Cisco CCNA Course Overview
Non-credit, Short-term Program
Cisco’s CCNA certification (Cisco Certified Network Associate) is an introductory-level certification to networking with Cisco Routers and Switches. The 640-802 single exam option is the most popular route to earning the CCNA, however, a two-exam option is available as well.
In this instructor-led class students prepare for the 640-802 exam. Topics covered in this course include:
Describing how a network works
Configuring, verify and troubleshooting a switch with VLANs, and interswitch communications,
Implementing an IP Addressing scheme and IP Services to meet network requirements in a medium-size Enterprise branch office network,
Configuring, verify and troubleshooting basic router operations and routing on Cisco devices,
identifying Security threats, and implementing and troubleshooting NAT and ACL's in a medium size Enterprise branch office Network
and much more.
Cisco CCNA classes are held in our Tampa, Florida location. With close proximity to Clearwater and St. Petersburg, students from around the Tampa Bay can learn Cisco routing and switching in a hands-on environment. Each students works with real routers and switches. Cisco classes at LaSalle are small and personalized. Call today to reserve your seat in the next Cisco CCNA class in Tampa.
The CCNA is designed for IT professionals who can “install, configure, and operate LAN, WAN, and dial access services for small networks (100 nodes or fewer), including but not limited to use of these protocols: IP, IGRP, Serial, Frame Relay,IP RIP, VLANs, RIP, Ethernet, Access Lists.”The CCNA can be used as a starting point for higher level certifications, such as the CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) and CCSP (Cisco Certified Security Professional). It is a prerequisite for each of these certifications.The CCNA got its start back several years ago. It was most recently changed in the summer of 2003 when a two exam path (INTRO and ICND) was added as an alternative to the one exam path (CCNA). The CCNA is valid for three years. “To recertify, pass the current exam or any new exam at the Professional or Cisco Qualified Specialist level bearing the prefix 642.”
Job roles of those pursuing this certification generally include: systems administrator and network administrator working with Cisco Routers and Switches