Cambridgeshire Libraries CISCO Network Academy

Looking for a career in IT?

Enrol in new CISCO NetAcad free online courses and progress your career. Cambridgeshire Libraries, in partnership with Cisco Networking Academy, provide self-paced introductory courses which enable you to take your first steps on your path to becoming an IT professional.

You'll find six Cisco NetAcad courses listed below, each course has a final assessment that you can do - if you don't want to do the final assessment, we recommend you do the quizzes and get feedback about your knowledge.

Courses available

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity:  Explore the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to you.
  • Cybersecurity Essentials:  Continues from Introduction to Cybersecurity; develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security.
  • NDG Linux Unhatched:  The "start from scratch" Linux course. A quick introduction to the popular operating system.
  • Linux Essentials:  This entry-level Linux course is offered by the Network Development Group (NDG).  The skills taught in this course are applicable to a wide range of careers including networking, software development and Linux administration.  This course aligns to the Linux Professional Institute (LPI) Linux Essentials Professional Development Certificate.
  • Introduction to the Internet of Things:  Provides an overview of key concepts and challenges related to digital transformation.
  • Get Connected:  Introduces you to basic computer and Internet navigation skills.
  • Entrepreneurship:  Uses interactive, online case studies to show how to apply network technology skills to start a business or advance your career.

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These courses can be accessed over library wifi, library computers and at home.