Network and Security (CCNA1)

Online bootcamp Coming
10 weeks part time Instructor led

Begin preparing for a career in networking and IT security with this introduction to how networks operate.

As the world becomes more digitalized and hackers get smarter, the need to protect digital assets and network devices is even greater. IT security is important for any business, to prevent unauthorized access to organizational assets such as computers, networks, and data. It maintains the integrity and confidentiality of sensitive information, blocking the access of sophisticated hackers.

The digital transformation, accelerated by Covid19, has increased the need for skilled IT and networking professionals.

If you want to pursue a career in CyberSecurity and give yourself a solid foundation within networking and IT security this 10-week bootcamp is for you.

About the course

This course covers the architecture, structure, functions, and components of the Internet and other computer networks. Students achieve a basic understanding of how networks operate and how to build simple local area networks (LAN), perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement Internet Protocol (IP).

This instructor-led course covers the first of three courses in the Cisco CCNA 7 curriculum. The course includes hands-on lab work, a wide array of assessment types and tools, and you will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.

You will receive an international Cisco Networking Academy certificate upon completion of the course. After completing all three CCNA courses, you are ready to take the CCNA Certification.

This course will help you develop workforce readiness skills and build a foundation for success in IT security- and networking-related careers.

There are no prerequisites for this course, but you are expected to have basic computer and internet usage skills.

All our courses are designed to meet the industry´s needs and provide you with the skills that are required to succeed in your industry. Our highly qualified instructors and lecturers will help you get the full benefit from the course.

Course information

Where: The course is remote instructor-led, so you can study from anywhere.

When: Coming (Sign up to be contacted when course date is set)

Duration and extent: 10 weeks part-time

Weekly schedule: 2 synchronous online sessions (4 hours total). 2 hours of asynchronous practical activities. 4 hours self-study.

Price: NOK 25.000,-

What you will learn:

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Configure switches and end devices to provide access to local and remote network resources.
  • Explain how physical and data link layer protocols support the operation of Ethernet in a switched network.
  • Configure routers to enable end-to-end connectivity between remote devices.
  • Create IPv4 and IPv6 addressing schemes and verify network connectivity between devices.
  • Explain how the upper layers of the OSI model support network applications.
  • Configure a small network with security best practices.
  • Troubleshoot connectivity in a small network.


Career opportunities: 

If you build on this course you can pursue a career in network and IT security. Examples of job titles: Network Administrator, Network Support Engineer, Network Engineer  


This is the first of three courses covering the CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) curriculum. After completing all three courses (CCNA1, CCNA2 and CCNA3) you should be qualified to take the CCNA-exam. Contact one of our test centres to arrange your certification exam. 


Feel free to contact us if you have any questions. Email: accelerate(a)

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