For many companies and individuals, Cisco Systems Certification is a key objective.
As the leading and most flexible Cisco Learning Solutions Partner, we have the capability to offer the full range of Cisco Certified training solutions at locations throughout the UK.
The career certification programme is made out of five certification levels: Entry, Associate, Professional, Expert and Architect. Within these levels you can differentiate seven specialisations: Routing & Switching, Design, Network Security, Service Provider, Storage Networking, Voice and Wireless. This way you can choose a specialisation that suits your role.
Associate level certifications are available in a variety of technology concentrations allowing you to focus on the specific skills required for your job role. Cisco's associate level program is available for Routing and Switching, Security, Wireless, Voice, Video, Data Center, Design and Service Provider.View the latest Cisco certification roadmap here.
The following certifications allow you access to free support material CCNA Xtra: CCENT, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CCNA Wireless, CCDA, CCNA R&S. Get in touch to find out more
Opt in to receive a free copy of the GK3150*, Understanding Networking Fundamentals (Network+). e-learning is issued 4 weeks before your ICND1 course.
*Only applicable with the following Certifications: CCENT, CCNA Security, CCNA Voice, CCNA Wireless, CCDA, CCNA R&S.
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Cisco Certification Job Matrix
As networks continue to evolve, the demand for professionals who have the skills and training needed to manage and maintain converged technologies continues to grow. As a result, matching the right talent with the right jobs will be more important than ever and increasingly more difficult.
Fortunately, there is a solution. The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide IT Education and Training 2011 Vendor Analysis says, "Training and team skill have the most significant impact on overall performance of technology and success of technology projects."
Confidence Comes with Cisco Certification
The success of your business depends on the people running it. Cisco Certification assures that you have hired the most competent professional to improve the performance of your critical technology infrastructure. The 2011 IDC survey "Impact of Training on Network Administration: Certification Leads to Operational Productivity" found quantitative benefits from the type of experience you get from employees certified by Cisco:
- Unscheduled downtime was about 20 percent lower at organisations with more certified IT staff
- Organisations with higher concentrations of certified staff spent about 30 percent less on external support for network security activities
- Results show organisations with more than 50 percent of their team members certified performed above the average of all organisations
Recertification is an important indicator to IT professionals and their employers, ensuring that the certification holder has kept up with current trends in networking technology. Valid certifications may be renewed indefinitely, but without timely renewal, certifications expire or become inactive. To keep certifications current, individuals should recertify by advancing to the next level of certification or passing the designated recertification exam(s). Find out more here.
New channel programme to support the Cisco Qualified Specialists
The Specialist designation certifies the expertise of experienced technical professionals, and those who have earned associate or professional-level Cisco career certifications. By earning specialist certifications, network professionals can enhance their core networking knowledge in technologies such as:
- Unified Communications
- Data Centre
- Unified Computing System
- VCE (VBlock)
New channel programme to support the development of Cisco Partner Business Architects
We have developed a Business Architect programme in support of Cisco's initiative. The Business Architect track uses a robust business analysis and business process consulting curriculum to transform talented Cisco Channel Partner Account Managers into Business Architects.
This learning programme provides the knowledge, methods and skills required to help Cisco partners clearly convey the true value of Cisco's architectural solutions to organisations. It also enables you to identify the key components necessary to ensure successful business transformation, which is essential to any organisation in implementing its business strategy and achieving its vision. By optimising business processes, especially in a tight economy, allows you to improve efficiencies whilst also saving time and money.
For full details of all our courses, bookings call us on 0118 912 1929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org