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CCIE Routing and Switching

Cisco Learning specialised partnerThe Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) certification is accepted worldwide as the most prestigious networking certification in the industry. Network Engineers holding an active Cisco CCIE certification are recognised for their expert network engineering skills and mastery of Cisco products and solutions.

The CCIE community has established a reputation of leading the networking industry in deep technical networking knowledge and are deployed into the most technically challenging network assignments.

The programme continually updates and revises its testing tools and methodologies to ensure unparalleled programme quality, relevance and value. Through a rigorous written exam and a performance based lab, the CCIE programme sets the standard for internetworking expertise.

How to become Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching certified 

Step One: CCIE Routing and Switching Written Exam

You must pass the two-hour, written qualification exam, which covers networking concepts and some equipment commands before you are eligible to schedule the lab exam.

Required Exam Recommended Training 

400-101 CCIE Routing & Switching

Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching 360 learning programme

Step Two: CCIE Routing and Switching Lab Exam

The eight-hour lab exam tests your ability to configure actual equipment and troubleshoot the network in a timed test situation. You must make an initial attempt of the CCIE lab exam within 18-months of passing the CCIE written exam. If you do not pass the lab exam within three years of passing the written exam, you must retake the written exam before being allowed to attempt the lab exam again.


CCIEs Are Required to Recertify Every Two Years.

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