Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)

A CCDA qualification will give you the necessary knowledge and skills required to specialise in network design or work as an apprentice to a Network Design Engineer.

This course covers areas such as discussing methodology in network design, designing a network address plan and selecting suitable routing protocol for a given network design and designing the remote connectivity modules as needed. This globally recognised certification validates skills in designing routed and switched network infrastructures and services.

This Skillsoft course will train you in everything you need to know to pass the exam for the Cisco Certified Design Associate certification. You'll need to sit this exam separately.


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Price: $1,495 AUD

At a glance

Study mode

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Online

Provider

Skillsoft
Career Opportunities
Recognition

Globally recognised

Prerequisites
Location

Online

Course length
2 months
Study mode

Online


Online

Study from anywhere, when it suits you best and graduate with the identical qualification as an on-campus student.

Blended

Study part of the course online. Combine your online learning with classes or practical sessions on-campus at a college or university.

In-class

Attend classes on-campus at a university, TAFE or college and interact face-to-face with teachers and fellow students.

Assessment
CCDA exam 640-863 (by external provider)
Start date

Enrol anytime.

Provider
Skillsoft

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Prerequisites

What you'll learn

Become certified in:

  • Discussing methodology in network design
  • Describing how to structure and modularise the network design using the Cisco Enterprise Architecture Design the Enterprise Campus and Enterprise Data Centre modules
  • Designing the Remote Connectivity modules as needed
  • Designing a network address plan and selecting a suitable routing protocol for a given network design
  • Evaluating security solutions for the network
  • Discussing the design implications of voice transport across the network
  • Discussing the design implications of wireless networking

Course structure

9 units

  • Applying a methodology to network design
  • Structuring and modularising the network
  • Designing basic campus and data center networks
  • Designing remote connectivity
  • Designing IP addressing and selecting routing protocols
  • Evaluating security solutions for the network
  • Identifying voice networking considerations
  • Identifying wireless networking considerations
  • Implementing and operating the network design

Recognition

Certification is awarded by Cisco and is globally recognised. 

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  • Enrol in a few steps
  • Receive access to the course by email
  • Support is available as you study

Price: $1,495 AUD