Course details

Network Cabling and Routing (CCNA1+CCNA2)

I1C Acad. year 2018/2019 Summer semester 4 credits

Current academic year

Introduction to Networking and Routing and Switching Essentials CCNA courses, 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).


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Classified Credit (written)

Time span

22 hrs lectures, 24 hrs laboratories

Assessment points

78 mid-term test, 22 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, link, and network 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 skills with switch configuration, Ethernet technology virtual LANs (VLANs). The course also deals with IP addressing, routing, basic configuration of routers, routing protocol RIP, and access control list configuration. The content of the course covers CCNA 1 (Introduction to Networks) and CCNA 2 (Routing and Switching Essentails).

Why is the course taught

By completing the course you will acquire the practical knowledge of computer networks. You will understand the principles of computer communication, and you will also learn how to set up different network devices and troubleshoot network configuration.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Binary-hexadecimal-decimal conversion. Operating systems Unix and Windows. Ability to study standards and literature in English.

Study literature

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.

Syllabus of laboratory exercises

  1. Basic IOS Configuration 1.
  2. Basic IOS Configuration 2.
  3. NAT overload, Default route, IPv6
  4. Static Routing of IPv4 and IPv6.
  5. RIP, RIPng.
  6. Switch Port Security.
  7. VLAN.
  8. Inter-VLAN routing.
  9. Access Control Lists.
  10. DHCPv4 + DHCPv6.
  11. NAT.

Progress assessment

  • Active laboratory work (max. 52 points).
  • Practical skills test CCNA1 (max. 15 points).
  • Final test CCNA1 (max. 5 points).
  • Practical skills test CCNA2 (max. 23 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 - 11 laboratories, 2 points each.
  • Home preparation for laboratories - 10 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 BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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