This accelerated Cisco CCNA course - Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions - is replacing all CCDA and CCNA certifications, including the popular CCNA Routing and Switching.
You'll be immersed in a broad range of IT fundamentals; from networking technologies, to security essentials, automation and programmability.
Achieve your CCNA certification in just 6 days – that’s 33% faster than traditional training. On this accelerated course, you’ll get everything you need to certify, including exam 200-301 CCNA.
Traditional providers do not include Cisco’s required 3-day self-study modules. Train with Firebrand and cover these modules during the course.
Similar to the soon-to-be-retired CCNA Routing and Switching, through this CCNA certification you'll learn how to navigate network access, IP connectivity and IP services, enabling your business to be more flexible and scalable. In just 6 days, you'll 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 are 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+.
After 23rd February 2020, Cisco will be retiring all existing CCDA and CCNA certifications and replacing them with the Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA). The popular CCNA Routing and Switching is also being retired.
Here's the full list of CCNA and CCDA certifications that are retiring:
If you have already started working towards any of the above CCDA or CCNA certifications, or are interested in doing so before February 23rd, you should continue to pursue it - you have until then to complete these certifications.
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.
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 and exams on your return). 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.
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, Cisco recommend you have basic 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 101287 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.
"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. (4/12/2017 (Monday) to 10/12/2017 (Sunday))
"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))