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Get the skills you need to install, operate, configure, troubleshoot networks and achieve your CCNA certification in just 7 days. This official Cisco CCNA course includes the latest version of both ICND1 v3.0 (CCENT) and ICND2 v3.0 and exams - which you'll sit during your training.
On this accelerated CCNA course, you'll get access to the official Cisco Learning Labs, which your expert Firebrand instructor will guide you through.
You'll also complete a series of real life labs as you get the knowledge needed to manage small-to-medium enterprise branch networks. On this 7-day course, you'll also study basic network security and network device management.
You'll study the ICND1 (CCENT) curriculum and learn how to:
Next, you'll study the ICND2 v3.0 curriculum. You'll learn how to:
This CCNA training includes 24/7 access to practice labs and the official Cisco curriculum. You'll also sit your official exams at the Firebrand Training Centre as part of your course.
This Cisco certification is the starting point for your career in networking, giving you the specialist skills you need to operate Cisco equipment. This certification is an ideal follow-up to the CompTIA Network+.
You may be entitled to free training via Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs). If you’ve bought Cisco hardware or software - check the invoice to see if you have credits waiting to be used! If you’re unsure, get in touch with us.
Your first exposure to Cisco technology should be hands-on. That’s why this accelerated 7-day Cisco CCNA course includes real Cisco labs, giving you the practical experience you need when applying your skills in the real world.
24-7 lab access will give you the experience you need to prepare for both ICND1 (CCENT) and ICDN2 exams, which you’ll take during your course. Plus, you’ll be sitting your exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, just steps away from your classroom.
Cisco CCNA, CCNP and CCIE Routing and Switching Certifications have received Gold accreditation from the IPv6 Forum Education Certification Program. Gain your CCNA certification and you’ll be able to display the IPv6 logo, proving that you have attained professional IPv6 knowledge and skills.
The IPv6 forum is a worldwide consortium of leading internet vendors, industry subject matter experts, research and education networks. Their mission is to promote the adoption of IPv6 technology.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
On this accelerated Cisco training course, you'll study the following material:
Building a Simple Network
Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
Building a Medium-Sized Network
Network Device Management and Security
Implementing Scalable Medium-Sized Networks
Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity
Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution
Implementing a Scalable, OSPF Based Solution
Network Device Management
To achieve your certification, you must pass the ICND1 (CCENT) and ICND2 exams.
Firebrand’s CCNA course (sometimes referred to as a CCNA boot camp) is an accelerated 7-day course that will prepare you for the CCNA exams, which you’ll sit during the training. You’ll also study the official curriculum and get 24/7 lab access.
To avoid the distractions of the city, Firebrand’s UK Cisco courses are held just outside of London. You’ll train at twice the speed and immerse yourself in your accelerated course at the Firebrand Training Centre.
To find out the cost of this accelerated CCNA course and others, visit our prices page.
If you wish to book your CCNA exams outside of this accelerated course, or any other official training programme, you will pay:
Both of these exams are included on Firebrand’s accelerated and all-inclusive 7-day course. You’ll sit them at the Firebrand Training Centre, just steps from your classroom.
You’ll sit your Cisco exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, as part of your accelerated course.
The average salary for a certified professional is £40,000 in the UK, according to data from ITJobsWatch.
The CCNA is well known within the IT industry and is an important stepping stone to higher-level Cisco certifications, like the CCNP.
Yes – by using Firebrand’s accelerated training model on an all-inclusive course, you’ll be able to complete your CCNA certification in one week.
You’ll live just steps from your classroom and take your ICND1 and ICND2 exams at the Firebrand Training Centre. This distraction-free environment means you’ll be able to focus entirely on your studying.
Firebrand does not provide online training for the CCNA certification. Instead, Firebrand’s CCNA course provides students with an opportunity to learn in-person from expert networking instructors.
On this accelerated course, you’ll receive the following official CCNA courseware:
Or, for more CCNA revision material, take a look at this blog post: How to revise Cisco CCNA for free.
The Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (100-105 ICND1) exam will test you on the following topics:
The Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 2 (200-105 ICND2) exam will test you on the following topics:
Navigate to the “When” section on this page to find upcoming CCNA courses. Each CCNA course includes ICND1 and ICDN2 exams, which you’ll sit at the Firebrand Training Centre as part of your training.
Upon booking onto this accelerated course, Firebrand will guide you through the process for booking your CCNA exams, which you’ll sit during your training.
You'll sit the following exams at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:
Upon passing exam 100-105, you will attain the Cisco CCENT certification. After passing exam 200-105, you will receive your Cisco CCNA certification.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 0800 789 50 50.
There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.
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Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
This is an intense course. You should have a minimum of six months’ experience working with networks.
You should also be familiar with the TCP/IP suite of protocols and be able to configure networking on a PC within a workgroup environment.
