Train to be a Network Administrator 

  

GALVESTON COLLEGE IS AN OFFICIAL CISCO® TRAINING CENTER! 

Start preparing to earn your CISCO ® certifications with us and get started on your new career path!

The following classes are available for you via our Cisco Networking Academy. Orientations to on-line learning courses are offered once a month, and new starts for the online courses will occur at the beginning of each month, you may take up to 6 months to complete each online course. You may enroll after attending orientation.  Please Contact Mr. Good at ggood@gc.edu for more information.

Online courses are available in the following Languages: 中文(简体), 中文(繁體), English, Français, 日本語, Português, Pусский, Español

 

 

  For more information contact ggood@gc.edu

 

Available Courses

 

Introduction to the Internet of Everything (IoE) provides an overview of the concepts and challenges of the IoE economy. The course discusses the Internet and its evolution to the interconnection of people, processes, data, and things that forms the Internet of Everything.

  • Learn how the IoE will turn information into action, creating unprecedented economic opportunity
  • Understand how the IoE will bring together operational technology and information technology systems
  • Discover how business processes for evaluating and solving problems will be transformed
  • Learn the security concerns that must be considered when implementing IoE solutions
  • Get connected to the global Cisco Networking Academy community.

IT Essentials covers fundamental computer and career skills for entry-level IT jobs. The IT Essentials curriculum includes hands-on labs that provide practical experience. Virtual tools help you hone your troubleshooting skills and practice what you learn

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  • Develop working knowledge of how computers operate
  • Develop critical thinking and complex problem-solving skills using hands-on labs and virtual learning tools
  • Apply skills and procedures to install and upgrade hardware and software and troubleshoot systems
  • Practice what you learn on real equipment and using the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation tool
  • Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests
  • Get connected to the global Cisco Networking Academy community

 

The CCNA Routing and Switching.  This curriculum is a gateway to entry-level networking jobs and IT careers. The curriculum consists of 4, 70-hour courses: Introduction to Networks, Routing and Switching Essentials, Scaling Networks, and Connecting Networks. The first 2 courses prepare you for the Cisco CCENT certification exam or to study CCNA Security. All 4 courses are recommended before taking the Cisco CCNA certification exam.

  • Develop a working knowledge of routing, switching, network applications, protocols, and services
  • Study with an instructor in the classroom and access expert content online anytime
  • Practice what you learn on real equipment and using the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation tool
  • Get immediate feedback on your work through built-in quizzes and tests
  • Prepare for the workplace with collaborative projects and presentations
  • Get connected to the global Cisco Networking Academy community

 

Cisco 1: Introduction to Networking- ITCC 1001.xxxx       

This first course in the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small to medium network. Students learn how to perform design discoveries, design networks, cable, mount equipment in racks, configure utilizing command line interface and Packet Tracer, and to apply various routing protocols. Our Cisco Lab consist of the  Netacad on-line learning experience,  2901 Routers, Catalyst 2960 Switches and  Console connected PC’s in our onsite Cisco Lab for a great hands on learning experience. Students may use the lab during class time and during open Lab hours. Prerequisites:  Instructor Approval, IT Essentials or equivalent knowledge, This course is available in a variety of formats at different times throughout the year (e.g. Self-Paced, Hybrid, Face-to Face)

 

 

Cisco 2:  CCNA R&S: Routing and Switching Essentials- ITCC 1001.xxxx   

 This second course in the CCNA Routing and Switching curriculum describes the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in a small to medium network. Students learn how to configure utilizing command line interface and Packet Tracer, and to apply in depth routing protocols. Our Cisco Lab consist of the Netacad on line learning experience,  2901 Routers, Catalyst 2960 Switches and  Console connected PC’s in our on-site Cisco Lab for a great hands on learning experience. Prerequisites: Instructor Approval, Cisco 1.  This course is available in a variety of formats at different times throughout the year (e.g. Self-Paced, Hybrid, Face-to Face)

 

 

Cisco 3:  CCNA- LAN Switching and Wireless- ITCC 2008.xxxx

 

This third course helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how switches operate and are implemented in the LAN environment for small and large networks. Detailed explanations of LAN switch operations, VLAN implementation, Rapid Spanning Tree Protocol (RSTP), VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP), Inter-VLAN routing, and wireless network operations. Analyze, configure, verify, and troubleshoot VLANs, RSTP, VTP, and wireless networks. Campus network design and Layer 3 switching concepts are introduce. Prerequisites:   Completion Cisco 1 & 2. This course is available in a variety of Formats at different times throughout the year (e.g. Self-Paced, Hybrid, Face-to Face)

 

Cisco 4: CCNA Accessing the WAN- ITCC 2010.xxxx

 

This fourth course explains the principles of traffic control and access control lists (ACLs) and provides an overview of the services and protocols at the data link layer for wide-area access. Describes user access technologies and devices and discover how to implement and configure Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP), Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet (PPPoE), DSL, and Frame Relay. WAN security concepts, tunneling, and VPN basics are introduced. Discuss the special network services required by converged applications and an introduction to quality of service (QoS). Prerequisites:   Completion Cisco 1,2, & 3. This course this course is available in a variety of Formats at different times throughout the year (e.g. Self-Paced, Hybrid, Face-to Face).

  

Do you need more direction?   Would you like to have an INSTRUCTOR LED lecture and hands on guidance with networking, and don’t have the time to commit to an Intensive boot camp. Check our Spring Schedule for Face-To- Face Courses. 

Updated 11/2/2015 - Content Author rstout