Organizations around the world are experiencing a shortage of qualified candidates to fill a growingnumber of networking positions in virtually every industry. Cisco® Networking Academy® is an innovative global education initiative that delivers information and communication technology (ICT) skills to help meet this growing demand while improving career and educational opportunities for students around the world.Different Paths for Different Goals
Networking Academy courses are designed to prepare students for career opportunities, continuing education, and globally recognized certification. The globally-consistent and locally relevant curriculum is delivered online in multiple languages and supported by classroom instruction and labs. Networking Academys robust data management system processes nearly one million assessments each month. Student progress, outcomes and objectives are measured continually, and program offerings are adjusted as needed. Networking Academy prepares students for industry-recognized certification and professional career opportunities in ICT with the following courses:Courses & Certifications
Our courses are designed to help students prepare for entry-level career opportunities, continuing education, and globally recognized certifications. Each course is supported by classroom instruction, online assessments, hands-on labs, and interactive learning tools to help students succeed.
IT Essentials covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software and advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an IT professional.
CCNA Routing and Switching
CCNA Routing and Switching provides a comprehensive overview of networking concepts and skills, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network, with an emphasis on practical application, work-force readiness, and soft-skills development.
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CCNA Security introduces the core security concepts and skills needed to install, troubleshoot, and monitor a network to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices.
Cisco CCNA Security
CCNP teaches the advanced skills needed to install, configure, monitor, and troubleshoot enterprise-sized networks and manage wireless, security, and voice applications.
Why study at Cisco Networking Academy, Amrita?
The IT Essentials curriculum provides an introduction to the computer hardware and software skills needed to help meet the growing demand for entry-level information and communication technology (ICT) professionals. The curriculum covers the fundamentals of computer hardware and software as well as advanced concepts such as security, networking, and the responsibilities of an ICT professional.
Students who complete this course will be able to describe the internal components of a computer, assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and troubleshoot using system tools and diagnostic software. Hands-on labs and interactive learning tools help students develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills. Cisco Packet Tracer simulation-based learning activities promote the exploration of networking and network security concepts, while allowing students to experiment with network behavior.
IT Essentials offers a hands-on, career-oriented learning experience to help students develop fundamental computer and career skills. The curriculum helps students prepare for entry-level ICT career opportunities and the CompTIA A+ certification, which helps students differentiate themselves in the marketplace and advance their careers. In addition, the course provides a learning pathway to the Cisco CCNA curriculum.CCNA Routing and Switching
The Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum teaches comprehensive networking concepts and skills, from network applications to the protocols and services provided to those applications by the lower layers of the network. Students progress from basic networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum.
The CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum is designed for students who are seeking entry-level jobs in the ICT industry or hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialized ICT skills. CCNA Routing and Switching provides extensive coverage of networking topics, from fundamentals to advanced applications and services, with plenty of opportunities to gain hands-on practical experience and develop career skills. In each course, students learn technology concepts with the support of interactive media and apply and practice this knowledge through a series of hands-on and simulated activities that reinforce learning.
CCNA Routing and Switching can be delivered as an independent curriculum or integrated into a broader course of study, such as technology or continuing education programs. The curriculum is appropriate for students at many education levels and types of institutions, including high schools, secondary schools, universities, colleges, career and technical schools, community organizations, and non-traditional learning environments.
The curriculum helps students develop workforce readiness skills and builds a foundation for success in networking-related careers and degree programs. Students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCENT certification exam after completing a set of two courses and the CCNA Routing and Switching certification exam after completing a set of four courses.CCNA Security
The Cisco CCNA Security curriculum provides a next step for individuals who want to enhance their CCNA-level skill set and help meet the growing demand for network security professionals. The curriculum provides an introduction to the core security concepts and skills needed for the installation, troubleshooting, and monitoring of network devices to maintain the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of data and devices. CCNA Security helps prepare students for entry-level security career opportunities and the globally recognized Cisco CCNA Security certification. In addition, the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and the Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) recognizes that Cisco CCNA Security certification courseware meets the CNSS 4011 training standard.
This course is a hands-on, career-oriented e-learning solution with an emphasis on practical experience to help students develop specialized security skills, along with critical thinking and complex problem solving skills. CCNA Security is a blended curriculum with both online and classroom learning. Students who enroll in CCNA Security are expected to have CCNA-level networking concepts knowledge and skills, along with basic PC and Internet navigation skills.
While there are no required course prerequisites, students are encouraged to complete the CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration curricula to acquire the fundamental CCNA-level routing and switching skills needed for success in this course. CCNA Security provides a next step for CCNA Discovery or CCNA Exploration students who want to expand their CCNA-level skill set to prepare for a career in network security.