Cisco Academy

Cisco Academy

 Delivery: Part-Time Online

These courses include the three courses presented in the Cisco Networking Academy CCNAvX (latest) curriculum: Introduction to Networks (ITN), Switching, Routing and Wireless Essentials (SRWE), and Enterprise Networking, Security, and Automation (ENSA). Courses are delivered by a certified instructor.

All courses are available online through Professional and Part-time Learning (PPL). Take individual courses for professional development.

Admission Requirements

  • Please Note: Regardless of courses completed, students must meet program admissions requirements from Profile A, which reads: “High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Canadian Adult Education Credential (CAEC) or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma”
  • Individuals for whom English is not a first language may need to meet NBCC language requirements.

Course Schedule (Suggested Learning Path)

Continuing education is offered on a part-time basis. Students may complete the online courses by following the recommended learning path below.

Online courses follow a schedule and all work must be completed in the allotted timeframes.

Upon completion of all three course offerings, learners will be prepared to take the Cisco CCNA Unified certification exam (external certification).

Important: Please register at least five (5) business days before the scheduled start. Spaces may be limited.
CourseStart DateDetails/Registration
Fall Term (Sep - Dec 2024)
NCRC1192 - CCNA: Introduction to NetworksSep 23, 2024 View/Register & Pay
Winter Term (Jan - Apr 2025)
NCRC1193 - CCNA: Switching, Routing, and Wireless EssentialsJan 13, 2025 View/Register & Pay
NCRC1194 - CCNA: Enterprise Networking, Security, and AutomationApr 7, 2025View/Register & Pay


Financial Assistance

Courses towards completion of this program online through continuing education may be eligible for part-time student loans.

For more information and to apply, please review the PART-TIME STUDENT LOAN AND GRANT APPLICATION (pdf) form (see “Instructions to the Applicant” on page 5 for steps to follow).

Registration Status

  • Open - Accepting registrations
  • Waitlist - Class is full but there is waitlist availability
  • Pending - Will open for registration & payment 3 months prior to the start date
  • Closed - Registration has closed
  • Full – The class is full and there is no waitlist available
  • Cancelled - The class has been cancelled

Note: Program requirements may be subject to change