Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

When it comes to a career in networking it pays to get a qualification such as CCENT certification. This course will show employers that you have the necessary skills in entry level network support. You can also use this course as a stepping stone to gaining your CCNA certification.

This 3 week training course is delivered through courseware so you can study at your own time and pace.

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

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Price: $995 AUD

At a glance

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Career Opportunities
  • Network Engineer
  • Junior Network Administrator
  • Junior Systems Administrator
  • Network Support Administrator

Globally recognised





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


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


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

CCENT exam 100-101 ICND1 (by external provider)
Start date

Enrol anytime.


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What you'll learn

Be certified in:

  • Describing the operation of data networks
  • Implementing a small switched network
  • Implementing an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements for a small branch office
  • Implementing a small routed network
  • Explaining and selecting the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
  • Identifying security threats to a network and describe general methods to mitigate those threats
  • Implementing and verifying WAN links

Course structure

13 units

  • Networking, communications & LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS software
  • Switch operations
  • Ethernet operations
  • Understanding IPV4 addresses
  • Address blocks & VLSM
  • Transport layer & router configuration
  • Packet delivery & static routing
  • Access control lists & network address translation
  • Managing network device security
  • VLANs & DHCP
  • WANs & dynamic routing protocols
  • IPV6


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: $995 AUD