CCNP V 6.0 Scope and Sequence

Target Certifications
The Cisco CCNP certification validates the ability of a network professional to install, configure, and troubleshoot
converged local and wide area networks. The CCNP curriculum helps students prepare for the following exams
leading to the CCNP certification:

CCNP course features:
● Designed for students with CCNA-level knowledge and skills
● Can be delivered as an independent curriculum or integrated into broader courses of study
● Offers a hands-on, career-oriented approach to learning networking that emphasizes practical experience
● Can be delivered in-person or in a blended distance learning (BDL) environment
● Includes activities that emphasize networking implementation

Students who complete CCNP ROUTE will be able to perform the following tasks:
● Explain complex network requirements and design models for implementing advanced routing services in an
enterprise network
● Implement EIGRP and OSPF in an enterprise network
● Exchange routing information between interior gateway protocols
● Implement various mechanisms for controlling routing updates and traffic
● Implement BGP to allow an enterprise network to connect to an ISP
● Describe a basic implementation for branch office and mobile worker connectivity
● Implement IPv6 in an enterprise network

Students who complete CCNP SWITCH will be able to perform the following tasks:
● Implement, monitor, and maintain switching in an enterprise campus network
● Implement appropriate spanning tree protocols in campus networks
● Implement VLANs in campus networks
● Configure and optimize high availability and redundancy on switches
● Describe and implement LAN security features
● Plan and prepare for advanced services in a campus infrastructure

Students who complete CCNP TSHOOT will be able to perform the following tasks:
● Monitor, maintain, and troubleshoot a complex network
● Plan and document the most common maintenance functions in complex enterprise networks
● Develop a troubleshooting process to identify and solve 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 switched and routed environments
● Troubleshoot IPv4 addressing services
● Troubleshoot IPv6 routing issues
● Troubleshoot network infrastructure services
● Troubleshoot network performance issues on routers and switches
● Troubleshoot network integration issues affecting wireless connectivity, VoIP, and video
● Practice maintenance procedures and fault resolution in a secure infrastructure