Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

  • The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification is highly regarded internationally & enables you to work anywhere around the globe
  • Cisco is the world’s leading networking technology
  • Access to Virtual Practice-Labs – get experience on real equipment in a sandbox environment

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

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At a glance

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Career Opportunities
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
  • Security Professional

Globally recognised





Course length
8-9 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.

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Skillsoft is the premier global provider of online IT and project management certification training courses.

If you want to be an expert of a particular software package or project management practice, a Skillsoft course will prepare you completely for the certification exam.

The certifications include Microsoft, Cisco, Oracle, Six Sigma, PRINCE2 and more.

Skillsoft's award-winning training method combines affordable computer-based training with the personal attention of instructor-led training.

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The cost of a course can vary depending on a few factors, including:

  • Whether you are an Australian resident
  • How you pay for the course (via a government loan, via a payment plan, or upfront)

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What you'll learn

Become certified in:

  • Describing how a network works
  • Configuring, verifying and troubleshooting a switch with VLANs and interswitch communications
  • Implementing an IP addressing scheme and IP services to meet network requirements
  • Configuring, verifying and troubleshooting basic router operation and routing on Cisco devices
  • Explaining and selecting the appropriate administrative tasks required for a WLAN
  • Identifying security threats to a network and describing methods to mitigate those threats

Course structure

23 units

Interconnecting Cisco networking Devices part 1 (ICND1)

  • Networking, communications & LANs
  • Operating Cisco IOS software
  • Switch operations
  • Ethernet operations
  • Understanding IPv4 dddresses
  • 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

Interconnecting Cisco networking devices part 2 (ICND2)

  • VLANs & spanning-tree
  • EtherChannel & layer 3 redundancy
  • Troubleshooting basic connectivity
  • Implementing an EIGRP based solution
  • Overview of OSPF
  • Implementing a scalable, multiarea network, OSPF based solution
  • WAN technology overview & serial connections
  • Establishing a WAN connection using frame relay
  • VPN solutions & GRE tunnels
  • Network device management


Certification is awarded by Cisco and is globally recognised. 

Payment options

There are 2 ways you can pay for this course:

1. 12-month interest free payment plan

Pay for your course over time by making weekly, fortnightly or monthly repayments.

This flexible payment plan requires no deposit, and you pay no interest for the first 12 months.

After 12 months, you will be charged an interest rate of 19.95% per annum on the amount that remains to be repaid.

Most working Australian adults are eligible. See Am I Eligible? for details.

A SEEK Learning consultant can help you set up this payment plan. There is a $99 annual fee. Terms and conditions apply.

2. Upfront payment

You can pay for this course upfront via credit card or bank transfer.

To understand more about payment options or find out if you’re eligible for a funding entitlement, contact a SEEK Learning Consultant.

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