Cisco CCENT Course
£195.00 including VAT
- Course Type Online Course
- Course Duration 20 Hours
- Course Access 12 Months
- Awarded By Cisco
- Student Discount Card All students enrolled on this course are entitled to apply for a XO student discount card.
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This Cisco CCENT course provides students with the skills and knowledge required for entry level network support roles. You will learn how to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise's branch network and basic network security.
CCENT is the starting point towards your career in Networking. Our curriculum covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, wireless concepts and basic security, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks.
Completing the CCENT will prepare you for the next step up, the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Association) course, which covers medium sized enterprise's branch networks with more complex connections.
The Cisco CCENT course has no formal entry requirements, and is designed to give you real-world knowledge that you can put to use from day one. It's highly flexible, so you can set your own timetable and study at your own pace. Enrol online today and get started on a career you deserve.
We train our students to the very best standards, offering expert instructor-led training via our state of the art eLearning platform.
Please Note: The Cisco exam(s) associated with this course was retired on 23 Feburary, 2020. However, this course still retains value as a training resource and learners will receive a certificate of completion at the end of their course.
Ideal for those who are looking to embark on a career in network management or are already in IT and require the certifications to enhance their CV.
Our Cisco CCENT online course is a cost-effective and successful approach for many individuals and teams. It provides a flexible learning method, allowing candidates to schedule learning at a time that suits them and fits in with other commitments; ideal for those who find it difficult to take time away from their workplace. It also allows candidates to work at their own pace, and revisit sections of the course as often as needed, leading to a fuller understanding of all the topics covered.
In addition, there are none of the high costs of travel and accommodation associated with courses at an external venue.
To earn your official CCENT certification from Cisco, you will need to study the Cisco CCENT training course and pass the compulsory Cisco CCENT exam.
- Cisco 100-105
To prepare you for your exam, we provide interactive quizzes after each module and a mock exam at the end of your course to ensure you’re fully prepared for the real thing. Once you’ve passed with at least 85%, you’ll be ready to book your exam as a private candidate. To make life easier, we can help you find an appropriate exam centre and give you all the information you need to secure your place.
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Once you’re fully prepared and ready to sit your exam, all you’ll have to do is purchase your exam voucher and schedule your exam at a test centre near you. You can use the Pearson Vue Test Locator to find test centre locations near you. For more information on how to schedule your exams, please visit our schedule my exams page.
Got a question about exams? Contact our course advisors by email or by phone on 0808 175 1269. We're happy to help!
Our training works on all devices including Mobile phones, IPad’s, Android tablets, Macs and PC’s.
For the best viewing experience on our state-of-the-art eLearning platform we recommend an internet connection of 10Mbps or better. Please also use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox as your browser with Adobe Flash Player.
We've put together a list of relevant job titles you can apply for after achieving the CCENT certification (note that some careers may require further study, training and/or work experience):
- Entry-level Network Engineers
- Help Desks
- Network Administrators
- Network Specialist
- Network Administrator
- Network Support Engineer
In these roles, the average salary you can earn is £25,000.00 per year (source: itjobswatch.co.uk, UK Only).
IT Jobs Watch provides a unique perspective on today's information technology job market. Their aim is to present a concise and accurate map of the prevailing UK IT job market conditions.
Once you have achieved your certification, you'll have full access to our recruitment package for a wide range of information and advice - including:
- How to put together a killer CV, Covering Letters and Thank You emails.
- How to gain relevant work experience.
- How to prepare for interviews.
- How to understand Job adverts.
- How to choose the right recruitment agency.
- How to look for work on LinkedIn.
- Information on dealing with redundancy.
Our careers advice section is available for you to see now. For more information about our career advice services, contact us on 0808 175 1269 to speak with one of our friendly course advisors today.
