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CISCO Certified Network Associate Certification Training (CCNA)

5 - Day Classroom Training Course - 35 Contact Hours

Upcoming Schedules for CCNA :
Dubai 30/Aug/2020 TBA TBA Enquire Now
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Now grab your chance to get CCNA certified at SitesPower - an internationally renowned networking certification!

Center Benefits

  • Industry-adept, CISCO certified trainers
  • Excellent CCNA lab facilities: 1 router & 1 switch per student
  • CISCO-approved, high-quality course curriculum
  • Comprehensive courseware, practice tests & exam prep
  • Accredited institute by the UAE Ministry of Education
  • Certificate of Achievement (ministry attestation fees apply)
  • Exams: Prometric & VUE Exams available (fees excluded)

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Course Description

CCNA Training course at SitesPower is designed to make you a proficient IT Technician and Network Engineer.

Why Should You Get a CCNA Certification?

CCNA Certification is a renowned credential that is acknowledged globally. It lays an excellent foundation for your advancement in the networking domain. It gives you a competitive edge when it comes to moving up the ladder or getting a new job opportunity. The CCNA certification brings lucrative pay hikes with it. Also, it is the first step for you to take, if you wish to go ahead and get other expert-level networking certifications in the future such as CCNP, CCDP, CCIE, etc.

CCNA Training Course | SitesPower

The CCNA Certification Training at SitesPower is the most effective and practical networking course you will find across UAE and ME. This CISCO Certified Network Associate Training is extremely beneficial for those who seek to make a successful career in computer networking.

This training covers all fundamental elements of computer networking. It teaches you all the basics of Routing and Switching. The foundational networking you’ll learn here will make you efficient in working around installing, operating, configuring, and troubleshooting small and medium-sized networks.

Become a Successful CISCO Certified Network Associate!

SitesPower ranks amongst the best CCNA institutes in Dubai. We have industry-expert, professionally certified trainers on the panel who give technical and practical hands-on knowledge on LAN configuration and CISCO networking products. The exceptionally well-designed curriculum, clearly explained theory and actual experience provided on handling of security threats is what helps keep you ahead of the crowd.

Solve multiple practice tests, prepare with the help of our intensive, interactive training course and course material. Be 100% ready for your CCNA exam. Become highly skilled and confident with your networking abilities.

Join us now to start your fruitful CCNA journey ahead!

Prerequisites

This CCNA course in Dubai has no official prerequisites. However, having the skill set below is extremely helpful for you throughout your training to fully comprehend the aspects of CCNA.

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Fundamental PC Operating System navigation skills
  • Basic IP address knowledge
  • Good understanding of network fundamentals

Target Audience

CCNA Certification Training Course is aimed to build networking and internetworking skillsets in you to channelize optimum network support and security in businesses worldwide. If you are working or see yourself working in the following roles, then CCNA course is the best pick for you.

  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Network/ System Administrator
  • Security Consultant
  • Security Database Developer
  • Technical Consultant
  • Help-desk Technician
  • Field Service Technician
  • Intranet Specialist

 

Our Subject Matter Experts

The Subject Matter Experts or Trainers at SitesPower have over 15 to 30 years of proven experience in the industry and in the delivery of training. They have excellent academic records along with technical qualification which makes them the most ideal personals to guide you right from day 1 till the time you finish your certification examination, receive your credential and are ready to take the leap!

Our trainers are internationally renowned for their command over the subject matter, most importantly, their updated industry knowledge. Our team of experts is also efficient in evaluating course effectiveness in relation to client timescales and desired results from a certain training program, so in case you’re looking for something that is not present in the curriculum, don’t worry. Our programs are customizable and can be made separately to cater to your learning demands.

The Subject Matter Experts or Trainers at SitesPower have over 15 to 30 years of proven experience in the industry and in the delivery of training. They have excellent academic records along with technical qualification which makes them the most ideal personals to guide you right from day 1 till the time you finish your certification examination, receive your credential and are ready to take the leap!

