Course Overview

What will I  learn?

Earning a Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching certification is the best way for you to prepare for a successful career in networking.

This course prepares you for network technician, networking analyst & engineering roles. It consists of 3 programmes each of 18 weeks duration, these are; ‘Introduction to Networks’, ‘Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials’ and ‘Enterprise Networking, Security and Automation’.

Completion of each programme will result in a Cisco Certificate for that semester. Completion of all 3 programmes will prepare you for the Routing and Switching Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification exam. A worldwide recognised industry standard exam, sought after by employers.

The classes are facilitated by a certified instructor including practical work and the entire curriculum will be made available to students online.

You will learn about

  • Network Fundamentals
  • LAN Switching Technologies
  • Routing Technologies
  • WAN Technologies
  • Infrastructure Services
  • Infrastructure Security
  • Infrastructure Management and Automation

What qualifications do I need?

None but strong working knowledge of computing is desirable



What can I do after?

Careers in:

  • Computing
  • Networking
  • Network Engineering
  • or further study in Higher National Computing Courses

Programme Information

Campus: Paisley

Start Date: to be confirmed

Duration: 18 Weeks/Every Tuesday Night

Time: 5pm - 8pm

Cost: £350




My application

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