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CCNA2: Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials


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CCNA2: Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials SC1CCNA222

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Course Overview

This course focuses on switching technologies and router operations that support small-to-medium business networks, including wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. As the second in a three-course CCNA series, this short course focuses on basic network configuration and troubleshooting, identifying and mitigating LAN security threats, and configuring and securing a basic WLAN.

Participants will learn how to:

  • Work with routers, switches, and wireless devices to configure and troubleshoot VLANs, Wireless LANs, and Inter-VLAN routing.
  • Configure and troubleshoot redundancy on a switched network using STP and EtherChannel.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.
  • Explain how to support available and reliable networks using dynamic addressing and first-hop redundancy protocols.

The Cisco Networking Academy® CCNAv7.02 curriculum is designed for participants who are seeking entry-level jobs in the ICT industry or hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialised ICT skills.

This is CISCO industry-accredited training. Upon successful completion, participants will gain a Certificate of Completion and a digital badge from CISCO that they can share on their LinkedIn profile.*

*Please note: these industry accredited programs are not recognised under the national Australian Qualifications Framework.

Studying during COVID-19 Restrictions

During COVID‐19 lockdown periods, this course will have the majority of the training delivered using online methods of teaching and communication while students engage from home with their trainers. Any required practical components of the course will be moved to a more appropriate time later in the year.

Course Dates & Times

Online Campus

Public - Online - Open from 24th May - 70 hours selfpaced + exam / 2022

1. Full Fee

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2022 and may change without notice.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

Further details on fees available

Students are required to have successfully completed the CCNA1: Introduction to Networks (SC1CCNA122) short course prior to beginning this course. Learners are also expected to have the following skills:

  • High school reading level
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC operating system navigation skills
  • Basic Internet usage skills

This course consists of:

  • Module Group Exams
  • Practical Activities
  • Proctored Skills Assessment
  • Proctored Final Exam (Theory)

This course is self-paced. Learners are recommended to undertake 6 hours of study per week over 12 weeks to complete the course. Final exams are held monthly and bookings are essential.

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