Lab Exercises are listed in two ways: by topic and also by the matching Chapters from the best-selling ICND1 Official Cert Guide

Organized to Work with Book Chapters/Parts

Multiple types of lab exercises that increase the challenge level the more you learn about each topic.

Tons of Lab Exercises with Mentoring

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  • Two Different “Sim Lite” Products
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Your CCENT Study Plan

  • Discipline

    Build study discipline using the study process woven throughout the books

  • Assess

    Assess your knowledge with chapter-beginning quizzes

  • Learn

    Chapters are designed for about 1 hour of new learning each

  • Master

    Rinse/Repeat with interactive tools at ends of: Chapters, Parts, and Books

  • Refine

    Practice math and configuration, and use QA to uncover weak spots

Why Hands-On Skills?

  • Almost Impossible to Pass without Hands-On CLI Skills
  • Configuring from CLI Helps You Master Configuration Sets
  • Looking for show Commands Helps You Recall Commands
  • Reading show Command Output Forces You to Combine Ideas (Think!)
  • Best Tool for Tactile Learners

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