Cisco Networking Academy

In today's world, every field needs professionals with technology skills. Cisco is an academy of online and self-paced programs certifying IT, Cyber Security, Networking and Business professionals. PTCC's new FREE course offerings are listed below.

 

Topic

Cybersecurity

Course

Introduction to Cybersecurity: 15 hours

Benefits

Learn how to protect your personal data and privacy online and in social media, and why more and more IT jobs require cybersecurity awareness and understanding. Receive a certificate of completion.


Topic

Cybersecurity

Course

Cybersecurity Essentials: 30 hours

Benefits

Cybersecurity Essentials covers foundational knowledge and essential skills for all cybersecurity domains including information security, systems security, network security, ethics and laws, and defense and mitigation techniques used in protecting businesses.


Topic

Digital Essentials

Course

Get Connected: 30 hours 

Benefits

Get Connected students are introduced to the Internet and experiment with various social networking sites. Talking characters and devices make this course a user-friendly environment for an audience new to IT.


Topic

Networking

Course

Introduction to Packet Tracer: 10 hours

Benefits

The Introduction to Packet Tracer series is designed for new users of Packet Tracer for self-study and familiarization with the tool used in many Networking Academy courses. Packet Tracer is an innovative simulation and visualization tool used for lectures, labs, games, homework, assessments, and competitions


Topic

Operating System

Course

Linux Unhatched: 6-8 hours

Benefits

NDG  Linux  Unhatched  eases learners  into acquiring  Linux knowledge  with a free  online  learning  course. Aligned  to the Linux  exam objectives  found  on  the CompTIA  A+ 220-902  exam, this course  teaches basic installation  and configuration  of  Linux software  and  introduces  the Linux command  line.


Topic

Programming

Course

PCAP, Programming Essentials in Python: 60-70 hours

Benefits

Learn to design, write, and debug programs in the Python language. No prior programming knowledge is required.  Begin with the very basics and become adept at solving more complex problems. Receive a certificate of completion and prepare for a certification.


Topic

Internet of Things 

Course

Introduction to IoT: 20 hours

Benefits

Learn about the Internet of Things and how it enables Digital Transformation along with emerging technologies such as data analytics, artificial intelligence and the increased attention to cybersecurity. Receive a certificate of completion.


Topic

Business

Course

Entrepreneurship: 15 hours

Benefits

Learn business and financial skills, behaviors, and attitudes, and develop an entrepreneurial mindset. You’ll learn by completing a series of interactive case studies. Receive a certificate of completion.


As part of Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, Cisco Networking Academy’s goal is to transform the lives of learners, educators, and communities through the power of education and career opportunities. Cisco Networking Academy has helped more than 10.9 million people in 180 countries over the past 20 years.  

For more information, or if you have any questions, please contact PTCC Cyber Security instructor Chris Morgan