Course details

Network Cabling and Routing (CCNA1+CCNA2)

I1C Acad. year 2016/2017 Summer semester 4 credits

Current academic year

Introduction to Networking, cabling, network standards. Addresses. Introduction to routers. Configuring a router. Configuring routing protocols RIP and IGRP. Access Control Lists. This course is a part of CCNA certification courses (#1 of 3).


Language of instruction



Classified Credit (written)

Time span

22 hrs lectures, 24 hrs laboratories

Assessment points

40 mid-term test, 60 labs




Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Overview of LANs and practical skill with cabling. Configuration of routers.

Generic learning outcomes and competences

Cabling. Network troubleshooting: physical and link layers. Overview and selection of routing protocols. Configuring a router. The contents of the course corresponds to CCNA 1 and CCNA 2 courses.

Learning objectives

Students gain practical skill with cabling systems, Ethernet technology and IP addressing. Routing, basic configuration of routers, setting routing protocols RIP and IGRP, and access lists configuration. The contents of the course covers CCNA 1 and CCNA 2.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Basics of addressing: IP addresses, physical addresses. Binary-hexadecimal-decimal conversion. Operating systems Unix and Windows. Ability to study standards and literature in English.

Study literature

  • Lecture notes in English.
  • Documents and examples available on the Web portal CNA-Online.

Fundamental literature

  • CCNA 1 and 2, Lab Companion, Third Edition. Cisco Systems, 2004.
  • CCNA 1 and 2, Companion Guide, Third Edition. Cisco Systems, 2004.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction to Networking, Networking Fundamentals.
  2. Networking Media, Cable Testing.
  3. Cabling LANs and WANs, Ethernet Fundamentals.
  4. Ethernet Technologies, Ethernet Switching.
  5. TCP/IP and IP Addressing, Routing Fundamentals and Subnets.
  6. TCP/IP Transport and Application Layers.
  7. WANs and Routers, Introduction to Routers.
  8. Configuring a Router, Learning About Other Devices.
  9. Managing Cisco IOS, Routing and Routing Protocols.
  10. Distance Vector Routing Protocols, TCP/IP Suite Error and Control Messages.
  11. Basic Router Troubleshooting, Intermediate TCP/IP.
  12. Access Control Lists.

Syllabus of laboratory exercises

  1. Networking media, Cable Testing.
  2. LAN design and configuration
  3. Addressing.
  4. Routing Fundamentals and subnets.
  5. Routers: Introduction and configuration.
  6. Managing Cisco IOS software.
  7. Routing protocols.
  8. TCP/IP Errors, router Troubleshooting.
  9. Access Control Lists.

Progress assessment

  • Active laboratory work (max. 60 points).
  • Final test CCNA1 (max. 10 points).
  • Practical skills test CCNA2 (max. 10 points).
  • Final test CCNA2 (max. 10 points).
  • To obtain Academy Certificate of Completion all tests including Final exam and Skill test must be passed with min. score 80%.

Controlled instruction

  • Home preparation and active laboratory work.
  • Passing all module tests.

Exam prerequisites

  • Labs attendance.
  • Getting at least 50% points of every activity.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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