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    Subscription  R2,500 pm
    Self-paced  R7,000
  • Inlcudes:
    • Exam Fee: No
    • Labs: Yes
    • Test Prep: Yes
    • Mentor Support: Yes

Subscription Plan: This plan provides not only access to our extensive course catalog but also dedicated mentorship for content mastery and effective career planning. Please note, course completion is required before starting a new one, ensuring a solid grasp of material. The plan requires an initial R2,500 deposit, reflecting our commitment to quality education. You may cancel anytime with a month's notice. Start your learning journey today!

Self-paced: Unlock your learning potential with our one-time payment option. This plan offers you access to comprehensive training manuals and supplemental materials for a period of up to 12 months, empowering you to learn at your own pace. While this option does not include mentor support, our dedicated career advisors remain readily available to guide you. Make a single investment to revolutionize your learning experience and open doors to new possibilities.

Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA)

Looking to make your mark in the world of networking? Welcome to Jumping Bean's comprehensive guide to Cisco's CCNA Certification, a stepping stone to networking excellence! 🚀

Certification Overview: Our tailored training program is designed to equip you with the skills needed to excel in networking using Cisco technologies. This dynamic course covers a wide range of networking fundamentals, making it perfect for IT professionals like you, whether you're a network administrator, technician, or aiming to specialize in network engineering.

Course Objectives

  • Network Fundamentals

    1. Explain the role and function of network components
      • Routers
      • Layer 2 and Layer 3 switches
      • Next-generation firewalls and IPS
      • Access points
      • Controllers (Cisco DNA Center and WLC)
      • Endpoints
      • Servers
      • PoE
    2. Describe characteristics of network topology architectures
      • Two-tier
      • Three-tier
      • Spine-leaf
      • WAN
      • Small office/home office (SOHO)
      • On-premise and cloud
    3. Compare physical interface and cabling types
      • Single-mode fiber, multimode fiber, copper
      • Connections (Ethernet shared media and point-to-point)
    4. Identify interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, mismatch duplex, and/or speed)
    5. Compare TCP to UDP
    6. Configure and verify IPv4 addressing and subnetting
    7. Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing
    8. Configure and verify IPv6 addressing and prefix
    9. Describe IPv6 address types
      • Unicast (global, unique local, and link local)
      • Anycast
      • Multicast
      • Modified EUI 64
    10. Verify IP parameters for Client OS (Windows, Mac OS, Linux)
    11. Describe wireless principles
      • Nonoverlapping Wi-Fi channels
      • SSID
      • RF
      • Encryption
    12. Explain virtualization fundamentals (server virtualization, containers, and VRFs)
    13. Describe switching concepts
      • MAC learning and aging
      • Frame switching
      • Frame flooding
      • MAC address table
  • Network Access

    1. Configure and verify VLANs (normal range) spanning multiple switches
      • Access ports (data and voice)
      • Default VLAN
      • InterVLAN connectivity
    2. Configure and verify interswitch connectivity
      • Trunk ports
      • 80Q
      • Native VLAN
    3. Configure and verify Layer 2 discovery protocols (Cisco Discovery Protocol and LLDP)
    4. Configure and verify (Layer 2/Layer 3) EtherChannel (LACP)
    5. Describe the need for and basic operations of Rapid PVST+ Spanning Tree Protocol and identify basic operations
      • Root port, root bridge (primary/secondary), and other port names
      • Port states (forwarding/blocking)
      • PortFast benefits
    6. Compare Cisco Wireless Architectures and AP modes
    7. Describe physical infrastructure connections of WLAN components (AP, WLC, access/trunk ports, and LAG)
    8. Describe AP and WLC management access connections (Telnet, SSH, HTTP, HTTPS, console, and TACACS+/RADIUS)
    9. Configure the components of a wireless LAN access for client connectivity using GUI only such as WLAN creation, security settings, QoS profiles, and advanced WLAN settings
  • IP Connectivity

    1. Interpret the components of routing table
      • Routing protocol code
      • Prefix
      • Network mask
      • Next hop
      • Administrative distance
      • Metric
      • Gateway of last resort
    2. Determine how a router makes a forwarding decision by default
      • Longest match
      • Administrative distance
      • Routing protocol metric
    3. Configure and verify IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
      • Default route
      • Network route
      • Host route
      • Floating static
    4. Configure and verify single area OSPFv2
      • Neighbor adjacencies
      • Point-to-point
      • Broadcast (DR/BDR selection)
      • Router ID
      • Describe the purpose, functions, and concepts of first hop redundancy protocols
    • IP Services

      1. Configure and verify inside source NAT using static and pools
      2. Configure and verify NTP operating in a client and server mode
      3. Explain the role of DHCP and DNS within the network
      4. Explain the function of SNMP in network operations
      5. Describe the use of syslog features including facilities and levels
      6. Configure and verify DHCP client and relay
      7. Explain the forwarding per-hop behavior (PHB) for QoS such as classification, marking, queuing, congestion, policing, shaping
      8. Configure network devices for remote access using SSH
      9. Describe the capabilities and function of TFTP/FTP in the network
  • Security Fundamentals

    1. Define key security concepts (threats, vulnerabilities, exploits, and mitigation techniques)
    2. Describe security program elements (user awareness, training, and physical access control)
    3. Configure and verify device access control using local passwords
    4. Describe security password policies elements, such as management, complexity, and password alternatives (multifactor authentication, certificates, and biometrics)
    5. Describe IPsec remote access and site-to-site VPNs
    6. Configure and verify access control lists
    7. Configure Layer 2 security features (DHCP snooping, dynamic ARP inspection, and port security)
    8. Differentiate authentication, authorization, and accounting concepts
    9. Describe wireless security protocols (WPA, WPA2, and WPA3)
    10. Configure WLAN using WPA2 PSK using the GUI
  • Automation & Progammability

    1. Explain how automation impacts network management
    2. Compare traditional networks with controller-based networking
    3. Describe controller-based and software defined architectures (overlay, underlay, and fabric)
      1. Separation of control plane and data plane
      2. North-bound and south-bound APIs
    4. Compare traditional campus device management with Cisco DNA Center enabled device management
    5. Describe characteristics of REST-based APIs (CRUD, HTTP verbs, and data encoding)
    6. Recognize the capabilities of configuration management mechanisms Puppet, Chef, and Ansible

Who Should Enroll:

If you're passionate about networking, aiming for a rewarding IT career, or looking to expand your networking skill set, this course is tailor-made for you. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just starting, our training will elevate your networking prowess.

Benefits You'll Reap

🔗 Expertise: Gain comprehensive knowledge of networking essentials and Cisco technologies.
🔗 Career Opportunities: Unlock a wide array of networking roles and positions.
🔗 Cisco Proficiency: Navigate Cisco devices and technologies confidently.
🔗 Industry Recognition: Showcase your skills with pride and earn credibility in the networking community.
🔗 Hands-On Learning: Acquire practical skills to troubleshoot real-world networking scenarios.


To fully immerse yourself in this transformative experience, a basic understanding of networking concepts is recommended. A passion for technology and a willingness to learn are key!

At Jumping Bean, we're committed to nurturing your networking journey. Our expertise, industry affiliations, and dedication to top-tier training make us the ultimate choice for your networking education.Ready to embark on this networking adventure? Enroll now and shape the future of connectivity, together! 🌐🔌💡

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