Cisco_CCNAv7: Introduction to Networks (ITN)


This is the first course in the CCNA curriculum. The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and other computer networks. The principles and structure of IP addressing, and the fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.

Core Skills:
-Build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes.
-Configure routers, switches, and end devices to provide access to local and remote network resources and to enable end-to-end connectivity between remote devices.
-Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills
-Configure and troubleshoot connectivity in a small network using security best practice

This course is intended for people who want to learn about how networks operate.

This course is at an intermediate level.

The course is offered in partnership with Cisco Networking Academy.

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  • Access to:
    - 1 Cisco Switch: minimum 2960s
    - 1 Cisco Router: minimum 1841s or 1941s
    - 2 Host Pcs
    - Console cable
    - Ethernet cables

    Course Recognitions:
    You may complete ONE final theory exam to obtain a Digital Badge

    This course will prepare you for the following certification exam: Cisco Certified Network Associate (200 – 301 CCNA)

    You will only be ready to take this certification exam after completing all the following three courses in the CCNA curriculum or you have equivalent work experience:

    - CCNA: Introduction to Networks (ITN)
    - CCNA: Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials (SWRE)
    - CCNA: Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (ENSA)

    The Certification exam can be booked through Pearson Vue Test Centre located in Adelaide. You will need to pay for the cost of the certification exam yourself. In some cases, vouchers for the certification exam may be available through TAFE SA at no cost. For further information regarding the exam, you will need to contact the Exam supplier

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Class Times
Online (self-paced) - up to 6 months in duration.
Accepting enrolments until 9 December 2024.

Please Note - this course commences from 22 July 2024. You will receive further information from your lecturer after this date.
Student Visa (500)

Current VISA holders eligible



$526.00 GST inc

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