NETWORK SUPPORT AND ADMINISTRATION: FIT
CISCO Networking Academy CCNA Routing and Switching
CCNA training covers (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, VoIP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing
Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2), RIPng, VLANs, Ethernet, and access control lists (ACLs).
Course content covers the associated knowledge and skills necessary to:
- make connections to remote sites via a WAN,
- mitigate basic security threats, and
- understand the requirements for wireless network access.
Full-time: 1 year
Students must have completed a QQI/FETAC Level 5 Information Technology course or equivalent. This course is run in conjunction with FIT (Fastrack to Information Technology Ltd.) (Suitable applicants who did not receive their qualification from Collinstown Park Community College will be contacted by FIT and will be required to sit an Aptitude Test)
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to take an assessment in English to establish the most suitable level of study for them.
Students will complete a work experience placement and may apply for an internship on completion of the course subject to availability.
Successful completion of the course will enable learners to gain employment as an entry-level Network Engineer or progress to further study – e.g. Cisco professional certifications.