COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad

CISCO Regional Academy

www.comsats.edu.pk

1.          CISCO Programs

i.       CNAP:

      CCNA training through Cisco Networking Academy Program (CNAP)

    Cisco CCNA Course

The Cisco Networking network performance and security. Additionally, the CCNA curriculum provides training in the proper care, maintenance, and use of networking Academy Program software tools and equipment, teaches valuable networking and IT skills to students and workers worldwide who are interested in expanding their IT knowledge or starting a career in the technology industry. The Networking Academy program also fosters local economic growth by providing innovative IT curricula, as well as instructor development and support, to help produce a skilled workforce.

    CCNA

 

The Cisco CCNA curriculum consists of different modules. These modules cover the learning objectives of the CCNA certification exam, which is the first step in a Cisco career-certification path. The curriculum emphasizes the use of decision-making and problem solving techniques to resolve networking issues

 Networking Academy Program Curricula Overview

Like other Networking Academy program courses, the CCNA courses are taught by trained instructors in each Networking Academy who deliver standards-based content in specially equipped labs, where students practice hands-on exercises to apply the concepts they learn. Cisco updates the curriculum regularly to encompass new technologies and improved instructional techniques

 CCNA Discovery  

The Cisco CCNA Discovery curriculum provides foundational networking knowledge, practical experience, opportunities for career exploration, and soft-skills development to help students prepare for entry-level careers in IT and networking. The curriculum offers a hands-on approach to learning, and uses interactive tools and easy-to-follow labs to help students learn the general theory needed to build networks.

 CCNA Discovery is designed to be offered as an independent, standalone curriculum or combined with programs offered by secondary schools, technical schools, colleges, and universities. Students who enroll in CCNA Discovery are not expected to have any previous technical skills or knowledge, aside from basic PC skills.

     Course Overview

 1). Networking for Home and Small Business

2). Working at a Small-to-Medium Business or ISP

3). Introducing Routing and Switching in the Enterprise

4). Designing and Supporting Computer Network

 Schedule:

 Course Duration                 2 Months

Prerequisites:                      Basic knowledge of computer/network  

Fee Structure:                                 22,000/- only           

 

Benefit:

 

·CISCO Certified Academy Instructors.

· State of the art labs.

·Students hands-on exercises, practice on latest Cisco routers and switches.

· Career connection.

·Alumni connection.

·Access to online curriculum.

·Online exams of each chapter and each module.

·Certificate and congratulatory letter from Cisco.

·    Free discount voucher for industrial certification 640-802, worth US$250.

 

ii.      CCNA:

Cisco Certified Network Associate 40 hours Program

Why this course?

This course has been designed to give a student basic concepts of routing and remote access configuration. A student will feel confident after doing our CCNA course, which is all hands on. Student will learn how to subnet a network, how to configure a router as well as switch. Different scenarios will be given to clear all the concepts

Course Benefit

This course is intended for those Interested in Networking, Installation, and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router It will prepare the student to: Install and Configure CISCO Router Troubleshooting with Cisco Router This course would help you to qualify CCNA Certification

Course Pre-requisites

Fundamental computer, PC and Networking knowledge is essential. A + or Network+ or MCSE knowledge will helpful. This course is intended for those inclined towards Networking, Installation and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router.

Course Contents

OSI Reference Model:

1        Describe the network communication using layered approach.

2        Utilize the OSI model as a guide for systematic network troubleshooting.

IP Address Scheme:

1        Calculate subnet - mask.

2        Perform sub - netting

Switches:

1        Understand the concept of switch modes.

2        Spanning - tree

3        Vlan & VAN

Routers:

1        Configure Routers using

2        RIP, IGRP, EIGRP and OSPF

WAN Services:

1        Configure Frame-relay

2        Configure ISDN

3        Configure PPP

Security:

1        Configure Standard Access-list

2        Configure Extended Access-list

iIi.    CCNP

Cisco Certified Network Professional 40 hours Per Module

Why this course?

This comprehensive module deals with the advance configuration of routers and switches. Configuration of various routing protocols and different WAN services and troubleshooting the network will be learnt here. Once a student does all the labs, he will be able to do any type of scenarios the real life.

Sub – Courses:

1        CCNP : Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks v2.0 (Exam 642 - 801 BSCI)

2        CCNP : Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks v2.0 (Exam 642-811 BCMSN)

3        CCNP : Building Cisco Remote Access Networks v2.0 (Exam 642-821 BCRAN)

4        CCNP : CIsco Internetwork Troubleshooting Support v5.0 (Exam 642-831 CIT)

Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks v2.0 40 hours Program (Exam 642 - 801 BSCI)

Why this course?

This course contains various routing protocols from RIP, OSPF EIGRP to BGP. This course will cover these routing protocols in depth. Various challenging scenarios have been built to make a student understand the behavior of each routing protocols.

