CCDP | Cisco Certified Design Professional


If you are looking to build advanced knowledge of network design concepts and principles then the Cisco Certified Design Professional - CCDP - training course is for you.

Cisco training is provided through our partnership with Skillsoft (A Cisco Learning Partner) and is available to the employees and contractors of our corporate clients as part of our IT collections in the pursuit of their careers

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    Prove you have what it takes

    Learn about virtual private networking and wireless domains with a focus on the design components of larger networks.

  • 2

    Great earnings

    CCDP professionals earn an average salary of £45,000, so it's a lucrative and rewarding career path to take.

  • 3

    Meet demand

    Demand for networking skills in voice, security and wireless is expected to grow more than 70% in the next two years.

Your quick course guide

Certification: CCDP

Study time: Full time - 15 to 25 days | Part time - four to five months

Vendor: Cisco

Student support: StudentCare™

Prerequisites: CCDA or CCNA

Assessment: Exam based - 300-101 + 300-115

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Senior network design engineers, senior analysts, and principal systems engineers, who discuss, design, and create advanced addressing and routing, security, data center, and IP multicast multi layered enterprise architectures

Included in your modules

Essential skills for your career

300-101: Implementing Cisco IP routing - ROUTE - 2.0

  • Basic network and routing concepts
  • Understanding the RIP and EIGRP routing protocols
  • EIGRP topology table and optimising EIGRP behaviour
  • Configuring EIGRP for IPv6 and named EIGRP 
  • Establishing OSPF neighbour relationships
  • Link state database and optimising OSPF behaviour
  • Optimising and tuning OSPF
  • Configuring OSPFv3
  • Configuring routing protocol redistribution
  • Redistribution using distribute and prefix lists
  • Redistribution using route maps and tags
  • Path control implementation
  • Enterprise internet connectivity I
  • Enterprise internet connectivity II
  • Implementing basic BGP operations
  • BGP path manipulation, control and BGP in the IPv6 environment
  • Routers and routing protocol hardening
  • Network principles and layer 2 technologies
  • Layer 3 technologies
  • VPN technologies
  • Securing access
  • Infrastructure services

300-115: Implementing Cisco IP switched networks - SWITCH - 2.0

  • Basic concepts and network design course
  • Campus network architecture I course
  • Campus network architecture II course
  • Spanning tree implementation course
  • Spanning tree tuning and MST implementation course
  • Inter VLAN routing course
  • High availability networks course
  • Layer 3 redundancy with HSRP course
  • Campus network security I course
  • Campus network security II course
  • STP tuning and PVST and RSTP implementation course
  • Configuring layer 3 redundancy with VRRP and GLBP course
  • Campus network security III

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  • Expert mentors
  • Global community of peers
  • Test prep
  • IT Practice Labs
  • Content approved by Cisco
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients

Average Cisco Certified Design Professional salary

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Why join us?

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  • We're with you from start to finish
  • Expert career advice
  • Progress reports
  • Exam booking support
  • All UK students receive an NUS student discount card
  • Your success is our success

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