Cisco Certified Network Associate

Cisco Certified Network Associate

Cisco Certified Network Associate
Cisco Certified Network Associate

Cisco Network Academy

ECPI’s Cisco Academy program for Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. CCNA curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills.

Protocols Covered:

  • Internet Protocol (IP)
  • Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay
  • Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2)
  • Virtual LAN (VLAN)
  • Ethernet
  • Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • After completion there are two certification exams taken at the ECPI test center to become certified

The 200-120, Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices (CCNA) is the exam associated with the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) certification and a tangible first step in achieving the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification.

  • CCNA Exploration skills and competencies
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Network Fundamentals
  • Use network protocol models to explain the layers of communications in data networks
  • Design, calculate, and apply subnet masks and addresses
  • Build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches
  • Employ basic cabling and network designs to connect devices
  • Use Cisco CLI commands to perform basic router and switch configuration and verification
  • Analyze the operations and feature of the transport and network layer protocols and services
  • LAN Switching and Wireless
  • LAN Switching and Wireless
  • Troubleshoot common network problems at Layers 1, 2, 3, and 7 using a layered model approach
  • Interpret network diagrams
  • Perform and verify initial switch configuration tasks including remote access management
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs, interVLAN routing, VTP, trunking on Cisco switches, and RSTP operation
  • Manage IOS configuration files
  • Identify the basic parameters to configure a wireless network and common implementation issues
  • Routing Protocols and Concepts
  • Configure and verify router interfaces
  • Demonstrate comprehensive RIPv1 configuration skills
  • Design and implement a classless IP addressing scheme for a network
  • Use advanced configuration commands with routers implementing EIGRP
  • Apply the basic RIPv2 configuration commands and evaluate RIPv2 classless routing updates
  • Identify the characteristics of distance vector routing protocols
  • Accessing the WAN
  • Describe the impact of applications (Voice Over IP and Video Over IP) on a network
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS operation on a router
  • Verify, monitor, and troubleshoot ACLs in a network environment
  • Configure and verify a basic WAN serial connection, a PPP connection between Cisco routers, and Frame Relay
  • Configure and verify a PPP connection between Cisco routers, and Frame Relay on Cisco routers
  • Troubleshoot WAN implementation issues

Why ECPI University?

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  • * 3rd in Number of Associate Degree Graduates in Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences.
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