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STAR Cisco (CCNA 1)

STAR Cisco (CCNA 1)

Level 3

​Discover if a career in computer networking is right for you while still in secondary school with UCOL's STAR Cisco (CCNA 1) Programme.

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Quick info

Level: 3

Locations: UCOL Manawatū in Palmerston North

Duration: Two hours per week for one year.

Dates:
2022 Dates TBC

Domestic Fees: *
Fees-free to students. Fees apply to participating schools.Scholarship info

International Fees:*
Not applicable.

Additional Fees
Compulsory course costs may apply.

* Fees are indicative only, and are inclusive of the student services levy and GST (goods and services tax). The fee shown is for one year of study.

Join UCOL's STAR Cisco (CCNA 1) Programme to gain a high level of networking knowledge. You'll learn to design, build and analyse local area and wide area networks (LANS and WANS), and have an opportunity to gain a Cisco Network Academy Certificate.

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's STAR Cisco (CCNA 1) Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school.

 Career & Study Outcomes

Successful completion of UCOL's STAR Cisco (CCNA 1) Programme is the first step in a journey. Equipped with new skills and a taste for the industry, you will know what you need to do to pursue a career in computer networks. If this is for you, you can undertake further tertiary studies in:

  • STAR Cisco (CCNA 2) Programme
  • Academy Information & Communications Technology Innovation Programme

To find out more about possible job prospects and salaries, see Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment's Occupation Outlook for ICT Architects and Administrators.

 Course Information

This programme comprises 12 credits.

Unit Standard CCNA 1 (Level 3) (12 Credits)
CCNA 1 Networking Basics.

 Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

 

For more information about NCEA Credits see UCOL's NCEA explained page.

 International Entry Requirements

Not applicable.

 Advice & Guidance

UCOL's STAR Cisco (CCNA 1) Programme is part of a suite of programmes offered by UCOL to secondary students seeking to explore their career options while still in school. 

How to apply
If you're interested in applying for UCOL's STAR Cisco (CCNA 1) Programme, talk to your careers advisor at school. Application is arranged in partnership with your parents/caregivers and your school. 

Costs
Fees-free for students. Upon successful application your school will pay UCOL a fee.

 Additional Costs

There are no additional costs associated with this programme. Simply, bring a pen, paper and your lunch each week.

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