Teaching Digital

NetAcad UK and Ireland


This is the primary community site for the Cisco Networking Academy programme in the United Kingdom and Ireland. NetAcad is a global IT training programme that provides courses, resources, and tools to allow individuals from any background to upskill and to participate in the digital economy. On this site you can:

  • Discover courses to make your students succeed

  • Enhance your knowledge and skills with access to digital education resources

  • Prepare your classes with minimal effort

  • Learn more about inspirational Educators and Students

Since 1998, Cisco has engaged with education within the UK and Ireland

The NetAcad programme is 100% Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) based, offering a range of digital education resources

Why Teach with Cisco NetAcad

The majority of NetAcad courses are free, and approved by industry experts, top entrepreneurs, and some of the world’s leading employers. So you can be sure that you’re learning up-to-date, real-world skills that will help you reach your goals. The range of courses include Python, C & C++, Cyber Security, CCNA, Linux and much more!

Become a Cisco Academy

Being affiliated with Cisco NetAcad gives you 1,400+ hours of free content. The programme has been operational in the UK and Ireland since 1998, connecting a community of Cisco Academies from Schools, Colleges, Universities and other types of organisations.

Disability Related Resources

With focus on Vision Impairment, Hearing Loss, Physical Disabilities & Cognitive Challenges, view our Enable site to learn more about our Disability Related Resources in collaboration with The Open University, funded by The UFI Trust for Digital Enablement.