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Cisco - CCNA Boot Camp - Routing and Switching (CCNAX)

Duration

Duration:

Only 5 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

6.2.2023 (Monday)

Overview

Official Cisco CCNA course, CCNA Training and CCNA certification

This certification retired on 24th February 2020. Our closest replacement is CCNA.

On this 5-day accelerated CCNAX course you’ll learn both Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Parts 1 and 2 (ICND1 & ICND2).

You’ll learn to install, operate, configure and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network, including:

  • Configuring a LAN switch
  • Configuring an IP router
  • Connecting to a WAN
  • Identifying basic security threats

You’ll also get familiar with more in-depth topics such as how to install, operate and troubleshoot a medium-sized network, including connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.

On this course, you’ll benefit from our unique Lecture | Lab | Review approach that combines both theoretical and practical learning. This will help accelerate your learning and ensure you have the hands-on experience necessary to apply your new found knowledge as soon as you return to work.

You’ll also get 24/7 access to practice labs, official Cisco curriculum and real Cisco networking equipment.

The CCNAX course differs from the CCNA Routing & Switching course in that it combines and shortens the ICND1 and ICND2 curriculum and requires that you only take the 200-125 CCNA examination. Achieving this will result in the CCNA Routing and Switching certification. You’ll sit this exam, covered by your Certification Guarantee, just steps from your classroom.

Four reasons why you should sit your CCNAX course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be CCNAX trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 5-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your CCNAX course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass CCNAX first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study CCNAX with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Use your Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs)

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.

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

Curriculum

Building a Simple Network

  • Exploring the Functions of Networking
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Introducing LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS Software
  • Starting a Switch
  • Understanding Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media Issues

Establishing Internet Connectivity

  • Understanding the TCP/IP Internet Layer
  • Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
  • Understanding the TCP/IP Transport Layer
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Learnin Basics of ACL
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity

Implementing Scalabale Medium-Sized Networks

  • Implementing and Troubleshooting VLANs and Trunks
  • Building Redundant and Switched Topologies
  • Improving Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Using a Cisco IOS Network Device as a DHCP Servcer
  • Understanding Layer 3 Redundancy
  • Implementing RIPv2

Introducing IPv6

  • Introducing Basic IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6 Operation
  • Configuring IPv6 Static Routes

Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity

  • Troubleshooting IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Troubleshooting IPv6 Network Connectivity

Implementing Network Device Security

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Implementing Advance Security

Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution

  • Implementing EIGRP
  • Implementing EIGRP for IPv6
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP

Implementing a Scalable OSPF-Based Solution

  • Understanding OSPF
  • Multiarea OSPF IPv4 Implementation
  • Implementing OSPFv3 for IPv6

Implementing Wide Area Networks

  • Understanding WAN Technologies
  • Understanding Point-to-Point Protocols
  • Configuring GRE Tunnels
  • Configuring Single-Homed EBGP

Network Device Management

  • Implementing Basic Network Device Management
  • Evolution of Intelligent Networks
  • Introducing QoS
  • Managing Cisco Devices
  • Licensing

Labs

  • Discovery 1: Get Started with Cisco CLI
  • Discovery 2: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
  • Discovery 3: Observe How a Switch Operates
  • Discovery 4: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
  • Discovery 5: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
  • Discovery 6: Start with Cisco Router Configuration
  • Discovery 7: Configure Cisco Discovery Protocol
  • Discovery 8: Configure Default Gateway
  • Discovery 9: Exploration of Packet Forwarding
  • Discovery 10: Configure and Verify Static Routes
  • Discovery 11: Configure and Verify ACLs
  • Discovery 12: Configure a Provider-Assigned IP Address
  • Discovery 13: Configure Static NAT
  • Discovery 14: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • Discovery 15: Troubleshoot NAT
  • Challenge 1: Summary Challenge Lab: 1
  • Challenge 2: Summary Challenge Lab: 2
  • Discovery 16: Configure VLAN and Trunks
  • Discovery 17: Troubleshoot VLANs and Trunks
  • Discovery 18: Configure Root Bridge and Analyse STP Topology
  • Discovery 19: Troubleshoot STP Issues
  • Discovery 20: Configure and Verify EtherChannel
  • Discovery 21: Configure a Router on a Stick
  • Discovery 22: Configure a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
  • Discovery 23: Troubleshoot DHCP Issues
  • Discovery 24: Configure and Verify HSRP
  • Discovery 25: Troubleshoot HSRP
  • Discovery 26: Configure and Verify RIPv2
  • Discovery 27: Troubleshoot RIPv2
  • Challenge 3: Implementing RIPv2
  • Discovery 28: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
  • Discovery 29: Configure IPv6 Static Routes
  • Challenge 4: Implement IPv6 Static Routing
  • Discovery 30: Use Troubleshooting Tools
  • Discovery 31: Configure and Verify IPv4 Extended Access Lists
  • Discovery 32: Troubleshoot IPv4 Network Connectivity
  • Challenge 5: Troubleshooting IPv4 Connectivity
  • Discovery 33: Configure and Verify IPv6 Extended Access Lists
  • Discovery 34: Troubleshoot IPv6 Network Connectivity
  • Challenge 6: Troubleshooting IPv6 Connectivity
  • Discovery 35: Enhance Security of Initial Configuration
  • Discovery 36: Limit Remote Access Connectivity
  • Challenge 7: Securing Device Administrative Access
  • Discovery 37: Configure and Verify Port Security
  • Discovery 38: Configure and Verify NTP
  • Challenge 8: Implementing Device Hardening
  • Discovery 39: Configure External Authentication Using RADIUS and TACACS+
  • Discovery 40: Configure and Verify EIGRP
  • Discovery 41: Configure and Verify EIGRP for IPv6
  • Discovery 42: Troubleshoot EIGRP
  • Challenge 9: Troubleshooting EIGRP
  • Challenge 10: Summary Challenge Lab: 3
  • Challenge 11: Summary Challenge Lab: 4
  • Discovery 43: Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
  • Discovery 44: Configure and Verify Multiarea OSPF
  • Discovery 45: Configure and Verify OSPFv3
  • Discovery 46: Troubleshoot Multiarea OSPF
  • Challenge 12: Troubleshooting OSPF
  • Discovery 47: Configure Serial Interface and PPP
  • Discovery 48: Configure and Verify MLP
  • Discovery 49: Configure and Verify PPPoE Client
  • Discovery 50: Configure and Verify GRE Tunnel
  • Discovery 51: Configure and Verify Single Homed EBGP
  • Challenge 13: Implementing Single-Homed EBGP
  • Discovery 52: Configure Syslog
  • Discovery 53: Configure SNMP
  • Challenge 14: Summary Challenge Lab: 5
  • Challenge 15: Summary Challenge Lab: 6

Exam Track

You’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training Centre, covered by your Certification Guarantee:

  • Exam: 200-125 CCNA

What's Included

During this course you’ll have access to:

  • Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices; Accelerated (CCNAX) 3.0

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs)

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, you should have intermediate knowledge of networking and must meet at least one of the following requirements:

  • Attended and successfully completed the ICND1 course or CompTIA Network+ course, in the last 6 months.
  • At least 1 years' experience in installing or configuring both Cisco Routers & Switches.

This course is also suitable for you if:

  • You've held the CCNA certification in the past but it has expired.
  • Your CCNA certification is about to expire and you'd like to renew your certification.

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.

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