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Module 2: Physical Layer


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Course Description

Cybrary offers CCNA certification classes that you can complete from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace. Have you been deterred from completing CCNA certification training because of the fees? With a full-time job and family at home, has time been your constraint? Don't have the availability to make it into a classroom on a regular basis?

If you are willing to put in the effort, we are here to help. Our CCNA online training is available to anyone, anywhere who is looking to further their career development and earn this certification. In the CCNA course from Cybrary, you can expect to learn how to operate, install, configure, and troubleshoot WAN, LAN, and dial access services for medium-sized networks. Additionally, you will also be equipped with the skills and understanding to describe the technology of different data networks.

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This class is dedicated to its instructor Junaid Memon, who passed away shortly after recording this class. He had a passion for Cisco and an even deeper passion for helping people. He will always be remembered and loved! Please enjoy his class!

About the Online CCNA Certification Training

The Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certification is the perfect starting point for emerging network engineers looking to enhance their foundational networking knowledge. Our online, self-paced CCNA training teaches students to install, configure, troubleshoot and operate LAN, WAN and dial access services for medium-sized networks. You'll learn how to describe the operation of data networks, how to implement an IP addressing scheme, how to solve networking challenges with switched LAN technology and you will go in depth on the 7 network layers. Those who work as system engineers, field technicians, network administrators and help desk support specialists will benefit greatly from our CCNA certification training. Take the next step in developing your IT networking career and start training here, online for your CCNA certification today.

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About the CCNA Certification Exam

In order to earn the official Cisco certification for CCNA, you must take one required exam. There is no set passing score for this exam, as Cisco states that passing scores are set by statistical analysis and subject to change. Test-takers will have 90 minutes to answer 50-60 questions on the mixed-format exam. The exam can be taken at any Pearson VUE testing center globally.

Certifications are valid for three years. Reestablishing your certification status requires certain prerequisites be met. For more information on maintaining the Cisco CCNA certification, visit Cisco's website.

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What is a CCNA certification class?

CCNA stands for Cisco Certified Networking Associate. The CCNA certification class from Cybrary is an ideal starting point for evolving network engineers who are looking for ways to enhance their skills and experience within the IT networking business. The goal of this course is to enable students to become proficient in operating, installing, configuring, and troubleshooting WAN, LAN, and dial access services for medium-sized networks.

What skills are covered in this CCNA course?

Some of the most essential skills that are covered in this CCNA course include:

  • Executing an IP addressing scheme
  • Solving network challenges with switched LAN technologies
  • Explaining the operation of data networks
  • Training on the seven network layers
  • Learning how to execute routing switching

Who can benefit most from taking these CCNA classes online?

The Cisco networking certification class from Cybrary is advantageous for numerous individuals within various positions in the security and IT industry. Those who could benefit most from this knowledge and training include:

  • Network engineers
  • System engineers
  • Network administrators
  • Field technicians
  • Help desk support specialists
  • Wireless network technicians

How long does it take to complete the CCNA classes online?

The online training from Cybrary will take roughly 15.5 hours to complete. However, one of the biggest advantages of this certification course is that you have the option to complete everything at your own pace and design your own schedule. Some individuals may dedicate an entire weekend to completing the classes, going through all of the training as quickly as possible. Others may complete a lesson here or there, whenever they have a little bit of time. Essentially, the ball is in your court on how quickly or slowly you want to earn the CCNA certifications.

What is the level of difficulty for this CCNA course?

Our CCNA course has an intermediate level of difficulty. This means that earning the Cisco certification is ideal for individuals who already have a basic understanding of networking, but it may not be the best choice for those looking for leadership or more advanced training options.

Are there any tests involved with this program?

There is one exam that you will be required to take in order to officially earn the Cisco CCNA certification. This mixed-format tests consists of 50-60 questions, and you will have 90 minutes to complete the exam.

Can I take the CCNA Certification Exam at home?

This is the one part of earning the CCNA certification that requires you to be at a specific location. The exams are administered at Pearson VUE testing centers, but these can be found globally. Visit to locate a test center that is convenient for you.

How many CEU/CPE credits are earned with this course?

If you are taking our Cisco network certification training for professional credits, this course can qualify you to receive 20 CEU/CPE credits.

How long is the CCNA certification valid?

Once you have successfully completed the certification program, your CCNA certification will remain valid for three years. Visit Cisco's website for complete details on how to reestablish or maintain your status as a Cisco certified network associate.

What makes Cybrary's CCNA certification course better than the others?

Our CCNA education is unique because it puts the student in control. All of our lessons are offered online, and you can review all of the material at your own pace. This is ideal for busy professionals who are already tight on time, making it easy and convenient for you to further your career development when it is most convenient for you. Additionally, our course is free – yes, completely free. Many other courses out there come with a high price tag, but Cybrary makes it easy for you to afford to go for what you want.

What are the fundamentals of networking topics you'll learn in this Cisco Certified Network Associate prep course?

This online CCNA training course teaches the fundamentals of the following networking topics:

  • Troubleshooting and operating switched LAN technologies
  • Executing an IP addressing scheme
  • The operation of data networks
  • WAN and dial access services of medium-sized networks
  • Training on seven network layers
  • Executing routing switches

How will this course prepare me to take the 100-105 ICND1 Exam?

This course will prepare you to take the 100-105 ICND1 Exam by providing you with the knowledge and skills related to LAN technologies, network fundamentals, routing technologies, and infrastructure services and maintenance.

How will this course prepare me to take the 200-105 ICND2 Exam?

This course will prepare you to take the 200-105 ICND2 Exam by providing you with the knowledge and skills related to IPv4 and IPv6 routing technologies, WAN technologies, LAN switching technologies, and infrastructure services and maintenance.

What is the difference between Cisco's CCNA and CCNP Certifications?

Cisco's CCNA Certification is an associate level certification that is mainly focused on the fundamentals of switching and routing. The CCNP is a more advanced certification. It requires a higher level understanding of WANs, LANs, and how the two work together.

What are the prerequisites for this CCNA course?

There are no prerequisites for this course. Individuals have the option of earning their CCNA by passing both the 100-105 and the 200-105 certification exam, or they can take the 200-125 certification exam only.

Should I take the CCENT before I take this course?

When you pass the 100-105 ICND1 you become CCENT certified. The CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) is an optional exam/certification. It is not required to get your CCNA Certificate. It is useful if you are more focused on security rather than routing and switching, as it includes the fundamentals of the security portion of the CCNA exam.

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