Introduction to Packet Tracer

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Course summary:

  • Learn the basic operations of Cisco Packet Tracer: file commands, visualization and configuration of networking devices.
  • Simulate the interactions of data traveling through the network.
  • Learn to visualise the network in logical and physical modes.
  • Reinforce your understanding with extensive hands-on networking and IoT activities.
  • Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests.
  • Connect with the global Cisco Networking Academy community.


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Where you can complete this course:

Introduction to Packet Tracer


10+ hours



On a library computer*


On your own device using library Wi-Fi


Over the internet at home


*This course contains a lab element – Cisco Packet Tracer - which will not run over the library firewall.  The course will run on your own device using library Wi-Fi, or over the internet at home.

Course Details


Introduction to Packet Tracer (English - 1.13)

02 Mar 2022 - 03 Mar 2023

Barbara Hall

A course designed for beginners with no prior networking knowledge to understand the basics of this network simulation tool.

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