CCNA1 Networking Basics

CCNA1 Networking Basics

Course overview

CCNA 1: Networking Basics is the first of the four courses leading to the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. CCNA 1 introduces Cisco Networking Academy Program learners to the networking field. The course
focuses on network terminology and protocols, local-area networks (LANs), wide-area networks (WANs), Open System Interconnection (OSI) models, cabling, cabling tools, routers, router programming, Ethernet, Internet Protocol
(IP) addressing, and network standards. In addition, instruction and training are provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking software, tools, and equipment and all local, state, and federal safety, building, and environmental codes and regulations.

Target audience

Entry-level course recommended for technical support staff, junior network administrators, and all employees working with CISCO technologies.


  • The CCNA certification indicates knowledge of networking for the small-office, home-office (SOHO) market and the ability to work in small businesses or organizations whose networks have fewer than 100 nodes. A CCNA certified individual can:
  • Install and configure Cisco switches and routers in multiprotocol internetworks using LAN and WAN interfaces
  • Provide Level 1 troubleshooting service
  • Improve network performance and security
  • Perform entry-level tasks in the planning, design, installation, operation and troubleshooting of Ethernet, TCP/IP Networks.

Pre-requisites    None

Certification info

  • CCNA 1 is an integral step towards achieving CCNA Certification. 
  • To prepare for CCNA exam you will have to attend CCNA2, CCN3 and CCN4 courses. All 4 courses will be provided through Training Academy in coming months