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CCNA certification

CCNA certification proves you have what it takes to navigate the ever-changing landscape of IT. CCNA exam covers networking fundamentals, IP services, security fundamentals, automation and programmability. Designed for agility and versatility, CCNA validates that you have the skills required to manage and optimize today's most advanced networks.

The CCNA training course and exam give you the foundation to take your career in any direction. When you certify with Cisco, you are living proof of the standard and rigor that businesses recognize and trust to meet and exceed market demands.

What you'll learn:

Required exam
and recommended training

Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA)

A combination of lectures, hands-on labs, and self-study will prepare you to install, operate, configure, and verify basic IPv4 and IPv6 networks.

Four ways to purchase this course:

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Start your CCNA journey

Step 1: Review

Use the exam topics to evaluate what you already know, identify areas of focus, and build your study plan.

Step 2: Study and train

Once you know which topics your exam will cover, choose a study or training option that works for you.

Step 3: Connect to our community

Your free Cisco Learning Network membership includes free study resources to supplement your learning journey. Access training videos, webinars and the CCNA Community, where you can ask technical questions, join discussions, and receive study tips to help you achieve your CCNA.

Step 4: Practice

Practice with Cisco labs, simulation tools, and sandboxes.

Step 5: Assess

Test your readiness with official CCNA practice questions.

Step 6: Schedule test

Schedule to take your CCNA exam online or at a Pearson VUE location available worldwide.

Step 7: Certify

Log in to the Certification Tracking System to see your updated status and claim your digital kit. If this was your final certification exam, congratulations! It’s time to celebrate and tell the world about your accomplishment.

Step 8: Recertify

Keep your certification current and your skills sharp with Continuing Education.

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