CISCO, STEM training partner

  • September 30, 2014
  • Event
  • YIE

CISCO Networking Academy

We are delighted to be able to offer this exciting opportunity for 30 young people aged 16 – 19 who are interested in having a vibrant and progressive career in the IT industry through our partnership with CISCO Networking Academy® training course.

Sponsored by Mark Johnson Information Security Specialist, the BYA STEM category will for the first time, allow our award winner and finalists (where applicable) and other interested parties to apply for a fully sponsored place on the CISCO certified training course as below:

Qualification & Level: City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma
Industry Certification:CCENT (Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician)
Hours: 7 hours per week 34 weeks
Fees & Funding: FREE (training would normally cost £895)
Mode of attendance: Blended Learning environment – online, video conferencing and monthly hands-on workshop at venue in Camden, North West London
Proposed start date: 24th January 2015
Class days & times: Monthly Saturday workshops 9am – 5pm

The Cisco CCNA Discovery curriculum provides general networking theory, practical experience, and opportunities for career exploration and soft-skills development.

The curriculum teaches networking based on application, covering networking concepts within the context of network environments students may encounter in their daily lives – from small office and home office (SOHO) networking to more complex enterprise and theoretical networking models later in the curriculum.

Click here to see if the IT industry is for you

How to apply for the CISCO training progamme:

General enrolment will commence after the *BYA Awards on 23rd November 2014.

We will be enroling on the day, so if you are attending the BYA Awards you can find out more then. Alternatively, there will be information and an online application form available from 24th November on

A total of 30 young people in 2014 / 2015 will be sponsored on the CISCO training programme.

*BYA Award ‘STEM’ nominees will be given first option to apply for the programme (where applicable).

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