Cisco Training: A Comprehensive Introduction to Networking


Course Delivery

Live Instructor-Led Training

Course Description

The course A Comprehensive Introduction to Networking (Cisco Training) teaches how to build a network using Cisco equipment. The training includes configuration of key network services & protocols. The course also covers cabling, protocols, routing and ACLs amongst others. If you need to implement a Cisco network, this is the course for you.

Course Dates and Pricing


Nov 20 - 23, 2018$2,775.00Dec 18 - 21, 2018$2,775.00Jan 29 - Feb 1, 2019$2,775.00Feb 26 - Mar 1, 2019$2,775.00Mar 26 - 29, 2019$2,775.00Apr 23 - 26, 2019$2,775.00

Course Outline

Internetworking fundamentals

Exploring the Functions of Networking
Introduction to Securing the Network
Network Devices and Components
The Data Transmission Process
The Importance of Networking Models
Host-to-Host Communication Model
TCPIP Internet Layer
TCPIP Transport Layer
TCP and UDP
Understanding Ethernet
Connecting to an Ethernet LAN

Ethernet Standards and Cable Types

The Need for and Operation of CSMA/CD
Ethernet Types and Standards
Pins and Transmissions
Understanding Crosstalk
Exploring Cable Types
Ethernet Addressing

Ethernet Local Area Networks

Exploring the Functions of LANs
Understanding the Challenges of Shared LANs
Solving Network Challenges with Switched LAN Technology
Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
Operating Cisco IOS Software
Switch Fundamentals
Understanding Switch Security
Port Security Defaults, Options and Configuration
Maximizing the Benefits of Switching
Troubleshooting Switch Issues

Wireless Local Area Networks

Exploring Wireless Networking
Understanding WLAN Technologies
Overview of WLAN Security
Implementing a WLAN

Local Area Network Connections

Exploring the Functions of Routing
Understanding Binary Basics
IPv4 Addressing , Subnetting and IP Routing
Static, Dynamic, Classful and Classless Routing
Overview of Networking Protocols
Constructing a Network Addressing Scheme
Overview of a Cisco Router
Configuring a Cisco Router
Packet Delivery Process
Understanding of Router Security
Using a Cisco Router and Security Device Manager
Using a Cisco Router as a DHCP Server
Accessing Remote Devices and Remote Management

Wide area Networks

Understanding WAN Technologies
Enabling the Internet Connection
Enabling Static Routing
Configuring Serial Encapsulation
Enabling Routing Information Protocol (RIP)
Basic WAN Concepts
WAN Protocols and Connection Types
Overview of ARP, DNS and DHCP
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Introduction to Cisco Subinterfaces
Configuring Cisco Subinterfaces

Network Environment Management

Discovering Neighbors on the Network
Managing Router Startup and Configuration
Managing Cisco Devices

Medium-Sized Switched Network Construction

Implementing VLANs and Trunk
Improving Performance with Spanning Tree
Routing Between VLANs
Securing the Expanded Network
Troubleshooting Switched Network
Reviewing Routing Operations
Implementing VLSM

Simple Area OSPF Implementation

Implementing OSPF
Troubleshooting OSPF

EIGRP Implementation

Implementing EIGRP
Troubleshooting EIGRP

Access Control Lists (ACLs)

Configuring and Troubleshooting ACLs

Address Space Management

Scaling the Network with NAT and PAT
Transitioning to IPv6

LAN Extension into a WAN

Introduction to VPN Solutions
Establishing a Point-to-Point WAN Connection with PPP

Introducing IPv6

IPv6 Addressing
Planning an IPv6 Network
Implementing an IPv6 Network
Planning for and Implementing DHCP
Planning for and Implementing Name Resolution
About Security

Course Locations

  • Ottawa

  • Montreal

  • Toronto

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