In order to allow students to find employment more readily after graduation, the Department of Computing has begun to offer Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) training. The following fact sheet provides more information about CCNA training.
Name of Academy: Department of Computing UWI Mona Local Cisco Networking Academy
Date Established: Jan. 21, 2011
Parent Academy: Regional Cisco Networking Academy at the Faculty of Engineering, UWI - St. Augustine
Cisco Program Offered: CCNA - Certified Network Associate
Specific Programme: CCNA Exploration
CCNA Exploration is primarily designed for Academy students with advanced problem solving techniques and analytical skills, typically associated with degree programs in Engineering, Science or Maths.
NB: The alternative to CCNA Exploration is CCNA Discovery. CCNA Discovery is designed for students with basic PC skills and foundational maths and problem solving skills.
The CCNA Exploration program is composed of four modules:
Each module has a duration of about 70 hours. At UWI - Mona students will cover the contents of each module by meeting for three (3) hours per evening on Tuesdays and Thursdays for 12 weeks.
At the end of each module students will sit a module exam. After passing each module exam students will get a certificate acknowledging that they have completed.
After completing all four modules students will register with Cisco to take the CCNA certification exam.
Cost per module: JMD 20,000