Your Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) training must include many tools to pass the CCNA exam. The main tools should include some type of CCNA reading material with a CCNA lab and any other CCNA lab workbooks that you can get your hands on. If possible, video lessons would be great if you go the self-study route, while additional lab time would be a good idea if you are taking an instructor-based course.
The CCNA is the basis for preparing for the most demanding Cisco exams. Cisco currently dominates the networking market, so it’s ideal to learn your equipment before moving on to others. Many real-world organizations depend on Cisco technology and equipment to adapt to the rapidly past world of information technology.
During your CCNA studies you will learn many valuable concepts and technologies that will undoubtedly help you in your future world of networking. Look for concepts like VLAN, routing protocols, routing devices, etc. You will also learn how and when to troubleshoot certain technologies. Don’t be afraid to run them Display other debug Orders in your labs to really understand what’s going on in there.
CCNA certifications are valid for three years. If you want to recertify it, you must pass at least one of the following exams. The Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices (ICND) exam part 2, the current CCNA or CCDA written exam, the Cisco specialist exam, or really one of the higher level exams such as the CCNP.
Source by Shawn Moore