Computer Networking Hardware Operations IV

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

The final of three Cisco Networking Academy CCNAv7 courses, this course describes the architecture, components, operations, and security to scale for large, complex networks, including wide area network (WAN) technologies. The course emphasizes network security concepts and introduces network virtualization and automation. Students learn how to configure, troubleshoot, and secure enterprise network devices and understand application programming interfaces (API) and configuration management. Upon completion of this course, students will be prepared to take the Cisco CCNA Unified certification exam. 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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