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Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 1 (ICND1) v3.0, is a five-day, instructor-led IT training course that teaches learners how to install, operate, configure, and verify a basic IPv4 and IPv6 network. Along with configuring a LAN switch, configuring an IP router, connecting to a WAN, and identifying basic security threats.

Students are eligible to take the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) certification exam upon completion of this course.

This Cisco course can be followed by the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) v3.0, CCNA training course, which covers topics in more depth and teaches learners how to perform basic troubleshooting steps in enterprise branch office networks, preparing learners for CCNA exam and Cisco certification.

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Course Prerequisites and Career Tracks
Are you looking to begin a career in networking?

Learning networking, basic network security, and the skills needed for the Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) will qualify you for any number of entry-level networking positions such as network support, network administration, and systems administration.

Do you want to advance your IT career to the next level?

Networking certifications will add value to your resume by objectively validating your skills. This program gives you the intense, hands-on training you need. If you take the second half of this program, Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices, Part 2 (ICND2) v3.0, you’ll be ready to test for your full Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching.

Candidates for this Cisco training and certification program should understand the fundamentals of computers, networking, and security. They should also be able to identify hardware, peripheral, networking, and security components.

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Program Prerequisites
This is an intermediate level class with the following prerequisites:

  • Basic computer literacy
  • PC operating system navigation skills
  • Internet usage skills
  • IP addressing knowledge
Looking for CCNA Training and Certification?
Our Network Administrator CCNA training program includes Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Parts 1 AND 2 (ICND1/ICND2) in one high velocity IT certifications training program.

Course at a Glance


5 Days


Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT), 1 of 2 required for CCNA certification (view part two here)


Entry level – view prerequisites


This course is available at any LQ campus


This course is eligible for VA tuition benefits


See What You'll Learn

Professional IT Career Tracks
This Cisco certification training is for individuals seeking the Cisco CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician) certification or the Cisco CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) Routing and Switching certification.

CCNA training benefits support technicians involved in the basic installation, operation, and verification of LAN networks, as well as pre- and post-sales network engineers involved in the installation and support of enterprise branch office networks.

Course Objectives
Students will learn:

  • The basics of networking
  • The basics of Cisco devices and commands
  • How to set up an IPv4 network
  • How to set up an IPv6 network
  • An understanding of infrastructure services
  • An understanding of LAN switching basics
  • An understanding of about routing basics
  • An understanding of about NAT basics
  • How to maintain the network infrastructure
  • How to enhance network security
  • How to troubleshoot networks
Lesson 1-5:
  • Day 1: Introductions/Policy overview
    • Lesson 1: Basics of Networking
      • Network concepts
      • The TCP/IP model
      • The OSI model
    • Lesson 2: Basics of Cisco Devices and Commands
      • Cisco devices
      • Infrastructure components in Cisco network
      • Cisco architecture types
      • Cabling types
      • Cisco IOS commands
  • Day 2
    • Lesson 3: Setting Up an IPv4 Network
      • Basics of IPv4 addressing
      • VLSM
      • Troubleshooting methodologies
      • Troubleshoot IPv4 addressing and subnetting issues
    • Lesson 4: Setting Up an IPv6 Network
      • Basics of IPv6 addressing
      • Troubleshoot IPv6 addressing Issues
  • Day 3
    • Lesson 5: Infrastructure Services
      • Configure DNS
      • Configure DHCP
      • Configure NTP
Lesson 6-11:
  • Day 3
    • Lesson 6: LAN Switching Basics
      • Configure switches
      • Configure VLANs
      • Interswitch connectivity
      • Layer 2 protocols
    • Lesson 7: Routing Basics
      • Routing concepts
      • Configure routing interfaces
      • Inter-VLAN routing
      • Configure IPv4 and IPv6 static routing
  • Day 4
    • Lesson 8: NAT Basics
      • IPv4 numbered and named access lists
      • Configure NAT
    • Lesson 9: Maintaining the Network Infrastructure
      • Monitor network devices
      • Configure network devices
      • Manage network devices
      • Device maintenance
    • Lesson 10: Enhancing Network Security
      • Configure Ports
      • Secure network devices
  • Day 5
    • Lesson 11: Troubleshooting Network
      • Troubleshoot infrastructure services
      • Troubleshoot common network issues
      • Troubleshoot switching issues
      • Troubleshoot routing issues
      • Troubleshoot port security issues
      • Troubleshoot Inter-VLAN routing issues
      • Troubleshoot basic device hardening issues

Since I've been certified, I've gotten a job offer for every IT position I've applied for.

- Marcus Mingo

LeaderQuest Graduate, CompTIA Security+, EC-Council CEH, and CND-Certified

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Job Outlook

Individuals who complete ICND1 training and certification qualify for the following job roles:

System Engineer, Technical Support Engineer, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Network Security Administrator, Network Support Technician, and similar roles

  • Median Network Administrator national salary range: $73,250 – $123,250*
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*Robert Half 2018 Technology & IT Salary Guide

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VWIP provides resources for the training necessary to prepare eligible veterans for meaningful employment within the labor force.

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