Cisco Systems: CCNP
Cisco Systems: CCNP
The goal of this program is to prepare students to work in the Information Technology field in a variety of positions working with Cisco technologies such as Cisco Routers & Switches, Cisco operating systems, and more. Students will learn basic networking principles & techniques, and will have the ability to choose courses that focus these skills in areas like Wireless, Security, and Voiceover IP (VOIP). Students will choose one particular course/focus to graduate this program.
Completers will be prepared to pass at least one industry-recognized credential exam related to Cisco & IT technologies, and will be qualified to pursue a large variety of IT-related positions that are in high demand.
- Plan routing services to meet requirements
- Implement an EIGRP-based solution, a scalable multi-area network OSPF-based solution, and an IPv4-based redistribution solution
- Implement path control, spanning tree, inter-VLAN routing, and a highly available network
- Implement and verify a Layer 3 solution using BGP to connect an enterprise network to an ISP
- Analyze campus network designs and minimize service loss and data theft in a campus network
- Implement first hop redundancy in a campus environment
- Implement VLANs and accommodate voice and video in campus networks
- Integrate wireless LANs into a campus network
- Plan and document the most commonly performed maintenance functions in complex enterprise networks
- Develop a troubleshooting process to identify and resolve problems in complex enterprise networks
- Select tools that best support specific troubleshooting and maintenance processes in large, complex enterprise networks
- Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in switching-based environments, routing-based environments, and a secure infrastructure
The materials within this course focus on the Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs) identified within the Specialty Areas listed below. Click to view Specialty Area details within the interactive National Cybersecurity Workforce Framework.
If you would like to provide feedback for this course, please e-mail the NICCS SO at NICCS@hq.dhs.gov.