CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Crash Course, Part 1
Get Ready to Crush the Cisco CCNA R/S 200-125 Exam
The Cisco Certified Network Associate in Routing and Switching (CCNA R/S) certification is one of the most popular certifications in the IT industry. Attainment of this certification not only lets hiring managers know that you’re comfortable working with Cisco routers and switches, but it also enhances and updates your current skill set.
Interestingly, there are two ways to earn your CCNA R/S certification: (1) Pass two individual exams (the CCENT 100-105 and ICND2 200-105 exams) or (2) Pass one composite exam (the CCNA R/S 200-125 exam). This course prepares you for whichever approach (i.e. the one exam or two exam approach) you choose.
Training will be held on:
Part 1 (days 1 & 2) December 6-7
Part II (days 3 & 4): December 13-14
What you'll learn-and how you can apply it
- Discuss fundamental networking concepts (e.g. devices, protocols, IP addressing, and cloud resources).
- Configure a Cisco Catalyst switch with features such as: VLANs, trunking, Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) and EtherChannel.
- Explain routing theory, and configure routing protocols including: RIPv2, OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP.
- Identify options for wide area network (WAN) connectivity (e.g. PPP, MPLS, Metro Ethernet, and VPN).
- Troubleshoot common network issues (e.g. mismatched duplex, improper IP addressing, and misconfigured features).
This training course is for you because...
- This training prepares certification candidates for either the Cisco CCNA R/S (200-125) composite exam or the CCENT (100-105) and ICND2 (200-105) individual exams.
- This training equips network professionals with the fundamental skills required to configure, manage, and troubleshoot modern Cisco networks.
- Since this is an introductory-level course in networking, the only prerequisites are a basic knowledge of what a network is and a desire to learn more.
Materials, downloads, or Supplemental Content needed in advance:
This training, along with Part 2, covers the core topics in the CCNA R/S curriculum. To round out the remaining topics in the curriculum, attendees will be required to view assigned sections of the CCNA Routing and Switching 200-125 Complete Video Course, available on Safari at: https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/ccna-routing-and/9780134580715/
Although not required, attendees will benefit by having access to their own Cisco routers and switches. If physical routers and switches are not available, attendees can use a network simulator such as Pearson’s CCNA R/S 200-125 Network Simulator (available at: http://kwtrain.com/netsim ) or a network emulator such as VIRL (available at: http://kwtrain.com/virl ).
If an attendee has no experience working with networking technologies, they could benefit by viewing the CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Complete Video course, available on Safari at: https://www.safaribooksonline.com/library/view/comptia-network-n10-006/9780134097824/
About your instructor
Kevin Wallace, CCIEx2 No. 7945 (Collaboration and Route/Switch), is a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI No. 20061), and he has earned multiple Cisco professional and associate-level certifications in the Route/Switch, Collaboration, Security, Design, and Data Center tracks. With Cisco experience dating back to 1989, Kevin has been a Network Design Specialist for the Walt Disney World Resort, an instructor of Cisco courses for Cisco Learning Partners (CLPs), and a Network Manager for Eastern Kentucky University. Currently, Kevin produces video courses and writes books for Cisco Press/Pearson IT Certification (http://kwtrain.com/books). Also, he owns and operates Kevin Wallace Training, LLC (http://kwtrain.com), a provider of self-paced training materials that simplify networking topics. Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Kentucky, and he lives in central Kentucky with his wife (Vivian) and two daughters (Sabrina and Stacie).
The timeframes are only estimates and may vary according to how the class is progressing
Segment 1: Fundamentals of Networking (2hrs)
- Instructor will discuss network components, cloud resources, network cabling, basic troubleshooting, and IPv4/IPv6 addressing.
- Attendees will participate in in-class IP addressing exercises.
Segment 2: LAN Switching (2hrs)
- Instructor will demonstrate the configuration of various features on Cisco Catalyst switches.
- Attendees will participate in an in-class Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) exercise.
Segment 3: IP Routing (3hrs)
- Instructor will demonstrate the configuration of various features on Cisco routers.
- Instructor will demonstrate the configuration of the RIPv2, OSPF, and EIGRP routing protocols.
Segment 4: Wide Area Networks (WANs) (1hr)
- Instructor will contrast various options for WAN connectivity.
- Attendees will understand how to perform a basic BGP configuration.