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Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 65,198 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.55% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations:
"Third Course here at Wyboston. Very Knowledgeable instructors. hard work but worth it."
Derek Cameron, MOD. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (10/3/2013 to 17/3/2013)
"Good Training experience with Mike Brown."
Steve Rozzi, Market Securities LLP. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (10/3/2013 to 16/3/2013)
"My second visit to FB and once again the standard of training provided by extremely knowledgeable instructors - lets hope I win the free training for life."
Derek Cameron, MOD. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (10/3/2013 to 17/3/2013)
"Firebrand training supply all the neccessary materials to bring your skills up to standard and prepare you for not just passing the exams, put provide real life examples."
R.J. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (18/11/2012 to 25/11/2012)
"Hardest thing I ever done but worth it. Thats if I pass. :0)"
Grant Holman, TrellisWorks Ltd. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (18/11/2012 to 25/11/2012)
"The pacing of this course was much much better. The instructor was consistantly engaging, helpful and compassionate about our success. Would definately train with Firebrand again"
Alex February, Reporo. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (2/9/2012 to 9/9/2012)
"For me Firebrand is the best way to train! An intensive burst of study where you immerse yourself fully into your studies so you can walk out with your chosen certifications.
Hard Work but definitely worth while! "
S.B. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (13/2/2012 to 19/2/2012)
"Extreme hard work, but a great course and instructor"
M.R. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (13/2/2012 to 19/2/2012)
"Expect an intensive 7 days, but you will come away with a more in-depth understanding of the subject."
V.G. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (15/8/2011 to 21/8/2011)
"Hard-work, but very enjoyable and rewarding experience - best learning experience - would not hesitate to come back!!"
Adam Yon, Cable and Wireless SA Ltd. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (15/8/2011 to 21/8/2011)
"Instructor was very knowledgeable, course gave me experience and qualifications needed."
Liam Atkins, Storm Technologies. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (15/8/2011 to 21/8/2011)
"Very intense course but well run. I will return to Firebrand for future training."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (15/8/2011 to 21/8/2011)
"Firebrand is a good way to get training done in a short amount of time."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (15/8/2011 to 21/8/2011)
"I will make sure that to attend all my training courses with Firebrand due to the first impression."
Khaled Elwany , Self Employed. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (18/4/2011 to 24/4/2011)
"Very satisfied. Intense - very - but well worth it.
Francesco Morini, Security Icon. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (18/4/2011 to 24/4/2011)
"The facilities are fantastic, the staff and food, including training facilities are of a excellent standard. Most definitely will return."
Michael Dye . - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (26/10/2015 to 3/11/2015)
"Firebrand courses are very good, and also very intense, and they require your full dedication. Dont plan on doing any work-related things during the course, expect to study 15 hours a day, and youll get your certification."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (27/10/2014 to 4/11/2014)
"Firebrand: Dedicate yourself and be stronger"
Yahya Alazri , IT Authority Oman. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (1/9/2014 to 9/9/2014)
"Good course, VERY ACCELLERATED, good instructor, good food, no sleep. Dont come unless you are whilling to push your self to the limit. !!!
Will definitely pick my next course at Firebrand"
Per Abildgaard , MedCom. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (6/6/2011 to 12/6/2011)
"Firebrand training on Sundsgaarden gives you the perfect frame for a concentrated course, with full focus on both theoretically stuff as well as practical hand on."
Peder Illum , MedCom. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (6/6/2011 to 12/6/2011)
"CCNA-CCNAS course is a very, very tough course. Its no vacation or coffee course like others I have attented at other course providers, where theres more focus on the coffee breaks than the actual course. You are there to learn and learn you will if you set your mind to it. You know, sleep is just a poor substitute for coffee.
Ill be back for sure, no doubt about that."
Per Abildgaard , MedCom. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (4/4/2011 to 10/4/2011)
"Highly intensified learning environment.
Flemming Kjoege , Kwintet AB. - Cisco CCNA & CCNA Security (10 days) (4/4/2011 to 10/4/2011)
"I liked the efficiency of the training program, which provided training material, classrooms, equipment and facilities to effectively complete training in the most rapid and efficient way. The instructor is very knowledgeable, experienced, aware and helpful."
