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CCNA 4 – Connecting Networks

Initiative Description

By the end of the course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations for routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes.


Training Objectives

Describe the operations and benefits of virtual private networks (VPNs) and tunneling; Describe different WAN technologies and their benefits; Configure and troubleshoot serial connections; Configure and troubleshoot broadband connections; Configure and troubleshoot IPSec tunneling operations; Monitor and troubleshoot network operations using syslog, SNMP, and NetFlow; Design network architectures for borderless networks, data centers, and collaboration.

Training Contents

Discusses the WAN technologies and network services required by converged applications in a complex network. The course enables students to understand the selection criteria of network devices and WAN technologies to meet network requirements. Students learn how to configure and troubleshoot network devices and resolve common issues with data link protocols. Students also develop the knowledge and skills needed to implemente IPSec and virtual private network (VPN) operations in a complex network.

Digital Innovation Hubs




  • Practical exercices
  • Practical session in lab


  • Face to face
  • Blended

Technology Absortion Cycle

  • Implementation: supports the implementation and installation of the technology in an industrial setting.

Instruction Level

  • Fundation


  • Computer - Software

Education Level

  • Bachelor


  • 10 to 20

Countries where training is provided

  • Portugal

Cities where training is provided

  • Covilhã

Languages this training can be provided

  • Portuguese and English