CCNP Routing & Switching | Cisco Certified Network Professional


If you're a CCNA certified system administrator working with LAN/WAN infrastructures looking to work independently on complex network solutions, then the Cisco Certified Network Professional - CCNP - certification is for you.

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  • 1

    Prove you have what it takes

    Shows your professional ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide area enterprise networks.

  • 2

    Get hired

    Work in enterprise roles such as network technician, support engineer, systems engineer or network engineer.

  • 3

    Great earnings

    The current average salary for professionals with the CCNP is £47,500 which increases with experience.

Your quick course guide

Certification: CCNP

Study time: Full time - three months | Part time - five to six months

Vendor: Cisco

Student support: StudentCare™ and expert mentors

Prerequisites: CCNA + one year experience in a networking environment

Assessment: Exam based - 300-101, 300-115 + 300-135

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for: Senior network engineer, network support technician, telecoms support engineer, network designer, network architect, IT manager and systems administrator

Included in your modules

Implementing Cisco IP routing - ROUTE v2.0 - 300-101

  • Basic network and routing concepts
  • Understanding the RIP and EIGRP routing protocols
  • EIGRP topology table and optimising EIGRP behavior
  • 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

 Implementing Cisco IP switched networks - SWITCH v2.0 - 300-115

  • STP tuning and PVST and RSTP implementation
  • Configuring layer three redundancy with VRRP and GLBP 
  • Campus network security III
  • Configure and verify first hop redundancy protocols
  • Configure and verify switch security features
  • DHCP snooping
  • IP source guard
  • Dynamic ARP inspection
  • Configure and verify switch administration
  • SDM templates
  • Managing MAC address table
  • Troubleshoot Err disable recovery
  • Configure and verify layer two protocols
  • CDP
  • LLDP
  • Configure and verify VLANs
  • VLAN database
  • Normal, extended VLAN and voice VLAN

Troubleshooting and maintaining Cisco IP networks - TSHOOT v2.0 - 300-135

  • Tools and methodologies of troubleshooting
  • Troubleshooting IPv4 and IPv6 addressing and routing
  • Troubleshooting OSPF
  • Troubleshooting EIGRP and BGP
  • Troubleshooting RIPv2
  • Troubleshooting RIPng
  • Troubleshooting redistribution
  • Troubleshooting layer two switching and inter VLAN routing
  • Troubleshooting FHRP
  • Troubleshooting security issues
  • Troubleshooting router features

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Professional development that works around you

  • World's #1 eLearning portal
  • 12 months unlimited access
  • Expert mentors
  • Test prep practice exams
  • Global community of peers
  • Training mapped to Cisco exam curriculum
  • Award winning training used globally by leading corporate clients
  • IT Practice Labs

Average salary

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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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