NICF - Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching Part 1 (CCENT, ICND1)

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Course introduction

As Enterprises migrate toward controller based architectures, the role and skills required of a core Network Engineer are evolving and more vital than ever. To prepare for this network transition, the CCNA Routing and Switching certification will not only prepare you with the knowledge of foundational technologies, but ensure you stay relevant with skill sets needed for the adoption of next generation technologies. In this course, you will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, managing network devices, and identifying basic security threats. The goal of the course is to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to install, configure, and operate a small- to medium-sized network. Now at version 3.0, Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) v3.0 provides the foundational understanding of network Layers 1 through 3 that are applicable to core routing and switching plus other advanced technologies. Several topics have been added including; understanding the interactions and network functions of firewalls, wireless controllers and access points, along with additional focus on IPv6 and basic network security. This course can be followed by NICF – Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching Part 2 (ICND2), which covers topics in more depth and teaches you how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks, preparing learners for the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. This course will enable participants to: Prepare for the entry-level CCENT certification, which is the foundation for Cisco associate-level certifications and beyond Obtain the foundational understanding of network layers 1-3 that are applicable to core routing and switching plus other advanced technologies Develop basic routing and switching networking skills to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco networks for increased effectiveness and optimal performance within SMB settings Understand the interactions and network functions of firewalls, wireless controllers and access points Support Cisco network deployments and maintain these services in an on-going operational network



Course Benefits


After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Describe network fundamentals and build simple LANs
  • Establish Internet connectivity
  • Manage network device security
  • Expand small to medium sized networks with WAN connectivity
  • Describe IPv6 basics



Course Pre-Requisites


Students must have completed

  • NICF – MTA: Networking Fundamentals course (or)
  • Possess the following knowledge and skills:
    • Basic networking fundamentals,
    • Basic PC Operating System navigation skills,
    • Basic IP addressing knowledge.



Target Audience


  • Anyone who desires a practical, technical introduction to the field of Computer Networking. This includes but not limited to ITE, Polytechnic and Graduate students and working professionals who are interested in careers such as Network Technicians, Network Engineers and Network Administrators.
  • Existing Network Administrators, Network Support Engineers, Network Engineer Associate, Network Specialist, Network Analyst, Cisco Channel Partners
  • Individuals pursing CCENT or CCNA Routing and Switching certification



Course Outline


Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) v3.0

Building a Simple Network

  • Functions of Networking
  • Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues
Establishing Internet Connectivity
  • TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • IP Addressing and Subnets
  • TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Basics of ACL
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity
Summary Challenge
  • Establish Internet Connectivity
  • Troubleshoot Internet Connectivity
Building a Medium-Sized Network
  • Implementing VLANs and Trunks
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco IOS Network Device as a DHCP Server
  • Implementing RIPv2
Network Device Management and Security
  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Configuring System Message Logging
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing
Summary Challenge
  • Implementing a Medium-Sized Network
  • Troubleshooting a Medium-Sized Network
Introducing IPv6
  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • IPv6 Operation
  • Configuring IPv6 Static Routes


COURSE DURATION
5 Days / 39 Hours



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Trainer Profile


NTUC Learninghub Pte Ltd (Executive Arm of NTUC LearningHub)

NTUC LearningHub® employs industry experienced and vendor certified instructors. These instructors are required to achieve sufficient qualifications before leading a class. In addition, we work with partners to deliver the latest course materials and computer facilities so that students can learn critical skills and prepare for the examinations.



 

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