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CITX 3105 - CCNA Security 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. The course delivery will be 18-hours distance education where the students read the on-line materials and complete all the on-line chapter quizzes prior to attending the 18-hour in-person session. The in-person session concentrates on instructional techniques, technical clarification, skills exams, challenge lab activities, and an on-line final exam. The Instructor training prepares instructors to teach the Cisco Networking Academy CCNA-Security course. This training gives insight into classroom management, activation of courses on the NetSpace, administering skills assessments, and leveraging instructor resources. It is recommended that students have some network security experience or training such as CompTIA Security+ prior to attending this course.


Cisco Network Academy Sponsored IT Instructor and CCENT level training or certification.





Winter 2022

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

CRN 87230

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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.



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 the CCNA Security course, the instructor will be able to:

  • Describe security threats facing modern network infrastructures.
  • Activate AAA across a network to provide secure device access.
  • Mitigate threats to networks using ACLs.
  • Implement secure network management and reporting.
  • Mitigate common Layer 2 attacks.
  • Configure the Cisco IOS firewall feature set.
  • Deploy site-to-site IPSec VPNs.
  • Activate Cisco Networking Academy CCNA SECURITY classes.
  • Locate educational resources on Cisco Networking Academies website.
  • Evaluate student comprehension.
  • Invigilate on-line chapter quizzes and exams.
  • Deliver skills assessments to students.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014

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