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Course Code: BSCN04

Level: 5
Subject area: Media, Games & Computing
Awarding body: City College Plymouth
Qualification: College Certificate
Course type: Short course
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: One week
When you'll study: Monday to Friday, 8.45am - 5.00pm

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About the course

City College is proud to partner with distinguished local cyber-security training and consultancy company, Bluescreen IT, to present this course. Thirteen years’ experience of working with high profile clients, including NATO and the UK Government, have earned Bluescreen IT Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status – the highest accreditation the global tech giant can bestow on an independent company. Bluescreen IT are also the only provider in the country with GCHQ accreditation for the delivery of their security courses.

Cisco Systems is a giant in the world of internetworking; providing devices from routers, switches and IP phones to secure internetworks using PIX firewall’s VPN solutions and Intrusion Detection Systems. ICND2 is the second part of the CCNA, a desirable certification that will boost the career prospects of any networking professional, the certification indicates advanced knowledge of networks. Bluescreen IT provides an unrivalled course spanning five days of practical labs and continuous implementation.

The course fee includes all software and learning materials.

What you'll learn

This course will cover the following topics:

  • implementing ethernet vitual LANs
  • spanning tree protocol concepts and implementation
  • LAN troubleshooting
  • VLAN trunking protocol
  • understanding OSPF and EIGRP concepts
  • implementing OSPF and EIGRP for IPv4
  • troubleshooting IPv4 routing protocols
  • implementing external BGP
  • implementing point-to-point WANs
  • private WANs with Ethernet and MPLS
  • private WANS with internet VPN
  • basic IPv4 access control lists
  • advanced IPv4 access control lists
  • quality of service
  • IPv4 routing of the LAN
  • implementing HSRP for first-hop routing
  • troubleshooting IPv4 routing
  • IPv6 routing operation and troubleshooting
  • implementing OSPF for IPv6
  • implementing EIGRP for IPv6
  • IPv6 access control lists
  • network management
  • cloud computing
  • SDN and network prgrammability basics.
Entry requirements

You must have completed the ICND1 course before starting the five day ICND2 course.


You will be assessed by an exam (200-105 or 200-125).

What's next?

On successful completion of this course, you can benefit from increased employability in the IT sector.

Important information

“Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees or access to higher education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)”

Short course

Course Code: BSCN04

Course Fees

A Full Course Fee: £1999

B Reduced Course Fee (for those in receipt of qualifying benefits): Not applicable to this course

C Ancillary course costs (ie books and equipment): Not applicable to this course

D Advanced Learner Loan Fee: Not applicable to this course

How old are you? How much will you pay?
16 - 18 A
19 - 23 A
24+ A

Please note fees are quoted for one year only.