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, 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 three sequential courses:
The three 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 examination for certification.
To obtain a CCNA certification, a student must write an industry exam. This exam is hosted by VUE testing centres.
Students who have a valid CCNA certification, or have graduated from the Cisco Networking Level-3 are eligible to continue at BCIT in Cisco CCNP training.
CCNP training consists of two courses offered in part-time studies:
- CITX 3063 – Cisco Enterprise Core Networking (ENCOR)
- CITX 3064 – Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services
Each course is 72-hours duration, 6-hours per week. Please note: this training does not include the CCNP certification exam. To obtain CCNP certification, a student must pass two 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, enroll in the full-time Computer Information Systems Administration Diploma program.