CISCO CCNA1 Introduction to Networks

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Course Number: 160-25728V01

The course introduces the architecture, structure, functions, components, and models of the Internet and computer networks. The principles of IP addressing and fundamentals of Ethernet concepts, media, and operations are introduced to provide a foundation for the curriculum. By the end of the course, you will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.
Cisco Networking Academy™ students will learn technology concepts with the support ofinteractive media and apply and practice this knowledge through a series of hands-on and simulated activities that reinforce their learning.
The Cisco Networking Academy curriculum is designed for students who are seekingentry-level ICT jobs or plan to pursue more specialized ICT skills.
Students who successfully complete Introduction to Networking will be able to perform the following functions:
    Describe the devices and services used to support communications in data networks and the Internet
    Describe the role of protocol layers in data networks
    Describe the importance of addressing and naming schemes at various layers of data networks in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
    Design, calculate, and apply subnet masks and addresses to fulfill given requirements in IPv4 and IPv6 networks
    Build a simple Ethernet network using routers and switches
    Use Cisco command-line interface (CLI) commands to perform basic router and switch configurations

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