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This course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of Networking fundamentals, Understanding of routing & switching technology.

Duration: 60 Hours – 6 hours per day – Mon-Fri – Sat-Sun off – 2 Weeks

Before taking the CCNA course, learners should be familiar with:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • Basic PC Operating System
  • Basic Internet Usage Skills
  • Basic IP Address Knowledge
  • Good Under standing of Network Fundamentals

Opportunities with:

-Telecom Operators 

-Internet Service Providers

-Network Infrastructure Management Companies

-OEM’s (Telecom Data Network)

-Global Tech support companies.

-Apart from this most of mid & large organisation will have team of Network professionals for seamless network operations.

TCTP Course leads to various types of job profiles:

  • Network Support Engineer
  • Help Desk Engineer
  • Service Desk Engineer
  • Tech Support Engineer
  • Global Tech Support Executive
  • Network Associate
  • NOC Engineer
  • Network Engineer
  • Network Technician

TCTP Course leads to various types of job profiles:

Graduate Engineer Trainee (GET), Associate Engineer, Technical Officer (Optic Fiber), Network Engineer (Data Networks), Transmission Engineer, RF Engineer, Drive Test Engineer, BTS Engineer, FM Engineer, Survey Engineer ( RF, EMF, Site, WiFi), RAN Integration Engineer, O& M Engineer (Active & Passive Infra), NOC Engineer (Networks, Fiber, Wireless, Transmission), Technical Co-ordinator, Telecom MIS Executive, Project Co-ordinator, Project Engineer (Wireless, Fiber, Data Networks, Smart World) and many more.

Course content

  • Compare and contrast OSI and TCP/IP models.
  • Compare and contrast TCP and UDP protocols.
  • Describe the impact of infrastructure components in an enterprise network.
  • Describe the effects of cloud resources on enterprise network architecture.
  • Compare and contrast collapsed core and three-tier architectures
  • Compare and contrast network topologies.
  • Select the appropriate cabling type based on implementation requirements.
  • Apply troubleshooting methodologies to resolve problems.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and subnetting.
  • Compare and contrast IPv4 address types.
  • Describe the need for private IPv4 addressing.
  • Identify the appropriate IPv6 addressing scheme to satisfy addressing requirements in a LAN/WAN environment.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv6 addressing.
  • Configure and verify IPv6 Stateless Address Auto Configuration.
  • Compare and contrast IPv6 address types

Describe and verify switching concepts.

  • MAC learning and aging.
  • Frame switching.
  • Frame flooding.
  • MAC address table.

Interpret Ethernet frame format

  • Troubleshoot interface and cable issues (collisions, errors, duplex, speed)
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs (normal/extended range)spanning multiple switches.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inters witch connectivity.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot STP protocols.
  • Configure, verify and troubleshoot STP related optional features.
  • Configure and verify Layer 2 protocols.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot (Layer 2/Layer 3) Ether Channel.
  • Describe the benefits of switch stacking and chassis aggregation.
  • Describe the routing concepts.
  • Interpret the components of a routing table.
  • Describe how a routing table is populated by different routing information sources .
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inter-VLAN routing.
  • Compare and contrast static routing and dynamic routing.
  • Compare and contrast distance vector and link state routing protocols.
  • Compare and contrast interior and exterior routing protocols.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 static routing.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multi-area OSPFv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization,redistribution, stub, virtual-link, and LSAs).
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot single area and multi-area OSPFv3 forIPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization,redistribution, stub, virtual-link, and LSAs).
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv4 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub).
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot EIGRP for IPv6 (excluding authentication, filtering, manual summarization, redistribution, stub).
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot RIPv2 for IPv4 (excluding authentication,filtering, manual summarization, redistribution).
  • Troubleshoot basic layer 3 end to end connectivity issues.
  • Configure and verify PPP and MLPPP on WAN interfaces using local authentication.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot PPPoE client-side interfaces usinglocal authentication.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot GRE tunnel connectivity Describe WAN topology options.
  • Describe WAN access connectivity options.
  • Configure and verify single-homed branch connectivity using eBGP IPv4 (limited to peering and route advertisement using Network command only).
  • Describe basic QoS concepts.
  • Describe DNS lookup operation.
  • Troubleshoot client connectivity issues involving DNS.
  • Configure and verify DHCP on a router (excluding static reservations).
  • Troubleshoot client- and router-based DHCP connectivity issues.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic HSRP.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot inside source NAT.
  • Configure and verify NTP operating in a client/server mod
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot port security.
  • Describe common access layer threat mitigation techniques.
  • Non-default native VLAN.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot IPv4 and IPv6 access list for traffic filtering.
  • Verify ACLs using the APIC-EM Path Trace ACL Analysis tool.
  • Configure, verify, and troubleshoot basic device hardening.
  • Describe device security using AAA with TACACS+ and RADIUS.
  • Configure and verify device-monitoring protocols.
  • Troubleshoot network connectivity issues using ICMP echo-based IP SLA.
  • Configure and verify device management.
  • Configure and verify initial device configuration.
  • Perform device maintenance.
  • Use Cisco IOS tools to troubleshoot and resolve problems.
  • Describe network programmability in enterprise network architecture.

