Course: CISCO Academy III

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Course title CISCO Academy III
Course code UAI/758
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in winter and summer semester.
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 3
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Course availability The course is available to visiting students
  • Vohnout Rudolf, Ing. Ph.D.
  • Valenta Lukáš, Mgr.
  • Valenta Lukáš, Bc.
Course content
1) LAN Design and Switch functions in Hierarchical Design. 2) Basic Switch Concepts and Configurations - 802.3, MAC Address Table, Switch Forwarding, L2 + L3 Switching, Cline Configuration (Basics, Security, Backup). 3) VLANs - Types, VLAN Port Membership, Broadcast Domains, Trunks, Trunking modes, Configuring and Managing VLANs, T-Shooting. 4) Spanning Tree Protocol (STP) - Redundancy, STP Algorithm (BPDU, Bridge ID, Ports), STP Convergence Process (Election) Designated Ports, Non-Designated Ports, PVST+, RSTP. 5) Inter-VLAN Routing - (Sub)Interfaces, Switch + Router Configuration. 6) VLAN Trunking Protocol (VTP) - Basics, Domains, Modes, Pruning, Configuring VTP, T-Shooting. 7) Introduction to WLAN - (Standards (802.11, 802.15, 802.11i); Security - Threads, Protocols, WEP, WPA/WPA2, 802.1x; Topology, SSID, BSSID, BSS, ESS, AP and Client Configuration, T-shooting.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Monitoring, Demonstration, Laboratory, E-learning
  • Class attendance - 42 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 18 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To acquaint students with a basic switch administration, its settings, VLAN, VTP, STP and VLAN routing.
After successful completion of this course, students will have: - Basic setup and management of active network components. - Advanced knowledge of L2 and L3 protocols. - Ability to understand network schemes. - Learn how to create documentation. - Be able to secure the network infrastructure in a basic way.
Knowledge of the English language at least on intermediate level required.
UAI/756 and UAI/757

Assessment methods and criteria
Successfully passed Cisco Academy I. and Cisco Academy II.
Recommended literature
  • Cisco Networking Academy. CCNA Exploration Course Booklet: LAN Switching and Wireless. 2009. ISBN 978-1587132544.
  • Todd Lammle. CCNA Routing and Switching Complete Study Guide: Exam 100-105, Exam 200-105, Exam 200-125. 2016. ISBN 978-1119288282.
  • Wendell Odom. CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide Library 1st Edition. 2020. ISBN 978-1587147142.
  • Wendell Odom. CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 1 1st Edition. 2019. ISBN 978-0135792735.
  • Wendell Odom. CCNA 200-301 Official Cert Guide, Volume 2 1st Edition. 2020. ISBN 978-1587147135.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Applied Informatics (1) Category: Informatics courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: -