Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)

Course Description

The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) course gives you a broad range of fundamental knowledge for all IT careers. Through a combination of lecture and hands-on labs, you will learn how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. The course covers configuring network components such as switches, routers, and Wireless LAN Controllers; managing network devices; and identifying basic security threats. 

This course helps you prepare to take the 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) exam.
By passing this one exam, you earn CCNA certification. 

Required exam Recommended training
200-301 CCNA Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)


Course Information

Length: 5 day

Format: Lecture and Lab

Delivery Method: Virtual / Onsite

Max. Capacity: 16


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Geography & Location
Apr 12, 2021 - 5 day(s)
Apr 12, 2021
$4195 USD
$4195 USD, 42 CLC
May 03, 2021 - 5 day(s)
May 03, 2021
EMEA, GTR-Remote/London
$4195 USD
$4195 USD
Jun 07, 2021 - 5 day(s)
Jun 07, 2021
Remote-Central Time Zone
AMER, Remote-Central Time Zone
$4195 USD
$4195 USD, 42 CLC

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the components of a computer network and describe their basic characteristics
  • Understand the model of host-to-host communication
  • Describe the features and functions of the Cisco IOS Software
  • Describe LANs and the role of switches within LANs
  • Describe Ethernet as the network access layer of TCP/IP and describe the operation of switches
  • Install a switch and perform the initial configuration
  • Describe the TCP/IP Internet Layer, IPv4, its addressing scheme, and subnetting
  • Describe the TCP/IP Transport layer and Application layer Explore functions of routing
  • Implement basic configuration on a Cisco router
  • Explain host-to-host communications across switches and routers
  • Identify and resolve common switched network issues and common problems associated with IPv4
  • Describe IPv6 main features, addresses and configure and verify basic IPv6 connectivity
  • Describe the operation, benefits, and limitations of static routing
  • Describe, implement and verify VLANs and trunks
  • Describe the application and configuration of Inter-VLAN routing
  • Explain the basics of dynamic routing protocols and describe components and terms of OSPF
  • Explain how STP and RSTP work
  • Configure link aggregation using EtherChannel
  • Describe the purpose of Layer 3 redundancy protocols Describe basic WAN and VPN concepts
  • Describe the operation of ACLs and their applications in the network
  • Configure Internet access using DHCP clients and explain and configure NAT on Cisco routers
  • Describe the basic QoS concepts
  • Describe the concepts of wireless networks, which types of wireless networks can be built and how to use WLC
  • Describe network and device architectures and introduce virtualization
  • Introduce the concept of network programmability and SDN and describe the smart network management solutions like Cisco DNA Center, SD-Access and SD-WAN
  • Configure basic IOS system monitoring tools
  • Describe the management of Cisco devices
  • Describe the current security threat landscape
  • Describe threat defense technologies
  • Implement a basic security configuration of the device management plane
  • Implement basic steps to harden network devices

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills Basic Internet usage skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge


Discovery 1: Get started with Cisco CLI
Discovery 2: Observe How a Switch Operates
Discovery 3: Perform Basic Switch Configuration
FASTLab 1: Implement the Initial Switch Configuration
Discovery 4: Inspect TCP/IP Applications
Discovery 5: Configure an Interface on a Cisco Router
Discovery 6: Configure and Verify Layer 2 Discovery Protocols
FASTLab 2: Implement an Initial Router Configuration
Discovery 7: Configure Default Gateway
Discovery 8: Explore Packet Forwarding
Discovery 9: Troubleshoot Switch Media and Port Issues
Discovery 10: Troubleshoot Port Duplex Issues
Discovery 11: Configure Basic IPv6 Connectivity
Discovery 12: Configure and Verify IPv4 Static Routes
Discovery 13: Configure IPv6 Static Routes
FASTLab 3: Implement IPv4 Static Routing
FASTLab 4: Implement IPv6 Static Routing
Discovery 14: Configure VLAN and Trunk
FASTLab 5: Troubleshoot VLANs and Trunk
Discovery 15: Configure a Router on a Stick
FASTLab 6: Implement Multiple VLANs and Basic Routing Between the VLANs
Discovery 16: Configure and Verify Single-Area OSPF
Discovery 17: Configure and Verify EtherChannel
FASTLab 7: Improve Redundant Switched Topologies with EtherChannel
Discovery 18: Configure and Verify IPv4 ACLs
FASTLab 8: Implement Numbered and Named IPv4 ACLs
Discovery 19: Configure a Provider-Assigned IPv4 Address
Discovery 20: Configure Static NAT
Discovery 21: Configure Dynamic NAT and PAT
FASTLab 9: Implement PAT
Discovery 22: Log into the WLC
Discovery 23: Monitor the WLC
Discovery 24: Configure a Dynamic (VLAN) Interface
Discovery 25: Configure a DHCP Scope
Discovery 26: Configure a WLAN
Discovery 27: Define a RADIUS Server
Discovery 28: Explore Management Options
Discovery 29: Explore the Cisco DNA Center
Discovery 30: Configure and Verify NTP
FASTLab 10: Configure System Message Logging
Discovery 31: Create the Cisco IOS Image Backup
Discovery 32: Upgrade Cisco IOS Image
Discovery 33: Configure WLAN Using WPA2 PSK Using the GUI
Discovery 34: Secure Console and Remote Access
Discovery 35: Enable and Limit Remote Access Connectivity
FASTLab 11: Secure Device Administrative Access
Discovery 36: Configure and Verify Port Security
FASTLab 12: Implement Device Hardening

Related Training

Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced (DCACIA)

Who Should Attend

Entry-level network engineer, Network administrator, Network support technician, Help desk technician