Business & Computing

Cisco Certified Network Associate (Year 2) (Scaling Networks & Connecting Networks)

Start Date: 18th September 2017
Course Code: C00344 FLE2A

  • Higher Education
  • Part-Time
  • Ballymena (Farm Lodge)


Duration: 2 Years Part-time
Number of weeks: 32
Start date: 18th September 2017
End date: 11th June 2018
Day: Mon
Time: 18:00-21:30

Fee for 2017/2018 Academic Year:


Course Content

The CCNA routing and Switching curriculum is composed of four courses:
• Introduction to Networks
• Routing and Switching Essentials
• Scaling Networks
• Connecting Networks

The courses are delivered sequentially, and each course is a prerequisite for the next course. Cisco is the leading supplier of networking equipment and network management for the Internet. Over the years, Cisco has developed a curriculum of courses for IT professionals to educate them on networking technologies and Cisco products. The CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum is online, so students can access learning material from outside the college. Year 2 students will study Scaling Networks & Connecting Networks.

Course Aims

The suite of CISCO CCNA courses are designed for people looking to gain professional certification which is recognised world wide. Many of the world’s networks use CISCO equipment and technology. This course will be a good starting point for those who want a career in networks and networking.

Special Features

Industry standard hardware and software are used on the course.

Assessment Methods

  • Cisco Online Assessment exams
  • Semester Final Exam (75% pass mark)
  • A range of  Practical Labs
  • Cisco ICND2 certification exam
  • Cisco CCNA certification exam

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Entry into second year of this programme will require successful completion of Year 1 of the course.

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Subject to numbers, students completing Discovery 1 & 2 can progess to 3 & 4 in the following academic year allowing them to obtain the full CCNA Certification.

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