CCNA Lab Topics

Following hands-on lab sessions will be provided to CCNA students.


  • Task 1: Understand various access ports: Console, AUX and USB ports

    Task 2:  Connecting Console to access Devices

    Task 3:  Performing Router /  Switch  Startup Process

    Task 4: Understanding System RAM, ROM, and NVRAM

    Task 5: Monitoring POST, understanding Bootstrap Program

    Task 6: Setting up of Configure-register Values


Task 1: Using System Configuration Dialog to configure a router

Task 2:  Understanding various methods to configure a router-CLI, Menu Driven, TFTP, SDM and NMS

Task 3:  Understanding Port Types: Physical and Virtual ports

Task 4:  Managing Console port and Virtual Ports

Task 5:  Gathering basic Router / Switch information

Task 6:  Exploring various modes of Cisco Devices

  • Task 1:  Performing Initial Configuration CLI Mode

    Task 2:  Using Help and Editing Features

    Task 3:  Performing Router Basic Security: Setting passwords,encrypting password and password breaking procedure

    Task 4:Performing Router and Switch basic configuration

    Task 5: Setting Hostname, Banner, Interface Description, Password, IP,address, Clock Rate, IP Host, DNS, Domain-Lookup, Date

    Task 6:Using management tools like Telnet, SSH, CDP, Ping etc.

  • Task 1: Understanding and checking Cisco IOS and Versions

    Task 2: Managing Cisco IOS and Licensing

    Task 3: Backup and Restore of IOS and configurations

  • Task 1:SNMP and Syslog Basic configuration

    Task 2:  Analysing Netflow Data

  • Task 1:  Configuring and Troubleshooting a Serial Connection

    Task 2:  Establishing a Frame Relay WAN

    Task 3:  Establishing a GRE Tunnel

    Task 4:  Enable PPP & HDLC Encapsulation

    Task 5:  Troubleshooting IP Connectivity

    • Task 1: Configuring network using Static Routes

      Task 2: Creating Permanent Static Route Entries.

      Task 3: Creating Floating Static Route Entries.

      Task 4:Understanding Load Balancing using Static Routes

      Task 5:Monitoring and Verification of Routing Table

      Task 6:Troubleshooting Static Routing issues.

Task 1:Configure network using EIGRP
Task 2:Verification of EIGRP Interfaces,Neighbor,Topologytable
Task 3: Verification of Protocolanditsdetails.
Task 4: Troubleshoot EIGRP Neighbor-shipIssues.

  • Task 1: Configure network using OSPF
    Task 2:Configuring OSPF Neighbours and areas
    Task 3:Verification of OSPF Interfaces, Neighbour, LSDB.
    Task 4:Verification of Protocol and its details.
    Task 5: Troubleshoot OSPF Neighbor-ship Issues
    Task 6: Verifying OSPF Operation
    Task 7: Verify OSPF DR and BDR Elections

  • Task 1: Configure Catalyst Switches
    Task 2: Verify Cisco Catalyst witches
    Task 3: Static VLAN Configuration.
    Task 4: VLAN Basic Configuration (VLAN Database/ Config Mode)
    Task 5: Assigning VLAN Membership.
    Task 6: Verification and troubleshooting of VLANs
    Task 7: Configuring Static Trunk
    Task 8: Managingtrunk, Native VLAN, Controlling allowed VLANs
    Task 9: Troubleshooting Trunks.
    Task 10: Inter-VLAN routing
    Task 11: Router on Stick configuration.
    Task 12: Configuring verifying and optimizing Trunk.
    Task 13: Configuring verifying and optimizing STP

  • Task 1: Configure a DHCP-Obtained IP Address
    Task 2:Configure NAT
    Task 3:Configure NAT with PAT

Task 1:  Configure Multi-area OSPF
Task 2:  Verify Multi-area OSPF

Task 1:  Enable IPv6 on the Route

Task 1:  Enable Stateless Auto-configuration on the Router

Task 1:  Enable IPv6 Static Routing
Task 2:  Enable IPv6 EIGRP
Task 3:  Enable OSPFv3

Task 1:  Enable PPP
Task 2:Enable HDLC Encapsulation

Task 1:Configure and Verify Basic Frame Relay
Task 2: Configure and Verify Frame Relay Sub-interfaces

Task 1:  Configure a VLAN
Task 2:  Configure the Link between Switches as a Trunk
Task 3:  Configure a Trunk Link on the Router

Task 1:  Verify STP Operation
Task 2:  influence Root Bridge Selection
Task 3:  Implement STP PortFastand BPDU Guard

Task 1:  Configure Ether Channel
Task 2:  Verify Ether Channel Redundancy

Task 1:Add Password Protection
Task 2:Enable SSH Remote Access
Task 3:Limit Remote Access to Selected Network Addresses
Task 4:Configure Login Banner
Task 1:  Configure an ACL
Task 2:  Troubleshoot an ACL
Task 1:Troubleshoot the Default Route
Task 2:  Troubleshoot an ACL
Task 3:  Troubleshoot the Default Gateway and Name Resolution
Task 4:  Settings