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NIIT Certified InterNetwork Technologies – Basic

NIIT Lagos

NIIT Lagos

As per the IDC survey, a shortfall of professionals requiring Cisco expertise is estimated at  2 – 3 mn by 2012. Cisco is aiming to create 3 mn Cisco Certified Professionals by then. Currently, 0.69mn Cisco professionals exist worldwide. Cisco also recognizes the lack of infrastructure, long learning curve, insufficient reach and current offering value as the barriers to growth. NIIT joins hands with Cisco to offer an array of authorized programs to students and networking professionals to cater to this ever growing demand of skilled professionals.




Program Code Duration Semesters
NIIT Certified InterNetwork Technologies-Basic CINT 46 hrs CINT1



NIIT Certified System Administrator

IT Fundamentals (6 hrs)

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) (40 hrs)


Course Objectives:


IT Fundamentals – 6 hrs

This module introduces the benefits and application areas of computers. The course also introduces internal and external parts of a computer. In addition, it explains how an operating system manages all activities of a computer.


Identify the various computer systems

Identify components of a PC system

Identify types of files used to organize data

Explore your computer

Manipulate folders and files

Change the display

Use accessories


Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) (40 hrs)

This course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small branch office Enterprise network, including configuring a switch, a router, and connecting to a WAN and implementing network security. A Student should be able to complete configuration and implementation of a small branch office network under supervision.

  • Describe how networks function, identifying major components, function of network components and the Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model.
  • Using the host-to-host packet delivery process, describe issues related to increasing traffic on an Ethernet LAN and identify switched LAN technology solutions to Ethernet networking issues.
  • Describes the reasons for extending the reach of a LAN and the methods that can be used with a focus on RF wireless access.
  • Describes the reasons for connecting networks with routers and how routed networks transmit data through networks using TCP / IP.
  • Describe the function of Wide Area Networks (WANs), the major devices of WANs, and configure PPP encapsulation, static and dynamic routing, PAT and RIP routing.
  • Use the command-line interface to discover neighbors on the network and managing the router¿s startup and configuration .