Study time for CCNA with Network+

baghdaddy19baghdaddy19 Member Posts: 51 ■■■□□□□□□□
How long do you guys think it would take to get a CCNA when you already have Network+?

I don't have any networking experience but I passed the network + within a month of studying.

This may be a difficult question to answer since Cisco is restructuring the CCNA certification but I would like a general idea of how prepared someone is for the CCNA once they have their Network+ cert.
2020 Certification Goals
CompTIA: A+, Net+, Sec+, Cloud Essentials, and Project +
LPI: Linux Essentials
AXELOS: ITIL v3
SANS GAIC: GSEC, GCIH, and GCED

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  • stryder144stryder144 Senior Member Member Posts: 1,675 ■■■■■■■■□□
    There seems to be quite a bit of overlap between the two certifications. That being said, the CCNA will include network programability/automation and the commands needed to configure IOS (which is an oversimplification). Depending on your abilities, you could probably go through the 80 hour-ish CCNA course that David Bombal has on Udemy, plus reading through the OCG, in a relatively short period of time. Paul Browning has a CCNA Simplified book that might be helpful, as well.
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  • itdeptitdept A+, S+, L+, LPIC1, CCNA, CCP, ITIL Registered Users Posts: 199 ■■■■□□□□□□
    A lot of people like to watch Jeremy C at CBT. He gives a good overview of the content but you will need to go deeper. I passed the previous exam using David Bombal and Boson practice tests and they will definitely speed up study process . Some people can tackle the exam in 30 days but you would probably want to give yourself 3 months. As usual circumstances can vary.
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