Also, what do I need to do to achieve the CCAI cert?
All this equipment can become very expensive, so as an alternative, you might want to invest in a good simulation software, such as Boson's NetSim, which comes complete with the equipment listed above and preconfigured labs.
To answer you Cisco Academy Instructor question, Cisco's requirements to become a CCAI are the following:
- Successfully complete the Academy Orientation Course including the online assessment and teachback.
- Successfully complete all courses of training within a given curriculum (including final exams and skills exams) as evidenced by the Course Completion and Certification page in the Academy Connection site.
- Successfully teach at least one course of the given curriculum including the use of online exams as verified through the Academy Connection site.
- Obtain the appropriate industry certification exam.
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