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of Cisco networks.

The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:

  • Entry-level Network Engineers
  • Network Administrators
  • Network Support Technicians
  • Help Desk Technicians
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Network Administrator

Before taking this course, you should have:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge

There are no formal prerequisites for CCNA certification, but you should make sure to have a good understanding of the exam topics.

SKILLS ACQUIRED

Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics

Understand the model of host-to-host communication

Describe the features and functions of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS®) software

Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs

Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches

Install a switch and perform the initial configuration

Describe the TCP/IP Internet layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting

Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer

Explore functions of routing

Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router

COURSE OUTLINE

Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)

• Introduction to Networking
• Impact of Infrastructure Components 
• OSI Reference Model 
• Introduction to IPv4, UDP & TCP  
• IPv4, UDP & TCP :: Communication Types

• Binary & Decimal  
• IPv4 Address Classes and Masks 
• IPv4 Addresses :: Public, Private & Reserved  
• IPv4 Addressing :: Configuration & Verification
 

• Ethernet Basics
• Ethernet Basics :: Standards Organization & CSMA/CD 
• Ethernet Basics :: Frame Structure & Cabling

• Introduction to Layer-2 Switching
• Introduction to Cisco IOS
• Basic Switch Configuration

• Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP)
• Virtual LANs (VLANs) 
• VLAN Trunks
• Dynamic Trunking Protocol 

• STP Port States & Calculating Root Bridge/Ports
• Calculating the STP Designated Ports
• Understanding the usage of STP Port-IDs
• Implementing Spanning-Tree Protocol
• STP BPDU Protection Mechanisms
• Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol (RSTP)
• Understanding Ether channels

• STP Port States & Calculating Root Bridge/Ports
• Calculating the STP Designated Ports
• Understanding the usage of STP Port-IDs
• Implementing Spanning-Tree Protocol
• STP BPDU Protection Mechanisms
• Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol (RSTP)
• Understanding Ether channels

• STP Port States & Calculating Root Bridge/Ports   
• Calculating the STP Designated Ports 
• Understanding the usage of STP Port-IDs  
• Implementing Spanning-Tree Protocol • STP BPDU Protection Mechanisms  
• Rapid Spanning-Tree Protocol (RSTP)  
• Understanding Ether channels

• Intro 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  
• EIGRP :: Packet Types 
• EIGRP :: Metric Calculation  
• EIGRP :: Building Neighbors 
• The Diffusing Update Algorithm for EIGRP (DUAL)  
• EIGRP Tables & Variance 
• Implementing EIGRP for IPv4 
• Implementing EIGRP for IPv6

• Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Introduction 
• OSPF Packet Types & Adjacencies  
• OSPF DR & BDR Election 
• OSPF Network Types, Router Roles, & Tables 
• Implementing OSPF  
• OSPF Cost 
• Implementing OSPFv3

• WAN Introduction 
• Introduction to WANs  
• Types of WANs

• Point-toPoint Protocol (PPP) 
• PPP Authentication 
• PPP Multilink  
• PPPoE (PPP over Ethernet)  
• PPPoE Configuration

• MPLS Terminology & Concepts  
• Introduction to VPNs 
• Configuring GRE Tunnels   
• Dynamic Multipoint VPN (DMVPN) Overview

• Introduction to the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)   
• BGP Peering 
• Injecting Routes into BGP 

• Access-Lists  
• Standard ACLs   
• Extended ACLs 
• Named ACLs  
• IPv6 Traffic filters (ACLs)
 

• Securing the EXEC Process  
• SSH versus Telnet 
• Controlling Telnet & SSH Source Requests 
• Securing the Privileged EXEC Process

• Network Address Translation 
• Static NAT 
• Dynamic NAT 
• Port Address Translation (PAT) 

• Hot Standby Router Protocol 

• Introduction to Cloud Computing

• Introduction to QoS 
• Classification & Marking 
• IP Precedence & DSCP  
• Congestion Avoidance: Policing & Shaping 
• Congestion Management  
• Congestion Avoidance: Pre-Emptive Queue Drops

• IOS Services as a DHCP Server  
• Domain Name Service (DNS) 
• Network Time Protocol (NTP)
 

• Cisco IOS Basics  
• Cisco IOS Naming Conventions 
• Upgrading Cisco IOS Images  
• MD5 Verify Tool 
• IOS Software Licensing  
• Understanding Syslog
 

Earn MCIT Certification

Upon completing this course, you will receive an industry-recognized certificate from MCIT. This certificate helps you prepare yourself to confidently take the 200-301 Cisco® Certified Network Associate (CCNA®) exam. Once you complete this exam, you will earn your official CCNA certification.

Why join MCIT?

  • Taught by industry expert instructors
  • Real-time, hands-on training
  • Post Graduation Job Placement
  • 24/7 Virtual Lab Access
  • Flexible Schedule (Evening and Weekend Class Times)
  • Vendor Authorized Trainings

INSTRUCTOR SPOTLIGHT

COMMUNITY TESTIMONIAL

At 47, I was working in retail and wanted a change in my life. At 48, with no prior experience, I got a job at a networking company thanks to my diploma from MCIT. I am so thankful for taking the leap which changed my life forever.

Vasilieos Nikiratas — Networking Student
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You can find most of the scheduling and pricing information on our website, or you can call our office for assistance.
Definitely. Please feel free to contact our office, we will be more than happy to work with you to meet your training needs.
Montreal College offers a new session every four months, i.e., in October (fall session), February (winter session) and June (summer session). Students are encouraged to register at least 2 to 16 weeks in advance. Please note that many programs fill up before the registration deadline.

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