Our trainers are internationally renowned for their command over the subject matter, most importantly, their updated industry knowledge. Our team of experts is also efficient in evaluating course effectiveness in relation to client timescales and desired results from a certain training program, so in case you’re looking for something that is not present in the curriculum, don’t worry. Our programs are customizable and can be made separately to cater to your learning demands.

 

About CCNA Exam

You can take the CCNA exam via either of these two paths:

  1. Take the ICDN1 and ICDN2 exam

       OR

  1. Take a combined CCNA exam

Guidelines:

  • Step first would be to receive formal CCNA training.
  • Step two is to register for the exam through Pearson VUE website. (SitesPower is a Pearson VUE Exam Center.)
  • You need to register at least two days prior to the exam date.
  • Study and prepare for the exam for at least 3 months.
  • Secure 80% or above marks to successfully earn the CCNA certification.

CCNA Exam Structure : 

Following is the structure for different formats of the CCNA exam

  • ICDN1 – 40 to 50 questions | 90 minutes
  • ICDN2 – 40 to 50 questions | 75 to 90 minutes
  • Combined CCNA – 45 to 55 questions | 90 minutes

The CCNA exam is available in two languages: English and Japanese.

(**Important Note: CCNA Exam is soon to be updated! From February 24, 2020 on, modules on Programmability and Automation will be added in the course curriculum. You will be tested on an updated range of skills and expertise.**)

Job Opportunities after CCNA

CCNA is the best Networking framework and gives good exposure to Cisco’s basic theory that will definitely give your profile an advantageous edge. For network engineers, technicians or analysts, this CCNA credential can be highly rewarding.

After clearing your CCNA certification, you can get associated with a new project or an assignment within your current organization. If you’re looking out for a job change, promotion, or an appraisal, upskilling with the CCNA credential is always the best choice. Working as a Network Engineer or Technician a pretty remunerative career path too. Glassdoor has recorded an average salary of CCNA certified network professionals as $72,362 per annum.

 

Levels after CCNA Certification

CCNA is an associate-level certification. If you wish to earn the master-level CISCO networking certifications, CCNA credential would work as a pioneering career move for you.

You may explore CISCO’s entry-level certifications: the CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) or the CCT (Cisco Certified Technician) before taking the CCNA Certification training which will grant you the basic fluency in your chosen area of study.

You can also opt for a CCDA (Cisco Certified Design Associate) certification if the Design path interests you. 

After you successfully earn your CCNA certification, Cisco’s professional-level credentials become accessible to you. CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) and CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional) are the two main programs in which there are diverse branches of knowledge to choose from.

Once you are a CCNP or a CCDP, you can then move on to the expert-level and thereafter, to the architecture-level Cisco certifications.

There is an abundance of opportunities for the Cisco certified talent worldwide and ceaseless chances of growth.

 

Why SitesPower?

SitesPower is a leading Corporate and IT training organization with the best training and exam support system when it comes to exam prep, guidance and customised training programs.

SitesPower has uplifted thousands of individuals’ careers and continues to do so – not just in UAE and ME but even beyond these regions. We are a team that gets looked up first when it comes to quality training, 100% reliable course curriculum, professional certifications and exams, career consultation, and more.

Our trainers have a vast experience in the Network and Security domain. They have played a major role in the development of many global organizations over the years and thus, are in the perfect place to guide you through the most simplified CCNA applications.

Enhance your technical skillset, increase your credibility and get great prospects of obtaining a job across renowned IT organizations worldwide with SitesPower’s CCNA Certification Training program!

