This accelerated Cisco CCNA course - Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions - has replaced all CCDA and CCNA certifications, including the popular CCNA Routing and Switching.
The CCNA certification is now offered as 5 days in-classroom modules, and a required 3 days self-study modules. Train with Firebrand, and you'll cover all modules over a total of just 6 days, including sitting exam 200-301 CCNA. Get certified at 33% faster than traditional training.
In less than a week, you'll be immersed in a broad range of IT fundamentals; from networking technologies, to security essentials, automation and programmability.
Through the CCNA certification you'll learn how to navigate network access, IP connectivity and IP services, enabling your business to be more flexible and scalable. You'll also learn the fundamentals of:
At the end of the course, you'll sit exam 200-301 CCNA and achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. You'll get access to official courseware and learn from certified Cisco instructors, as Firebrand is a Cisco Learning Partner.
This course is ideal for:
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+.
Firebrand offers both a classroom-based and Cisco CCNA online course, including everything you need to get certified in record time:
Since the 24th of February 2020, Cisco retired all existing CCDA and CCNA certifications and replaced them with the Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA). The popular CCNA Routing and Switching has also been retired.
Here's the full list of CCNA and CCDA certifications that have retired:
For a comprehensive guide to the updates, take a look at this blog covering Cisco's massive 2020 certification changes.
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 6-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 the 200-301 exam, 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.
As part of your accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:
These domains are general guidelines for the content likely to be included in the exam. As Cisco continue to develop this certification, other related topics may also appear.
Your accelerated course includes:
There are no formal prerequisites for this accelerated course. However, it is preferable that you have 6 months' experience in routing and switching and knowledge in:
Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.
Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 77472 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.70% 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.
"Firebrand have really stepped up their game in response to COVID. I felt safe and taken care of the whole time. Its quite intense - so strap in!"
Kishan Sthankiya. (7.9.2020 (Monday) to 12.9.2020 (Saturday))
"I was fairly foreign to most components of the CCNA course. The Firebrand instructor made all parts of the course clear leading to many "AHA!" moments. "
P.L., IBM CLoud. (3.8.2020 (Monday) to 8.8.2020 (Saturday))
"Provided with the appropriate materials to get through the course. Instructor was very knowledgeable and covered all the topics required."
A.H., NHS North of England CSU. (3.8.2020 (Monday) to 8.8.2020 (Saturday))
"The instructor was very knowledgeable about the course material, the course did run very fast which I understand was the point of it so whilst it may have been a bit too fast for me, I appreciate how well the instructor kept on track and taught the class as well as answering the questions"
C.M., i-dash. (3.8.2020 (Monday) to 8.8.2020 (Saturday))
"Instructor went through all the material very well, in depth and explained all the material in a way that it was easy to understand"
J.N., Sopra Steria. (8.6.2020 (Monday) to 13.6.2020 (Saturday))