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Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies

Course Details:

  • Days: 4
  • Course Code: CIICNT
  • Booking: Please ring 08450 504 505


Introduction to Cisco Networking Technologies (CIINCT) is an instructor-led training course. This four day course presents basic important networking fundamentals using the Open Systems Interconnect (OCI) seven later model concepts. Terminology and technologies are explained and illustrated using text and grahics animation. The course includes online assessments that allow leatners to measure their progress throughout the learning experience.

Who Should Attend:

  • Those who wish to attend the follo-on course, Interconnecting Ciscos Network Devices - CIICND
  • Network technicians new to Cisco products and services
  • Network ad administrators responsible for implementing and managing small and medium business networks
  • Network support staff who will perform a help desk role in a medium or enterprise-sized company that has an internal network support escalation staff
  • Network support staff who will act as network device installers and first-line support in a small business environment
  • CCNA candidates


As this is the introduction course, the delegate should have a basic computer literacy, knowledge of PC hardware and configuration, and a basic knowledge of networking..

Delegates will learn how to

  • Describe the functions and operations of switching technologies
  • Identify the major components of a network system, including clients and servers, network interface cards (NICs), internetworking devices, media, and topologies
  • Explain the purposes of networking addresses, routing protocols, and routed protocols
  • Describe the major network access methods and outline the key features of each
  • Describe the function, operation, and primary components required to provide remote access services
  • Explain the format and significance of each of the following components to a network system: IP addressing, classes, reserved address space, and subnetting
  • Describe the functions, operations, and primary components of WAN technologies
  • Use available configuration tools to establish connectivity to the appropriate network device in order to complete the initial device configuration
  • Describe computer hardware basics, binary and hexadecimal number systems, basic networking terminology, and internetworking concepts
  • Describe the functions, operations, and primary components of local-area networks (LANs), wide-area networks (WANs), metropolitan-area networks (MANs), storage-area networks (SANs), content networks (CNs), and virtual private networks (VPNs)
  • Calculate valid subnetwork addresses and mask values so that user/network requirements are met when given an IP address scheme


Module 1 : Introduction to Networking

Module 2 : Network Types

Module 3 : Network Media

Module 4 : Switching Fundamentals

Module 5 : TCP/IP

Module 6 : IP Addressing and routing

Module 7 : WAN Technologies

Module 8 : Operating and Configuring Cisco IOS Devices

Module 6 : Managing your Network Environment

Follow on courses:

Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices (CIICND)

Building Scaleable Cisco Internetworks (CIBSCI)

Building Cisco Multi-Layer Switched Networks (CIBCMSN)

Building Cisco Remote Access Networks (CIBCRAN)


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