The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0 course gives you a broad range of fundamental knowledge for all IT careers. Through a combination of lecture, 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.

Target Audience

● Entry-level network engineer
● Network administrator
● Network support technician
● Help desk technician


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.

Course Objectives

● 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
● Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers
● Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4 addressing
● Describe IPv6 main features and addresses, and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity
● Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing
● Describe, implement, and verify Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) and trunks
● Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing
● Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
● Explain how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP) work
● Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
● Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols
● Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts
● Describe the operation of Access Control Lists (ACLs) and their applications in the network
● Configure Internet access using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients and explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT) on Cisco routers
● Describe basic Quality of Service (QoS) concepts
● Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to use Wireless LAN Controllers (WLCs)
● Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization
● Introduce the concept of network programmability and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and describe smart network management solutions such as Cisco DNA Center, Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), and Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
● Configure basic IOS system monitoring tools
● Describe the management of Cisco devices
● Describe the current security threat landscape
● Describe threat defense technologies
● Implement a basic security configuration of the device management plane
● Implement basic steps to harden network devices

Associated Certification & Exam

This course helps you prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. By passing this one exam, you earn CCNA certification.
On successful completion of this course, students will receive a Torque IT attendance certificate.
Duration : 5 Days