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CITX 3102 - CCNA-2 Network Academy Instructor Training

Computer Information Technology Electronics Part-time Studies Course

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BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the Winter 2022 term as informed by BC Provincial Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

BCIT is an Instructor Training Centre for Cisco Networking Academy and this training is only open to sponsored instructors who are affiliated with an institution that has an active Cisco Networking Academy. Switching, Routing, and Wireless Essentials (SWRE) covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small to medium sized network. Wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts are also covered in this course. Students will perform configuration and troubleshooting as well as identify and mitigate Local Area Network (LAN) security threats. The course delivery will be through distance education where the students read the on-line materials and complete all the on-line chapter quizzes prior to attending 12-hours of in-person sessions scheduled with the instructor. The in-person sessions may be conducted virtually and will concentrate on instructional techniques, technical clarification, skills exams, challenge lab activities, and an on-line final exam.





Winter 2022

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 87227

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This is an online learning course. Start any time. You have 12 weeks from the date you register to complete this course.


Umme Salsabil

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Departmental approval needed
  3. You must be a Sponsored IT Instructor to qualify to register in this course. For approval to register in this course, please send an e-mail to and provide proof that you are an instructor sponsored by a Cisco Networking Academy, and listed as an instructor for that academy. Specific instructions will be sent to all participants once they are registered. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Configure routers, switches and wireless devices.
  • Configure and troubleshoot VLANs, Wireless LANs and Inter-VLAN routing.
  • Configure and troubleshoot redundancy on a switched network using STP and EtherChannel.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and simulation tools.
  • Explain how to support available and reliable networks using dynamic addressing and first-hop redundancy protocols.
  • Activate Cisco Networking Academy SWRE classes.
  • Locate SWRE educational resources on Cisco Networking Academy's website.
  • Invigilate on-line chapter quizzes and exams for SWRE.
  • Deliver SWRE skills assessments to students.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2020

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