Course details

Network Cabling and Routing (CCNA1+CCNA2)

I1C Acad. year 2022/2023 Winter 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. This course is a part of CCNA certification courses (CCNA1, CCNA2).


Course coordinator

Language of instruction

Czech, English


Classified Credit

Time span

  • 22 hrs lectures
  • 24 hrs laboratories

Assessment points

  • 38 pts mid-term test (oral part)
  • 62 pts labs




Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Overview of LANs and practical skill with cabling. Configuration of routers and switches. 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 a part of 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. The content of the course covers CCNA 1 (Introduction to Networks) and partially CCNA 2 (Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials).

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 knowledge and skills

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

Study literature

  • Přednáškové texty v angličtině.
  • Elektronické texty a příklady dostupné na portálu
  • 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.
  • CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide Library, Cisco Press, 2019. ISBN 978-1-58714-714-2.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Introduction to Networking, Network Models.
  2. Ethernet Fundamentals, Ethernet Switching.
  3. Network Layer, IP and ICMP Protocols.
  4. IPv4 and IPv6 Addressing, Subnetting.
  5. Configuring a Router and a Switch.
  6. Static Routing.
  7. Routing Dynamically.
  8. RIPv2 and RIPng.
  9. Virtual LANs (VLANs).
  10. Inter-VLAN Routing.
  11. DHCPv4 and DHCPv6.

Syllabus of laboratory exercises

  1. Basic IOS Configuration 1.
  2. Basic IOS Configuration 2.
  3. Basic IOS Configuration 3, NAT Overload, Default Route, IPv6.
  4. Static Routing of IPv4 and IPv6.
  5. RIPv2.
  6. RIPng.
  7. VLAN.
  8. Inter-VLAN Routing 1.
  9. Inter-VLAN Routing 2.
  10. DHCPv4 and DHCPv6.
  11. Revision Assignment.
  12. Final Exam

Progress assessment

  • Active laboratory work (max. 60 points).
  • Practical skills tests (max. 40 points).
  • Optionally, each student can obtain CCNA1 Cisco Networking 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, one 2 points, others 6 points each.
  • Alternative laboratories substituing an absence at laboratories during illness 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 BIT (in English), 2nd year of study, Elective
  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Elective
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