This series is designed to help you prepare for the Cisco Certified Design Associate certification exam. Each of the 60 objectives on the CCDA exam will be covered, and the questions will be indicative of the types of questions on the exam. The series explores network design in depth, including network architecture, protocols, and physical and logical addressing. The OSI Reference Model is examined and applied to the series topics. Design considerations for LANs, WANs, and testing are also covered.
Provides an overview of internetworking, with respect to the network design.
- Types of Networks
- The OSI Reference Model
- Routed Protocols
- Routing Protocols
Describes the types of LAN networks and how they operate.
- Basic Concepts
- Token Rings and FDDIs
Describes types of WANs and their operation.
- Basic Concepts
- WAN Protocols
- WAN Issues
- ATM Switching
INTRODUCTION TO DESIGN
Provides the initial steps to take when designing a network.
- Customer Considerations
- Network Topologies
- Network Traffic
EXAMINING EXISTING NETWORKS
Provides the procedures to assessing the customer's existing network design.
- The Steps of Evaluation
- Assessing Software and Hardware
- Assessing Traffic and Bottlenecks
- Assessing Performance and Related Issues
- Assessing Network Health
CISCO CCDA: DESIGNING LANS
Provides the procedures to designing a LAN network.
- 10 Mbps Ethernets
- 100- and 1000-Mbps Ethernets
- Additional Hardware Rules
- Choosing Hardware
- Examples of LAN Designs
Provides the procedures for designing a WAN network.
- Introduction to WAN Design
- WAN Technologies
- WAN Hardware
- Provisioning the WAN
Provides methods to assess and optimize specific and cross-platform design issues.
- Defining Protocols
- Factors Affecting Transmission
- Compression and Encryption
- Network Security
- Specific Designs
OPTIMIZING BY DESIGN
Provides the information to optimize your network design.
- Quality of Service
- Implementing QoS
- Cisco-Specific Optimizing
TESTING AND MANAGING
Provides ways to test your design and manage it when it is operational.
- The Design Document
- Building the Test Model
- Testing the Model
- Network Management
On completion of this course you may print a transcript off as evidence of your progression throughout the course.
This course is an online course. With online study you have access to your entire course from the start of your studies. You can access your course materials, and submit all of your question papers to your personal tutor, online from anywhere in the World using your unique student account.
Studying Online. If you would like to study online we cannot accept payment for course fees in instalments, instead course fees must be paid in full at the point of enrolment. The reason for this is due to the fact that when you study online you have access to all of your course materials from the outset.
Requirements for Entry
There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.
The approximate amount of time required to complete
the course is: 40 hrs.
This course is different to other courses hosted on Elearnuk. The course is supplied by Stonebridge Associated Colleges in conjunction with Stonebridge IT School.
Once you have enrolled and paid for your course you will receive an email within 24-72 hours. The email will contain your username and password to login to your course.
Guide Price: £99.00