Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Type of Course
NFQ Level
Validated by
Start Date



15 Weeks

Course Fees
€1495.00 (Part-Time)

How to Apply

Apply Online
or Visit Dorset College
or Request an Appointment with Programme Leader

Is for individuals who are …

Interested in achieving the CISCO Network Associate Qualification and gain the skills and knowledge required to meet the growing demand for entry-level ICT Professionals.

Our IT LABS will give you the hands-on experience you need to work in the IT Industry with a globally recognised industry standard award.

Looking for ...

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.

To Become...

A Network Engineer
A Systems Engineer
A Network Administrator
A LAN or WAN Engineer

Build Your Path To Success

01. Achieve CISCO-CCNA Qualification

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.

02. Make Things Happen

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.

03. Our Team of Teachers

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.

04. Student Experience

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.

Programme Details

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this CISCO CCNA® Certified Network Associate Course, but, 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: 11/12/19

Evening: Monday & Wednesday

Time: 18.30 to 21.30

Duration: 15 Weeks + 2 Saturday Workshops


A CISCO CCNA Award provides employers with a means to identify those qualified with the appropriate skills to do the job

Higher level programmes include:

  • CISCO CCNP Professional
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2012
  • QQI IT Essentials Level 6 Special Purpose Award

Programme Modules

Lecturer Profiles

David Keane

David Keane


Programme Fees


Additional Information

An exam fee of €223.00 is to be paid separately, post registration.

Application Process

A deposit of €350.00 is required to secure a place on this Course. The deposit or if you wish full payment of fees can be paid online. When we have received and reviewed your application the college will be in contact with you to discuss next steps.