Course Benefit

The Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks course is one exam preparation course within a series of exams required to achieve CCIP/CCNP certification. This exam will also be accepted as a replacement for the Routing exam (640-603 RTING), since the content includes all s for the Routing exam as well as additional information relevant to communications and services audiences.

Course Pre-requisites

Fundamental computer, PC and Networking knowledge, CCNA training is essential. This course is intended for those inclined towards Networking, Installation and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router

Course Contents

1        Comparison between Classful and Classless Routing Protocols.

2        Comparison between Distance vector and Link state Routing Protocols.

3        Route summarization and VLSM concepts.

4        Configure EIGRP, RIP v2.

5        Configure OSPF in single and multiple areas.

6        Configure IS-IS, difference between IS-IS and OSPF.

7        Redistribution and policy based routing.

8        Configure BGP.

9        Configure NAT with overload, static translations and route-map.

Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks v2.0 40 hours Program (Exam 642-811 BCMSN)

Why this course?

This course covers in depth switch 3550, which is also being tested in CCIE labs. If a student takes this course then he will be at ease in doing the CCIE lab scenarios during the preparation of CCIE labs.

Course Benefit

This course is intended for those Interested in Networking, Installation, and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router It will prepare the student to: Install and Configure CISCO Router Troubleshooting with Cisco Router This course would help you to qualify CCNP Certification

Course Pre-requisites

Fundamental computer, PC and Networking knowledge is essential. This course is intended for those inclined towards Networking, Installation and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router

Course Contents

1        Implementing Switches in the Network

2        Configuring VLANs and VTP

3        Implementing Spanning-Tree Protocol

4        Enhancing Spanning-Tree Protocol

5        Implementing Multilayer Switching in the Network

6        Improving Availability on Multilayer Switched Networks

7        Examining Cisco AVVID Services and Applications

8        Implementing QoS in Multilayer Switched Networks

9        Optimizing and Securing Multilayer Switched Networks

10    Understanding Metro Ethernet

Building Cisco Remote Access Networks v2.0 (Exam 642-821 BCRAN)

Why this course?

This course contains very common WAN services, which are available in the market, for e.g. cable modem, ISDN, Frame-relay, and ADSL. This course will prepare a student for the current market. Latest information about WAN services is covered here.

Course Benefit

This course is intended for those Interested in Networking, Installation, and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router It will prepare the student to: Install and Configure CISCO Router Troubleshooting with Cisco Router This course would help you to qualify CCNP Certification

Course Pre-requisites

Fundamental computer, PC and Networking knowledge is essential. This course is intended for those inclined towards Networking, Installation and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router.

Course Contents

1        Identifying Cisco Solutions to Remote Access Needs

2        Using AAA to Scale Access Control in an Expanding Network

3        Configuring Asynchronous Connections to a Central Site with Modems

4        Configuring PPP and Controlling Network Access with PAP and CHAP

5        ISDN and DDR

6        Frame-Relay configuration

7        Backup to a permanent connection

8        Queuing and compression

9        Network Address Translation

10    Virtual Private Network

CIsco Internetwork Troubleshooting Support v5.0 40 hours Program (Exam 642-831 CIT)

Why this course?
This course is the most important one. Here a student will learn how to troubleshoot a network. If you make mistakes in configuration then you should know how to troubleshoot the network. Here you will be given all the right tactics to avoid unnecessary problems in the network because of mis-configuration.

Course Benefit

This course is intended for those Interested in Networking, Installation, and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router It will prepare the student to: Install and Configure CISCO Router Troubleshooting with Cisco Router This course would help you to qualify CCNP Certification

Course Pre-requisites

Fundamental computer, PC and Networking knowledge is essential. This course is intended for those inclined towards Networking, Installation and Troubleshooting with CISCO/Router

 

iv.   VOIP

CISCO Voice over IP (CVOIP)40 hours Program

Why This Course

The objective of this course is to provide a technical and practical overview of Voice over IP (VoIP). The course identifies the main elements of the technology and presents them in an accessible format.

Course Overview

The primary focus of this course is to teach Cisco versions of voice technology (VOIP/Call Center/Call Manager/Intelligent Network) to Cisco Customers, Value added reseller, The focus of this course should always be to introduce, how Cisco handle Voice transmission over IP and its latest equipment.

Course Benefit

At the end of the course students will be conversant with VoIP technology and understand the role of VoIP in their or their customer's company and marketplace.

Course Pre-requisites

Delegates should have a good understanding of Local Area Network (LAN) and Internet Protocol concepts such as that provided by the PTR Introduction to Data Communications & Networking course. Knowledge of the BASIC workings of a PBX is assumed.

