Cisco CCNA Training

Chris Garrett chris at
Sun Nov 2 17:48:30 UTC 2014

I have a couple of techs who have done well with the offical cisco books and another couple who have passed using video training from CBT Nuggets. 

Depends on the user really, it seems the younger folks soak up the video training a bit easier while the more senior techs preferred to read the material. 

> On Nov 2, 2014, at 11:38 AM, Mike Hale < at> wrote:
> Depends on how the techs in question learn best, but I've found that a
> good CCNA book (like the Lammle one) combined with either a network
> simulator (I like Boson, but packet tracer and GNS3 are both good too)
> or, better yet, physical hardware they can play with.  Alternatively,
> if you have a local community college nearby that has the Cisco
> Academy curriculum, that's a great option as well.
> -
> On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 9:02 AM, Colton Conor <colton.conor at> wrote:
>> We have a couple of techs that want to learn cisco and networking in
>> general. What do you recommend for learning and getting certified on Cisco?
>> There seems to be a million different training courses, books, etc out
>> there.
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