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CISCO Certified Network Associate

Course Code(s):  6N2093 6N0733 CCNA
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Blackrock Further Education Institute


 
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Course overview

Course Code 6N2093 6N0733 CCNA
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Are you interested in acquiring hands-on IT networking skills? Do you want to learn how the fabric of the internet enables on-line communication? Do you want to learn about computer attack vectors and how to secure IT networks against these attacks?

At BFEI you will acquire the skills to build and maintain the integrity and security of IT networks and secure the highly sought after CCNA qualifications. As an accredited Cisco Networking Academy, BFEI is equipped with labs that have the latest Cisco equipment, sophisticated Cisco simulation tools and access to Ciscos on-line curriculum. The course is delivered by an award-winning Cisco Certified Academy Instructor.

What will you Study?

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA):
Introduction to Local Area Networking
Wide Area Networks (WANs)
CCNA Security

QQI Level 6 Component Certificates:
Physical and Logical Networking
Network Infrastructure

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