About NetAcad

Cisco Networking Academy, or NetAcad for short, is a global Digital (Networking, Cyber Security, Programming, Operating Systems, IT) education programme that Cisco delivers as part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiatives.

NetAcad leverages Cisco's expertise in the Digital space to deliver courses that help develop skills through public-private partnerships.

The Networking Academy is Cisco’s largest Corporate Social Responsibility programme, and aims to:

  • Improve socioeconomic conditions for individuals and communities

  • Increase access to digital education and career opportunities

  • Support the development of an educated IT workforce, and

  • Promote the growth of the IT industry

If you are looking for information on how to become a Cisco Academy, please visit the Become an Academy page.


This site is the main reference point for Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad) programme in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is not an official Cisco site, but it's maintained by Cisco Networking Academy UK & Ireland team, in collaboration with NetAcad Partners from the region.

Information found on this site doesn't replace what is found in the Corporate site, being displayed and organised in ways that will make it more relevant for the UK and Ireland.

All of the materials throughout this site are public, hence can be shared freely.


If you have general inquiries about Cisco Networking Academy (NetAcad), feel free to contact us on NetAcad-teamUKI@cisco.com. Please note that we will not respond to support related queries via this e-mail address. If you have a support related query regarding netacad.com, please contact your Cisco Academy or ASC, and if unsuccessful, contact NetAcad's Support Desk from the Help option available on the site after login, or via NetAcadSupport@netacad.com.

If your query is about a class you are attending or have attended, please contact your Instrutor(s) or Cisco Academy that offered the course.