Cisco Syllabus for blended Course Self Study/Instructor Lead Training

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Cisco Syllabus

for blended Course

Self Study/Instructor Lead Training


SELF STUDY

Unit 1



Internetworking Review



Lesson 1


Network Reference Models

(
OSI model review
,
Data Encapsulation/decapsulation
,
The Cisco Three
-
Layer Model
)



Lesson 2


LAN and WAN C
abling Specifications

(
Ethernet media connections 10Base and
100Base media types
,
Cabling De
vices RJ
-
45, straight
-
through, c
ross over and roll
-
over cables
,
s
erial transmissions, WAN connector types, DCE/DTEs
)



Lesson 3


Ethernet Review (Ethernet technology

and frame types)



Lesson 4


Networking Devices and Cisco Products (Router, Switch and Hub device review,
Collision and Broadcast Domains, Selecting Cisco Devices, Routers, Switches, Hubs)

Activities and Extended Activities



Unit 1, Lesson 1
, 2, 3,

4

-

Acti
vities
and Lesson 1 Extended Activities

(
Review answers on
-
line
)



Extra Credit and/or Research project: do Lessons 3 and/or 4 Extended Activities



Unit 1 Quiz (Review answers on
-
line)

LAB: Lesson 2
-

Extended Activity: making a straight through, or cross
-
ove
r cable if materials are
available.

(
Note: Detailed directions for the cable making la
b available on Westnet’s
website.
)



INSTRUCTOR LEAD TRAINING



DAY 1

Review u
nit
s 1 and
2
, answer questions, review unit quizes

Unit 2


Switch Technology



Lesson 1


Swi
tch fundamentals (Bridges vs. Switches , Learning, forwarding, filtering, LAN
switch types
-

Store & forward, Cut through, fragment free)



Lesson 2


Spanning Tree Protocol (Network redundancy, Loop avoidance with spanning tree
protocol, STP port states, ro
ot bridge, designated bridge, etc.)



Lesson 3


Cisco IOS Basics

(
Using the Command Line Interface (CLI)
,
Getting help, using show
commands
,
Accessing different privileged modes
)



Lesson 4


Catalyst 1900 Switch Configuration Commands

(
Configuring the switch

device for
Hostname, IP address, etc.
,
Hands on lab activities using the CCNA e
-
trainer program
)

Activities and Extended Activities



Unit 2, Lessons 1, 2, and 4
-

Activities and Extended Activities

LAB:

Unit 2,
Lesson 3
-

Activities and Extended Activities
, Unit 2,
Lesson 4
-

Extended Activities



SELF STUDY

Unit 3



Virtual LANS (VLANs)



Lesson 1


Defining VLAN Components

(
Describe VLAN technology
,
Static vs. Dynamic
VLANs

membership
,
Frame Tagging and Inter
-
Switch Link Protocol
,
Trunking, and VLAN
Trunkin
g Protocol
,
VTP modes of operation
,
Routing between VLANs
)



Lesson 2


Configuring VLANs



Lesson 3


Reviewing VLAN configuration

Activities and Extended Activities



Unit 2, Lesson 1
-

Activities and Extended Activities (questions 1
-
5), Question 6 Extra Credi
t



Unit 2, Lesson 2 and Lesson 3
-

Activities



Unit 2 and
Unit 3 Quiz
, (review answers online)

LABs: Perform Lesson 2 and Les
son 3
-

Extended Activities if one or two

Catalyst 1900 Switches are
available in
lab environment.

VLAN labs are not available in the

Sybex E
-
trainer simulation CD
-
ROM.




INSTRUCTOR LEAD TRAINING



DAY 2

Review
Unit 3
, answer questions

Unit 4


Router IOS



Lesson 1


Router Components, the Boot Sequence, and Basic Setup

(
Managing a Cisco
Internetwork
,
Router boot, and Configuration re
gistry numbers
)



Lesson 2


Router Commands and Configuration

(
Config and IOS Management Commands
,
Using the Router IOS, setting up a Cisco Router
,
Accessing the CLI and Privileged modes
,
Configuration modes and Interfaces and subinterfaces configuration
,
Setting passwords, banners,
hostnames
)



Lesson 3


Configuration and IOS Administration (View router config, backup IOS with TFTP)



Lesson 4


Documenting a Network with CDP (Use Cisco Discovery Protocol to locate neighbors)

LAB: Perform Unit 4, Lesson 1
-

E
xtended Activities if a router is available in the classroom.

