CCNP Routing and Switching Training



The CCNP Routing and Switching certification is designed for network engineers who aspire to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks. The Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching certification program provides the education and training required to develop hands-on skills and best-practices. This job-role-focused program utilizes lab-based learning and allows you to maximize your investment in your education and increase the value of your enterprise network.

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Prerequisites

Valid CCNA Routing and Switching certifications or a any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Exams

The CCNP Routing and Switching Certification requires candidates to pass three exams; one routing exam, one switch exam and a troubleshooting exam.

Exam 1: 300-101 ROUTE

Exam Number: 300-101
Associated Certifications: CCNP Routing & Switching and CCDP
Duration: 120 minutes (45-65 questions)
Available Languages: English and Japanese

Exam Description

The Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching ROUTE Exam certifies the routing knowledge and skills of successful candidates. They are certified in using advanced IP addressing and routing in implementing scalable and highly secure Cisco routers that are connected to LANs, WANs, and IPv6.

The exam also covers the configuration of highly secure routing solutions to support branch offices and mobile workers.

 

Exam 2: 300-115 SWITCH

Exam Number: 300-115 
Associated Certifications: CCNP Routing & Switching and CCDP
Duration: 120 minutes (30-40 questions)
Available Languages: English and Japanese

Exam Description

 The exam certifies the switching knowledge and skills of successful candidates. They are certified in planning, configuring and verifying the implementation of complex enterprise switching solutions that use the Cisco Enterprise Campus Architecture.

The exam also covers highly secure integration of VLANs and WLANs.


Exam 3: 300-135 TSHOOT

Exam Number: 300-135
Associated Certifications: CCNP Routing & Switching
Duration: 120 minutes (15-25 questions)
Available Languages: English and Japanese

Exam Description

The exam certifies that the successful candidate has the knowledge and skills necessary to: Plan and perform regular maintenance on complex enterprise routed and switched networks and use technology-based practices and a systematic ITIL-compliant approach to perform network troubleshooting. Candidates preparing for the exam should be aware that although the only formal prerequisite for this exam is CCNA Routing and Switching, knowledge of the exam topics covered in the ROUTE (300-101) and SWITCH (300-115) will be required in order to pass.

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INE offers rack rentals that support all of our self-paced and instructor-led CCIE product lines, including Routing & Switching, Data Center, Collaboration, Security, and Service Provider. In addition to 24-hour hardware support, INE rack rentals come with simplified scheduling and advanced management control and utilize the same hardware and software used in the actual CCIE lab exams.

How Many Tokens Do I Need?

All rack tokens you purchase are placed into your account, and you then draw from those tokens to rent time as-needed. The exact number of tokens needed will vary depending on your individual training goals, current experience level, and the type of rack you are renting.

In general, our instructors advise planning for about 200 - 300 hours of total rack practice time for a CCNP certification.

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The CCNP R&S Workbooks Are Essential Tools In CCNP Lab Preparation!

With the update to the CCNP version 2.0 blueprint and 300-101 ROUTE, 300-115 SWITCH and 300-135 TSHOOT, INE’s CCNP ROUTE, SWITCH and TSHOOT workbooks continue to set the standard for CCNP Routing & Switching exam preparation.

As the single-most comprehensive resource in CCNP ROUTE, SWITCH & TSHOOT preparation, INE’s CCNP workbooks feature dozens of CCNP-level labs to learn CCNP technologies in a step-by-step approach. Virtually every item listed in the CCNP ROUTE, SWITCH & TSHOOT version 2.0 blueprints listed as “Configure and Verify” are included in these workbooks.

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There are a few different paths you can take when preparing for your certification exams. INE's expert instructors recommend viewing/attending our training in the following order to ensure success.


1. Prepare for the SWITCH exam

Review the following topics covered on the SWITCH exam and watch the correlating INE Training Videos:

-Layer 2 Technologies
-Infrastructure Security
-Infrastructure Services

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2. Rent time on our rack equipment to practice

INE offers rack rentals that support all of our self-paced and instructor-led product lines, including Routing & Switching, Data Center, Collaboration, Security, and Service Provider. In addition to 24-hour hardware support, INE rack rentals come with simplified scheduling and advanced management control and utilize the same hardware and software used in the actual lab exams.

All rack tokens you purchase are placed into your account, and you then draw from those tokens to rent time as-needed. The exact number of tokens needed will vary depending on your individual training goals, current experience level, and the type of rack you are renting. In general, our instructors advise planning for about 200 - 300 hours of total rack practice time for a CCNP certification.

