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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 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


Prove you have what it takes

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

Great earnings

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

Meet demand

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

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Average salary after completing

Average Salary
Principal Systems Engineer
Average Salary
You can earn
Average Salary
Network Design Engineer
Source: Adzuna


You can earn an average of A$59,500.00 a year

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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

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
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STP tuning and PVST and RSTP implementation course
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