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Course SyllabusModule 1 – Introduction to Networking
- Building a Simple Network
- Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
- Local Area Networks LANs
- Need for Switches
- Operating Cisco Software
- Managing Cisco IOS Configurations
- Improving the User Experience
- Switch Installation
- Basic Switch Configuration
- Initial Start-up Status
- Ethernet and Switch Operation
- Lab Topology Diagram Lab Overview
- Troubleshooting Common Switch Media
- Troubleshoot Connectivity Lab Overview
- Establishing Internet Connectivity
- IP Address Classes
- IP Resolution
- Summary of Layer 3
- Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
- TCP/IP Transport Layer Functions
- TCP vs. UDP Analogy
- TCP Characteristics and Summary
- Exploring the Functions of Routing
- Configuring a Cisco Router
- Route Configuration and Setup
- Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
- Enabling Static Routing
- Managing Traffic Using ACLs
- Enabling Internet Connectivity
- Improved Usability of CLI Lab
- Enabling Static Routing
- Configure DHCP
- Configure NAT
- Configure NAT with PAT
- Securing Administrative Access
- Enhancing the Security of the Initial Configuration
- Enhancing Security of Routers and Switches
- Implementing Device Hardening
- Device Hardening
- Implementing Traffic Filtering with ACLs
- Filtering Traffic with ACLs
- Implementing VLANs & Trunks
- Configuring a Trunk & Physical Redundancy in a LAN
- VLAN Summary
- Routing Between VLANs
- Configuring Router with a Trunk Link
- Configuring Expanded Switched Networks
- Cisco Network Device As a DHCP Server
- Configuring a DHCP Server
- DHCP Pools
- Introducing WAN Technologies
- Dynamic Routing Protocols
- Distance Vector and Link-State Routing Protocols
- Link-State Routing Protocols
- Implementing OSPF
- Intro to IP version 6
- IP version 6
- Configure and Verify IPv6
- Understanding IPv6
- Configure and Verify Stateless Auto configuration
- Configuring IPv6 Routing
- Configure and Verify IPv6 Routing
EXPERT INSTRUCTOR-LED TRAINING
We only use the industry’s finest instructors to develop our courses. They have a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their fields. Unlike a live class, you can fast-forward, repeat or rewind all your lectures. This creates a personal learning experience and gives you all the benefit of hands-on training with the flexibility of doing it around your schedule 24/7.
QUIZZES & EXAM SIMULATORS
Our custom practice exams prepare you for your exams differently and more effectively than the traditional exam preps on the market. You will have practice quizzes after each module to ensure you are confident on the topic you have completed before proceeding. This will allow you to gauge your effectiveness before moving to the next module in your course. Our Courses also include practice exams designed to replicate and mirror the environment in the testing centre. These exams are on average 100 questions to ensure you are 100% prepared before taking your certification exam.
VISUAL DEMONSTRATIONS & MULTIMEDIA PRESENTATIONS
Our courseware includes instructor-led demonstrations and visual presentations that allow students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor. Our Courseware always focuses on real world scenarios and skill-set development.
NAVIGATION & CONTROLS
Our self-paced training programs are designed in a modular fashion to allow you the flexibility to work with expert level instruction anytime 24/7. All courses are arranged in defined sections with navigation controls allowing you to control the pace of your training. This allows students to learn at their own pace around their schedule.
SOCIAL LEARNING & NETWORKING
We Have designed a world class Learning Management System (LMS). This system allows you to interact and collaborate with other students, form study groups, engage in discussions in our NOW@ Forums, rate and “like” different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge through our forums, student contributions and announcement features. This LMS is unmatched in the industry and makes learning fun and enjoyable.
FLASH CARDS & EDUCATIONAL GAMES
Our Courseware knows that education is not a one size fits all approach. Students learn in different ways through different tools. That is why we provide Flash Cards and Education Games throughout our courses. This will allow you to train in ways that keep you engaged and focused. Each course will have dozens of Flash Cards so you can sharpen your skill-sets throughout your training as well as educational games designed to make sure your retention level of the materials is extremely high.
12 MONTHS UNLIMITED ACCESS
Each student will have 12 months unlimited access to allow you to have access to the training anytime 24/7.
Need Practical Experience?
As a bolt-on option, we offer Practice Labs as it provides users with an online lab platform to develop their practical skills in IT technologies such as CompTIA, Microsoft, Cisco and VMWare.
In addition to the hardware you require, you also gain access to high quality practical exercises covering exam topics to help you to maximize your study time and increase your results. Practice Labs are highly effective and offer a cheaper alternative to setting up your own test environment.
You will gain unlimited access to the Practice Labs for 12 months- helping you to consolidate your learning and prepare you for work.
Gain access to our E-Book's Library
This bolt-on option will provide you with a wealth of research and reference material to help you make the most of your studies. Our e-book's library will serve as a great addition to your course material and provide massive savings in comparison to the cost of buying additional study books to support your learning.
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