We became an Academy of Sun Microsystems! Besides the CNAP (Cisco Networking Academy Program) courses now we offer new advanced and intermediate training paths for Java, SunOS and other Sun Microsystems products.
New class opened: CCNA, Semester I. Start date: 18.04.2004 18:00h. Registration deadline: 25.04.2004.
Our academy and the Vice-Prime Minister of Bulgaria, Nikolay Vasilev, bestowed 9 personal computers and course completion certificates to people with disabilities. The event laid the foundations of the next step in our initiative towards these people.
Two new groups are about to get launched: CCNA Semester I and UNIX Fundamentals. Refer to our schedule for more information.
31 2004: Our Academy is proud to announce the success of Ivan Sivkov - he became the first instructor in Bulgaria who is certified to teach
the FWL (Fundamentals of Wireless LANs) course. If you are willing to subscribe for training, please contact us by e-mail.
New class opened for registration: CCNA, Semester I. Start date: 13.02.2004 18:30h. Visit our schedule manager for more information.
Our Academy launches a "Student of the Month" competition which will be organized on regular basis. If you
are interested, refer to your instructor for more information about the criteria.
New promotion is available to our students! You receive 10% discount for each student
you convince to register for training at our academy.
We are pleased to announce a new offer to our students who have
completed one or more CCNA v2.1.4 semesters. A so called Bridge Course is available
for each semester and takes 35 hours, spanning only the new material introduced
in CCNA v3.0. As you may already know, we migrated our CCNA courses and curricula to v3.0
which is the latest official version covering the material for both
INTRO and ICND exams, currently required for CCNA certification and recertification.
Contact us at instructorscacad.com (replace the square brackets with '@') for
registration or more information.
Regional Cisco Networking Academy "Future 21st Century Foundation" was awarded again with the Best Project 2003 prize,
this time on international stage in Johanesburg, where the annual EMEA meeting was held. Bulgaria was also presented
by Jordan Katcarov who won the Best Student 2003 award despite his age of only 15 years.
Competitors numbered more than 3200 academies in all in the region, which places great value on our achievements.
Photos available here.
Check out some photos from the Annual Cisco Networking Academy Awards
ceremony, where Regional Cisco Networking Academy "Future 21st
Century Foundation" was presented with two tropheys - both for
"Best Project". Photos are available here.
26 2003: Get
ready for the Annual Cisco Networking Academy Awards ceremony, which
will take place at the Annual Cisco Networking Academy Meeting on June
4th, Wednesday, at 16:00, Central Military Club, 7 "Tzar Osvoboditel"
Blvd. More information is available at http://www.cisco.com/bg/cnap.
Vote for your favourite Cisco Networking Academy and Instructor!
New Cisco Certified Network Associate certification preparation, Unix
Fundamentals and Java Fundamentals courses are available in April. Course
schedules and information is available here.
Participate in the new release of Information Technology Days in Plovdiv,
featuring Future 21st Century Foundation, Microsoft
- Bulgaria (http://www.microsoft.com/bulgaria),
BSH (http://www.bsh-bg.com) and
Technical University - Sofia, Branch
A schedule of event is available.
8 2003: Slides
from presentation "Aggregation of Resources in Heterogenous Networks"
by Milen Nickolov are available for download here
(.zip format 1,05MB). The presentation took place as a part of the celebration
of 58 years telecommunications engineering and education at the Technical
University - Sofia. An online version also availabe
(warning: flash slides are up to 60kb in size, so it might take some
time before the slide is displayed).
6 2003: Photos
from the celebration of 58 years of telecommunications engineering and
education in Bulgaria are available.
1 2003: Join
us for the celebration of 58 years of telecommunications engineering
and education in Bulgaria. Participate in open discussions with the
representatives of worlds top-telecommunication giants - Siemens
Information and Communication, Ericsson Telecommunications
Bulgaria, Cisco Systems and many others. Review
and find out more in the event schedule.
19 2003: Win
a FREE semester by answering all the questions from
our month game, broadcasted live at Eurocom - Bulgaria "Gamery
Show" TV show. Watch Regional Academy instructors asking questions
every Saturday 14:00 GMT+01. Don't miss the show! If you've missed it,
you can catch up with all the new questions, and the answers HERE.
New Regional Cisco Networking Academy - Plovdiv website has been launched
with beta functionality. If you have bugs/typos to report, please do
so at webmaster
[at] cacad [dot] com.
8 2003: Information
about the recent IT Career Day is available in the news
section of our website, along with some documentary photos. If you would
like to see Cisco Certified Internetworking Experts (CCIE)
in action, click here.
8 2003: IT Career Day took place at the House of Science and
Technology in Plovdiv with the participation of the Cisco Certified
Internetworking Experts - Boyan Krosnov and Delyan Delchev [photo1]
from LirexBG [Cisco Systems Gold Partner,
ISP and Systems Integrator]. Approaches to system and corporate security
were presented by the guest CCIE lecturers [photo2].
"Future 21st Century Foundation" Cisco Networking Academy
students had the opportunity to ask questions and participate in an
open discussion with the internetworking experts [photo3].
A live TV show at "Eurocom - Bulgaria" cable channel preceded
the event [photo4].
Employers were invited to meet Academy students and to discuss different
IT career opportunities [photo5].
22 2003: Beginning with the release of CCNA 4 Version 2.13,
qualification rules for CCNA Certification Vouchers have changed. Existing
voucher qualification rules will remain unchanged for Curriculum Versions
2.12 and earlier.
Curriculum Versions 2.12 and earlier, voucher qualification is based
on final exam performance in each of the four CCNA classes. However,
for Curriculum Versions 2.13 and beyond, voucher qualification is based
on a single exam that is designed to review content covered on the CCNA
Certification Exam. This exam is included as an optional part of CCNA
4. Three different forms of the CCNA 4 Chapter 9 exam are available
to both the Instructor and Student Communities.
will be permitted to take each form of the exam once to qualify for
the discount voucher. If a Student does not achieve a rating of Proficient
on the first form, they can attempt to qualify by taking the second
form, etc. As each form can only be taken one time, no exam deletions
will be permitted. After a Student has qualified for the discount voucher,
no other form of the exam will need to be activated for the Student.
As is currently the rule, only one voucher will be given per Student.
All other rules associated with voucher qualification remain the same.
15 2002: A
transition to the latest 2.14 version of CCNA curriculum is being conducted.
All 2.13 classes had been migrated to the newer version, as the Academy