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Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Training

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.

Cisco Training Fact Sheet

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:

  • Network fundamentals
  • Routing protocols and concepts
  • LAN switching and wireless
  • Accessing the WAN

Program Structure

Each module has a duration of about 70 hours. At The UWI, Mona students will cover the contents of each module by meeting for three (3) hours per evening on either Mondays and Wednesdays or Tuesdays and Thursdays for 12 weeks.

At the end of each module students will sit a final module exam. After passing each module exam students will get a certificate of completion.

After completing all four modules students will register with Cisco to take the CCNA certification exam.

Program Costs

Non-Refundable Registration Fee: JMD 1000

Cost per module: JMD 20,000

Method of payment:

  1. Get a statement from the department or go to Athena to fill out an online registration form >>.
  2. Pay at Bursary Cashier in the Annex Building
  3. Present your receipt before start of classes
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