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Cisco CCNA 1: Introduction to Networks

The CCNA 2 - Routing and Switching Essentials course prepares students for the following:

  • Implement DHCP on a router
  • Implement network address translation (NAT)
  • Implement access control lists (ACLs) to filter traffic
  • Determine how a router will forward traffic based on the contents of a routing table
  • Implement static routing
  • Explain how switching operates in a small to medium-sized business network
  • Configure Ethernet switch ports
  • Implement VLANs
  • Use monitoring tools and network management protocols to troubleshoot data networks
  • Configure monitoring tools available for small to medium-sized business networks
  • Configure initial settings on a network device
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Anyone who desires a practical and technical introduction to the field of networking. Job roles include headend technicians, network operations centre (NOC) staff, network engineers, network administrators, and network help-desk staff.

Entry Requirements

  • CCNA1: Introduction to Networks

or equivalent knowledge.

Course content

CCNA 2 comprises 10 modules delivered over 5 weeks of 2 evening training sessions per week.


  • Module 1: Routing Concepts and operation, initial configuration
  • Module 2: Static Routing, default routes, troubleshooting
  • Module 3: Dynamic Routing protocols, RIPv2, routing table
  • Module 4: Switched Networks, LAN design
  • Module 5: Basic Switch Configuration and security
  • Module 6: VLAN segmentation, implementation, Inter-Vlan routing
  • Module 7: Standard IPv4 Access Control Lists, operation and Troubleshooting
  • Module 8: DHCPv4, DHCPv6, operation, configuration and Troubleshooting
  • Module 9: Network Address Translation for IPv4, operation, configuration and troubleshooting
  • Module 10: Device Discovery, Management, and Maintenance, CDP, LLDP, Syslog, IOS management

Additional Costs & Sources of Funding

The published tuition fees for this version of the Cisco Course does not cover assessment fees which are charged and payable externally.

You may also be eligible for Individual Training Accounts (ITA) from Skills Development Scotland to help fund your Cisco Course.

CISCO Testing & Additional Costs

Exams need to be booked and paid for separately via a Pearson VUE testing centre.

Additional Funding Opprtunities*

Cisco courses are eligible for ITA funding. Please visit the Skills Development Scotland website to check your eligibility and to search for courses.

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