Course 604: Cisco Certified Network Associate ( CCNA )

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Jul 13, 2012 (6 years and 5 days ago)


Course 604: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

 Objectives

Students will comprehend the
following upon completion of this
 Components and
configuration of Cisco
 Upgrade Cisco Routers,
from TFTP server
 IP addressing, IP address
classes, and allocation
 Distant vectoring and Link
State routing protocols
 Implementing security on
a router with access-lists
 WAN connectivity with
frame relay, point-to-point
protocol and ISDN
 Global configuration mode
to assign IP addresses to
an interface
 RIP, IGRP and more

 Prerequisites

Students must have successfully
taken and passed A+ and
Network+ certification exams.

 Books and Materials

CCNA Self-Study:
Interconnecting Cisco
Network Devices

by Steve McQuery
Edition, Cisco Press
ISBN: 1587051427

 Course Policies

Class attendance is mandatory for
all students and will be enforced in
accordance with the guidelines
described in the school’s Student
Information Publication catalog.
Students who miss a class with a
valid excuse must arrange personal
time with the instructor to make up
any missed work and assignments.
No software used in the course
may be removed from the school
premises and installed on personal
computers at a student’s home.
Evaluation software will be
provided for student’s to use during
the course if they wish to do
additional work at home.

 Course Description

The Cisco CCNA certification training course was developed by Cisco Systems.
Employers worldwide are looking for highly trained networking experts who can keep
up with the latest technologies in order to maximize performance. The industry
shortage for personnel with advanced Cisco and internetworking knowledge
increases daily, as a result, Cisco Systems has introduced Cisco Career
Certifications. Cisco experts are the elite of the internetworking industry, considered
pivotal in meeting the increasingly demanding nature of internetworking in terms of
deploying network functionality, reliability and scalability.

 Course Syllabus Breakdown

Part I: Introduction to Networking

Networking components, coaxial,
RJ-45, Fiber, connector types,
difference between networking
hubs and switches and routers

MDF, IDF cable structures,
Console, cross-over, and straight

Part II: OSI-Open System
Internetwork Architecture

OSI 7 layers, functions of each
layer, interconnectivity amongst
the 7 layers, encapsulation and
de-capsulation, peer-to-peer
communication, Switch operation,
Spanning Tree Protocol

Connecting pc’s and switches to
simulate a small operation
network, using NIC’s, connecting
to switches, avoiding loops when
working with switches

Part III: IP Addressing

IP address classes, review of
class A, B, and C addressing, sub-
netting a classful address,
creating small IP address space,
address summarization and

Router boot-up sequence,
upgrade an existing router,
assigning IP addresses to a
router, backup the router
configuration to a TFTP server

Part IV: Routing Protocols

Distant vectoring routing
protocols, Enabling RIP, and
IGRP on router, enabling
exchange of updates between
routers, characteristics of RIP, and
IGRP, characteristics of link state
routing protocol

Connect routers together via serial
interface, and assign IP addresses
to router, and enabling routing
protocol, enable debugging to
monitor exchange of updates
between routers

Part V: WAN Connectivity

Principles of operation for ISDN,
Point-to-Point protocol, and
Frame-Relay, advantages of WAN
connectivity, configuring routers to
enable WAN protocols

Enable ISDN, Point-to-Point, and
Frame-Relay on Cisco routers

Part VI: Network Management

Configure standard access lists to
figure IP traffic

Configure extended access lists to
figure IP traffic

Monitor and verify selected access
list operations on the router