CISCO Networking Academy

Looking for a career in IT?

In partnership with Cisco Netacad we offer a free, flexible way of learning at a time and a location that suits you, providing self-paced introductory courses which enable you to take your first steps on your path to becoming an IT professional.

You'll find several Cisco NetAcad courses listed below.  Each course has a final assessment which you can do if you wish.  If you do not want to do the final assessment, we recommend you do the quizzes and get feedback about your knowledge.

Courses available:

Get Connected

Introduces you to basic computer and Internet navigation skills.

(beginners course)

Introduction to the Internet of Things

Provides an overview of key concepts and challenges related to digital transformation.

(beginners course)

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Explore the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to you.

(beginners course)

NDG Linux Unhatched

The "start from scratch" Linux course. A quick intro to the popular operating system.

(beginners course)

Cybersecurity Essentials

Continues from Introduction to Cybersecurity; develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security.

(intermediate course)

NDG Linux Essentials

Designed for learners who are beginning to build Linux knowledge for a career in IT.

(intermediate course)


Uses interactive, online case studies to show how to apply network technology skills to start a business or advance your career.

(intermediate course)

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