Farnborough College of Technology
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About this course

CCNA R&S: Routing and Switching Essentials (RSE) covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small network. Students learn how to configure a router and a switch for basic functionality. 

Want to study from home? This course is also available via Online Attendance.

Who is this programme for?

The instructor-led course is the second of 4 courses in the Cisco CCNA Routing & Switching curriculum. The course includes activities using Packet Tracer, hands-on lab work, and a wide array of assessment types and tools. The CCNA Routing & Switching curriculum helps students develop workforce readiness skills and builds a foundation for success in networking-related careers and degree programs.

What will I study?

  • Determine how a router will forward traffic based on the contents of a routing table.
  • Explain how switching operates in a small to medium-sized business network.
  • Use monitoring tools and network management protocols to troubleshoot data networks.
  • Configure monitoring tools available for small to medium-sized business networks.
  • Configure initial settings on a network device.
  • Configure Ethernet switch ports.
  • Implement VLANs.
  • Implement static routing.
  • Implement DHCP on a router.
  • Implement network address translation (NAT).
  • Implement access control lists (ACLs) to filter traffic.


Tuition £495
Exam £50

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

The curriculum is appropriate for students at many education levels:

  • CCNA 1 or equivalent experience
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