Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Network Cabling and Routing (CCNA1+CCNA2)

I1C Acad. year 2017/2018 Summer semester 4 credits

Introduction to Networking, cabling, network standards. Addresses. Introduction to routers. Configuring a router. Configuring routing protocols RIP. Access Control Lists. This course is a part of CCNA certification courses (CCNA1, CCNA2).


Language of instruction



Classified Credit (written)

Time span

22 hrs lectures, 24 hrs laboratories

Assessment points

43 half-term test, 57 labs




Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

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

Generic learning outcomes and competences

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 access lists configuration. The contents of the course covers CCNA 1 and CCNA 2.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

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

  • Introduction to Networks Companion Guide. Cisco Press, 2014.ISBN 978-1-58713-316-4.
  • Routing and Switching Essentials Companion Guide, Cisco Press, 2014.ISBN 978-1-58713-318-3.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction to Networking, Networking Fundamentals.
  2. Cabling LANs and WANs, Ethernet Fundamentals.
  3. Ethernet Technologies, Ethernet Switching.
  4. TCP/IP and IP Addressing, Routing Fundamentals and Subnets.
  5. WANs and Routers, Introduction to Routers.
  6. Configuring a Router and a Switch, Learning about other devices, port security.
  7. Managing Cisco IOS, Routing and Routing Protocols.
  8. Routing Dynamically.
  9. Basic Router Troubleshooting, Intermediate TCP/IP.
  10. Access Control Lists.
  11. Virtual LANs (VLAN).
  12. DHCP.
  13. Network Address Translation.

Progress assessment

  • Active laboratory work (max. 57 points).
  • Practical skills test CCNA1 (max. 13 points).
  • Final test CCNA1 (max. 5 points).
  • Practical skills test CCNA2 (max. 20 points).
  • Final test CCNA2 (max. 5 points).
  • To obtain Academy Certificate of Completion all tests including Final exam and Skill test must be passed with min. score 80%.

Controlled instruction

  • Active laboratory work - 12 laboratories, 2 points each.
  • Home preparation for laboratories - 11 tests, 3 points each.
  • Alternative laboratories substituing an absence at laboratories during ilness possible with teacher's agreement only.

Exam prerequisites

  • Labs attendance, minimal number of points required.
  • Getting at least 50% points.

Course inclusion in study plans

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