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Course Description

This course builds on the concepts covered in and skills acquired from ITEC 2750 Cisco Certified Network Associate I. Students will receive hands-on training and will be introduced to such networking skillsets as: advanced router configuration; Local Area Network (LAN) switching theory, LAN design, and VLANs; TCP/IP- and OSI-layered communications; Wide Area Network (WAN) theory, design, and technologies such as PPP and Frame Relay. Other topics include Access Control Lists, DHCP, NAT, Wireless, IPv6, VPNs, and basic router firewall configuration. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) industry certification exam.

Learning Objectives

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes.
  • Configure routers, switches, and end devices to provide access to local and remote network resources and to enable end-to-end connectivity between remote devices.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
  • Configure and troubleshoot connectivity a small network using security best practices.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.