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Old March 10th, 2006, 06:08 PM
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Ccna

Anyone done the CCNA certification here? I'm thinking of doing it very soon and was wondering what the people thought of the jobs and job prospects once qualified.
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Old March 11th, 2006, 07:04 AM
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Old March 12th, 2006, 12:42 AM
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but a different qual (by a long way).

CCNA is well worth doing, but it aint easy like an MCSE, for example.
Expect a LOT of work out of hours, with loads of lab exercises.
You can pass with using the simulators, but trust me, it's easier with the kit in your hands.
Are you doing it off your own bat, or are work willing to assist ?
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Old March 12th, 2006, 01:06 AM
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No i'm doing it myself. Its internet based learning and i've bought a couple of books. Even though my work involves instaling routers, pc's, networks etc i'd rather not owe my work anything by getting them to pay for it. My long term plan is to do this course and then either the mcse and/or the ccnp. Are some of the cisco switches/routers that you deal with in the course cheap enough to buy second hand?
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Old March 12th, 2006, 04:08 AM
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I gave a Catalyst router to a friend - it was brand new, too (no IOS tho). Expect to pay $3-500 on eBay or somewhere.
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Old March 12th, 2006, 02:30 PM
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CCNA is much harder than MCSE or other certifications, and more respected, but the end result is the same; some employers will look for crap like that (pieces of paper) without regarding someone's actual skills and experience. Better (smarter) employers will test applicants for their real-world abilities, and may even completely ignore any certifications (degrees will usually be held in a much higher regard, but are also occasionally irrelevent and disregarded). If you're offered any certification for free (or minimal cost), there's usually no harm in getting one anyway.

Of course, if you're not looking for a job change, a certification of any kind could well be worthless.
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Old March 12th, 2006, 04:17 PM
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I will eventually be looking for a job change. I've seen many jobs available in central london for people with ccna and/or mcse and the wages are very tempting. Thanks for the info guys.
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Old January 6th, 2018, 05:32 PM
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I want to be ccna certified

I want to be ccna certified, but i dont know how to do it ( as i m beginner ).So if somebody could help me out how else can i study and get ccna? Please help me out, i shall b really thankful to you for replying.
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Old January 6th, 2018, 05:35 PM
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https://www.google.com/search?q=ccna...hrome&ie=UTF-8
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Old January 6th, 2018, 11:22 PM
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Jimmy you can do this yourself or you can do it the way that I did, study at a community college that has been certified as a Cisco Networking Academy. To become certified the instructors need to meet a required standard and there needs to be sufficient Cisco equipment installed.

From various people I know who were studying at the same time as me, none of those who tried to go it alone got through the course while around half of those who did the course through the college got through. Be aware it is a significant course and those who failed to apply themselves 100%, failed the course. All those who studied hard, did all the pracs and did extra study at home made it OK, most of them got work in the industry afterwards.

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