The course will run on Mondays from 6-9pm commencing 24 September 2018 over 25 academic weeks.
Course cost: €500 tuition fees (payable to BFEI) plus €175 examination fees (payable to Cisco). Total cost is €675.
Are you interested in acquiring hands-on IT networking skills? Technology has advanced very quickly but the numbers of skilled professionals has not kept up with these advances, giving rise to a strong demand for IT networking professionals. The CCENT qualification is focused on providing the skills employers need right now.
The CCENT certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size computer networks.
Students on this course will be prepared for the the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) exam. Students who successfully achieve the ICND1 exam are awarded the CCENT certification from Cisco. This is the first step in achieving the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification. In order to achieve the CCNA certification students must pass both ICND1 and ICND2.
As an accredited Cisco Networking Academy BFEI's Cisco lab is equipped with the latest Cisco equipment, Cisco simulation tools and uses Cisco’s on-line curriculum.
Applications are welcome from those who have:
- a level 5 FETAC/QQI award in an IT area, or
- an IT qualification in a related area (for example A+, Network+, or a Microsoft certification), or
- a degree or equivalent in a non-IT subject area, or
- work experience in an IT area.
Course graduates have a wide choice of IT careers in technical support, network design and administration. As a gradute of the course, you can pursue careers in the IT industry such as:
- Field Service Technician
- Network Support Technician
- Help Desk Technician
- Network Administrator
- Network Installer
- Network Engineer
Companies who have hired BFEI graduates include: