Cisco Systems CCNA Certification Fast Track Training - Network Technology and Systems Administration (NTSA) Department

Cisco Networking Academy logo.Students who complete this comprehensive Cisco training offered through Ohlone’s Cisco Network Academy will have the expertise they need to pass the test required to achieve Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) status. CCNA Certification skills include the ability to: install, configure, and operate simple-routed LAN, routed WAN, and switched LAN networks. 

Courses are offered in an instructor led format (face-to-face) or through distance learning (online).

Prerequisite skills and knowledge of Networking Essentials (OSI model, LAN devices, topologies) and basic TCP/IP ( IP addressing, subnet masking, protocols).  CNET -150 Network Operating Systems is a recommended prerequisite.

CCNA Course of Study
Course Units
CNET-155A LAN Network Design (CCNA1) 4
CNET-155B Router Configuration (CCNA2) 4
CNET-156A Routing and Switching (CCNA3) 2
CNET-156B WAN Design and Support (CCNA4) 2

Review academic requirements in the Catalog and in the Curriculum Guides. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.

*Recommended as supplementary courses.

Certification Skills and Competencies

Collage of technology related images.The CCNA curriculum includes understanding the functions and operations of local area networks (LAN), Cisco IOS fundamentals, wide area networks (WAN), virtual private networks (VPN), and Storage Area Networks (SAN). Other topics covered in the CCNA curriculum are IP Addressing, Cisco Command Line Interface (CLI), Routing and Switching technologies and protocols. CCNA certification content, technology, and testing remains focused on real-world skills assessment with labs and exam simulations being key components of CCNA courses and exams.

For more information, contact Richard Grotegut, Program Coordinator, at rgrotegut@ohlone.edu.

Textbooks, Online Access Codes, Other Supplies and Resources

Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore.

Students may go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Please check with your instructor.

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