About the course

About the course

Cisco CCNA 1 - ITN v7.0 Introduction to Networks

Begin preparing for a networking career with this introduction to how networks operate.  This first course in the 3 course CCNA series introduces architectures, models, protocols, and networking elements – functions needed to support the operations and priorities of major companies to small innovative retailers. You’ll even get the chance to build simple local area networks (LANs) yourself.  You’ll have a working knowledge of IP addressing schemes, foundational network security, and be able to perform basic configurations for routers and switches.

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Fees & Schedule

  Full Fee Concession
Course Fee $788 $788

Course Content

Module Objective
Networking Today Explain the advances in modern network technologies.
Basic Switch and Device Configuration Implement initial settings including passwords, IP addressing, and default gateway parameters on a network switch and end devices.
Protocols and Models Explain how network protocols enable devices to access local and remote network resources.
Physical Layer Explain how physical layer protocols, services, and network media support communications across data networks.
Number Systems Calculate numbers between decimal and binary systems.
Data Link Layer Explain how media access control in the data link layer supports communication across networks.
Ethernet Switching Explain how Ethernet operates in a switched network.
Network Layer Explain how routers use network layer protocols and services to enable end-to-end connectivity.
Address Resolution Explain how ARP and ND enable communication on a local area network.
Basic Router Configuration Implement initial settings on a router and end devices.
IPv4 Addressing Calculate an IPv4 subnetting scheme to efficiently segment your network.
IPv6 Addressing Implement an IPv6 addressing scheme.
ICMP Use various tools to test network connectivity.
Transport Layer Compare the operations of transport layer protocols in supporting end-to-end communication.
Application Layer Explain the operation of application layer protocols in providing support to end-user applications.
Network Security Fundamentals Configure switches and routers with device hardening features to enhance security.
Build a Small Network Implement a network design for a small network to include a router, a switch, and end devices.



A basic understanding of computers and networking is recommended.

Materials Required for class

Online course materials via the Cisco Networking Academy and student lab manuals are provided to all participants. The Packet Tracer network simulator is also available exclusivley to students of the Cisco Networking Academy.

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