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CCENT: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician


The CCENT certification validates the skills required for entry-level network support positions, the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCENT certified professionals have the knowledge and skill to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security.


It opens doors to a career in networking. Completing your CCENT certification means you have what it takes to manage a small, enterprise branch network.


After completing the course the learner must complete the 100-105 ICND1 Exam at any Pearson Vue Testing Center.

  • Pricing & Payment Options

  • Duration

    • Full Time: 5 Days (8:30 – 16:00)

Our Delivery Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience, done during the traditional 08:00 – 16:00 working day.

Online Mentored Learning

Do a course at your pace via our “myWay Online Mentored Learning”, combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, an online course mentor, extra resources, questionnaires and more, all supported via out Online Student Portal.

Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Module 1: Networking 101

  • Network Essentials
    • Network Definitions
    • Network Topologies
    • Network Categories
  • The OSI Reference Model
    • Functions and Advantages
    • The Layers
    • Network Components
    • Protocol Data Units
    • Two Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 2: TCP/IP

  • TCP/IP and OSI Reference Model Comparison
    • TCP/IP History
    • Comparing the Models
  • Application Layer Functions and Protocol
    • DNS
    • DHCP
    • Other Protocols
  • Transport Layer Functions and Protocols
    • TCP
    • UDP
    • Port Numbers and Multiplexing
  • Internet and Network Access Layer Functions and Protocols
    • IP and  ICMP
    • Network Access Layer Protocols
    • Two-Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 3: Network Media and Devices

  • Network Media
    • Media Terminology
    • Copper Cabling
    • Fibre Cabling
  • Network Devices
    • NICs
    • Transceivers, Repeaters, and Hubs
    • Bridges and Switches
    • Routers
    • Security Devices
    • Putting It All Together
    • Two Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 4: Ethernet Fundamentals

  • Ethernet History
  • Ethernet Characteristics
    • Frame Types and Addressing
    • Media Access
    • Data Flow
  • Ethernet Standards
    • Two Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 5: Switching: Moving Data Inside Your Network

  • Switch Fundamentals
    • Physical Features
    • Switch Initialization Functions
    • Duplex and Speed
    • Switch Modes
  • Switch Design Considerations
    • Switch Installation and Connections
    • Looping and STP
    • VLANs
    • Two Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 6: Routing Essentials and IP Addressing

  • Routine Fundamentals
    • Routing Logic and Data Flow
    • Routed and Routing Protocols
  • An Introduction to IP Addressing
    • IP Address Construction
    • IP Address Classes
    • IP Address Technologies
    • Two-Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 7: IP Address Subnetting

  • Foundation Skills
    • Binary Math
    • Boolean AND Operations
  • Subnet Essentials
    • Subnet Definition and Construction
    • Subnet Mask Creation Steps
  • Subnet Masks
    • Decoding Subnet Information
    • Applying Subnet Masks
    • Subnetting Tips
    • Two Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 8: Interfacing with Cisco Devices

  • The IOS and Configuration Files
    • The Boot Process
    • The Cisco IOS
    • Configuration Files
    • Access Methods
    • Methods – Hyer Terminal and Telnet
  • The CLI
    • CLI Modes
    • CLI Help Features
    • Comparing the Router and Switch CLI
    • Two-Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 9: Cisco Switch Configuration

  • About Cisco Switches
    • Models
    • Physical Characteristics
  • Initial Configuration
    • Using the System Configuration Dialog
    • Basic Configuration Options
  • Securing the Configuration
    • Passwords
    • Exec-timeout
    • Configuring SSH
  • Interface Configuration
    • VLAN1 and the switch IP Address
    • Speed, Duplex and Descriptions
    • VLAN Configuration
    • Port Security
    • Two Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 10: Cisco Router Configuration

  • First Steps
    • About Cisco Routers
    • Physical Installation
  • Configuration Fundamentals
    • Initial Settings
    • Configure Routing
    • Dynamic Routing
  • Routing Configuration
    • Configuration RIPv2
    • Configuring an Internet Access Router
    • Two-Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 11: WANs and WLANs

  • Wide Area Networking
    • WAN Fundamentals
    • Point to Point Technologies
    • Packet Switched Technologies
    • Remote Access Technologies
    • WAN Configuration Extras
  • Wireless Networking
    • Fundamentals
    • Installing Wireless Networks
    • Wireless Security
    • Two-Minute Drill
    • Self Test

Module 12: Applications, Security, and Troubleshooting

  • Application Fundamentals
    • Application Needs and Quality
    • Telnet (SSH)
  • Network Security
    • Threats and Attacks
    • Mitigations
  • Troubleshooting
    • Troubleshooting Basics
    • Host Troubleshooting
    • Switch and Router Troubleshooting
    • Two-Minute Drill
    • Self Test
    No dates have been specified for this course.
    Please contact The CAD Corporation for more information and dates on this course.

By completing the below online booking, a booking confirmation will be sent out and an invoice will be generated. A place will be reserved on this course and you are expected to attend. If you require a quote first please contact Learnfast offices and speak to a sales consultant.

CCENT: Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician

  1. By booking for this course, an invoice will be generated and you will be liable for the payment of this invoice. If you require a quote, please contact The CAD Corporation Offices.
  2. After the generation of the invoice a training confirmation will be emailed using the details provided above.
  3. The CAD Corporation retains the rights to change this calendar without any notification.
  4. Tea/coffee and a light lunch will be provided.
  5. All university students will receive a 10% discount for cash payments.
  6. The minimum notice of cancellation is 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. If you fail to do so the full amount is payable.
  7. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.

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