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Routing and Switching Fundamentals Part One – CCENT

Course Outline

Routing and Switching Fundamentals Part 1– CCENT is a highly advantageous course to embark upon if you’re looking for a career in IT.

You’ll gain the essential skills of being able to plan, configure, and operate simple WAN and switched LAN networks. Complemented by the ability to successfully install, operate and troubleshoot systems within a small office network.


• The flexibility and value of a self-study course designed to enable you to work at your own pace

• The opportunity to gain the widely recognised Pitman Training Certificate*

• Prepare to gain a competitive edge with the Cisco CCENT exam.

• Increased earning potential

• Courses meet the requirements to pass 640-822 ICND1®.

* Please note that Vendor specific exams may need to be organised separately.

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a Pitman Training Course Completion certificate* and you will be fully prepared to take the Cisco ICND1®; exam #640-822 – which will enable you to go on and take the Cisco’s certification path for Routing and Switching.

* Please note that Vendor specific exams may need to be organised separately.

The course is designed to give you all the knowledge that you need to go on to become a Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician.

Session 1: Introduction, Computer Networking Concepts, Overview of OSI Model and TCP/IP, TCP/IP Transport and Applications, Modern Ethernet LANs, Ethernet Frame Structure, Conversions.

Session 2: Wide Area Networks, WAN Concepts, Transmission Protocols, WAN Configuration, Connecting to a Network, Topologies, Shared Networking.

Session 3: Communications, IP Addressing, Subnetting, Routers, IP Routing Concepts, Static IP Routing, Dynamic Routing.

Session 4: RIP Protocol, Troubleshooting RIP, Routers and IOS, IOS Access Commands, Basic IOS Commands, IOS Maintenance Commands, ID and Interface Commands, Troubleshooting IP Routing.

Session 5: LAN Devices, Ethernet Switch Configuration, Catalyst Switches, Ethernet Switch, Fundamentals of Wireless LAN, Wireless LAN Security, Wireless LAN Configurations, Network Environment Management, Network Security.

This course will take around 16 hours to complete.

This course can be studied online. This means, you have the flexibility to study our Routing and Switching Fundamentals Part 1 – CCENT course:

  • In centre, with our friendly course advisors available for support and guidance as and when you need it.
  • At home or from work – with support via email or telephone during working hours.
  • On a blended mix – in-centre for the modules you need help with, at home or from work for those you are gliding through.

Once you’re ready to go ahead, all you need to do is contact your nearest Pitman Training centre who will be able to talk you through the process and set you up on the online platform, and then you’ll be ready to study the Routing and Switching Fundamentals Part 1 – CCENT course at a time and place convenient to yourself. 

To get in touch with your nearest centre that offers and supports our online Routing and Switching Fundamentals Part 1 – CCENT course /training-a-z/”>

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