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CCDA | Cisco Certified Design Associate

If you're interested in learning the fundamental and advanced techniques for designing a scalable and robust Cisco internetwork, then the Cisco Certified Design Associate certification 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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Certification: CCDA

Study time: Full time – six to nine days | Part time – two months

Vendor: Cisco

Student support: StudentCare™

Prerequisites: CCENT or CCNA +  familiarity with basic internetworking technologies such as LAN, WAN, bridging, switching protocols and network management

Assessment: Exam based – CCDA  200-310 DESGN

Resources: Internet access and email

Ideal for:  Junior network engineer, entry level support technician, telecoms support engineer, network designer or technical consultant

Included in your modules

Applying a methodology to network design
Structuring and modularising the network
Designing basic campus switched networks
Designing an enterprise WAN
Designing IP addressing for the network
Selecting routing protocols for a network
Evaluating security solutions for the network
Designing networks for voice transport
Applying basic network management design concepts

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Salary Projection

Average salary after completing

Average Salary
Junior Network Engineer
Average Salary
You can earn
Average Salary
Head of Networks
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You can earn an average of £71,600.00 a year

Security Analysts command average annual salaries of more than £70,000, and while they represent only 11% of the profession, demand for their skills has grown by 269% in the past few years

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Globally recognised validation of your ability

A network professional has the skills required to design routed and switched network infrastructures and services involving LAN, WAN and broadband access for businesses and organisations

Great earnings

Someone with this certification can earn on average £50,000 a year, which increases with experience

Practise and prepare

The CCDA curriculum includes designing basic campus, data centre, security, voice and wireless networks

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