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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Cisco certification ensures high standards of technical expertise. You will develop a complete understanding of Wide Area Networking and how different network topologies work together to form a network. This is beneficial to every networking job and is the reason Cisco certification is in such high demand, even at companies with few Cisco devices. Achieving Cisco certification—at any level—means joining the ranks of skilled network professionals who have earned recognition and respect in the industry. The CCNA certification is the first in the new line of Cisco certifications and is a precursor to all current Cisco certifications.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Course Modules

Introduction to Inter networking

  • Introduction to CCNA & Inter networking
  • Network Topologies, Network Devices
  • Types of Medium
  • Introduction to LAN & WAN

OSI & TCP/IP Stack

  • Layers in OSI Model & its working,
  • Networking Protocols
  • TCP/IP Protocol Stack & its associated protocols.
  • TCP Header, TCP Flags, TCP Port Numbers, TCP 3 way Handshake.
  • Security protocols and authentication protocols
  • Network Utility Components for troubleshooting

IP Addressing, Subnetting, VLSM

  • IP Addressing Basis,
  • Network & Host bits
  • IP Range & Reasons
  • NID & BID
  • Gateway IP
  • Classes in IP Addressing,
  • Network & Host Bit calculation for each class
  • Private Addressing,
  • Subnet Masks & Subnetting,
  • VLSM.

Configuring Router & Switch

  • Introduction to Cisco Router & Switch.
  • Internal & External components of Cisco Router.
  • Starting up with a Router & Switch.
  • The Command-Line Interface.
  • Configuration of Router & Switch.
  • LED signalling for routers & switches

IP Routing

  • Routing Basics.
  • Managing static & dynamic routes.
  • Configuring static IP Routing.
  • Introduction to Dynamic Routing using RIP.
  • Managing & Configuring OSPF & EIGRP.
  • Using Same & Different AS numbers
  • Avoiding routing loops using Split Horizon, Route poisoning.
  • BGP Configuration

Switching, VLAN, VTP

Introduction to Switching Technology. Broadcast Domain & Collision Domain Packet Forwarding Techniques Access Modes Spanning Tree Protocol. VLAN VTP ISL Routing & Frame Tagging. Port Security ARP


  • Introduction to WAN.
  • WAN Types.
  • WAN Protocols & HDLC.
  • Configuring & troubleshooting PPP.
  • Configuring & troubleshooting Frame Relay.

Basic Network Security & ACL

  • Basics of Network Security
  • Introduction to Access Control Lists
  • Types of ACL
  • Wildcard Implementation on ACL
  • Standard & Extended ACL

IP Services & Managing Cisco IOS

  • NAT
  • DHCP
  • Managing Cisco IOS
  • IPv6

Wireless Technology

  • Introduction to Cisco WLAN
  • RF Technology
  • Wireless Standards
  • Configuring Wireless LAN
  • Wireless LAN Security.

Firewalls & VPN

  • Introduction to Firewall & VPN
  • Device Types
  • Basic configuration & usage
  • Creating network utilities with security devices


  • Identify and correct common network problems.
  • Utilize Netflow data.
  • Troubleshoot and correct common problems associated with IP addressing and host configurations.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve VLAN problems.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Trunking problems on Cisco switches.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Spanning Tree operation issues.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve routing issues.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve OSPF problems.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve EIGRP problems.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Inter VLAN routing problems.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve ACL issues.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve WAN implementation issues.
  • Troubleshoot and Resolve Layer 1 problems.
  • Monitor NetFlow statistics.
  • Troubleshoot Etherchannel problems.

Duration of the courses: 50 Hours


Those who are taking their first steps into WAN Admin and want to learn how to administer Cisco Routers and Switches.


Basic knowledge understanding of IPv4 and IPv6 based networks, A basic understanding of network subnetting and IP routing.


Key Benefits

By the end of the CCNA course/CCNA Training, students will be able to Plan IP Addressing, Install and configure Cisco Router in an Internetwork, secure Network by access-list and Manage Virtual LAN & WAN etc.