CISCO CCNA

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You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.
Qualification type: Certificate
Level: Level 3
Awarding body CISCO
Academic year: 2017/2018
Start date Rolling start dates to suit you. Alternate Wednesday evenings 6pm-9pm
Duration 44 weeks
Location: Darlington College
Attendance: Part time
You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.

Course overview

Combine work and study easily with Darlington College's rich e-learning environment.

The course is part of the Darlington College Cisco Networking Academy and comprises of 4 modules from the Cisco Certified Network Associate programme. Upon completion you will be prepared to take the CCNA certification recognised by employers as the foundation that networking careers are built upon. It will give you more career options and prepares you for network evolution in the digital era. You will gain current knowledge on all the latest technology changes and it will help you stand out to employers. Finally, certification helps to increase your salary. Note the CCNA certification exam is not included in the course and is administered separately.

The Darlington College Blended Learning CCNA programme is a combination of in-person instruction and remote training. A flexible option for studying for your CCNA, without the commitment to regular class times.

A combination of face-to-face and online learning support gives you greater flexibility, ideal for achieving professional certification.

Blended Lab available on alternate Wednesday evenings 6:00-9:00pm.

Using the Cisco NetAcad, Cisco Packet Tracer from home, this type of learning provides world class IT training online.

As a blended learning student, you will access e-learning material and complete lab exercises using real networking devices and virtual desktops that are easy to use and manage.

Please call 01325 503065 and ask for Jason Miller for further details about the course or email jmiller@darlington.ac.uk

Further details can be found by downloading our Cisco Networking Academy leaflet.

Course costs

Costs shown are per course

16-18

N/A

19-23

£1000

24+

£1000

The £1000 fee is for the whole programme. Each of the four modules cost £300 when paid separately.

Entry requirements

Whilst there are no specific entry requirements, a good understanding of how to use computers is strongly recommended. The course is aimed at anyone working in or wanting to work in computer networking.

How to enquire/apply

To apply for this course please click the apply button and complete the online application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or would like further information and support please contact us on 01325 503030.

How will I be assessed

Using the Cisco Netacad students will have access to all materials online. The modules and chapters are assessed via multiple-choice tests as well as theory and knowledge using real equipment in the CCNA lab. Through the CCNA you will also have to build a LAN, connect WAN devices and configure routers and switches in the lab environment.

Students are assigned a Cisco CCAI Networking Academy Programme approved instructor at the start of the course who will provide course support and guidance via email.

Students will have a total of 3 lab slots per module to use flexibly with the suggested pattern of:

- 1 x 3 hour lab slot to use the equipment for challenge labs, preparation for skills finals and some one to one tuition

- 1 x 3 hour lab slot for end of module skills final (2 hours) and some one to one tuition
- 1 x 3 hour lab slot and some one to one tuition and revision before taking end of module final exam 1:15

In-person lab support is available on campus between 6pm and 9pm on alternate Wednesday evenings. Note: if additional time in the lab is required it can be booked at an additional fee of £50 to cover costs.

Information, advice and support

Darlington College offers a wide range of support including careers guidance, financial assistance, additional learning support, childcare and many more. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Student Services Team on 01325 503030 and they will direct your call to the appropriate college support team.

What if I need support?

Here at the college we have outstanding support. Our support staff are dedicated to providing you with all the help and guidance you may need throughout your college journey.

You might need help and advice on a wide range of issues such as childcare, counselling and additional learning support. For more information on any aspect of student support contact the Course and Information Team, who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the college support team, call: 01325 503030.

You can enrol onto this course, come to the college and our staff will be able to help you.

Enquiry Form

If you have any questions about this course, send us a message using the form below.

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