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3. Practice with INE's CCNP SWITCH Workbook

The sections and tasks within the CCNP SWITCH workbook are designed to give you hands-on experience with the majority of topics defined as "Configure and verify" within the CCNP SWITCH version 2.0 blueprint.

Our CCNP SWITCH workbook is available in our All Access Pass.



4. Take the CCNP SWITCH Practice Exam

This practice exam consists of 60 multiple-choice questions based on the topics in the CCNP SWITCH 300-115 Exam Topics blueprint. These questions will test your knowledge across a broad spectrum of technologies included in the actual CCNP SWITCH 300-115 exam. This exam is timed and you will have 90 minutes to complete it. Once time has expired, the practice exam will end and you will be shown the results of your attempt. You will be able to review each question in the exam and compare your submitted answers to the correct ones. Many of the answers also contain a recorded solutions video, providing a detailed explanation about the correct answer(s).

You can view the practice exam by logging into our All Access Pass.


5. Review what you learned with INE's CCNP Routing & Switching Bootcamp

Our CCNP Routing & Switching Bootcamp should be considered an essential learning tool for any aspiring CCNA candidate. Our five-day live, onsite bootcamp will provide you with an unparalleled training opportunity to fine tune your knowledge and gain valuable exam preparation skills.
During the course of the bootcamp, you will learn about VLANs, Switching, IPv4 and IPv6 addressing, IP Routing Technologies, WAN Technologies, Network Security, and much more. The primary emphasis of this Bootcamp is coverage of ICND2 topics, but ICND1 topics are covered as well.

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6. Take & pass your SWITCH Exam

Certification exams are offered at locations throughout the world. To register for an exam, contact Pearson VUE, the primary test delivery partner for Cisco.






7. Prepare for the ROUTE exam

Review the following topics covered on the Route exam and watch the correlating INE Training Videos:

-Network Principles
-Layer 2 Technologies
-Layer 3 Technologies
-VPN Technologies
-Infrastructure Security
-Infrastructure Services

You will find all INE training videos in our All Access Pass. You will automatically receive an All Access Pass with any INE Bootcamp purchase.



8. Practice with INE's CCNP ROUTE Workbook

INE's CCNP ROUTE Workbook is an essential tool as part of your preparations for pursuing your CCNP certification. The sections and tasks within this workbook are designed to give you hands-on experience with the majority of topics defined as "Configure and verify" within the CCNP ROUTE version 2.0 blueprint.

Our CCNP ROUTE workbook is available in our All Access Pass.




9. Take the CCNP ROUTE Practice Exam

You’ve watched the videos. You’ve read the books. Now you’re wondering how much information you’ve actually retained. Test preparation is a multifaceted process that should include video training, hands-on lab practice, reading books, whitepapers, study guides, and—perhaps most importantly—frequent and repeated practice. This practice exam consists of approximately 50 multiple-choice questions, randomly pulled from a larger pool of questions, based on the topics in the CCNP 300-101 Exam Topics blueprint. These questions will test your knowledge across a broad spectrum of CCNP ROUTE technologies. The practice exam includes frequent screenshots of router console output, topology diagrams, and debugging output, as well as video walkthroughs of each question that explain each answer in detail.

You can view the practice exam by logging into our All Access Pass.


10. Take & pass your CCNP ROUTE Exam

Certification exams are offered at locations throughout the world. To register for an exam, contact Pearson VUE, the primary test delivery partner for Cisco.






11. Practice with INE's CCNP TSHOOT Workbook

INE's CCNP TSHOOT Workbook is an essential tool as part of your preparations for pursuing your CCNP certification. The sections and tasks within this workbook are designed to give you hands-on experience with the majority of topics described within the CCNP TSHOOT version 2.0 blueprint. The CCNP TSHOOT exam is largely based on simulation questions given within a web-based GUI in which the learner must identify three things by using the multiple-choice/single-answer questions:
-Identify which device within the topology is causing the problem.
-Identify which major technology within that device is responsible for the problem.
-Identify the specific IOS command one would issue to resolve the problem.

Our CCNP TSHOOT workbook is available in our All Access Pass.



12. Take & pass your CCNP TSHOOT Exam

Certification exams are offered at locations throughout the world. To register for an exam, contact Pearson VUE, the primary test delivery partner for Cisco.

🏆CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR CCNP CERTIFICATION🏆