CCNA Routing and Switching

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching teaches networking based on technology. It covers protocols and theory at deeper levels to help students succeed in networking-related degree programs and a range of professions. 


    The widely respected Cisco Career Certifications bring valuable, measurable rewards to network professionals, their managers, and the organizations that employ them. The CCNA indicates a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of networking. CCNA certified professionals 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, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, Serial, Frame Relay, VLANs, Ethernet, Access Lists.

    Industry related jobs

    Typical job roles include Network Support, Network Administrator, Network Engineer.

    Course description

    This course helps you prepare for CCNA certification. You will learn decision-making and problem solving techniques in the application of science, mathematics and communication to solve networking problems. Through hands on activities and labs, you will learn to install and configure Cisco switches and routers in multi-protocol networks using local and wide area networks (LAN/WAN), provide level 1 troubleshooting service, and improve network performance and security.

    Eligibility Criteria

    There is no prerequisite but would be an advantage to have some basic networking knowledge.

    Boot Camp

    Want to do this course in an accelerated Boot Camp? – read more

    This course is CPD accredited and could be used to count toward your CPD hours.

    Course Delivery

    This course has been designed to be delivered in the classroom along with labs. During the course, you’ll have access to official Cisco online learning resources and assessment tools, study guides, and lab equipment, as well as instructor support and career guidance.


    CCNA is a comprehensive e-learning program, which provides students with the Internet technology skills essential in a global economy. The ITPT College will provide Web-based content, assessment, student performance tracking, hands-on labs, instructor training and support, and preparation for industry standard certifications.

    Further Information

    To find out when the next intake is planned for, consult our course schedule. Alternatively, if you have further queries, please, contact ITPT  for more information.

    Course Content

    The Cisco Certified Network Associate course covers the following topics:

    • Operation of IP Data Networks
    • LAN Switching Technologies
    • IP addressing (IPv4 / IPv6)
    • IP Routing Technologies
    • IP Services
    • Network Device Security
    • Troubleshooting
    • WAN Technologies

    For further details, see the Cisco course documentation.

    Your acquired competencies include:

    • Install and configure Cisco Routers and Switches.
    • Setup, configure, and maintain a LAN/WAN.
    • Implement, maintain and troubleshoot network infrastructure.
    • Improve network performance and security.

    Find out more about CCNA certification from Cisco Systems.

    Funding Available:

    This course is FREE (SAAS part-time funding) to anyone who is on benefits or earning £25,000 or less, given that they have not used SAAS/ILA funding towards any other course/training in the last 12 months.

    Those in receipt of following benefits are automatically eligible:

    • Jobseekers allowance
    • Income support
    • Incapacity Benefit/Employment Support Allowance
    • Child Tax Credit (minimum rate)
    • Pension Credit

    Apply for course funding 

    Our Courses are fully funded by SAAS: Student Awards Agency for Scotland

    Please visit the SAAS website to see your eligibility.

    Download: SAAS Part Time Funding Guide, Part Time Forms

    Read: Part Time Students Eligibility Criteria, Disabled students’ allowance (DSA)

    For Students who don’t qualify for the above fundings:

    How much this course will cost?

    If for any reason you do not qualify for SAAS funding our fees are as follows for students living  in UK or the European Union:

    CCNA R&S


    Vender Neutral (can be paid in instalments) £650+ VAT
    SQA Accredited (PDA) (can be paid in instalments) £650
    5 days Boot Camp + Exam and Resit voucher + CCNA Book  £1950

     Fees are payable in advance at the start of course unless otherwise agreed.

    We also provide flexible fee instalments to help students in paying their fee.

    There are a number of other funding opportunities available to UK and EU students to help them to pay for their studies. Contact the college for more details.

    Course Curriculum

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