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The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) program consists of three courses that will prepare you to write the CCNA™ certification exam. Theory is combined with hands-on activities utilizing Cisco routers and switches.

Program delivery mode: in person

  • This program will be delivered in person for the coming semester.
  • We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) program is a complete, three-semester program providing instruction that will enable you to design, build and maintain small to medium sized networks.

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The program features considerable hands-on activities in well-equipped labs consisting of Cisco routers and switches. The program content includes networking theory, TCP/IP, IP routing, Ethernet switching, basic network security and Wide Area Networking concepts.

Upon successful completion of Levels 1-3 of the program, you are prepared to write the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) certification exam. Once earned, you will be ready for a career in current and emerging technologies where there is a high demand for qualified applicants.

Entrance Requirements

Register today for Part-time Studies courses.

BCIT Part-time Studies courses and programs are taught assuming that registrants not only have a BC Grade 12 level of English, but also have proficiency in all four language skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening.

BCIT has several upgrading courses for students who wish to improve their English language skills.

Costs & Supplies

There are no textbook purchases required for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) program.

Instead, study materials will be provided through the Cisco Networking Academy.

Students who have completed all three courses in the program may register with Cisco to take the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA™) certification exam. To register for the exam, students must register with Cisco directly and pay a registration fee which varies by country.

You can visit the Vue Pearson website to look up the price of the CCNA certification exam in your country.


Program Details

Faculty, Advisors & Staff


Patrick Duffey
Department Head
Tel: 604-432-8262


Kacem Habiballah, MA, EdD, PhD (Candidate)
Associate Dean
Tel: 604-451-7075

Katie Howard
Program Assistant
Tel: 604-432-8237

Contact Us

Katie Howard, Program Assistant

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