This CCNA certification includes Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 1 and Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices, Part 2 courses made into one. The candidates will learn to install, operate, configure and manage basic IPv4/IPv6 networks. The CCNA training also provides skills to configure IP router and LAN switch, find security threats and connect to a WAN.
The duration of course depends on how you would like to take it. Duration of course would vary as per the training mode – “classroom training” or “fly me a trainer”, training type – group or individual (one on one). You can choose and check out the schedule and fees accordingly.
CCNA Routing and Switching certification is valid for three years. To recertify. CCNA Routing and Switching certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date: Pass any current Associate-level exam except for ICND1 exam, orPass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam, orPass any current 642-XXX Cisco Specialist exam (excluding Sales Specialist exams or MeetingPlace Specialist exams, Implementing Cisco TelePresence Installations (ITI) exams, Cisco Leading Virtual Classroom Instruction exams, or any 650 online exams), orPass any current CCIE Written Exam, orPass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, orPass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications
Yes, you can also extend by going for a higher level of certification, the expiration date of other certification will extend to the expiration date of the higher certification. e.g. If your CCNA Routing and Switching certification is expiring after one year and you get a CCIE certification (which is valid for two-years) then both your CCIE certification and your CCNA Routing and Switching certification will expire after two years from the date you got your CCIE certification.
Yes. Cisco has included new exams for ICND1, ICND2 and CCNA Composite programs. The updates in the CCNA certification include the latest Cisco routing and switching technology and software, comprehensive troubleshooting and IPv6. Many exams are being replaced by new ones and the CCNA training offered through virtual classrooms will also reflect the change.
The CCNA certification requires the following lab equipments. 3 HWIC-2T Serial WAN Interface CardsCisco SMARTnet 8*5*NBD for Cisco 1941 Router and Catalyst Switch3 WS-C2960-24TT-L Cisco Catalyst Switches2 Linksys EA Series routers (2700, 3500, 4500) or equivalent3 CISCO1941/K9 Integrated Services Routers Generation 2 (ISR G2)Note that the CCNA training will be conducted using these equipments.
It is planned to translate the four recommended courses of the CCNA certification into multiple languages depending on the needs of global students. The ICND1 and ICND2 exams are available only in English and Simplified Chinese. The three additional courses of the CCNA training will only be released in English and not any other language. Note that the translations of Introduction to Networks in French, Japanese, Simplified Chinese, Arabic, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Br. Portuguese will be available in 6-9 months.
The CCNA Routing and Switching Certification is the gateway for getting hired by fortune 500 companies like Siemens, British Telecom or IBM. Successful completion of prestigious CCNA Training and Certification, enhances your job profile along with disseminating practical and applicable knowledge and skill-sets which are high in demand across the industry.
As per the procedures, printed CCNA Certification takes 6-8 weeks to reach you by mail. Check the status of your certificate in your Certification Tracking System. Date with a “Mailed” status implies the dispatch of your certificate on that date. No status found or 8weeks are over, register a case with “Certification & Communities Online Support team” at “www.cisco.com/go/certsupport”.
You have to pass the “The Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices” part 1 and part 2 examinations to get a CCNA Certification. There is a third course which is the amalgamation of both these courses i.e. “Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated” (CCNAX), you can clear that examination and get the CCNA Routing and Switching Certification.
The prime objective of the CCNA training is to develop skilled professionals who can understand, configure and troubleshoot the Cisco networks and devices across the globe. The respect and demand of CCNA certified professionals are matchless. The average salary ranges from $49,000 to $100,000.
There are around 50-60 questions in the CCNA routing and Switching Certification examination, with multiple choice, testlet and drag-and-drop types of questions. The time duration of the exam is 90minutes and you need to score a minimum of 800-850 out of the total of 1000, only then you are awarded the CCNA Certification.