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Training Courses

At the RIPE NCC, you have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge on a range of topics from our team of highly skilled trainers.

View a list of all our upcoming training courses.

LIR Training Course

The "LIR Training Course" is a one-day introduction to the RIPE NCC's administrative procedures and RIPE Policies related to obtaining and distributing Internet resources (i.e. IP addresses, AS Numbers and reverse DNS delegation) and operating a Local Internet Registry (LIR). The course includes a basic introduction to the RIPE Database.

RIPE Database Training Course

The “RIPE Database training course” will make you a capable user of the RIPE Database. Mixing hands-on activities with theory, the course participants will get a comprehensive idea of what the RIPE Database is and what they can do with it.

Basic IPv6 Training Course

The "Basic IPv6 Training Course" is a one-day course that tackles what IPv6 is and why it's needed in today’s networks. It also includes basic information on how to plan your deployment and addressing plans.

BGP Operation and Security Training Course

This course offers an in-depth look into Border Gateway Protocol (BGP). It covers the basics of how it works through to advanced topics such as route reflectors, policy, filtering, route selection and the security aspect of the protocol. The course also covers bogon filtering, Internet Routing Registries and the Resource Certification (RPKI) framework. Participants are able to reinforce the theory through practice with our interactive exercises following each topic.

Advanced IPv6 Training Course

"Advanced IPv6" is a two-day IPv6 course. Topics include IGP, BGP, security and configuration.

In order to attend this course, you must have participated in the "Basic IPv6 Training Course" or have a certificate from the "Introduction to IPv6 Course" in the RIPE NCC Academy.

IPv6 Security Training Course

This one-day course provides an overview of the most relevant IPv6 security topics. The participant will gain insight into industry best practice and gain a high-level understanding of the most pressing IPv6 security concerns today.

In order to attend this course, you must have participated in the "Basic IPv6 Training Course" or have a certificate from the "Introduction to IPv6 Course" in the RIPE NCC Academy.

Measurements and Tools Training Course

The Measurements and Tools Training Course is an introductory hands-on course to RIPEstat and RIPE Atlas.

RIPEstat is a web-based interface providing information about IP address space, Autonomous System Numbers (ASNs), and related information for hostnames and countries, all in one place. It provides easy access to registration and routing data, DNS data, geographical information, abuse contacts, blacklists and more from the RIPE NCC's internal datasets as well as from external sources.

RIPE Atlas is a vast Internet measurement platform that employs a global network of over 10,000 probes to actively measure Internet connectivity and reachability. The platform provides an unprecedented understanding of the state of the Internet in real time.

Tailor-made Workshops

Workshops on a variety of topics can be offered on request.


If you have any questions about the RIPE NCC's Training Courses or the tailor-made workshops, please contact us.