CCNP-Routing & Switching Certification

The course enables you to define and design IT security architecture as well as develop expertise in building and maintaining a secure environment for the IT systems. It is aligned with the (ISC)2 CBK 2015 and trains you in the 8 domains as prescribed by the CISSP Common Book of Knowledge.



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Course Description

  • What is the focus of this course?

    Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching is an ideal certification program for network engineers to maximize their foundational networking knowledge. Our training module imparts participants with practical, relevant and industry-ready domain knowledge on network solutions.
    The course validates participants the following skills at the end of the training:
    • Ability to design, apply, authenticate and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks.
    • Coordinate collaboratively with network specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.

  • Why is the certification most sought-after?

    • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), employment opportunities are expected to increase by 12% from 2012-2022 for networking technicians and systems administrators.
    • CCNP Routing and Switching certification is a widely respected IT certification program which adds value and help networking professionals to advance their careers.
    • According to Robert Half Technology, networking professionals with Cisco networking administration skills can expect to earn a 9% premium above average salaries in the industry.

  • What learning benefits do you get from training?

    Simplilearn’s CCNP Routing and Switching training provides immense learning benefits to the participants and ensures the following skills:
    Participants are able to:
    1. Acquire full understanding of basic and advanced concepts of VLAN, Inter-VLAN routing , IPv4 addressing and IOS licensing
    2. Plan, implement, verify, troubleshoot local &wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions
    3.  Work with ease on the three modules: ROUTE; SWITCH; and TSHOOT
    4. Master the advanced concepts of IP addressing and routing in a LAN or WAN environment
    5. Learn the concepts for configuring various network monitoring options ,routing and switching technologies

  • What are the career benefits in-store for you?

    CCNP Routing and Switching certification enhances one’s credibility and marketability within organizations as well as greatly improve Job prospects. The training imparts practical, relevant and job-ready skills which are in demand in the industry. Fortune 500 companies like Cisco, British telecom, Orange telecom, Accenture, Nokia, Siemens, Dimension data, IBM, VM Ware, EMC2 prefer CCNP Routing and Switching certified networking professionals. The average salary of a CCNP Routing and Switching certified professional is $117,000.

  • Who should do this course?

    The course is ideal for IT technicians and entry-level engineers aspiring to advance their career in the networking field. The training is best suited for Network Specialists, Network Administrators, Network Engineers, System Engineers, Network Support Specialists, Network Administrators, Network Consultants and System Integrators.

  • Why from this Course Provider

    • Simplilearn is the World’s Largest Certification Training Provider, with over 500,000+ professionals trained globally
    • Trusted by the Fortune 500 companies as their learning provider for career growth and training
    • 2000+ certified and experienced trainers conduct trainings for various courses across the globe
    • All our Courses are designed and developed under a tried and tested Unique Learning Framework that is proven to deliver 98.6% pass rate in first attempt
    • Accredited, Approved and Recognized as a training organization, partner, education provider and examination center by globally renowned names like Project Management Institute of USA, APMG, CFA Institute, GARP, ASTQB, IIBA and others


CCNP-Routing & Switching Certification Course Benefits

  • 35 hours of high-quality e-learning content

  • 3 CCNP simulation exams

  • Assistance in scheduling exam with Pearson Vue Test Center

  • 34 chapter-end quizzes

  • Applicable for CCNP - ROUTE, SWITCH and TSHOOT exams

  • Downloadable e-book included


Exam and Certification

How do I get certified in CCNP Routing and Switching?


Participants have to follow these steps after successfully completing the CCNP Routing and Switching training, simulation exams and lab exercises, to acquire the certification:

CCNP Exam and certification details
Participants upon successfully completion of the CCNP training can opt to take ROUTE 642-902, SWITCH 642-813, and TSHOOT 642-832 exams to complete the requirements for the CCNP Routing and Switching Certification.
Following are the individual exam details:
  • ROUTE (642-902) – 120 minutes (45 – 55 Questions)
  • SWITCH (642-813) – 120 minutes (35 – 45 Questions)
  • TSHOOT (642-832) – 135 minutes (35 – 40 Questions)
General topics are likely to appear on the exam, but these topics are subjective to change without notice. Hence candidates must be well prepared for the exam.
  • ROUTE and SWITCH exams consist of mostly multiple-choice questions, with additional drag and drop, fill-in-the-blank, and simulation questions.
  • TSHOOT exam consists mostly of simulations, with a few multiple-choice questions, drag and drop, and fill-in-the-blank questions.
This certification is valid for three years within which the individual must reappear for the exam or achieve a specialized CCNP or CCIE certification.
 
On achieving the CCNP® Routing and Switching certification, the individual also receives IPv6 Forum Certified Gold Engineer status.

What are the prerequisites for a CISSP certification?


The CCNP certification requires the completion of CCNA-routing & switching certification or the Cisco CCIE certification.

Can I extend the access period?

Yes, you can extend the access period by paying an additional fee. Please raise a request via our Help and Support portal.


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