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Course Outline

Module 1: INTERNETWORKING BASIC

  • What Is an Internetwork?
  • History of Internetwork
  • Open System Interconnection Reference Model
  • Characteristics of the OSI Layers
  • OSI Layers Protocols and their functions
  • OSI Model and Communication between Systems
  • Encapsulation of Data
  • Connection-Oriented and Connectionless Network Services
  • Internetwork Addressing
  • Data Link Layer Addresses
  • MAC Addresses
  • Mapping Addresses
  • Network Layer Addresses
  • Flow Control Basics
  • Error-Checking Basics
  • Identify the appropriate media, cables, ports, and connectors

Module 2: LAN SWITCHING TECHNOLOGIES

  • Ethernet Technologies
  • Identify basic switching concepts
  • Introduction to SVI
  • Configure and verify initial switch configuration
  • Configure Remote Access Management on Cisco Switch
  • Managing the MAC Address Tables
  • Securing Cisco LAN Switches
  • Switch port Security on Cisco Switches
  • Etherchanneling Techniques
  • EtherChannel PAgP and LACP modes
  • Introduction to Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Introduction to Portfast, Uplink Fast, Backbone Fast
  • Introduction to BPDU Guard and BPDU Filter
  • Configuration of Root Guard
  • Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP)
  • Introduction to Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN)
  • VLAN Frame Tagging
  • What is Native VLAN and Trunk Port?
  • How to configure VLAN trunk link and native VLAN?
  • Configuration of Basic VLAN
  • Configuration of VLAN with Router on Stick Method
  • Configuration of Multilayer Switch VLAN
  • Introduction to VTP
  • Configuration of VTP
  • Configuration of Voice VLAN
  • What is DTP (Dynamic Trunking Protocol?)

Module 3: IP ADDRESSING

  • IP Addressing Basics
  • IP Address Classes
  • Private IP Addressing
  • Public IP Addressing
  • Subnetting
  • Subnet Mask
  • Variable Length Subnet Masks (VLSMs)
  • Voice Overlay Subnets
  • Summarization
  • IP Multicast
  • Managing IP Addresses
  • IP Addressing in the Smart Business Architecture
  • Introducing IPv6
  • IPv6 Features
  • Differences between IPv4 and IPv6
  • IPv6 Address formats

Module 4: IP ROUTING TECHNOLOGIES

  • What is Routing?
  • What is null interface in a Cisco Router?
  • What is loopback interface in a Cisco Router?
  • Difference between Routing and Switching
  • Types of Routing Protocols
  • Introduction to Static Routing
  • Configuration of Static Routing
  • Understanding Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
  • Configuration of RIP v1 and V2
  • Understand the function of Distance Vector Protocol
  • Understanding Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (IGRP)
  • Configuration of IGRP
  • Understand the function of Link State Protocol
  • Understanding Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
  • Understanding Open Shortest Path First (OSPF)
  • Understanding Intermediate System-to-Intermediate System (IS-IS)
  • Understanding Border Gateway Protocol

Module 5: MANAGING CISCO IOS

  • Cisco Router Boot Sequence
  • Exploring the Cisco IOS File System
  • How to install Solarwinds Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) Server
  • Backup Cisco IOS and Configuration file thru TFTP
  • Naming Convention of Cisco IOS Image Files
  • Upgrade Cisco IOS from TFTP Server
  • Router Password Recovery

Module 6: IP SERVICES

  • Configure and verify DHCP Server
  • What is Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP?)
  • Important Cisco Discovery Protocol (CDP) IOS commands
  • Introduction to Access Control Lists (ACL)
  • Standard Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Access Control List (ACL) - Wildcard Masks
  • Extended Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • Extended Access Control List (ACL) - Operators
  • Extended Access Control List (ACL) - TCP and UDP port numbers and names
  • Extended Access Control List (ACL) - TCP and UDP port numbers and names
  • Named Access Control Lists (ACLs)
  • How to edit a Named Access Control List (ACL) on router
  • What is NAT (Network Address Translation?)
  • What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of NAT?
  • Different types of NAT - Static NAT, Dynamic NAT and PAT
  • NAT Address types - Inside Local, Inside Global, Outside Local, Outside Global
  • How to configure static NAT in a Cisco Router
  • How to configure PAT in a Cisco Router
  • Recognize High availability (FHRP)
  • Configure and verify Syslog
  • Describe SNMP v2 and v3

