The IT field is growing, and opportunities for well-paying jobs are going nowhere but up. The CISCO Academy prepares students to go straight into an IT job, or gain higher level training at local community colleges.
While typically offered only to adults, the HBAS CISCO Academy is also open to high school students. Scholarships available for HBUHSD students. Call (714) 842-4227 for important details.
CCNA Routing and Switching
This curriculum is a gateway to entry-level networking jobs and IT careers. The curriculum consists of 4, 70-hour courses. HBAS currently offers the first two courses in this series, which prepare students to take for CCENT certification (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician). After completing the CCNA 1 & 2, students can move on to CCNA 3 & 4 at local community colleges.
- CCNA 1, Intro to Networks
In this introductory course, students will be able to build simple LANs, perform basic configurations of routers and switches, and implement IP addressing schemes. This course will prepare students for their CCENT certification and is the first in a series of courses providing preparation for students seeking the Cisco CCNA Certification, which are offered at various local community colleges. This is a 2 session course and there is an emphasis on hands-on training.
- CCNA 2, Routing and Switching Essentials
Students will learn to install, configure, customize, maintain and troubleshoot Cisco routers utilizing Advanced Internet Protocol (IP) addressing techniques, Variable Length Subnet Masking (VLSM), distance vectored and Link State dynamic routing protocols, Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Single-area Open Shortest Path First (OSPF), and understanding the structure and behavior of routing tables. Preparation for Cisco certification examination.
* Prerequisites: Completion of IT Essentials, CCNA 1 or permission of Instructor.