CISCO online courses

Welcome to the Wakefield Libraries CISCO Networking Academy.

In partnership with CISCO we are offering a series of introductory courses enabling you to take the first steps on your path to becoming an IT professional.

Learn at your own pace on library computers, using our free Wi Fi or at home.

Click on the links below for more information and to self-enrol on the courses.


  • Get Connected: Introduces you to basic computer and Internet navigation skills.

  • Introduction to Cybersecurity: Explore the broad topic of cybersecurity in a way that matters to you.

  • Cybersecurity Essentials: Continuing from Introduction to Cybersecurity; develops foundational understanding of cybersecurity and how it relates to information and network security.

  • Linux Unhatched: The "start from scratch" Linux course. A quick introduction to the popular operating system.

  • Linux Essentials: Designed for learners who are beginning to build Linux knowledge for a career in IT.

  • Introduction to the Internet of Things: Provides an overview of key concepts and challenges related to digital transformation.

  • Entrepreneurship: Uses interactive, online case studies to show how to apply network technology skills to start a business or advance your career.