CCNA Study Plan

Courses

Course Unit Description

 Time
 Needed

 Date
 Planned
 Date Accomplished & Marks
Skill Assessment for Course #1 - OSI Reference Model .25 Hours    
1. Introduction to Networking 0.75 Hours    
2. The Upper OSI Layers 0.75 Hours    
3. The Lower OSI Layers 0.75 Hours    
4. Using a Layered Model 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #1 - OSI Reference Model .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #2 - Networks and Data Transfer .25 Hours    
1. Communicating Between Layers 0.75 Hours    
2. Connections and Data Flow 0.75 Hours    
3. The Data Link Layer 0.75 Hours    
4. Network Addressing 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #2 - Networks and Data Transfer .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #3 - Local Area Networking .25 Hours    
1. Introduction to LANs 0.75 Hours    
2. Ethernet 0.75 Hours    
3. Fast Ethernet 0.75 Hours    
4. Token Ring and FDDI 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #3 - Local Area Networking .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #4 - Wide Area Networking .25 Hours    
1.  Introduction to WANs 0.75 Hours    
2. WAN Protocols 0.75 Hours    
3. PPP 0.75 Hours    
4. ISDN 0.75 Hours    
5. X.25 0.75 Hours    
6. Frame Relay 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #4 - Wide Area Networking .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #5 - Using a router .25 Hours    
1. Routing 0.75 Hours    
2. Distance Vector Routing 0.75 Hours    
3. Link-State Routing 0.75 Hours    
4. Understanding Routers 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #5 - Using a router .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #6 - Introduction to IOS .25 Hours    

1. Router Startup

0.75 Hours    

2. Router Startup in Setup Mode

0.75 Hours    

3. EXEC Mode Commands

0.75 Hours    

4. Router Status

0.75 Hours    

5. Loading Configuration Files

0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #6 - Introduction to IOS .25 Hours    

 

Skill Assessment for Course #7 - IOS configuration .25 Hours    
1. Passwords, Identifications and Banners 0.75 Hours    
2. Configuring Interfaces 0.75 Hours    
3. Sample Interface Configurations 0.75 Hours    
4. Configuring Protocols 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #7 - IOS configuration .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #8 - Network Management .25 Hours    
1. LAN Congestion 0.75 Hours    
2. Network Segmentation 0.75 Hours    
3. Network Management System 0.75 Hours    
4. Cisco FastHub 300 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #8 - Network Management .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #9 - Bridges and Switches .25 Hours    
1. The Spanning Tree 0.75 Hours    
2. Bridges 0.75 Hours    
3. Switches 0.75 Hours    
4. ATM Switching 0.75 Hours    
5. Cisco Catalyst 1900/2820 Switches 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #9 - Bridges and Switches .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #10 - TCP/IP Networking .25 Hours    
1. Overview of TCP/IP 0.75 Hours    
2. Transport Layer Protocols 0.75 Hours    
3. TCP Specifics 0.75 Hours    
4. Internet Layer Protocols 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #10 - TCP/IP Networking .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #11 - IP Addressing .25 Hours    
1. The IP Address 0.75 Hours    
2. Subnetting 0.75 Hours    
3. Supernetting 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #11 - IP Addressing .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #12 - IP Routing .25 Hours    
1. Configuring IP Addresses 0.75 Hours    
2. Basic Routing Configurations 0.75 Hours    
3. Interior Gateway Routing Protocols 0.75 Hours    
4. Exterior Gateway Routing Protocols 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #12 - IP Routing .25 Hours    

 

Skill Assessment for Course #13 - IPX Networking

.25 Hours    

1. IPX Protocols

0.75 Hours    

2. IPX Addressing and Encapsulation

0.75 Hours    

3. Configuring IPX

0.75 Hours    

4. Showing IPX Configurations

0.75 Hours    

Skill Assessment for Course #13 - IPX Networking

.25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #14 - Network Security and Control .25 Hours    

1. Introduction to Network Security

0.75 Hours    

2. Introduction to Access Lists

0.75 Hours    

3. Configuring IP Access Lists

0.75 Hours    

4. Configuring IPX Access Lists

0.75 Hours    

5. Showing Access Lists

0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #14 - Network Security and Control .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #15 - Additional configuration .25 Hours    

1. ISDN

0.75 Hours    

2. Showing ISDN Configurations

0.75 Hours    

3. X.25

0.75 Hours    

4. Frame Relay

0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #15 - Additional configuration .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #16 - Exam Preparation 1 .25 Hours    
1. Exam Procedures 0.75 Hours    
2. Practice Exam 1 0.75 Hours    
3. Practice Exam 2 0.75 Hours    
4. Practice Exam 3 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #16 - Exam Preparation 1 .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #17 - Exam Preparation 2 .25 Hours    
1. Practice Exam 4 0.75 Hours    
2. Practice Exam 5 0.75 Hours    
3. Practice Exam 6 0.75 Hours    
4. Practice Exam 7 0.75 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #17 - Exam Preparation 2 .25 Hours    
 

Skill Assessment for Course #18 - Numbering Systems

.25 Hours    
1. Decimal 0.75 Hours    
2. Binary 0.75 Hours    
3. Hexadecimal 0.75 Hours    
4. Conversion Excercises 0.75 Hours    

Skill Assessment for Course #18 - Numbering Systems

.25 Hours    
Review
Skill Assessment for Course #1 - OSI Reference Model .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #1 - OSI Reference Model .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #1 - OSI Reference Model .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #2 - Networks and Data Transfer .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #2 - Networks and Data Transfer .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #2 - Networks and Data Transfer .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #3 - Local Area Networking .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #3 - Local Area Networking .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #3 - Local Area Networking .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #4 - Wide Area Networking .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #4 - Wide Area Networking .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #4 - Wide Area Networking .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #5 - Using a router .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #5 - Using a router .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #5 - Using a router .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #6 - Introduction to IOS .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #6 - Introduction to IOS .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #6 - Introduction to IOS .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #7 - IOS configuration .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #7 - IOS configuration .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #7 - IOS configuration .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #8 - Network Management .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #8 - Network Management .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #8 - Network Management .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #9 - Bridges and Switches .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #9 - Bridges and Switches .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #9 - Bridges and Switches .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #10 - TCP/IP Networking .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #10 - TCP/IP Networking .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #10 - TCP/IP Networking .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #11 - IP Addressing .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #11 - IP Addressing .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #11 - IP Addressing .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #12 - IP Routing .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #12 - IP Routing .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #12 - IP Routing .25 Hours    
 

Skill Assessment for Course #13 - IPX Networking

.25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    

Skill Assessment for Course #13 - IPX Networking

.25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    

Skill Assessment for Course #13 - IPX Networking

.25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #14 - Network Security and Control .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #14 - Network Security and Control .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #14 - Network Security and Control .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #15 - Additional configuration .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #15 - Additional configuration .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #15 - Additional configuration .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #16 - Exam Preparation 1 .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #16 - Exam Preparation 1 .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #16 - Exam Preparation 1 .25 Hours    
 
Skill Assessment for Course #17 - Exam Preparation 2 .25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #17 - Exam Preparation 2 .25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    
Skill Assessment for Course #17 - Exam Preparation 2 .25 Hours    
 

Skill Assessment for Course #18 - Numbering Systems

.25 Hours    
Review 1 Hours    

Skill Assessment for Course #18 - Numbering Systems

.25 Hours    
Review .5 Hours    

Skill Assessment for Course #18 - Numbering Systems

.25 Hours