Packet Tracer

Introduction to Packet Tracer

Discover and troubleshoot using powerful networking simulation tool.

Hands-On Practice

Enroll, download and start learning valuable tips and best practices for using our innovative, virtual simulation tool, Cisco Packet Tracer. This self-paced course is designed for beginners with no prior networking knowledge. It teaches basic operations of the tool with multiple hands-on activities helping you to visualize a network using everyday examples, including Internet of Things (IoT). This Introductory course is extremely helpful for anyone who plans to take one of the Networking Academy courses which utilizes the powerful simulation tool. No prerequisites required!

You'll Learn These Core Skills:

  • Simulate data interactions traveling through a network.
  • Visualize the network in both logical and physical modes.
  • Apply skills through practice, using labs and Cisco Packet Tracer activities.
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
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Length: 
10 hours
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Cost: 
Free*
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Level: Beginning
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Learning Type: Online self-paced
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Achievements: Badge
*Self-paced classes at NetAcad.com are free. Cost for Instructor-led classes is determined by the institution.

Coursework

8 Chapters
Cisco Packet Tracer
2 Quizzes

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