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CCNA R&S: Connecting Networks

By Cisco Networking Academy

Ready yourself for certification

Be ready to take your CCNA R&S certification upon completing this course and watch the doors open and job opportunities come your way. Why? Because the networking expertise that you will attain is coveted by network engineers and employers all over the world. Intimately understanding network infrastructure and protocols and how they work together will not only help you succeed today, but also help you stay current as technologies continue to evolve. This is the fourth course in a 4-course series designed to prepare you for the Cisco CCNA R&S Certification and networking administrator and engineering jobs. CCNA R&S: Scaling Networks or equivalent knowledge is recommended.

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70 hours
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Level: Advanced
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Learning Type: Instructor-led
You'll learn these core skills

Build simple LANs; perform basic configs for routers & switches; and implement IP addressing schemes.

Troubleshoot routers & switches; resolve common VLAN routing issues in both IPv4 & IPv6 networks.

Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.

Prepare for Cisco CCNA R&S Certification.

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Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program for learning institutions and individuals worldwide. Self-paced courses are designed to take at your own pace, at any point in your career journey. More than 9 million people have joined Networking Academy and become a force for change in the global economy since 1997.
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