What is this course about?

This course will be an introduction to networking using the Cisco CCNA Networking Academy curriculum. Content includes Fundamental Networking Principles, IP Addressing, Routing Protocols, Network Device Configuration, OSI and TCP/IP Layers and Cabling. The main focus of the module is to cover the basic network concepts and to be able to configure small networks with appropriate IP addresses with routing protocols.
Start: Mon 08/01/2018
Time: 18:00-21:00
Start: Mon 07/01/2019
Time: 18:00-21:00

Entry Requirements

Ideally you will have some understanding of networking concepts either through work or related study at a lower level.

How is it taught?

Each lesson consists of a lecture, tutorial and practical. You are encouraged to ask questions and to work in small groups on some of your tutorials as this helps provide a range of learning opportunities. Tutor support is also provided outside of the teaching time via an online learning environment.

How will I be assessed?

Assessment consists of online multi-choice tests, practical assessments and a case study.

What else do I need to know?

Stoke on Trent College has some of the most comprehensive and up-to-date facilities in the country. Learning takes place in a friendly and relaxed environment and your teaching team are here to help you get the most from your course. If you want to study on your own you can use one of the Learning Resources Centres or one of the special study workshops in English, Mathematics and Information Technology. All our classrooms are large, spacious and well equipped, and our staff have an excellent knowledge of the industry gained through many years of experience.
Course Code


  • Mon 08/01/201814 weeks
  • Mon 07/01/201914 weeks

£500.00 *

Fee: £500.00

Fee Code: C

These courses are full-cost, which means that there is no fee remission available. All learners must pay the full cost of the course.

* Please note that fees shown are for 1 year only. If course is longer than 1 year/38 weeks, then additional fees will apply.