You will also find it useful to understand the concepts of routing and switching, and subnetting. These topics will be covered on the course but prior knowledge will be beneficial.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on 0800 789 50 50 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.
When do you want to sit your accelerated course?
Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.74% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.
Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.
"The communication before and after the course is second to none, you feel valued throughout the whole experience and the entire team are there to assist you however they can. The facilities themselves lend to a carefully structured environment, allowing you to concentrate entirely on the course and the free post mix and coffee/tea is a must."
Andrew Stirling. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (3.12.2018 to 9.12.2018)
"The Firebrand training centre at Wyboston Lakes is a great place to get trained on CCNA. "
S.S.. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (3.12.2018 to 9.12.2018)
"The training facility and trainer were very good. The delivery of the course was excellent and took into account the experience of the students."
Andrew Whiting. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (3.12.2018 to 9.12.2018)
"Excellent Trainer, Would Recommend"
Peter Tanser, GES. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (3.12.2018 to 9.12.2018)
"Everything was great apart from the monitor I did the exam on. It was really poor quality."
Sean Dean, Sopra Steria. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (26.11.2018 to 2.12.2018)
"A very hard and intense course but delivered in a professional and structured way. Maybe a bit too much information to be completed across an entire week (would have preferred to spread the two elements over separate weeks) but otherwise excellent."
Martin Daley, Eventura Ltd. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.8.2018 to 12.8.2018)
"If you're just starting out in life Firebrand is a perfect stepping stone to start your career, you get support from start to exam."
Sam Perry, Sussex Community Dermatology Service. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.10.2018 to 14.10.2018)
"I would recommend Firebrand Training - course was intense, well instructed and information rich. Compared to when I started the course, I feel so much more knowledgeable and confident about networking topics."
J.W., Dana Petroleum,=. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (11.6.2018 to 17.6.2018)
"Firebrand manage to compress long term training into a very short time and do it effectively. The quality and subject knowledge of the training staff is the main reason for this."
Lee Farrow, PX Limited. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (16.4.2018 to 22.4.2018)
"As usual, its been a great place to learn and (re-)certify... everything's organised for us, all we need to do is learn. The course is presented with the right focus on the points that matter and plenty of time given for hands-on practical labs to fully understand the topics. And - we even had sunshine this week!"
Steven Tremayne, Honeywell. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (16.4.2018 to 22.4.2018)
"Despite the exhausting days, I think this intensive course is better than spreading it out over 2 months.
The Firebrand trainer was very professional. "
Regin Jørgensen, Zitcom A/S. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (16.4.2018 to 22.4.2018)
"Training as usual was very good, instructor was very knowledgeable of the subject matter "
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (16.4.2018 to 22.4.2018)
"Great course, very fast pace and hard work but worth it.
Very knowledgeable instructor. "
Scott Rose, Oxford University. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (16.4.2018 to 22.4.2018)
"The Cisco instructor is exceptionally knowledgeable and patient. The quality of training is second to none, but you need to arrive prepared to work your socks off!"
L.S.. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (11.12.2017 to 17.12.2017)
"It is a very hard training and I don't think it's suitable for complete beginners in networking.
Our instructor was very competent and the location was excellent."
Christian Dietrich. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (4.12.2017 to 10.12.2017)
"My experience at firebrand was nothing less than awesome. Firebrand gave me a new perspective and built my confidence. I will definitely recommend them."
Nathaniel Brefo, Kosmos Energy. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (23.10.2017 to 29.10.2017)
"Though the days are long and you need to put the work in, the staff were very helpful, Instructor fast but took time to explain and was very approachable. "
Chris Peacock. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (23.10.2017 to 29.10.2017)
"Dave has taught me in 8 days more about routing & switching networks than 19 years of running mid sized (500 user, multi site) corporate Cisco networks. The trainers are a priceless asset to firebrand. I wont hesitate to come back and do my CCNP."
Mark Boardman. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (4.9.2017 to 10.9.2017)
"Best training on market. Everything clear explained and friendly trainer with big passion and flexibility. "
A.C., Adler and Allan Ltd. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (4.9.2017 to 10.9.2017)
"Fantastic instructor, teaching methods are second to none."
Anthony Cummings. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (4.9.2017 to 10.9.2017)
"A lot harder than i thought it would be but the scope of knowledge I gained was incredible. Great instructor, be prepared for long days!"
Ashley Carrigan, AJW Aviation. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (7.8.2017 to 13.8.2017)
"I had a great learning experience with Firebrand, all staff were very polite and helpful. I'd train again with them, highly recommended."
Stacey Gribble, Expro Group Ltd. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (14.4.2017 to 20.4.2017)
"Firebrand is an amazing company which I would recommend to anyone willing to learn within their fields of interest.
