Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) course consists of semesters 1 to 4 of the Cisco Networking Academy Programme. (Note: academic students should not get these confused with University semesters).

Trimester 1
  • OSI model and industry standards
  • Network topologies
  • IP addressing, including subnet masks
  • Networking components
  • Basic network design
Trimester 2
  • Beginning router configurations
  • Routed and routing protocols

Trimester 3

  • Advanced router configurations
  • LAN switching theory and VLANs
  • Advanced LAN and LAN switched design
  • Novell IPX
  • Threaded case studies

Trimester 4
  • Wan theory and Design
  • Wan Technology, PPP, Frame Relay, ISDN
  • Network Troubleshooting
  • National SCANS Skills
  • Thread case study