Enterprise environments require networks designed for performance, availability, and scalability with the flexibility to meet rapidly evolving demands. To meet these challenges head on, skilled IT professionals are needed with up-to-date, fundamental network design skills.
For network design engineers, system engineers, and sales engineers and individuals looking to build and validate Cisco network design fundamental knowledge the Cisco CCDA certification program focuses on design methodologies and objectives, addressing and routing protocols, and network expansion considerations within basic campus, data center, security, voice, and wireless networks.
The Cisco CCDA course validates the skills needed to design a secure Cisco network, and lets you design routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving LAN, WAN, and broadband access.
The CCDA certificate means that you will get the stamp of approval from Cisco and shows that you are dedicated to your career in networking and make you stand out. This cert can be a steppingstone for your networking career, whether you are a beginner or already a professional.
Gaining this certification is a tangible first step towards a lucrative and exciting career as a network designer or a network engineer!
The CCDA certification teaches you how to develop IP addresses, design effective network services, and identify business needs. It also describes in detail the tools and methods used to design a computer network and explains network structure. You will also learn how to implement enterprise data centres using cutting-edge network virtualisation tools, and much more!
To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
It opens doors to a career in networking. Having your CCENT means you have what it takes to manage a small, enterprise branch network. A CCENT is your first step toward CCNA certification and will help you stand out from the crowd in entry-level positions
The Cisco CCDA course includes the Official Cisco CCDA exam, as well as interactive mock exams.
You can choose between online or classroom training, and you have access to Live Lab (live software!)
You are also provided with free phone support as well as online and email support, and gain a worldwide recognised qualification with unlimited access for 12 months to the course!
The Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN) exam (200-310) is a 75 minute assessment with 55–65 questions that are associated with the Cisco CCDA® Design certification. This exam requires a foundation or apprentice knowledge of network design for Cisco enterprise network architectures. CCDA certified professionals can design routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving LAN/WAN technologies for SMB or basic enterprise campus and branch networks.
The following topics are general guidelines for the content likely to be included on the exam. However, other related topics may also appear on any specific delivery of the exam. In order to better reflect the contents of the exam and for clarity purposes, the guidelines below may change at any time without notice.
A valid CCENT or a valid CCNA Routing and Switching or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.
Once qualified, these are some of the career paths that will be available to you.
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