Akram Seyam. - Cisco CCDP Fast Track (ARCH) (3 days) (18/9/2017 to 20/9/2017)
"Dave has taught me in 8 days more about routing & switching networks than 19 years of running mid sized (500 user, multi site) corporate Cisco networks. The trainers are a priceless asset to firebrand. I wont hesitate to come back and do my CCNP."
Mark Boardman. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (4/9/2017 to 10/9/2017)
"Best training on market. Everything clear explained and friendly trainer with big passion and flexibility. "
A.C., Adler and Allan Ltd. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (4/9/2017 to 10/9/2017)
"Fantastic instructor, teaching methods are second to none."
Anthony Cummings. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (4/9/2017 to 10/9/2017)
"The instructor was excellent and was able to transfer his knowledge in a simple, clear and efficient manner. The infrastructure and logistics setup around the course and the exam is also spot on. We know that when we come for a training, we can focus solely on that without having to worry about the other things."
Anonymous - Cisco ICND2 (CCNA) (3 days) (11/8/2017 to 13/8/2017)
"A lot harder than i thought it would be but the scope of knowledge I gained was incredible. Great instructor, be prepared for long days!"
Ashley Carrigan, AJW Aviation. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (7/8/2017 to 13/8/2017)
"Rapid training, great instructors with plenty of support."
Scott Beal, amatis Networks. - Cisco CCNA Security (IINS) (4 days) (31/7/2017 to 3/8/2017)
"Great instructors with great practical knowledge."
Anonymous - Cisco CCDA (Design) (3 days) (17/7/2017 to 19/7/2017)
"I have attended many courses with Firebrand and always enjoy the quality of teaching!"
Anonymous - Cisco CCNP Security (14 days) (26/6/2017 to 9/7/2017)
"Training here is a very high standard with the tutor going into granular detail on each subject. Not only did we go through course material, we went through how these are applied into the day to day running of a business. New skills here will be taken back and implemented into my working environment."
Richard Smith , Redcare 5G. - Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching) (8 days) (25/6/2017 to 2/7/2017)
"Great course, Tutor and facilities."
Michael Armstrong , NECS. - Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching) (8 days) (25/6/2017 to 2/7/2017)
"I had a great learning experience with Firebrand, all staff were very polite and helpful. I'd train again with them, highly recommended."
Stacey Gribble, Expro Group Ltd. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (14/4/2017 to 20/4/2017)
"Firebrand is an amazing company which I would recommend to anyone willing to learn within their fields of interest.
The knowledge of my teacher was second to none and the staff around are very helpful, polite and welcoming.
S.B, RTF Networks. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (6/3/2017 to 11/3/2017)
"A tough course delivered with seasoned experience by our instructor who knew not only the subject inside out but the best way to present it to relative novices like myself. I will take a lot away from this course and hopefully be able to build on the knowledge gained."
Karl Mardell, Premier Systems IT. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (6/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)
"Great teacher. Really explained things well and went through the whole course in the expected detail. "
Farooq Riaz. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (6/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)
"Completed ICND1 with Firebrand. Liked it so much that I came back for ICND2. Experience was the same for ICND2, fantastic and unmatched by any other training provider. Lecturer gives you all the support, knowledge and time necessary to get you to pass the exam, providing you give the same effort and dedication. Will defiantly be coming back to Firebrand for future courses and certifications. "
J.F. - Cisco ICND2 (CCNA) (3 days) (9/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)
"Great facilities with a very high level of training. Been here roughly 10 times now and have never been let down.
My instructor provided a very high level of training as always and has fully prepped me ready for my exam and work life outside of Firebrand."
Richard Smith, Redcare 5G. - Cisco ICND2 (CCNA) (3 days) (9/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)
"Good facilities and learning environment, gives you everything you need to move your qualification forward!"
Chris Bloy, Acentic. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (6/2/2017 to 11/2/2017)
"I have had a great experience doing the Cisco ICND1 course. Firebrand were great for the whole three days of the course. The instructor who delivered the course was excellent. Nothing was too much trouble for him.
The Training centre is excellent and firebrands accelerated learning method is great. Be prepared to work hard."
Myles Davies, Vodafone. - Cisco ICND1 (CCENT) (4 days) (6/2/2017 to 8/2/2017)
"Ive trained at Firebrand before and every time is just as good as the last. The team are very professional and the tutors I have had are super experienced and full of knowledge. I would highly recommend Firebrand courses over months and months of home studying any time!!"