Unit 4, Lesson 2
, 3 and 4

-

Activities and Extended Activities
(CD
-
ROM)


SELF STUDY

Unit 5



I
P
Protocol

Suite



Lesson 1
-

TCP/IP
Review (TCP/IP
and the Do
D models
,
Port number assignments
,
UDP,
TCP
and IP header information
,
ICMP, ARP and RARP operations
)



Lesson 2
-

IP Addressing (Binary/Decimal Conversions, Address classes)



Unit 5, Lesson 1


Activities, Lesson 2


Activities and Extended Activities


INSTRUCTOR LEAD TRAINING



DAY 3

Review Unit
5 lessons 1 and 2

Unit 5



IP Protocol Suite



Lesson
3


Subnetting (why subnet,
defining
networks and hosts, subnetting process)



Lesson 4


Configuring IP (IP address, subnet mask and default gateway settings
)

Activities and Extended Activities



Unit 5, Les
son 3


Written
Activities and Extended Activities



Review Unit 5 quiz

LAB: Unit 5, Lesson 4


Activities and Extended Activities

(e
-
trainer CD
-
ROM)

Note: This lab must be complete before doing any other lab exercises.


SELF STUDY

Unit 6



IP Routing



Lesso
n 1


Routing Overview (
The routing process
, default and static rou
ting, using routing
protocols
-

dista
nce vector, link
-
state, hybrid)



Lesson 2


RIP (RIP overvie
w, c
onfiguring and verifying RIP)



Lesson 3


IGRP (IGRP overview, configuring and verifying I
GRP)



Lesson 4


Internetwork Connectivity (Build a host table, Telneting to another device, using trace
and ping commands)

Unit 6, Lesson 1


Activities and Extended Activities
, Unit 6 quiz (review answers on
-
line)

LAB: Lesson 2, 3
and 4



Activities and Ex
tended Activities (e
-
trainer CD
-
ROM)


SELF STUDY

(optional)

The CCNA exam no longer includes the IPX protocol, however it does include questions associated with
MAC addresses which are mentioned in Lesson 1.

Unit 7


The IPX Protocol



Lesson 1


IPX Overvi
ew (RIP and SAP, IPX addressing, encapsulation methods)



Unit 7, Lesson 1


Activities and Extended Activities



Lesson 2


Configuring IPX on a Router
(addressing, routing, encapsulation types, load balancing)



Lesson 3


Verifying IPX Configuration

(Showing
and verify IPX config, routing tables)



Unit 7, Lesson 2


Activities
, Unit 7 quiz

LAB: Unit 7, Lesson 2


Extended Activities, Lesson 3


Activities and Extended Activities

(CD
-
ROM)

INSTRUCTOR LEAD TRAINING



DAY 4

Review Units 6 and 7, answer questions

U
nit 8



Access Lists



Lesson 1
-

Access List Overview (
standard vs. extended, inbound vs. outbound, syntax,
guidelines)



Lesson 2
-

IP Access Lists

(Standard & Extended IP ac
cess lists, controlling telnet access
)



Unit 9, Lesson 1


WAN overview (if time)



Uni
t 8, Lesson 1


Activities, Unit 8 quiz

LAB: Unit 8, Lesson 2
-

Activities and Extended Acti
vities


SELF STUDY

Unit 8


Access Lists



Lesson 3
-

IPX Access Lists (Standard & Extended IPX access lists)

LAB: Unit 8, Lesson 3


Activities, and unit 8 quiz

Unit

9
-

Wide Area Networking Protocols



Lesson 1
-

WAN Overview (WAN connection types, HDLC review)



Unit 9, Lesson 1


Activities and Extended Activities


INSTRUCTOR LEAD TRAINING



DAY 5

Unit 9
-

Wide Area Networking Protocols

Review
unit 8, lesson 3 and unit

9 lesson 1, answer questions



Lesson 2


PPP (PPP r
eview with authentication methods
)



Lesson 3


ISDN (Dial on Demand Routing DDR)



Lesson 4


Frame Relay Connections (Frame Relay terminology, encapsulation, DLCIs and LMI
,
Creating subinterfaces on the rout
er
, m
apping Frame Relay interfaces)

Activities and Extended Activities



Lesson 2


Activities and Extended Activities (questions 1
-
5)



Lesson 3


Activities and Extended Activities (questions 1and 2)



Lesson 4


Activities



Unit 9 quiz

LAB:

Unit 9, Lesson 4


Extended Activities (CD
-
ROM)


SELF STUDY

Review

homework answers

Practice with Lab activities off Sybex e
-
trainer CD
-
ROM

Course quiz (review answers online)