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Cisco CCNA Instructor Training Course

Our Cisco Instructor Training Course prepares candidates to become instructor-accredited and eligible to teach the corresponding CCNA course, covering all the required technical, pedagogical and administrative elements of the Cisco instructor role.

About this course

UTS has been an accredited Cisco Networking Academy and an important Instructor Training Centre (ITC) in ANZ & Pacific Islands region for over 20 years.

Course structure

The face-to-face course duration for each of the Instructor Training Courses is 42 hours, including assessments, delivered over 6 days where the last two days are purely assessments or assessment resits.

This will include the following Instructor elements:

  • Technical requirements to teach each course.
  • Instruction on Lesson Plans and preparation.
  • Instruction on Teaching Methodologies.
  • Instruction on Student Participation Techniques.
  • Use of Packet Tracer for Instruction, Practice and Assessment.
  • Information about the Instructor and Student Online Forums.

Potential Instructors will be required to do the following during the course:

  • Demonstrate their knowledge of the content of the CCNA level for Instruction.
  • Make two (2) presentations on topics chosen from a provided list. These will be delivered to the entire Instructor group and feedback on this will be provided.
  • Prepare a Packet Tracer practice Activity for the other members of the group to evaluate.


Learning outcomes

Completion of a CCNA Instructor Training Course at UTS will make trainees eligible to teach the corresponding CCNA Cisco classes.

Please note that this is not a UTS guarantee of employment for successful trainees.

Who is this course for?

Candidates who are interested in certifying as instructors to be able to teach at Cisco Networking Academies. You may be a casual academic or HDR student at UTS or another institute, or a member of the Cisco Networking Academy community.



20 July




6 days

Meet the Expert

Dr. Wenjing Jia

Dr. Wenjing Jia
Senior Lecturer

Dr. Wenjing Jia is a Senior Lecturer at UTS with over 15 years of professional teaching and research experience.  She is one of the popular Cisco Certified Academy Instructors (CCAIs) and key Cisco teaching staff at UTS Cisco Networking Academy and is passionate about effective teaching and learning. Wenjing has run several instructor training courses with her colleagues.

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John Colville

John Colville
Research Assistant

John Colville has been teaching at UTS for almost 50 years with rich experience in teaching university and corporate students at all levels. In the past several years, John has trained and mentored several instructors at UTS, as well as other universities in Australia and overseas.

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Book a session

Mon 20 Jul 2020 -
Sat 25 Jul 2020
Expert: Dr. Wenjing Jia, John Colville
  • UTS – Venue TBC
  • On-campus
  • 6 sessions, 48 hours total
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