Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is a certification program for today’s associate-level job roles in IT technologies. It now includes security and automation and programmability. The program has one certification that covers a broad range of fundamentals for IT careers, with one exam and one training course to help you prepare.

Cisco has introduced the new training program for CCNA certification program which has all the latest and necessary changes needed to cover all the latest networking technologies and methodologies. Cisco has also introduced some new set of skills like software development skills, more advanced knowledge on the matter and new job roles as well. This new update has made the CCNA certification program to move towards perfectness and successful IT career.

One of the most important and greeted updates was regards to examination that is individuals don’t need to give two exams anymore. They only need to pass one exam to earn their reputed CCNA certification.

Course description:

CCNA training course and exam provides the foundation which can take your career into any trend. CCNA certification covers a breadth of topics, including:

☑ Network fundamentals

☑ Network access

☑ IP connectivity

☑ IP services

☑ Security fundamentals

☑ Automation and programmability


NO Prerequisites.
CCNA is a First step in Cisco Certifications and there is no prerequisites to do CCNA training. Anyone from any background with a keen interest in networking can go for it.

Boot Camp:

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Why learn CCNA?

CCNA is one of the most respected Associate level Certification in the technological world. There are a lot of employment opportunities in this field because there are numerous technical glitches in the industry, and the industries require proper and suitable solution immediately. Hence the demand for CCNA professionals is quite large.

Exam Overview:

The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the CCNA exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. The guidelines below may change at any time without notice in order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes (Cisco).

   Topics    Percentage
   Network fundamentals    20%
   Network access    20%
   IP connectivity    25%
   IP services    10%
   Security fundamentals    15%
   Automation and programmability    10%

SQA Framework:

This PDA, the vendor’s neutral CCNA program also offers a number of shorter curricula that are related to SQA HN Units.

Unit Title Unit Code SQA Credit Points SCQF level SQA Credit Value
Internetworking Technology FR25 35 16 8 2
Networking Technology FR24 35 16 8 2
Routing Technology FR22 35 16 8 2
Switching Technology FR23 35 16 8 2
Total Credits Awarded 64

Exam Description & Recommended Training:

The course, Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA), helps candidates prepare for this exam.

Required Exam(s) Recommended Training Length of Exam
200-301 CCNA  

Implementing and Administering

Cisco Solutions


Cisco Certified Network

Associate V1.0 (CCNA  200301) is a 120-minute exam associated with the CCNA certification.

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.

Funding Available:

Course Funding: SAAS PTFG: Scottish Awards Agency for Scotland

This course is funded by SAAS part time funding which is available to eligible individuals only;
SAAS General funding eligibility requirement:

1. You have to be a resident of Scotland
2. Either employed or unemployed, if working then earning must be less/equals to
25k a year
3. Have not used the SAAS funding in this Academic Year.

Other criteria:

☑ Students do not need to pay it back as this is a grant not a loan.

☑ This funding is different from the full time funding which can be applied by someone who previously granted for a degree, postgrad or any other full time studies (HNC/HND) etc. but not in a same session

☑ Part time funding cannot be received on a same session if one is already receiving any part/full time funding for other courses.

☑ Part Time funding can only be used for one course per academic year

☑ SAAS part time funding academic year starts from Aug to July.

For more information please visit the below link 


To check your eligibility:

Please follow the below link to check if you qualify for the course funding;


Self Funding

If you do not qualify for SAAS part-time funding, you have the option to self-fund the course.

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

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

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.

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