CCNA: Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions

The Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions course provides 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. Network programmability, automation, and software-defined networking are also covered at a foundational level.


This course helps you prepare to take exam 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) . If you pass this exam you will achieve the Cisco CCNA certification

This course is worth 30 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification!

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Important information about the CCNA training:

  • Due to the amount of modules and content in this course, students should add 3 days of self study to prepare for the exam.
  • Lab access is valid for 60 hours or 90 days whichever is the shorter, so please ensure you exit the lab exercises when not in use.
  • This course has extended hours:
    In physical, classroom events: Day 1: 10.00-18.00, Day 2-4: 08.30-18.00, Day 5: 08.30-16.00
    On virtual events: 10.00 - 18.00 every day


Attendees should meet the following prerequisites:

  • One or more years of experience implementing and administering Cisco solutions
  • Knowledge of basic IP addressing
  • A good understanding of network fundamentals

Recommended pre-course training: IP1: Generell nettverksteknologi

Target Audience:

This course is designed for anyone seeking CCNA certification. The course also provides foundational knowledge for all support technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of Cisco networks. 
The job roles best suited to the material in this course are:

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

Course goals:

After completing this course you should be able to:

  • 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 networks
  • 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 addressing
  • 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 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 plan
  • Implement basic steps to harden network devices


This training is recommended as preparation for certification exam 200-301 Cisco Certified Network Associate Exam (CCNA) which leads to the new CCNA certification.

The exam is NOT included in the course price.

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