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Become a Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) certification path teaches you the skills required for entry-level network support positions. You'll learn the basics of networks, switching and routing, as well as get an introduction to infrastructure services and maintenance.

5 courses  //   51 videos  //   4 hours of training

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) training

This learning path validates your skills around entry-level Cisco router and switch configuration. You’ll learn the fundamentals of networks, switching and routing, as well as infrastructure service and maintenance, as you progress through five courses tied to the CCENT exam objectives. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared to earn the CCENT certification, which is the first step toward achieving your CCNA and progressing into more advanced networking and security roles.

Learning path components


What you’ll learn.

The CCENT certification exam includes five primary topics:

  • Network fundamentals
  • LAN switching technologies
  • Routing technologies
  • Infrastructure services
  • Infrastructure maintenance

Who is this for?

A familiarity with networking concepts is recommended, but not required. This certification path is designed for:

  • IT/network technicians
  • Help desk technicians
  • Network admins or engineers
  • Anyone wanting to learn about Cisco equipment and develop their networking skills!

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