Cisco Certified Entry Level Network Technician (CCENT) ICND1


Information Technology

2-4 Months


High School Diploma or GED

Program Details


National Certification Opportunity

All Textbooks & Materials Included

Laptops Available

24/7 Learner Support

Certificate of Completion

Clinical Externship Opportunity

As low as


$3,250 total

Program Description

This comprehensive program brings Cisco CCENT exam topics to life through the use of real-world demonstrations, animations, live instruction, and configurations, making learning these foundational networking topics easy and fun. From the start, the content walks through the full range of topics on the CCENT ICND1 100-105 exam, including fundamentals of networking, LAN switching, IP routing, network services, and network management. This unique product contains multiple types of video presentations, including live instructor whiteboarding, real-world demonstrations, animations of network activity, dynamic KeyNote presentations, doodle videos, and hands-on router and switch CLI configuration and troubleshooting in real lab environments, enabling Learners to understand both the concepts and the hands-on application.

Further, this program explores essential information about the exam, such as what to do if you get stuck on a question, what to expect in the testing facility, and how to manage your time. Then the course dives into helping Learners preemptively learn about common misunderstandings people have about the exam and focuses on commonplace mistakes that people make. Finally, this content will take a deep dive into the types of questions to be encountered for each domain in the exam. In this section, Learners will have the opportunity to assess sample questions and see firsthand how the author solves each one while detailing why the right answer is correct and how to avoid pitfalls. This program is meant to help Learners prepare for the exam and identify areas of weakness, while improving your conceptual knowledge and hands-on skills.

Designed to take Learners inside CCNA networking concepts in a unique and interactive way, the CCENT ICND1 100-105 Course is guaranteed to help you master the foundational networking topics that will help you succeed on the exam and on the job.

Program Objectives

  • Employ proper security and networking methods in Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Understand computing in AWS
  • Understand storage in AWS
  • Use databases and employing analytics in AWS
  • Use AWS developer and management tools
  • Use AWS mobile and application services
  • Understand high availability & fault tolerance
  • Identify key, useful resources and materials that require studying in order to pass the AWS Certified Solutions Architect (Associate) exam
  • Understand high availability principles, calculate services availability and how to plan for applications to be truly highly available
  • Understand how network topology contributes to a more resilient infrastructure
  • Understand how to achieve reliable infrastructure and applications in AWS, which requires consideration of capacity, and application and database resilience
  • Identify the principles and service details that can help in the design of performant networks in AWS
  • Explain compute performance and how the use of any particular instance type or leveraging containers can help improve application performance
  • Identify the various database solutions for both relational and non-relational data
  • Explain how DynamoDB and other data models affect performance and how it can be improved for write- or read-heavy applications
  • Explain the use of fully managed and powerful services such as kinesis, lambda, elastic container service and API gateway
  • Explain how event-driven and serverless infrastructures can improve the performance of our applications
  • Understand how securing account credentials and ensuring proper access to resources is a vital first step in securing infrastructure, applications and data
  • Discuss options that can be leveraged to create a more secure environment
  • Monitor every aspect of the infrastructure and create an environment in which nothing goes unnoticed or unrecorded using various features, options and practices
  • Identify and employ principles and techniques that can guide securing infrastructure most effectively
  • Secure data using access controls, as well as encryption in transit and at rest
  • Understand the various AWS cost models including often overlooked cost contributors for various services
  • Implement AWS in a way that maximizes agility and flexibility to achieve operation excellence for organizations

Certification Opportunities

After completing this program, learners will have the opportunity to take the leading national/industry-recognized certification exam(s) essential to entry-level employment in this fast-growing field.

Optional Volunteer Externship Opportunity

Learners who complete this program are eligible to participate in an optional volunteer externship opportunity with a local company/agency/organization whose work aligns with this area of study in order to gain valuable hands-on experience. As learners progress through their eLearning program, an Externship Coordinator will reach out to coordinate placement.

Note: Additional documentation including health records, immunizations, drug-screening, criminal background checks, etc. may be required by the externship facility.

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