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.

This course is due to be updated in the Summer of 2020 with the latest curriculum.

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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Start Dates

Stage 9453/201EFA
Mode Part Time
Year Year 1
Duration 15 Weeks
Days TUE
Time 18:00 - 20:30
Start 02/02/2021
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