Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching

What is a Firebrand Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Apprenticeship?

This framework has been replaced by Firebrand's Network Engineer standard. See the programme here.

The apprentice will develop into the role of Network Engineer - learning how to design, install, maintain and support communication networks within an organisation or between multiple organisations. They will understand network configuration and administration, the cloud and monitoring tools; and be able to give technical advice and guidance.

On the two-year programme; the apprentice will learn the principles of networking, protocols and associated technologies, and how to:

  • Install and configure network components; including switches, routers and firewalls
  • Monitor, test and optimise network systems and performance
  • Troubleshoot network issues and repair faults in hardware, software and the network
  • Undertake system upgrades to network hardware, software and operating systems

Typical Careers: Network Technician, Network Engineer, Systems Engineer, Network Administrator

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CourseDurationKnowledge Standards covered

Pre-selected courses

Microsoft Windows Server 2016 - Installation, Storage and Compute4 days
On-boarding and fund administrationMandatory
End point assessmentMandatory

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Five reasons the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Firebrand Apprenticeship is for you

  1. Certify at twice the speed. With our accelerated training, apprentices can spend longer in the workplace putting their certifications into practice
  2. Customise your programme. It's up to you which courses you choose for your programme to make it as relevant as possible for your business
  3. No cohorts. Apprentices train on Firebrand accelerated courses all-year round on our public schedule, training alongside industry professionals whenever it suits your business
  4. All costs are included. Our training includes all accommodation and food costs, plus transport to and from the nearest train station
  5. Train with a Tech Partnership Gold Provider. Our programmes are designed and accredited by industry employers to deliver world-class tech training

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