Cisco CCNA Training

Jeremy Knapp jeremy.knapp at
Mon Nov 3 14:48:44 UTC 2014

The learning lab looks like very good option.
On Nov 3, 2014 5:52 AM, "Alex Brooks" <askoorb+nanog at> wrote:

> Hi,
> On Mon, Nov 3, 2014 at 2:38 AM, Joel Maslak <jmaslak at> wrote:
> > You might look at your local community college's offerings.  Probably
> > better bang for the buck than many other offerings.
> >
> > On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 10:02 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.
> >>
> I would agree with considering face-to-face offerings; especially if
> it is run with evening classes or at times the employee can access
> without affecting work.  It's how I first started my CCNA and I really
> appreciated having access to a real physical lab, library, instructors
> and other students. Though this was way back before Cisco's
> all-singing all-dancing website with it's 'online' lab.
> Quite often you can also use CCNA courses at a real college as part of
> a more general qualification and they often offer other courses that
> it can be handy for staff to have, like CompTIA's Security+ if you are
> doing any MOD or Federal contracting.  And as has been said they are
> normally quite cheap for what you get.
> However, have you considered actually asking the techs how they learn best?
> Alex

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