Computer Networking Hardware Operations III

SCED Code: 10101
Virginia Extended Description: III
Suggested Grade Level: 11, 12
Duration: 18 Weeks
Hours: 70
Credits: 0.5
OSHA Compliance Required?: No
Non-Traditional?: F

The second of the Cisco Networking Academy CCNAv7 courses, this curriculum is designed for students who are seeking entry-level jobs in the information technology (IT) industry or who hope to fulfill prerequisites to pursue more specialized IT skills. This course covers the architecture, components, and operations of routers and switches in small networks and introduces wireless local area networks (WLAN) and security concepts. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot routers and switches for advanced functionality using security best practices and resolve common issues with protocols in both IPv4 and IPv6 networks. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
Information Support & Services
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Database Administrators
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Technical Writers
Network Systems
  • Computer Occupations, All Other
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Computer and Information Systems Managers
  • Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
  • Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers
Programming & Software Development
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers
Web & Digital Communications
  • Computer User Support Specialists
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Software Quality Assurance Analysts and Testers

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