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Cisco Cert Network Assoc (CCNA)

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Aim of the Course 
Cisco® Certifications are for those looking to work in IT communications and multi-service networks. The course delivers the skills to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. The up-to-date curriculum includes mitigation of security threats, wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills.

Course Content 

The course covers the following topics:


  • Understanding both OSI and TCP/IP models
  • Understanding Shared Ethernet, modern Switched networks and surrounding issues
  • Explore the packet delivery process using network Analysers
  • Use Common Network Applications
  • Foundation Configuration of both Cisco Switches and Routers
  • Managing the Cisco IOS file System.

IP Subnetting and Design

  • Subnetting both on and off Octet subnet masks
  • Configure both IP static and Dynamic Routing
  • Small Network Implementation practical
  • Create and implement VLSM network
  • Configure IPv4 addressing.

Routing and Switching

  • Scaling Switched networks utilising VTP, RSTP, VLAN's, and 802.1q
  • Inter-VLAN routing utilising virtual router interfaces. 
  • WAN
  • Understanding WAN technologies and enable an Internet Connection
  • Understand, Configure and troubleshoot OSPF in a single area
  • Understand, Configure and troubleshoot EIGRP.

Security and Break-Fix How-To

  • Using the IOS command-line
  • Troubleshooting tools (ipconfig, ping, CDP, tracert, show and debug)
  • Understanding and Exploring Wireless (WLAN) Configuration and Security
  • Improving Network Security
  • Configure and troubleshoot access lists
  • Configure PPP

More information on the CCNA Certification can be found at 

Qualifications Awarded 


CCNA certification validates intermediate-level (NQF Level 3) technical competency of interconnecting Cisco network devices on a medium-sized communications network. The international certification from Cisco provides employers in the UK and abroad with a means to identify those qualified individuals who have the appropriate skill sets to do the job successfully.
For those that pass 640-802 module a CCNA will be attained. For those students NOT reaching the standard, relevant modules are awarded subject to passing a Cisco exam. The modules codes are as follows:
 Award  CCNA single exam  CCNA modules
 640-802 CCNA  Yes  No
 640-822 ICND1 (CCENT)  No  Yes
 640-816 ICND2  No Yes


Employment Opportunities 

Relevant employment opportunities are in the areas of switching, routing, Voice-over-IP, and security in IT communications and networking.

Please note: As we are not an approved testing centre, the RTC cannot offer the exams whilst on a course but they can be taken at other approved sites around the country.

Right Management reserves the right to cancel and/or amend course dates, times, contents and venues as listed on this website. Every effort will be made to give the Service leaver as much notice as possible and a reasonable course alternative or alternatives may be suggested, if possible. If this is not possible or the alternative(s) is/are not acceptable to the Service leaver, Right Management, who deliver all non-contract courses listed, may refund in full the total amount paid to date for non-contract funded courses, or, in the case of MOD Contract Funded courses, in agreement with the MOD, the Service leavers IRTC grant will not be notionally reduced.

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