Cisco Networking Local academy is a part of Sona Centre for Non-formal and Continuing Education, Sona College of Technology. The Academy trains the students for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Certification, which is the industry's most respected certification for IT Professionals.
| Cisco Networking Academy Programme
The Cisco Networking Academy Programme is a comprehensive e-learning programme, which provides students with the internet technology skills that are essential in a global economy. The Networking Academy programme delivers Web-based content, online assessment, student performance tracking, hands-on-labs, instructor training and support, and preparation for industry standard certifications.
| CCNA Certification
The CCNA Certification (Cisco Certified Network Associate) indicates a foundation in the apprentice knowledge of networking. CCNA certified professionals can install, configure, and operate LAN, WAN, and dial access services for small networks (100 nodes or fewer), including but not limited to use of these protocols: IP, IGRP, Serial, Frame Relay, IP RIP, VLANs, RIP, Ethernet, Access Lists.
|About the Networking Academy|
Launched in October 1997 with 64 educational institutions in seven states - Arizona, California, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, and North Carolina - the Networking Academy has spread to more than 145 countries and all 50 U.S. states. Over 260,000 students have enrolled at more than 9800 Academies located in high schools, technical schools, colleges, universities, and community-based organizations. Cisco Systems trains the Cisco Academy Training Centers (CATCs), the CATCs train Regional Academies and the Regional Academies train the Local Academy Instructors who then educate students.
Cisco's partners from business, government and community organizations form an ecosystem to deliver the range of services and support needed to grow tomorrow's global workforce. Created to prepare students for the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) degrees initially, the Academy curriculum has expanded with ecosystem-partner sponsored courses. Optional courses include: Fundamentals of Web design sponsored by Adobe Systems; IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software and IT Essentials: Network Operating Systems sponsored by Hewlett-Packard; Fundamentals of Voice and Data Cabling sponsored by Panduit; and Fundamentals of UNIX and Fundamentals of Java sponsored by Sun Microsystems.
The Internet enables learning for all students anytime, anywhere, regardless of location, socio-economic status, gender, or race. With the help of United Nations Development Programme, the United States Agency for International Development, and the International Telecommunication Union, Cisco has made the Academy programme available to students in the least developed countries to build the economy of their countries.
The Networking Academy programme continually raises the bar on e-learning and educational processes. Through community feedback and electronic assessment, the Academy programme adapts curriculum to improve outcomes and students' achievements. The Global Learning Network infrastructure designed for the Academy delivers a rich, interactive, and personalized curriculum to students all over the world. The Internet has the power to change the way people learn, work, and play, and the Cisco Networking Academy Programme is in the forefront of this transformation.
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