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  • Contextualised to the university network: This is a Cisco-orientated course, however where possible it will be contextualised to the university. We are working closely with the Networks team to enable you to see how the theory of networking is applied practically in your own network.

  • Post-programme site visit: We aim to develop support in your own workflow with a site visit by the networking services team to help you transfer your skills to your institution.

Benefits of Cisco certification for Institutions

  • Invest in and motivate your staff by up-skilling them, which will help them to support your network more effectively.
  • Increase staff awareness of network performance, manage threats to security and planning for future developments.
  • Blended learning: Participants can study independently in their own time to consolidate classroom instruction.
  • Educational pricing in order to keep your training costs down.
  • In-house central training provision for your staff – no travel time or costs and benefit from an efficient booking system.

Benefits of Cisco certification for IT practitioners

  • Acquire the skills to maintain and improve your institution’s networking infrastructure.
  • Learn how to create, configure and troubleshoot complex simulated networks.
  • Build up your skills, in particular configuration of switches (VLANs), routers and problem solving related to network performance.
  • Comprehensive e-learning environment to supplement instructor led sessions; you can learn anytime, anywhere and at your own pace, see course structure.
  • Contextualised to the university network: This is a Cisco orientated course, however where possible it will be contextualised to the university as we are working closely with the networking services team to enable you to see how the theory of networking is applied practically in your own network.
  • Post programme site visit: We aim to develop support in your own workflow with a site visit by the networking services team to help you transfer your skills to your institution.
  • Free student lab book to lead you through the practical exercises and free downloadable software means you do not need to purchase their own equipment when doing self-study.
  • Benefit from regularly updated curriculum and upgraded technology.
  • Gain an industry recognised qualification to help you in your IT career, it's your first step towards a Cisco Career Certification.
  • Attend the course with fellow university IT Supporters with common requirements.