Configuring Cisco Network Devices

Program Description: In this Certificate course, participants will learn the fundamental principles of installing, configuring, administering, securing and troubleshooting a small to medium sized Cisco network. It will prepare the students to work as Network Administrators in the IT Industry and equip them to take the Cisco 100-155 certification exam.

After completing this course, students will be able to:

1. Obtain the foundational understanding of network layers 1-3 that are applicable to core routing and switching plus other advanced technologies

2. Develop basic routing and switching networking skills to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco networks for increased effectiveness and optimal performance within SMB settings

3. Understand the interactions and network functions of firewalls, wireless controllers and access points, Operate a medium-sized LAN with multiple switches, supporting VLANs, trunking, and spanning tree

4. Develop core routing and switching networking skills to configure, monitor, and troubleshoot Cisco networks for increased effectiveness and optimal performance within SMB and Enterprise settings

5. Understand how device management can be implemented using the traditional and intelligent ways

6. Support Cisco network deployments and maintain these services in an on-going operational network

Admission Requirements

Applicants must possess a high school diploma or GED, or pass the ability to benefit (ATB) test. In order to determine ability to benefit, the Wonderlic Basic Skills test will be given to all students who do not have a High School Diploma or GED.

Career Opportunity

Successful graduates will be employable as Network Support professionals. (DOT Codes: 031.262-014 and 823.261-900)