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CISCO Academy: CCNP Troubleshooting & Maintaining CISCO IP Networks TSHOOT 300-135

The CCNP SWITCH course is designed to help professionals plan, configure, and verify the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions for campus environments using the CISCO Enterprise Campus Architecture. CISCO qualifications are highly regarded in the networking and telecommunications industries. The CCNA is seen as the stepping stone into an exciting career, these CCNP modules build upon this foundation knowledge significantly providing a path to possible career

Entry requirements

Completion of the four CISCO NetSpace CCNA modules is an entry requirement. It would also be beneficial to have passed the commercial CCNA Routing and Switching qualification, though holding the CCNA R&S qualification is not mandatory to start CCNP training, holding a commercial CCNA certification is a requirement to gain the commercial CCNP certification.

Course content

You will learn about:

  • Layer 2 Switching – VLAN's
  • Trunks
  • VTP
  • Port Aggregation
  • STP
  • Services – DHCP, NTP
  • High-Availability Networks and FHRP Implementation – HSRP, VRRP and GLBP
  • Securing the Campus Network – Port Security
  • Storm Control
  • External Authentication
  • PVLANs
  • Basic Concepts and Network Design including Analysing Campus Network Structure
  • Campus Network Architecture
  • Spanning Tree Implementation
  • Inter-VLAN Routing
  • High-Availability Networks, SNMP, IP SLA
  • First Hop Redundancy Protocol Implementation
  • Extensive Practical Labs.

This course in one of three component modules that make up the CISCO CCNP Routing and Switching qualification.

Assessment methods

75% via exams, 25% via hands-on practical final.

Further study and career options

This course leads on to the CCNP 300-135 TSHOOT course.

Additional information

Implementing CISCO IP Switched Networks (SWITCH) Foundation Learning Guide: (CCNP SWITCH 300-115) (Foundation Learning Guides) ISBN-10: 1587206641.

Course Information & How to Apply

To apply online, select the 'Apply' button below. You will need to register an account and then you can follow the instructions on screen.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
16 weeks 20/09/2016 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £480 Cauldwell Street F2225 Course in progress


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