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Home to the Cisco Networking Academy UK & Ireland


This is the primary community site for the Cisco Networking Academy programme in the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Cisco Networking Academy is a global IT training and education programme that strives to equip and inspire learners from all backgrounds to upskill and kick-start a career in tech. The programme is very well-established, having changed the lives of almost 20 million individuals in 190 countries since inception in 1997. 

On this site you can:

Cisco Networking Academy UK & Ireland Partners receiving their Premier+ awards at a ceremony in Paris 

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

The Cisco Networking Academy is Cisco's largest and longest running Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme, offering a range of digital education resources

Why Teach with NetAcad? 

The majority of NetAcad courses are free and approved by industry experts and some of the world’s leading employers. You can be sure that you are learning or teaching up-to-date, industry-aligned, real-world skills. The range of courses include Python, DevOps, Cybersecurity, Linux, and much more!

Become a Cisco Academy

Being affiliated with the Cisco Networking Academy gives you access to 1500+ 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, and 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.

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