The Cisco CCNA network associate certification validates the ability to install, configure, operate, and troubleshoot medium-size routed and switched networks, including implementation and verification of connections to remote sites in a WAN. This new curriculum includes basic mitigation of security threats, introduction to wireless networking concepts and terminology, and performance-based skills. This new curriculum also includes (but is not limited to) the use of these protocols: IP, Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP), Serial Line Interface Protocol Frame Relay, Routing Information Protocol Version 2 (RIPv2),VLANs, Ethernet, access control lists (ACLs)
To obtain the CCNA u must pass the 640-801 Paper but in only untill 6 NOVEMBER 2007. After that day u must enter the CCENT first to obtain the CCNA. The exam fees is USD 150 per paper. If u study using the Cisco Press must take the 2 paper.