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Short Course - CCNA Networking for Home

and Small Business - Distance Learning

This unit is a comprehensive introduction to the basics of computer networking and telecommunications principles.

The unit covers the skills and knowledge required by an ICT network technician. Learners will be taught how to attach a computer to a network system, complete copper cabling, devise a subnet scheme, plan and recommend improvements to a network infrastructure and also be able to troubleshoot simple communication problems with networking hardware. In addition to this, learners will understand and apply commonly used networking technologies in a variety of contexts.

In most organisations, it is accepted that network management is essential in order to run support systems efficiently and effectively. Learners will appreciate what takes place in the daily operation of a network and how differing systems interact with each other. This unit involves hands-on, lab-oriented activities that stresses laboratory safety and working effectively in a group environment. Theory aspects are studied and tested online using Cisco’s own electronic curriculum which learners may also access from home. The unit is delivered through a blended learning approach where tutor led teaching is combined with the electronic materials and testing.

This unit is assessed via the Cisco Networking for Home and Small Business (CCNA1) online examination.

The Cost of the course is £150.00

Runs in the evening, 2 hours a week.

The Cisco CCNA certification is internationally recognized by a diverse range of employers (from SME’s to large corporations) as one of the principal certifications in networking and telecommunications.

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The Cisco CCNA certification is internationally recognized by a diverse range of employers (from SME’s to large corporations) as one of the principal certifications in networking and telecommunications.

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