Course Contents

1        Introduction to IP Telephony Objective - Related Information

2        IP Telephony Architecture Objective

3        Planning the IP Telephony Network Evaluating and Documenting the Existing Data Infrastructure

4        Evaluating and Documenting the Existing Telecom Infrastructure

5        Evaluating and Documenting the Existing Power/Cabling Infrastructure

6        IP Telephony Availability Requirements

7        Planning for WAN Deployments

8        Operations and Implementation Planning

Designing the IP Telephony Network

1        Objective

2        Introduction to IP Telephony Design

3        Designing the Campus Infrastructure

4        Designing for LAN/WAN QoS

5        Designing Cisco CallManager Clusters

6        Selecting Gateways

7        Dial Plan Architecture and Configuration

8        Designing a Multi-site WAN with Distributed Call Processing

9        Designing a Multi-site WAN with Centralized Call Processing

10    Catalyst DSP Provisioning

11    Cisco Packet Fax and Modem Support Guidelines

12    E911 and 911 Emergency Services

13    Security Considerations for IP Telephony Networks

14    Integrating Voice Mail

15    Migrating to an IP Telephony Network

Implementing the IP Telephony Network

1        Preparing for Implementation

2        Conducting the Site Survey

3        Determining Site Requirements

4        Validating Implementation Readiness

5        Implementing the Solution

6        Implementing a Migration Strategy

7        Solution Implementation Acceptance Testing

8        Post-implementation Documentation

9        Case Study

Operating the IP Telephony Network

1        Operations Support and Planning

2        Network Management

3        Security

4        Troubleshooting

1.       Red Hat

i.      Linux Administration / ISP Setup

Linux System/Network Administration +ISP Setup 40 hours Program

Students Will Learn

Installation and Configuration of Linux server Users, Computers and resource Connectivity Management Internet and Intranet Environment Network security, Performance optimization and troubleshooting Installation and configuration of external devices Connectivity with other Networks

Course Benefit

This course is intended for those interested or already in a career in Network development. You will become fully capable of installing, configuring, optimizing & Administering Networks.

Course Pre-requisites

Working knowledge of computer hardware, software & familiarity with navigating operating systems menus are essential.

Course Contents

1        Overview of a Linux System

2        various parts of an operating system

3        Important parts of the kernel

4        Major services in a UNIX system

Overview of the Directory Tree

1        Background

2        The root filesystem

3        The /etc directory

4        The /dev directory

5        The /usr filesystem

6        The /var filesystem

Using Disks and Other Storage Media

1        Hard disks

2        Floppies

3        CD-ROMs

4        Tapes

5        Formatting

6        Partitions

7        Filesystems

8        Disks without filesystems

9        Allocating disk space

Memory Management

1        What is virtual memory?

2        Creating a swap space

3        Using a swap space

4        Allocating swap space

Boots And Shutdowns

1        An overview of boots and Shutdowns

2        The boot process in closer look

3        More about shutdowns

4        Rebooting

5        Single user mode

6        Run levels

7        Special configuration in /etc/inittab

8        Booting in single user mode

Logging In And Out

1        Logins via terminals

2        Logins via the network

3        What login does

4        Access control

5        Shell startup

Managing user accounts

1        What's an account?

2        Creating a user

3        Changing user properties

4        Removing a user

5        Disabling a user temporarily

Important commands

1        Top

2        ls

3        cp

4        mv

5        df

6        more

7        tail

8        chown

9        chmod
 

10    The "vi" editor

11    The "pico" editor

12    Shell Scripting an introduction

13    File permission and owner ship
 

14    Backing up and Restoring

15    Printers and the Spooling Subsystem

16    Networking and Troubleshooting

17    TCP/IP Linux Networking

Servers Concepts/Installation/Configuration

1        Proxy Servers 

2        Mail Servers 

3        DNS Servers

4        Radius Server

Firewall Concepts and its importance

1        Automating Tasks

2        What Does Cron Do?

3        Cron Elements

4        The crontab Command

5        Anatomy of a Standard Crontab File

6         Starting Cron

3.   Sun Microsystems

i.      X86 Solaris Administration

Solaris Administration (Core Level) 30 hours Program

Students Will Learn

Installation and Configuration of Solaris Operating System Users, Computers and resource Connectivity Management File system management, backup procedures, process control, user administration, and device management

Course Benefit

This course is intended for those interested or already in a career in Network development. You will become fully capable of installing, configuring, optimizing & Administering Networks.

Course Pre-requisites

Working knowledge of computer hardware, software & familiarity with navigating operating systems menus are essential. Student required perform basic UNIX tasks and understand basic UNIX commands.

