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Cisco Programs

Master Networking Technologies and Solutions

Explore Cisco Training at Career Development Solutions, where a guided approach ensures your mastery of Cisco technologies. Delve into hands-on labs, receive expert guidance, and prepare thoroughly for Cisco certification exams.
Cisco training covers a broad range of networking topics, including routing and switching, network security, wireless networking, and more. This comprehensive knowledge equips you with the skills needed to design, implement, and troubleshoot complex network infrastructures.

What Our Students Are Saying

Honestly, the biggest takeaway from taking these at CDS is the ability to be confident in what I do at work. When there's a complex problem, there could be a lot of other professionals, even networking professionals, that have taken these courses. But with a hands-on approach that I got and I received while at CDS empowered me to be able to come back and not be afraid to make the changes I needed and test them and implement them and successfully complete a task on time and on budget.
Career Development Solutions is so wonderful. I couldn’t have gotten the training done without the online classes, materials, and teachers, who have a lot of experience so they can answer your questions right away.
The Career Development Solutions courses have been great so far and I am looking forward to my next one. They provide us with good examples and great instructors that have a deep understanding of what they are teaching as well as some serious firsthand experience with the course subject matter. It's allowed me to get a better understanding of what I am dealing with here at work on a day-to-day basis.
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    Growing and In-Demand Careers

    • Network Administrator
    • Network Engineer
    • Systems Administrator
    • IT Support Specialist
    • Network Analyst
    • Network Consultant
    • Computer Systems Analyst
    • Desktop Support Technician
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing & Switching

    Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Routing and Switching certification demonstrates your ability to deploy, maintain, secure, and operate a medium-sized network using Cisco technologies including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN.

    This curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills.

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

    After achieving your CCNA Routing & Switching certification, you are ready to take the next step and earn your Cisco Certified Network Professional Level (CCNP) in one or more specialty areas, including routing, switching, design, security, wireless, or voice.

    The CCNP Program indicates advanced knowledge of networks and shows that the network professional can install, configure, and troubleshoot local and wide area networks for enterprise organizations with networks from 100 to more than 500 nodes.


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Programs differ by location. Contact us to learn about programs in your area.

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What Do Network Administrators Do?

An image of a woman looking at her phone with nodes and math representing digital networks hovering around her. The text over the image reads "What Do Network Administrators Do?" and the CDS Logo on the top left corner.

The importance of network availability ensures that this job role will be needed for years to come. The Network Administrator role can be a starting point in IT or a lifelong career because of the massive amount of skills to be learned.

Network Administrators are primarily responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining all network hardware, software, and communication links. They also make sure that employees’ workstations are working efficiently and stay connected to the central computer network.

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Cisco with Oscar

For this month’s Career Training Program video, we’ll be hearing from Oscar Alvarez, a former student of Career Development Solutions, a veteran, and a successful Cyber Security Manager. He found a lot of value in our Cisco training program, as did his CEO once his training was complete! He loved the confidence he gained from taking these courses and likes to come back to take new ones whenever he needs a refresher.

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