What is a Firebrand Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Apprenticeship?
This framework has been replaced by Firebrand's Network Engineer standard. See the programme here.
The apprentice will develop into the role of Network Engineer - learning how to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between multiple organisations. They will understand network configuration and administration, the cloud and monitoring tools; and be able to give technical advice and guidance.
On the two-year programme; the apprentice will learn the principles of networking, protocols and associated technologies, and how to:
- Install and configure network components; including switches, routers and firewalls
- Monitor, test and optimise network systems and performance
- Troubleshoot network issues and repair faults in hardware, software and the network
- Undertake system upgrades to network hardware, software and operating systems
Typical Careers: Network Technician, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Administrator
Five reasons the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Firebrand Apprenticeship is for you
- Train at twice the speed. Programmes include award-winning accelerated training to cover the knowledge requirements of the apprenticeship – the same courses we've delivered to over 68,000 industry professionals
- Access exclusive training content. Experience up-to-the-minute content created and regularly refreshed by Firebrand's in-house experts. We’ll work with you to tailor custom programme content so apprentices receive the training you want, and the skills they need
- Learn with diverse Firebrand students. Apprentices learn alongside individuals from different companies with varying levels of experience, providing a valuable insight into how their skills are applied in different contexts
- Get full 1-1 support. You and your apprentices receive continued support from Firebrand Learning Mentors, who know exactly what it’s like to be an IT professional
- Flexible start dates. Apprentices start any time they like. Building apprenticeship programmes around our public training schedule means we won’t rely on large cohorts or fixed starting dates