Matthew Rowell. - Cisco ICND1 (CCENT) (4 days) (6/2/2017 to 8/2/2017)
"I genuinely think that the instructors leading the courses at Firebrand are some of the best in the world. Its amazing how much information they manage to condense down to only a few days as well as delivering it in a way that allows you to fully absorb everything."
Anonymous - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (9/1/2017 to 14/1/2017)
"Good start and end time to days, training was thorough throughout and the instructor was extremely knowledgeable."
Callum Catterall. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (12/12/2016 to 17/12/2016)
"Very good training, some of the best Ive ever received. Rapid pace, and made me feel really confident going into the exam, and you cant ask for more than that. Great facilities also. "
Anonymous - Cisco ICND1 (CCENT) (4 days) (12/12/2016 to 14/12/2016)
"A great learning experience! The facilities, instructor knowledge and focussed environment really helps with study and learning. Its also a great place to network with like-minded colleagues from many varied environments and to explore interesting new avenues of learning for a career future."
Gareth Watson, Busy Ant Ltd. - Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching) (8 days) (4/12/2016 to 11/12/2016)
"Firebrand Training is bar none the best training environment. Ive taken A+, Net+, and CCNP R&S, and I will take more in the future!"
Thomas Ward, GDIT. - Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching) (8 days) (4/12/2016 to 11/12/2016)
"Great learning environment, everything organised to enable you to simply focus on the course. Excellent instructor with deep knowledge throughout the course."
Chris Norman, Sun Trading. - Cisco CCNP (Routing & Switching) (8 days) (4/12/2016 to 11/12/2016)
"Although it was hard work, it was nice being distraction free from everything else, including work! It was nice being on the course with other people in the same boat as me, chatting and getting to know new people was great."
Michael Eaton, Iforium Ltd. - Cisco ICND1 (CCENT) (4 days) (7/11/2016 to 9/11/2016)
"Really enjoyed everything. Trainer was enthusiastic and we all enjoyed it a lot."
Zak Riddington, Self. - Cisco CCNA (Routing & Switching) Certification (7 days) (10/10/2016 to 15/10/2016)
On this accelerated course, you'll learn the skills surroudning the Cisco CCNA and CCNA Security course in just 10-days. First you'll learn to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size route and switched networks. Then the Cisco CCNA Security part of the course introduces you to the core network security technologies.
You may be entitled to free training via Cisco Learning Credits (CLCs). If you’ve bought Cisco hardware or software - check the invoice to see if you have credits waiting to be used! If you’re unsure, get in touch with us.
Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.
Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.
This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.
You'll learn the following content:
Building a Simple Network
Establishing Internet Connectivity
Building a Medium-Sized Network
Network Device Management and Security
Implementing Scalable Medium-Sized Networks
Troubleshooting Basic Connectivity
Implementing an EIGRP-Based Solution
Implementing a Scalable, OSPF Based Solution
Network Device Management
You'll sit the following CCNA & CCNA Security exams:
Why is Cisco at Firebrand different?
Firebrand’s accelerated CCNA course offers you access to more equipment than most of our competitors.
There are many Cisco training providers and the equipment used can vary greatly. Several use remote labs where you never see the actual equipment but do exercises based on a connection to a rack of equipment “somewhere”…
At Firebrand we see things differently. We believe that in your first exposure to Cisco you should see, feel, and touch the kit. You need to know about interfaces and ports, but not by seeing a PowerPoint slide or a diagram, rather by actually connecting cables to the router or switch.
You’ll work in pairs and share a “pod” of equipment located in a rack. You have your own 2811 router and 2960 switch, access to additional equipment such as a Frame-Relay switch, along with additional routers and switches should you wish to tinker.
The equipment we supply, alongside 24 hour lab access, gives you the tools to prepare you both for the CCNA exams, more importantly, the real world.
Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.
Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.
Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.
We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on 080 80 800 888.
There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.
Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.
Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year. Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.
Students that are successful in the Cisco CCNA training course are required to meet the following prerequisites:
Once on the course, you must first pass and gain the CCNA Certification in order to get the CCNA Security Certification.
Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.
Just call us on 080 80 800 888 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.
Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.