What You'll Learn
Our Cisco programs are meant to serve as specified and thorough introductions to Cisco Systems. Successful graduates of our programs will be fully prepared and qualified for entry-level positions as network security technicians and administrators for Cisco network systems. Cisco programs at CIAT will also prepare students for the numerous certification exams required by Cisco. Upon completion of the Cisco programs, students will be able to describe the fundamentals and theory of computer networking systems and how they are applied in various business situations. In addition to preparing the student for the vendor-neutral CompTIA Network+ certification, our programs prepare students to achieve the Cisco Certified Network Associate certification by successfully passing two Cisco certification exams: Cisco Configuration, ICND1, and Cisco Configurations ICND2.
- Provide network security for day to day business operations.
- Implement and support Cisco firewalls.
- Implement and support Cisco intrusion prevention systems.
- Manage and administer Virtual Private Networks using Cisco components.
Careers as a CCNA—Cisco Certified Network Associate
Cisco CCNA training at CIAT will equip graduates with the technical skills needed to excel in a number of roles within the Cisco architecture. According to the U.S Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of network and computer systems administrators is projected to grow eight percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations. Demand for information technology workers is high and should continue to grow as firms invest in newer, faster technology and mobile networks. Specific Cisco CCNA job titles are as follows.
- Cisco Certified Network Associate
- Support Desk Technician
- Network Administrator
- CCNA Network Technician
- Network Engineer