CCNA 3: Scaling Networks

@ Honolulu Community College


This course helps you develop an in-depth understanding of how switches operate and how they are implemented in the LAN environment for small and large networks. Beginning with a foundational overview of Ethernet, this course provides detailed explanations of LAN switch operation, VLAN implementation, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Inter-VLAN routing, and wireless network operations. You will analyze, configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs, RSTP, VTP, and wireless networks. Campus network design and Layer 3 switching concepts are introduced. As with other Cisco Academy courses, hands-on labs reinforce theories learned through online curriculum.

Required Preparation: Knowledge and abilities comparable to completion of CCNA 2. Must have access to a computer with Windows as well as Internet access outside of class to complete assignments.

Course Competencies:  At the end of this course, the student will be able to:
- Configure and troubleshoot DHCP and DNS operations for IPv4 and IPv6
- Describe the operations and benefits of the Spanning Tree Protocol (STP)
- Configure and troubleshoot STP operations
- Describe the operations and benefits of link aggregation and Cisco VLAN Trunk Protocol (VTP)
- Configure and troubleshoot VTP, STP, and RSTP
- Configure and troubleshoot basic operations of routers in a complex routed network for IPv4 and IPv6
- Discuss Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) protocol (single-area OSPF and multi-area OSPF)
- Describe Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)
- Configure and troubleshoot advanced operations of routers and implement RIP, OSPF, and EIGRP routing protocols for IPv4 and IPv6
- Manage Cisco IOS Software licensing and configuration files

Credentials Available

Certificate of Professional Development

Cost of Program

1295.00   –   "Do I have to pay this?"

Program Duration

Total Weeks

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Total Hours

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About This Provider

Honolulu Community College

Offering training in City & County of Honolulu
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Description of School

Two-year public college

Accreditation and/or Licensing Agency

Member of the American Association of Community Colleges and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Fully accredited since 1970 by Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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Contact Information

Contact Person:
Janis Dela Cruz, Admissions Office

874 Dillingham Boulevard
Honolulu, HI 96817

(808) 845-9129

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ETP Approval Dates

Last Approved On: July 1, 2017
Valid Through: June 30, 2019