CISCO Networking Academy

These free, interactive, and self-paced online courses from Cisco Networking Academy, including the Skills for All learning platform, will introduce you to important technology concepts and help you develop the skills necessary to participate in the modern workforce.

See the bottom of the page for instructions.

Current Courses Available:

Networking Basics

Click here to start learning the basics of computer networking and discover how networks operate.

Networking Devices and Initial Configuration

Click here to continue learning networking essentials and build your foundational skills.

Network Addressing and Basic Troubleshooting

Click here to take your networking foundation deeper and explore the next steps towards a career in tech.

Introduction to Cybersecurity

Click here to explore the exciting field of cybersecurity and find out why cybersecurity is a future-proof career.

Cybersecurity Essentials

Click here to build your foundation of cybersecurity basics and learn valuable security principles to defend networks.

Cyber Threat Management

Click here to learn about cybersecurity governance and build your skills to manage threats.

Network Defence

Click here to learn how to monitor and protect your network and evaluate security alerts.

Endpoint Security

Click here to learn to secure your network all the way to the edge.

Introduction to Data Science

Click here to explore how data is transforming the world and opening up exciting new jobs.

What You Need

  • A computer and an internet connection
  • An up-to-date browser (Google Chrome is recommended)
  • An account at Cisco Networking Academy. This account is created when you enroll for your first course. You will need to provide some personal information. Please refer to their Privacy Statement and Terms and Conditions (PDF) for more information.
  • Some courses require additional software installation. Detailed information will be available in the course description on the enrollment page.

How to Enroll in the SkillsForAll Courses

First Time (New account):

  1. Click on the link of the course or career pathway you would like to take.
  2. Click the green “Get Started” button.
  3. Click on the “Sign up” link.
  4. Choose to sign in using a Google account, a CISCO Network Academy account, or by filling in the “Create New Account” form.
    • This form will ask for the country you reside in and your year and month of birth.
    • The form will then ask for your first and last names, your email, and a created password.
    • Once everything is filled in click the green “Create account” button.
  5. The terms and conditions will then display on the screen. Accept the terms to access the course.
  6. Once accepted you will be brought immediately into the course you clicked “Get Started” on.

Returning User:

  1. Click on the link of the course or career pathway you would like to take.
  2. Click the green “Get Started” button.
  3. You will be presented with the Skills for All welcome page.
  4. Log in with your account credentials you created or with one of the partners (Google or CISCO).
  5. Click the green “Login” button.
  6. You will immediately begin the course you clicked “Get Started” on.

If you are already logged in to your account and you click “Get Started” on a course, you will immediately be enrolled and able to take the course.