Each student starts the program with an introduction to networking that is the CompTIA Network+ program. The technology community identifies CompTIA Network+ as the perfect entry into a networking career. Topics of study include networking basics with the CompTIA Network+ Program, routers and routing basics, switching basics and inter-network routing and WAN technologies. Upon completing the Network+ curriculum, students move into the Cisco Networking Academy course work.
CCNA® is a comprehensive curriculum that includes four separate modules. These modules cover the learning objectives of the CCNA certification exam, which is the first step in a Cisco career certification path. The curriculum emphasizes the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques to resolve networking issues. Students learn how to install and configure Cisco switches and routers in local and wide-area networks using various protocols, provide Level 1 troubleshooting service, and improve network performance and security. Additionally, training is provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software tools and equipment.
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