Course Contents

1        Introducing the Solaris OS Directory Hierarchy

2        Managing Local Disk Devices

3        Managing the Solaris OS File System

4        Performing Mounts and Unmounts

5        Installing the Solaris 9 Operating System

6        Performing Solaris 9 OS Package Administration

7        Managing Software Patches on the Solaris 9 OS

8        Executing Boot PROM Commands

9        Performing Boot and Shutdown Procedures

10    Performing User Administration

11    Performing System Security

12    Configuring Printer Service

13    Using Print Commands

14    Controlling System Processes

15    Performing File System Backups

16    Performing File System Restores

17    Backing Up a Mounted File System With a UFS Snapshot

Solaris 9 Administration (Advanced Level) 30 Hours Program

Students Will Learn

Installation and Configuration of Solaris Operating System Users, Computers and resource Connectivity Management File system management, backup procedures, process control, user administration, and device management.

Course Benefit

This course is intended for those interested or already in a career in Network development. You will become fully capable of installing, configuring, optimizing & Administering Networks.

Course Pre-requisites

To succeed fully in this course, students should be able to: Manage files and directories Control the user work environment archive files Use remote commands Manage file systems Install software Perform system boot procedures Perform user and security administration Manage network printers and system processes Perform system backups and restores

Course Contents

1        Describing Interface Configuration

2        Describing the Client-Server Model

3        Customizing the Solaris Management Console

4        Managing Swap Configuration

5        Managing Crash Dumps and Core Files

6        Configuring NFS

7        Configuring AutoFS

8        Describing RAID and the Solaris Volume Manager Software

9        Configuring Solaris Volume Manager Software

10    Configuring Access Control Lists (ACLs)

11    Configuring Role-Based Access Control (RBAC)

12    Performing Smartcard Authentication

13    Configuring System Messaging

14    Using Name Services

15    Configuring Name Service Clients

16    Configuring the Network Information Service (NIS)

17    Configuring the JumpStart Procedure

18    Performing a Flash Installation

4.   PC – Hardware

i.      A+ Hardware/Software

A+ CERTIFICATION 20 hours Program

Students Will Learn

Install, configure & upgrade Computers Diagnosing & Troubleshooting Safety & Preventive Measures Motherboard/Processors/ Memory Printers &potable systems Basic Networking Function, Structure, Operation, & File Management

Course Benefit

This course is intended for PC technicians and students who are involved in computer assembly and PC troubleshooting. It will prepare students for the A+ Certification examinations. Students will be trained with the knowledge of PC hardware, printers and other peripherals, DOS, and Windows 95/98/2000/XP

Course Pre-requisites

Computer & Applications navigating, Internet browsing knowledge and familiarity with operating system

Course Contents

1        Operating System Fundamentals
• Desktop components and interfaces
• System files
• Command-line functions / manage the operating system
• Managing disks, directories and files
• Major operating system utilities

2        Installation, Configuration and Upgrading
• Procedures for installing Operating Systems
• Operating system upgrading
• System boot sequences and boot methods
• Procedures for installing/adding a device
• Optimize the operating system

3        Diagnosing and Troubleshooting
• Meaning of common error codes and startup messages
• Common diagnostic utilities and tools
• Common operational and usability problems
• Networks
• Identify the networking capabilities of Windows
• Identify the basic Internet protocols and terminologies

A+ Core Hardware Contents

Installation, Configuration, and Upgrading

1        Identify basic procedures

2        Portable components:

3        Identify IRQs, DMAs, and I/O addresses

4        Standardized / common peripheral ports, associated cabling, and their connectors.

5        Installing and configuring common IDE devices

6        Installing and configuring common SCSI devices

7        Installing and configuring common peripheral devices

8        Procedures to optimize PC operations in specific situations

9        Upgrading a PC

Diagnosing and Troubleshooting

1        I/O ports and cables

2        Motherboards

3        Peripherals

4        Computer case

5        Storage devices and cables

6        Cooling systems

7        Processor /CPU

8        Memory

9        Display device

10    Input devices

11    Adapters

12    Portable Systems

13    Troubleshooting/isolation/problem determination procedures

14    Determining whether a hardware or software problem

15    Gathering information from user

PC Preventive Maintenance, Safety, and Environmental Issues

1        Preventive maintenance measures, products and procedures

2        Safety measures and procedures

3        Environmental protection measures and procedures

Motherboard/Processors/Memory

1        CPU chips in terms of their basic characteristics.

2        RAM (Random Access Memory)

3        Motherboards components and their architecture

4        Purpose of CMOS (Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor) memory

Printer

1        Printer technologies, interfaces, and options/upgrades

2        Printer problems and techniques used to solve them

Basic Networking

1        Network cables, their characteristics

2        Networking concepts

3        Establishing Internet connectivity

5.   Contact

Cisco Regional Academy

Mr. Muhammad Ahsan,

Manager (CISCO Regional Academy)
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
Academic Block II Ground floor,
Park Road Chak Shehzad, Islamabad
Phone #: 051-9235953
Email: cisco@comsats.edu.pk