Academic Program of Cisco Systems gives students the knowledge and skills on how to design, build and maintain computer networks. It covers a wide range of topics, starting with basic skills, such as the development of network cable to more complex tasks such as using tools for solving network problems.
The theme of Academic CCNA Cisco Systems program comprises four courses with a duration equivalent to 280 hours, which gives the students basic knowledge in computer networks. Students who successfully complete this part of the program can obtain a Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA ™) certification.
Another theme of the academic program, CCNP, also includes 4 courses with a duration equivalent to 280 hours and covers advanced work with computer networks. Students are taught how to build complex network configurations and how to diagnose and solve non-trivial problems. Students who successfully complete this part of the program can obtain a Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP ™) certification.
Academic program combines online training (using high quality learning materials provided by the best experts in the field of networks and communications) with laboratory practicals where under the supervision of professionally trained instructors, students can apply their knowledge by working on real computer networks and problems.