Module 7: WAN TECHNOLOGIES

  • What is Packet Switching Networks?
  • Introduction to Frame Relay
  • Configuration of Frame Relay
  • Introduction to ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode)
  • Introduction to X.25
  • What is Circuit Switching Networks?
  • Introduction to ISDN
  • Introduction to Dial-on-Demand Routing
  • Configuration of DSL Modem, Cable Modem and Dial up Configuration
  • Introduction to PPP Authentication
  • Introduction to PAP and CHAP authentication Methods
  • Configuration of PPP on CHAP
  • Configuration of PPP on PAP
  • Introduction of HDLC and Synchronous Data Link Control

Module 8: WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES

  • Introduction to Wireless Technologies
  • Wireless Components Overview
  • Describe WLAN Standards and IEEE 802.11
  • Wireless Security Types

 

Reviews

“This was the most perfect CCNA training program! This was a much needed building block for my career. I am happy with the training, courseware, trainer and study facilities and everything else that made this program such an enriching experience. Kudos to SitesPower!”

Umayyah Hassan

Network Engineer

 

“Intensive and informative course. Awesome learning experience for CCNA certification training. Appreciate the trainer for all the guidance.”

Shahir Mikhail

Network Security Associate

 

“Five stars to CCNA training at SitesPower!! Improving and practical.”

Jacob Pothan

Jr. Security Engineer

 

FAQs 

What core areas are covered in the CCNA certification training course & what is the percent-wise weightage of the topics?

A vast area of networking knowledge – theoretical and practical know-hows are covered in this CCNA training program. The topics emphasized are as below.

  • Network Fundamentals – 15%
  • LAN Switching Technologies – 21%
  • Routing Technologies – 23%
  • WAN Technologies – 10%
  • Infrastructure Services – 10%
  • Infrastructure Security – 11%
  • Infrastructure Management – 10%

I don’t have any basic knowledge of the Networking domain. Is it safe to directly go for the CCNA course?

Without knowing the basics of networking, it will be difficult to successfully comprehend all the elements taught in the CCNA course. If you are absolutely new to this field, you may want to consider ICND2 or CCENT certification training courses.

Taking a CCENT course beforehand will give you’re a better understanding of the subject and make you ready for a successful networking career ahead.

What type of questions are there in the CCNA exam?

The CCNA exam consists of not one but many question types apart from MCQs.

Here is a list of the type of questions you will get in the CCNA exam.

CCNA practice tests are available at SitesPower Learning Center for your full-proof exam prep.

  • Multiple Choice Questions Single Answer or MCQ SA
  • Multiple Choice Questions Multiple Answers or MCQ MA
  • Drag and Drop – Text and image-based questions
  • Testlets – Scenario-based questions
  • Simlets – Graphical network diagram-based questions
  • Router Simulations – Questions based on scenarios of solving network problems and using the appropriate commands to answer.

What are the career benefits of CCNA certification course?

Technology is changing rapidly today and Cisco Network Systems is your constant reliable source to adapt and master the network skills and use them in your daily activities at work.

The best factor of choosing Networking as your career path is that it gives you thousands of opportunities to grow constantly. After getting the CCNA credential, you can go for the next levels of credentials that are Professional, Expert and Architecture.

CCNA certification is one of the most acknowledged and rewarding certifications in the market today. Lucrative salary hikes are offered to those who possess the CCNA credential. It can open up diverse global opportunities for you, making you an indispensable candidate.

 

Enhance your technical skillset, increase your credibility and get great prospects of obtaining a job across renowned IT organizations worldwide with SitesPower’s CCNA Certification Training program!

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