CCNP

TypeProgram NameContact HoursCredit HoursDurationDownload PDF
Certification ProgramCisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)192 Hours12 Hours24 WeeksDownload PDF

This program is designed to build advanced or journeyman knowledge of both LAN and WAN infrastructure implementations in a Cisco environment. This set of courses builds on the concepts introduced in the CCNA program. Students will be exposed to more in-depth concepts relating to routing implementation and design; TCP/IP design strategies; switching concepts; WAN optimization and performance issues; as well as, basic troubleshooting/support techniques and approaches. Some of the many protocols that will be studied include:
TCP/IP, RIP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, BGP. Other topics include: VLAN implementation and management; spanning-tree protocol; multicast management; remote access implementation; Cisco security features including AAA; subnet concepts, design considerations, and implementation; VLSM; CIDR and more. These are advanced courses providing the skills and knowledge necessary to pass the Cisco certification exams (four exams) necessary to become a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).