Gain the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), CCNA Cyber Security and CCNA Cyber Ops qualifications in one course, which could open up many career opportunities.
The CCNA, CCNA security and CCNA cyber ops packaged course will equip you with the required skills to be able to plan, implement, verify, troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists in advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.
Those who successfully complete this course will be ready to begin a career working at associate-level in either network administrator, junior network security or cybersecurity analyst positions within SMEs or large enterprise Security Operations Centres.
On this course you will learn the skills needed to design, build and maintain computer networks. This course is structured to enable you to take the Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA), CCNA Cyber Security and CCNA Cyber Ops certification exams.
The routing and switching protocol knowledge will provide a lasting foundation as these skills are equally relevant in the physical networks of today and the virtualised network functions of tomorrow. Understanding network infrastructure and protocols, network security and how they work together will not only help you succeed today, but also help you to stay current as technologies continue to evolve.
Cisco currently dominates the router market and networking professionals need to be familiar with Cisco technologies. Today's corporations depend on their information networks for mission-critical operations and are looking for highly-trained networking professionals to keep them up and running at maximum performance. Qualified networking experts are in short supply and therefore are in high demand. There are currently more Cisco networking jobs available than professionals to fill them.
We are planning to return to our usual ways of teaching this autumn including on-campus activities for your course. However, it's still unclear what the government requirements on social distancing and other restrictions might be, so please keep an eye on our Covid-19 pages for further updates as we get closer to the start of the autumn term.
You are required to have a Windows-based PC or laptop with an internet connection if you wish to study the material outside the University's premises.
You will need the following level of English:
The British Council has more information about how to take an IELTS exam (the preferred qualification).
It may be possible to be exempt from formal English qualifications if:
The course fee covers a maximum of two assessments for any short courses. If you don't pass the exam after the second attempt, you must take the course again. This could mean taking the whole course again or just sitting an additional assessment. This will be decided by their instructor. There would be a fee for retaking the courses.
This course starts on Monday 20 September 2021. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm.
This course starts on Monday 25 October 2021. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm.
This course starts on Monday 22 November 2021. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm.
This course starts on Monday 5 January 2022. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm.
This course starts on Monday 7 February 2022. Classes take place on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 5 pm.
Note: This schedule is for guidance only. On the first day of each semester your instructor may provide you with the detailed schedule, however the start and end date of the course will not be changed.
On completion of this course you'll have a thorough foundation in Cisco products in an enterprise environment.
Career opportunities include senior network administrator, network engineer, network security or cyber security analysts within small to medium-sized businesses, large enterprises or security operations centres including BT, Vodafone, O2, Cisco Systems, Accenture, Bloomberg, Fortinet and more.
By paying for a place on this course you confirm that you have received an offer letter accepting you onto the course, you meet the standard entry requirements for the course and that you agree to the School of Computing and Digital Media's standard terms and condtions for professional and short courses.
Payment must be made in full via eShop before the start of the course. Full payment of the fee will qualify you for a 10% discount. Please contact us directly to find out more.
If we have offered you the option to split the payment, you are still committed to pay any outstanding fees as early as starting the second module, or when you are asked to do so. Please read our terms and conditions before proceeding with any payments. Current students and London Met alumni and staff are entitled to a 10% discount.
Please note that the cost does not cover the cost of sitting the certification exams.
Please select when you would like to start: