To become Network L1/L2 – Engineer, Learn how to Install, Configure, Basic IPv4/6 Networks. From Beginner to Expert.



The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) v1.0 course gives you a broad range of fundamental knowledge for all IT careers. Through a combination of lecture, hands-on labs, and self-study, you will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify basic IPv4 and IPv6 networks. The course covers configuring network components such as switches, routers, and wireless LAN controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. The course also gives you a foundation in network programmability, automation, and software-defined networking.

This course helps you prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam. By passing this one exam, you earn CCNA certification.

Course Objectives

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics.
  • Understand the model of host-to-host communication.
  • Describe the features and functions of the Cisco Internetwork Operating System (IOS)software.
  • Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs.
  • Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches.
  • Install a switch and perform the initial configuration.
  • Describe the TCP/IP Internet layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting.
  • Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer.
  • Explore functions of routing.
  • Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router.
  • Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers.
  • Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4 addressing.
  • Describe IPv6 main features and addresses, and configure and verify basic IPv6connectivity.
  • Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing.
  • Describe, implement, and verify Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs) and trunks.
  • Describe the application and configuration of inter-VLAN routing.
  • Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of Open Shortest Path First (OSPF).
  • Explain how Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)work.
  • Configure link aggregation using Ether Channel.
  • Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols.
  • Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts.
  • Describe the operation of Access Control Lists (ACLs) and their applications in the network.
  • Configure Internet access using Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) clients and explain and configure Network Address Translation (NAT) on Cisco routers.
  • Describe basic Quality of Service (QoS)concepts.
  • Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built, and how to use Wireless LAN Controllers(WLCs).
  • Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization.
  • Introduce the concept of network programmability and Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and describe smart network management solutions such as Cisco DNA Center, Software-Defined Access (SD-Access), and Software-Defined Wide Area Network(SD-WAN).
  • Configure basic IOS system monitoring tools.
  • Describe the management of Cisco devices.
  • Describe the current security threat landscape.
  • Describe threat defence technologies.
  • Implement a basic security configuration of the device management plane.
  • Implement basic steps to harden network devices.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed for anyone seeking CCNA certification.
  • The course also provides foundational knowledge for all support technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of Cisco networks.

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