Cisco CCNA Training

Colton Conor colton.conor at
Tue Nov 11 14:59:30 UTC 2014

Does CBT or any of these other subscription based learning courses include
a Cisco IOS simulator so we don't have to buy a Cisco lab or equipment?

On Sun, Nov 2, 2014 at 7:36 PM, Scott Morris <swm at> wrote:

> Depends on how quickly you want them trained, and how they tend to learn
> thingsŠ
> Reading is good, but can be boring and tedious and not always have all the
> answers.
> Standard ILT can be costly, but very quick and often standard (though I¹d
> shop around for who you have as an instructor since that can make or break
> the success)!
> Video-based training gives a good mix of things and there are options out
> there.  I know there¹s been one other response for CBT Nuggets, which I
> would definitely recommend.
> Take that with a grain of salt (and I¹m ok with that) since I do some work
> for them now.  However, I would have recommended them even before I
> started developing training for them.  :)
> Jeremy Cioara teaches the CCNA courses for CBT, and he is quite animated
> and very knowledgeable.   He will definitely get all the necessary points
> across.  In addition to the certification courses you mentioned, there are
> also many ³real world² variants of materials as well, which give a
> different slant to the teachings that you may find useful for your group.
> And being a subscription cost, you can watch as many different things as
> you¹d like rather than being limited to one course.  Something worth
> checking out.  Don¹t take my word for it, go look for yourself (or have
> your group do that).
> Cheers,
> Scott
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Colton Conor <colton.conor at>
> Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 1:02 PM
> To: NANOG <nanog at>
> Subject: Cisco CCNA Training
> >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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