The knowledge of my teacher was second to none and the staff around are very helpful, polite and welcoming.
S.B, RTF Networks. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.3.2017 to 11.3.2017)
"A tough course delivered with seasoned experience by our instructor who knew not only the subject inside out but the best way to present it to relative novices like myself. I will take a lot away from this course and hopefully be able to build on the knowledge gained."
Karl Mardell, Premier Systems IT. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.2.2017 to 11.2.2017)
"Great teacher. Really explained things well and went through the whole course in the expected detail. "
Farooq Riaz. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.2.2017 to 11.2.2017)
"Good facilities and learning environment, gives you everything you need to move your qualification forward!"
Chris Bloy, Acentic. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.2.2017 to 11.2.2017)
"I genuinely think that the instructors leading the courses at Firebrand are some of the best in the world. Its amazing how much information they manage to condense down to only a few days as well as delivering it in a way that allows you to fully absorb everything."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (9.1.2017 to 14.1.2017)
"Good start and end time to days, training was thorough throughout and the instructor was extremely knowledgeable."
Callum Catterall. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (12.12.2016 to 17.12.2016)
"Really enjoyed everything. Trainer was enthusiastic and we all enjoyed it a lot."
Zak Riddington, Self. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (10.10.2016 to 15.10.2016)
"The instructors and the facilities are first rate, a good place to learn."
Kevin Johnson, Sprint Integration Ltd. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (10.10.2016 to 15.10.2016)
"This was exactly the training experience I was looking for. Very intensive and non-stop, a great location away from the distractions of day to day life - a perfect way to learn. Breakfast, lunch and dinner included to feed the brain - and it needs feeding. The days are long, filled with a lot of writing, listening, practical exercises and study. The whole 6 days is an exercise in learning - and well worth it for those people who want to study hard and learn a lot in such a short period."
M.S, Thompson Development. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (27.8.2016 to 1.9.2016)
"The course is intensive, I never thought I could learn so much in three days. "
A.P. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (27.8.2016 to 1.9.2016)
"Extremely well presented with very knowledgeable instructors."
Craig White, fujitsu. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (27.8.2016 to 1.9.2016)
"The best training I've had anywhere!"
Kevin Anderson, NA. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.6.2016 to 11.6.2016)
"I had a great experience at Firebrand.
The instructor was very knowledgeable and helpful and the learning environment is spot on."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.6.2016 to 11.6.2016)
"Great experience, great facilities and a great instructor."
K.H.S.N. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (6.6.2016 to 11.6.2016)
"Intensive, but rewarding. Friendly, knowledgeable instructors that help you understand the technology, not just pass an exam."
A.L. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (9.5.2016 to 14.5.2016)
"A great way to learn a lot of information in a short amount of time."
M.E. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (9.5.2016 to 14.5.2016)
"This course is very intense but if you are committed there are lots of benefits to be gained."
Norman Toussaint, not working at the moment. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (9.5.2016 to 14.5.2016)
"The structure of course enabled me to retain information which accelerated my learning."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (11.4.2016 to 16.4.2016)
"Course was very informative and although some prior knowledge is certainly beneficial, the course takes you through the basics as well. The lecturer is very knowledgeable and there is access to labs to get hands on experience 24x7. A great experience and I hope to return to continue my training and development."
C.B. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (11.4.2016 to 16.4.2016)
"Extremely intense but thoroughly worth it. Expect long days and fast pace."
Andrew Rawlinson, Department for Education. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (11.4.2016 to 16.4.2016)
"Firebrand provided not only 24 hour access to the labs so you can get hands on with Cisco equipment and configuration, but the trainer was great at explaining CCNA topics."
Sunil Patel, CVC Capital Partners. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)
"The Instructor was great and communicated complex and difficult topics well, especially given the quantity of material that was covered on the course.
I would recommend this course to anyone who wants to pass the CCNA and does not have much time for self study at home."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)
"Very well run course. Great tutor. Would recommend."
J.W. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)
"Firebrand helped give me the confidence and career boost that I was desperately in need of. If anyone is one the fence, don't hesitate and use Firebrand to give you the head start over your colleagues."
Lance DSouza. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)
"Intense, immersive and hugely beneficial. The combination of class and lab work consistently strengthened my understanding of the topics. The 24 hour access allowed me to put in the extra work at my own pace and time. Thank you Firebrand."
Daniel Stanley, MTG. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)
"Good, lots to take in! Very jam packed in a week for a three month Cisco course. Divided up into two and a half days per section. "
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)
"Very Good course, would recommend some knowledge as it is extremely fast paced. Great instructor. Will be back for the CCNA Security course."
K.E. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)
"Explained concepts really well and focused in on Exam aspects only. Brilliant!"
Bhupinder Singh, Paradine. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) (7 days) (8.2.2016 to 13.2.2016)