The CISCO Networking Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching Certification programme is designed for entry-level Networking Engineers. The Qualification CCNA Routing and Switching validates you ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks.
Gaining the CCNA Certification will equip you with the skills and knowledge required to meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT Professionals, and it is the standard skill set that employers recognize as meeting the needs of their business.
Our suite of IT LABS will reinforce concepts and knowledge with hands-on experience that you need for work in the IT Industry - this will support you study in gaining a globally recognised industry standard qualification.
A Networking Qualification that leads to an exciting career with many job opportunities and an excellent progression route to Professional and Academic Programmes. The networking skills and the ability to set up and maintain different types of networks in leading International Companies.
At the end of the course learners will have gained skills and knowledge in:
Dorset College is certified as an Official CISCO Local Academy, so you can feel confident that this CISCO CCNA Award will provide the recognition you need to progress in your chosen field.
Maximise your career potential as you grow in confidence with essential networking skills and demonstrate your ability to set up and maintain different types of networks in leading International Companies.
Learn from highly qualified and CISCO Certified Instructors, with wide industry experience. Teachers who will guide and support you with the skills and knowledge required in preparation for the examinations and to avail of opportunities in the IT Industry.
Enrich your learning experience in a diverse student community. A friendly welcoming student-centered learning environment with small class sizes, hands-on labs and teachers who support, mentor and guide you to achieve your goals.
A Networking Career with excellent opportunities - Ideal for those who are looking for an entry-level IT qualification; Graduates of Bachelors of Computing or Engineering, Professionals or Career changers.
We would recommend that learners have completed ECDL and/or CompTIA A+ certification. All applicants must have competence in spoken and written English.
Start Date: 02/09/19
End Date: 16/12/19
Evening: Monday & Wednesday
Time: 18.30 to 21.30
Duration: 15 Weeks + 2 Saturday Workshops
Schedule (Monday & Wednesday)
September: 2 & 4, 09 & 11, 16 & 18, 23 & 25, 30th
October: 2, 7 & 9, 14 & 16, 21 & 23, 30 (28th October Bank Holiday - College closed)
November: 4 & 6, 11 & 13, 18 & 20, 25 & 27
December: 2 & 4, 09 & 11, Class in LIEU of BH: 16/12
Saturday Workshops: TBC
The CISCO CCNA Routing & Switching Qualification will lead to excellent career opportunities in Networking Technologies. The qualification will provide a solid foundation for progression opportunities in a wide range of academic or professional areas of study.
It will provides employers with a means to identify those qualified with the appropriate skills to do the job.
Higher level programmes include: