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CISCO IT Essentials

Highlights Include

  • Online learning materials which will be supported by both optional and mandatory hands-on workshops supported by CISCO certified Instructors
  • Access to CISCO online learning platform including Student forums
  • Industry recognised course with a certificate of completion when you complete the course



Duration: Flexible Start Date: Various Study Mode: Part-Time, Flexible, 0:00 - 0:00 Location: Chaffron Way Campus Fees: £150.00

What does this course cover?

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot computers and mobile devices. 
  • Identify common security threats like phishing and spoofing. 
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills using both real equipment and Cisco Packet Tracer.

What can I do after this course?

You can use this course to prepare for the CompTIA A+ certification or progress to CISCO Network Essentials.

Why choose this course?

Imagine building a computer then connecting it securely to a network. This exciting first step could lead to a rewarding IT career. Because a sure way to excel—no matter which area of IT you choose—is to learn the right computer fundamentals. IT Essentials covers this as well as shares the career skills needed for entry-level IT jobs. Plus, you’ll enjoy working with Cisco's Networking Academy’s advanced simulation tools and have access to hands-on labs to really hone your troubleshooting skills and immediately practice what you learn! 

Entry requirements

No prerequisites but some basic computer knowledge required, interest in technical subjects is essential. You will be required to attend an Interview to assess your suitability for the course/

Course detail

How much will I have to study each week?

Flexible – the course is approximately 80 hours in length and can be studied at a pace to suit you within a reasonable timeframe.

Do I need to purchase anything?

If you wish to gain certification via the CompTia A+ you will be required to pay the exam costs

How will I be assessed?

You will receive a certificate of completion and can use your knowledge to prepare for the CompTIA A+ Certification.

How will my progress be monitored?

Online learning will be monitored via the learning platform and attendance at mandatory workshops will be expected

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