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The CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) is a certification in computer networking. It involves four semesters of study leading to your final industry qualification. Areas covered include PC architecture, internetworking models, switch and router configuration, Network design, IP addressing (CIDR, subnetting, supernetting), Router security, VLAN design and configuration, Novell NOS, Frame Relay, ISDN and network management issues. You will also learn practical skills such as making patch, crossover and rollover cables, installation and upgrade of Cisco's own Internetworking Operating System (IOS) and of course you will become proficient in configuring a router in a wide variety of situations.

The CCNA certification indicates that a student has a foundation in and apprentice knowledge of computer networking. CCNA certified professionals can install, configure
operate, and troubleshoot Local Area Networks, Wide Area Networks that interconnect small networks (100 nodes or fewer) including, but not limited to, the use of the following technologies: IP, IGRP, Serial, Frame Relay, IP RIP, VLANs, EIGRP, Ethernet, Access Control Lists. (read Cisco's documentation)

The CCNA qualification will open the door to a higher level of study, namely the CCNP (Cisco Certified Networking Professional).

All course materials are provided online including e-labs and assessment tests (both formal and informal). Our dedicated Cisco laboratory is fully equipped with the latest P4 PCs with flat screens, Cisco 1800, 2600 and 2800 series routers and Cisco 2950 Catalyst switches for you to practice your configurations.

We also have a NetlabTM server for you to work on your routing skills remotely.

We also have a wide variety of software available to you as a student to practice and hone your networking skills.


Download the public application form for semesters 1 & 2 or 3 & 4

Download the University of Greenwich student
application form for semesters 1 & 2  or 3 & 4