Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2 (ICND2) — A 5 day course

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Retired Course; no longer available


The ICND2 Version 1 course has now been replaced by Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices Part 2 Version 2.0 (ICND2)

The ICND Part 2 (Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 2) training course focuses on providing the skills and knowledge necessary to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small to medium-size branch office Enterprise network, including configuring several switches and routers, connecting to a WAN and implementing network security.

A student should be able to complete configuration and implementation of a small to medium sized branch office network under supervision.


After completing this ICND2 course, the student will be able to:

Suitable For

This course is intended for System Engineers who will install, operate and troubleshoot a small to medium-sized branch office Enterprise network.

Follow on Courses

Delegates who complete a CCNA in Routing and Switching have a variety of options open to them. The correct path is likely to depend on their job role and career aspirations. For those delegates that have a support role we would recommend broadening their technology skills by looking at the CCNA Concentrations that are available in Voice, Security and Wireless. Further information on these courses can be found below:

IINS - Implementing Cisco IOS Network Security

IUWNE - Implementing Unified Wireless Networking Essentials

IIUC - Implementing Cisco IOS Unified Communications

For delegates wishing to focus on specific technologies at a more advanced level we would recommend looking at the following:

CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional

CCIP - Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional

CCSP - Cisco Certified Security Professional

CCVP - Cisco Certified Voice Professional


Completion of ICND1 - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 1 is essential prior to commencing ICND2 - Interconnecting Cisco Network Devices 2.


The ICND2 training course is recommended as preparation for exams:

Successful completion of both ICND1 (640-822) and ICND2 (640-816) exams results in award of the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.


ICND2 is part of the Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching Certification and is valid for three years.

To recertify, pass the ICND2 exam, or pass the current CCNA exam, or pass a CCNA Concentration exam (wireless, security, voice), or pass the current CCDA exam, or pass any 642 - XXX professional level or Cisco Specialist exam (excluding Sales Specialist exams), or pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam.


This course has been retired and is no longer available.


Small Network Implementation

Medium-Sized Switched Network Construction

Medium-Sized Routed Network Construction

Single Area OSPF Implementation

EIGRP Implementation

Address Space Management

LAN Extension into a WAN