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CCNP Routing & Switching

Cisco Certified Network Professional Certification Boot Camp

Course Description and Overview


SecureNinja’s CCNP Routing & Switching Boot Camp in Washington, DC  prepares prepare for Cisco CCNP certification, with a concentration in routing & switching by include all 3 exams (ROUTE, SWITCH & TSHOOT) into one course. Attendees will learn to plan, configure and verify the implementation of secure enterprise LAN and WAN routing solutions using a range of routing protocols.  Students will further their knowledge that they need to maintain their network and to diagnose and resolve network problems quickly and effectively.   

Course Completion

Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

300-101 ROUTE    Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)

  • Describe routing protocols, different remote connectivity options and their impact on routing and implement RIPng
  • Configure EIGRP in IPv4 and IPv6 environment
  • Configure OSPF in IPv4 and IPv6 environment
  • Implement route redistribution using filtering mechanisms
  • Implement path control using policy based routing and IP SLA
  • Implement enterprise Internet connectivity
  • Secure Cisco routers according to best practices and configure authentication for routing protocols

300-115 SWITCH    Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)

  • Describe the hierarchical campus structure, basic switch operation, use of SDM templates, PoE, and LLDP
  • Implement VLANs, trunks, explain VTP, implement DHCP in IPv4 and IPv6 environment, and configure port aggregation
  • Implement and optimize STP mechanism that best suits your network - PVSTP+, RPVSTP+, or MSTP
  • Configure routing on a multilayer switch
  • Configure NTP, SNMP, IP SLA, port mirroring, and verify StackWise and VSS operation
  • Implement First Hop redundancy in IPv4 and IPv6 environments
  • Secure campus network according to recommended practices

300-135 TSHOOT    Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)

  • Plan and document the most commonly performed maintenance functions in complex enterprise networks
  • Develop a troubleshooting process to identify and resolve problems in complex enterprise networks
  • Select tools that best support specific troubleshooting and maintenance processes in large, complex enterprise networks
  • Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in switching-based environments
  • Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in routing-based environments
  • Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in a secure infrastructure
  • Troubleshoot and maintain integrated, complex enterprise networks

Topics Covered       

  1. Basic Network and Routing Concepts
  2. EIGRP Implementation
  3. OSPF Implementation
  4. Configuration of Redistribution
  5. Path Control Implementation
  6. Enterprise Internet Connectivity
  7. Routers and Routing Protocol Hardening
  8. Basic Concepts and Network Design
  9. Campus Network Architecture
  10. Spanning Tree Implementation
  11. Configuring Inter-VLAN Routing
  12. Implementing High Availability Networks
  13. First Hop Redundancy Implementation
  14. Campus Network Security
  15. Planning Maintenance for Complex Networks
  16. Selecting Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tools and Applications
  17. Planning Troubleshooting Processes for Complex Enterprise Networks
  18. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Campus Switching-Based Problems
  19. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Routing Based Solutions
  20. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Network Security Solutions
  21. Maintaining and Troubleshooting Integrated, Complex Enterprise Networks


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

Required Exams

  • 300-101 ROUTE    Implementing Cisco IP Routing (ROUTE)
  • 300-115 SWITCH    Implementing Cisco IP Switched Networks (SWITCH)
  • 300-135 TSHOOT    Troubleshooting and Maintaining Cisco IP Networks (TSHOOT)

Course Length

96 hours

Follow-on Courses


About SecureNinja  

SecureNinja Training is the DC’s Area’s #1 Expert IT Training Center . We are conveniently located in beautiful Historic Old Town Alexandria, VA enhancing your training experience and featuring:

  • Metro Accessibility - Short walk from Metro Blue/Yellow Line (leave the car behind)
  • 4 minute Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
  • Available Parking
  • World class restaurants and shops at your footsteps
  • Closest Expert IT & IT Security Training Center to Fort Belvoir, Boiling AFB, Fort Myer, Department of Homeland Security, US Department of Navy, US Coast Guard, Fort McNair, Washington Navy Yard and the Pentagon

 Why Choose SecureNinja for your Washington DC Expert IT Training?  

  • Superior Expert Instructors
  • Highest Pass Rates
  • Small Class - No classroom overcrowding means more attention to you
  • Choose from Day, Evening & Weekend Classes to meet your busy schedule
  • Accelerated Boot Camps Save You Time And Money
  • Personal 1-1 Mentoring
  • Easy Financing/ Payment Plans Available!
  • Paid Internships & Job Referrals!
  • Meet Your DoD 8570-1 Certification Needs. Get Compliant!
  • SecureNinja is the ONLY Testing Center that offers ALL 5 industry standard test vendors in the DC / Baltimore Metropolitan Area. ( VUE, Kryterion-Online, Certiport and Impact-Testing)
  • Lowest Prices! We are locally based keeping our overhead low so we can pass the savings along to you
  •  DC is our Home.  Most training centers set up shop in hotels or rented centers.  When you have a need, request or encounter a problem they are not there to answer. Our physical location in Alexandria is open 7 days a week and our staff always there to help

These training courses are only delivered as an onsite format for groups of 5 or more. Our world-class instructors will bring our on-demand turn-key solution directly to you. Contact us now for more details and pricing