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Cisco Systems is the world's largest supplier of routing and switching gear for the Internet, enterprise networks, and carrier grade networks.

BCIT in partnership with Cisco Systems
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offers Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) training. The standardized curriculum provided through Cisco Networking Academy contains both simulator exercises and hands-on activities with the Cisco equipment. Cisco Networking Academy provides support to academic institutions across Canada and the world. Please follow this link for more information on Cisco Networking Academy.

BCIT offers Cisco CCNA training in part time studies where a student would take four sequential courses:
  • Cisco Networking - Level 1
  • Cisco Networking - Level 2
  • Cisco Networking - Level 3
  • Cisco Networking - Level 4
the four courses above comprise the training for CCNA. Each course is 72-hours duration, 6-hours per week delivery. Please note: this training does not include the CCNA certification exam.
To obtain a CCNA certification a student must write an industry exam. This exam is hosted by VUE testing centres.

Students that have a valid CCNA certification or have graduated from the Cisco Networking - Level 4 are eligible to continue at BCIT in Cisco CCNP or Cisco CCNA Security training.
  • Cisco CCNA Security - provides a next step for individuals wishing to add specialized network security competency to their skill set. This single course is 72-hours duration, 6-hours per week.
The CCNP training consists of three courses offered in part-time studies:
  • Cisco Networking - Level 5
  • Cisco Networking - Level 6
  • Cisco Networking - Level 7
Each course is 72-hours duration, 6-hours per week. Please note: this training does not include the CCNP certification exam. To obtain a CCNP certification a student must pass three industry certification exams plus possess a valid CCNA certification.

Cisco training also occurs in the full-time Computer Information Systems Administration diploma programs. If you are interested in attending BCIT as a full-time student, enrol in a full-time day school Computer Information Systems Administration program.

NEWS!  Ryan Kozak Finishes in 1st Place!

Cisco Networking Academy hosts a yearly CCNA NetRiders Competition. Ryan did BCIT proud in May, with a 1st place finish overall in North America winning an all-expense paid trip to the Cisco headquarters in San Jose, California.  Congratulations Ryan! 

View full result of the competition and get details at Cisco Networking Academy.

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