Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT)

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$486 $240 only

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Course Overview

90% of employers see network performance maintenance as a highly demanded skillset.

Employers worldwide are searching for IT professionals with validated skills. With Cisco certifications in hand, you’ll certainly stand out from the crowd.

My Training Academy’s Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) course provides students with the skills and knowledge required for entry level network support roles. You will learn how to install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise\'s branch network and basic network security.

CCENT is the starting point towards your career in Networking. Our curriculum covers networking fundamentals, WAN technologies, wireless concepts and basic security, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks.

Completing the CCENT will prepare you for the next step up - the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Association) course, which covers medium sized enterprise’s branch networks with more complex connections.

Once certified, you’ll be qualified for jobs such as Entry-level Network Engineers and Network Administrator, earning an average salary of about £25,000.00 per year (source:, UK Only).

The great thing about our Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) course is that you are in charge of your start and finish date, with no deadline pressures!

We train our students to the very best standards, offering expert instructor-led training via our state of the art eLearning platform.

By achieving the Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician (CCENT) certification, you will create more career opportunities and be better positioned when applying for work.

Enrol today and prepare for a future you deserve.


  • Flexible training - study anytime, anywhere and from any device.
  • Expert Instructor-Led Training – our courses are delivered by the finest instructors with a minimum of 15 years real-world experience and are subject matter experts in their field, which is why we have a 97.4% pass rate.
  • Visual Demonstrations & Multimedia Presentations – allows students to develop their skills based on real world scenarios explained by the instructor.
  • Quizzes & Exam Simulators – custom practice exams to prepare students for their final exams. We offer practice quizzes after each module to ensure students are confident before proceeding to the next topic.
  • Social Learning & Networking – world class learning management system allows students to interact and collaborate with other students, form study groups, engage in discussions, rate different courses and stay up to date with all the latest industry knowledge.
  • Flash Cards & Educational Games – allows students to train in ways that keep them engaged and focus.
  • Navigation & Controls – allows you to study at your own pace.

HOW MUCH TIME DO I NEED? Our unique, flexible approach to learning means you don\'t have to put your life on hold to get certified.

MTA students structure their study to fit in with jobs, families, friends and leisure time. They study full time and part time; from home and work and on the move; online and on mobile devices.

Who should take this course

Ideal for those who are looking to embark on a career in network management or are already in IT and require the certifications to enhance their CV. 


Certificate of Completion

Course content

Module 1 – Introduction to Networking

  • Building a Simple Network
  • Understanding the Host-to-Host Communications Model
  • Local Area Networks LANs
  • Need for Switches
  • Operating Cisco Software
  • Managing Cisco IOS Configurations
  • Improving the User Experience
  • Switch Installation
  • Basic Switch Configuration
  • Initial Start-up Status
  • Ethernet and Switch Operation
  • Lab Topology Diagram Lab Overview
  • Troubleshooting Common Switch Media
  • Troubleshoot Connectivity Lab Overview

Module 2 – Routing and IP Addresses

  • Establishing Internet Connectivity
  • IP Address Classes
  • IP Resolution
  • Summary of Layer 3
  • Understanding IP Addressing and Subnets
  • TCP/IP Transport Layer Functions
  • TCP vs. UDP Analogy
  • TCP Characteristics and Summary
  • Exploring the Functions of Routing
  • Configuring a Cisco Router
  • Route Configuration and Setup
  • Exploring the Packet Delivery Process
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Managing Traffic Using ACLs
  • Enabling Internet Connectivity
  • Improved Usability of CLI Lab
  • Enabling Static Routing
  • Configure DHCP
  • Configure NAT
  • Configure NAT with PAT

Module 3 – Security & Filtering of Traffic

  • Securing Administrative Access
  • Enhancing the Security of the Initial Configuration
  • Enhancing Security of Routers and Switches
  • Implementing Device Hardening
  • Device Hardening
  • Implementing Traffic Filtering with ACLs
  • Filtering Traffic with ACLs

Module 4 – Routing Protocols

  • Implementing VLANs & Trunks
  • Configuring a Trunk & Physical Redundancy in a LAN
  • VLAN Summary
  • Routing Between VLANs
  • Configuring Router with a Trunk Link
  • Configuring Expanded Switched Networks
  • Cisco Network Device As a DHCP Server
  • Configuring a DHCP Server
  • DHCP Pools
  • Introducing WAN Technologies
  • Dynamic Routing Protocols
  • Distance Vector and Link-State Routing Protocols
  • Link-State Routing Protocols
  • Implementing OSPF

Module 5 – IP Version 6

  • Intro to IP version 6
  • IP version 6
  • Configure and Verify IPv6
  • Understanding IPv6
  • Configure and Verify Stateless Auto configuration
  • Configuring IPv6 Routing
  • Configure and Verify IPv6 Routing


This online course can be integrated in your professional training plan. M.T.A. can provide you with a tailored learning solution, that can be customised to meet each team member’s requirements. Choosing a multi-user training package, you can get significant discounts for 5+ users and even further discounts for 10+ users – and an excellent return on your investment.

About Course Provider

OUR MISSION: Our mission is to help you learn the skills you need to reach your full potential.

WHO WE ARE: We are one of the fastest growing online training providers. We offer engaging, effective and flexible online training solutions to both individuals and businesses.

We develop courses that help individuals to prepare for and complete their certification exams with ease. Our unique, flexible approach to learning means you don’t have to put your life on hold to get certified. You can study full time or part time, from home or work or on the move; either on your PC or on your mobile devices.

We provide world class education developed by highly skilled and experienced instructors. Our courses are upgraded regularly to ensure our learners are up-to-date with the latest industry requirements and best practices.

WHAT WE BELIEVE: We believe technology has paved the way for individuals and businesses all over the world to tap into high quality learning at their fingertips, in order to build new skills, update their expertise in a particular area, or develop their workforce to gain a competitive edge within the market place.

Select a course now and prepare for the future you deserve.

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