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Cisco® Certifications

Cisco® Certifications

The Cisco certification program offers a path for anyone with career aspirations in technology and enable IT careers for people all over the world and from every walk of life. From Networking Academy students just starting out to seasoned professionals ready for CCIE, Cisco certified candidates get a career boost and the skills they need to flourish.

Get certified from your home or office

Take your Cisco exam conveniently from home through OnVUE online proctoring. A live proctor will monitor you through the webcam on your workstation to provide a secure exam experience.

Watch the short video on the Cisco online proctoring page to see how convenient it is to test from home or work. Be sure to run the system test and exam simulation before you sign in to register for an online proctored exam. Good luck!

CERTIFICATION PROGRAM UPDATES

Take your career to the next level

Cisco’s new training and certification program fast-tracks you to the knowledge you need to thrive in this new landscape. At the associate level, the program includes more automation and programmability, as well as security and collaboration, setting a new baseline for technology careers. Visit www.cisco.com/go/nextlevel for more info.

OnVUE online proctored

We are pleased to announce that we will now deliver certification exams using online proctoring from Pearson VUE, effective April 15, 2020. With this additional testing option, you can now pursue your Cisco Certification goals without further delay, conveniently at your home or office. Learn more »

All written, proctored Cisco Certification exams can be taken online with a few exceptions:

  • 100-110 ENU CCENT (Invitation Only)
  • 352-011 ENU Cisco Certified Design Expert Practical Exam
  • 352-001 ENU Cisco Certified Design Expert Qualification Exam

For more information go to www.cisco.com/go/onlinetesting

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EXAM INFORMATION (EXAM TYPES)

Exam types

Cisco offers the following two types of exams. The same Pearson VUE web account is used to schedule or purchase either type of exam.

Proctored exams delivered at a test center

Most Cisco certification exams are delivered in a proctored environment at a Pearson VUE® Authorized Test Center. To schedule a certification exam or locate a test center, use the links on this page under the Cisco logo.

Self-administered online exams (non-proctored)

Cisco exams that begin with a 700 exam code are self-administered and can be taken from anywhere you have an Internet connection. To purchase an online exam, visit the online exam testing page.

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NETWORKING ACADEMY

Networking Academy Vouchers and Promotion Codes

If you are new to testing with Pearson VUE, please make sure to have your Networking Academy ID and Networking Academy username available when you register for your exam. Your voucher or promotion code will not work without these two pieces of information.

If you have tested with Pearson VUE before, please update your Pearson VUE profile with your Networking Academy ID and Networking Academy username.

Cisco requires this information from all Networking Academy students in order for their test results to count toward certification. If you have questions, please refer to the email instructions you received from the Cisco Networking Academy.

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TEST PREPARATION

We provide a number of valued resources aimed to equip you for your next exam. Refer to the related links section under Test Preparation Resources in the side menu.

Continuing Education and Recertification

For specific program information, please visit the Continuing Education and Recertification web pages.

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Last updated 2020-12-01