A Recertification Program for Current Certified Individuals
The Cisco Continuing Education Program is offered to all current certification holders as a flexible alternative to recertification. Individuals now have the option to recertify by passing a relevant exam or by earning credits through continuing education. Once candidates have earned the designated number of credits, they will be recertified per the existing recertification policies.
Skyline is proud to be one of the participating authorized learning partners in this program and will be offering the full range of courses listed within the Continuing Education Catalogue.
Please contact your Skyline representative for more information or visit the program page on cisco.com for additional details.
The Cisco Continuing Education Program is intended to encourage candidates to diversify their skill sets in order to make them more valuable to their organization and the industry as a whole while maintaining the integrity of the Cisco brand.
Continuing Education Catalog
The catalog is up-to-date as of April 2020 and is subject to change at any time without notice. For the latest catalog, please refer to the CE catalog or contact your Skyline ATS representative.
|Cisco CCIE Collaboration Advanced Workshop (CIEC)||50||Y|
|Building the Cisco Cloud with Application Centric Infrastructure (CLDACI)||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFI)||40||Y|
|Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCD)||40||Y|
|Designing Cisco DataCenter Unified Fabric (DCUFD)||40||Y|
|Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCT)||30||Y|
|Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric (DCUFT)||30||Y|
|Deploying Cisco Service Provider Network Routing (SPROUTE)||40||Y|
|Deploying Cisco Service Provider Advanced Network Routing (SPADVROUTE)||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Core Network Services (SPCORE)||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Edge Network Services (SPEDGE)||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Multicast (MCAST)||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Quality of Service (QOS)||40||Y|
|Cisco Information Server Administration (ANCISM)||24||Y|
|Cisco Information Server Advanced (ANCISV)||24||Y|
|Cisco Big Data Analytics, Architecture and Management (ANDMB)||32||Y|
|Implementing Cisco HyperFlex (DCIHX)||24||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (DCACI) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Designing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSD) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Enterprise Advanced Routing and Services (ENARSI) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing and Operating Cisco Data Center Core Technologies (DCCOR) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies (ENCOR) 1.0||64||Y||Y|
|Designing Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCID)||40||Y||Y|
|Troubleshooting Cisco Data Center Infrastructure (DCIT)||50||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Collaboration Cloud and Edge Solutions (CLCEI) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Designing Cisco Enterprise Networks (ENSLD) v1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Enterprise Wireless Networks (ENWLSI) v1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies (CLCOR) v1.0||64||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications (CLICA) v1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR) v1.0||64||Y|
|Implementing and Operating Cisco Security Core Technologies (SCOR) 1.0||64||Y||Y|
|Securing Cloud Deployments with Cisco Technologies (SECCLD) v1.0||32||Y||Y|
|Implementing Secure Solutions with Virtual Private Networks (SVPN) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Service Provider VPN Services (SPVI) v1.0||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure–Advanced (DCACIA) v1.0||40||Y|
|Configuring Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCCNX) 1.0||24||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Advanced Call Control and Mobility Services (CLACCM) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions (SPRI) 1.0||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Video Network Devices, Part 2 (CIVND2)||30||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Cybersecurity Operations (SECOPS)||30||Y||Y|
|Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Fundamentals (SECFND)||30||Y||Y|
|Managing Industrial Networks for Manufacturing with Cisco Technologies (IMINS2) 1.0||30||Y||Y|
|Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 1 (SPNGN1)||30||Y|
|Building Cisco Service Provider Next-Generation Networks, Part 2 (SPNGN2)||30||Y|
|Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices: Accelerated (CCNAX)||30||Y|
|Cisco Information Server Basic (ANCISB)||30||Y|
|SDA Design Essentials ( SDADE) 1.2||12|
|Implementing Cisco Catalyst 9000 Switches (ENC9K) v1.0||18||Y||Y|
|Deploying Cisco Connected Mobile Experiences (WCMX) 2.0||12||Y|
|Understanding Cisco Data Center Foundations (DCFNDU) V1.0||30||Y||Y|
|Understanding Cisco Collaboration Foundations (CLFNDU) 1.0||30||Y||Y|
|Implementing and Administering Cisco Solutions (CCNA) 1.0||30||Y||Y|
|Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU) 1.0||30||Y||Y|
|Understanding Cisco Service Provider Network Foundations (SPFNDU) 1.0||30||Y|
|Introducing Automation for Cisco Solutions (CSAU) 1.0||12||Y||Y|
|Introducing Cisco NX-OS Switches and Fabrics in the Data Center (DCINX) 1.0||12||Y||Y|
|Building Business Specialist Skills (BTBBSS)||18||Y|
|Building Cisco Business Outcome Aligned IT Roadmap (BTROAD)||12||Y|
|Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies (IMINS)||40||Y|
|Deploying Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise (DUCCE)||40||Y|
|Administering Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise, Part 1 (AUCCE1)||40||Y|
|Administering Cisco Unified Contact Center Enterprise, Part 2 (AUCCE2)||40||Y|
|Adopting the Cisco Business Architecture Approach (DTBAA)||6||Y|
|Applying Cisco Business Architecture Techniques (DTBAS)||24||Y|
|Mastering the Cisco Business Architecture Discipline (DTBAD)||24||Y|
|Cisco Prime Service Catalog Developer Training (PSCD)||16||Y||Y|
|Hosted Collaboration Service Foundation (HCSF)||12||Y|
|Cisco Hyperflex Operations and Management (HFLEX200)||16||Y|
|Deploying Security in Cisco ACI (DSACI)||32||Y|
|Configuring Cisco ACI in the Cisco Nexus Data Center (CACND)||24||Y|
|Configuring the Cisco Nexus 9000 in NX-OS Mode (C9KNX)||24||Y|
|Managing Enterprise Networks with Cisco Prime Infrastructure (MENPI)||40||Y|
|Cisco Prime Central Intermediate – Administration and Operations (CPCI-AO)||16||Y|
|Cisco Prime Network Intermediate – Administration and Operations (CPNI-AO)||32||Y|
|Cisco Prime Provisioning (CPP)||16||Y||Y|
|Cisco Prime Performance Manager (CPPERF)||8||Y||Y|
|Cisco Prime Optical Operation and Maintenance (CPOOM)||16||Y|
|Cisco Prime Collaboration Assurance (PCA)||16||Y||Y|
|Cisco Prime Collaboration Provisioning (PCP)||16||Y||Y|
|Cisco Prime Optical Operation and Maintenance (CPOOM)||16||Y|
|Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Threat Defense NGFW (FIREPOWER200)||40||Y||Y|
|Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next-Generation IPS (SSFIPS)||32||Y||Y|
|Protecting Against Malware Threats with Cisco AMP for Endpoints (SSFAMP)||24||Y|
|Securing Cisco Networks with Snort Rule Writing Best Practices (SSFRULES)||24||Y|
|Securing Cisco Networks with Open Source Snort (SSFSNORT)||32||Y|
|Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation LTE (LTE100)||15||Y||Y|
|Cisco Service Provider Mobility Intermediate LTE (LTE200)||20||Y||Y|
|Cisco Service Provider Mobility Foundation and Intermediate LTE (LTE201)||40||Y||Y|
|Cisco Policy Suite Core Technologies for Mobility (CPSCTM)||8||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco LTE Packet Core Networks (SPLTE)||40||Y||Y|
|Deploying Cisco Service Provider Mobile Backhaul Solutions (MOBBKHL300)||32||Y||Y|
|Introduction to Cisco IOS XR (IOSXR100)||12||Y|
|Cisco IOS XR System Administration (IOSXR200)||24||Y|
|Cisco IOS XR Basic Troubleshooting (IOSXR201)||16||Y||Y|
|Cisco IOS XR Layer 3 VPN Implementation and Verification (IOSXR301)||16||Y|
|Cisco IOS XR Multicast Routing Implementation and Verification (IOSXR302)||16||Y|
|Cisco Aggregation Services Router 9000 Series Essentials (ASR9KE)||32||Y||Y|
|Cisco ASR 903 Essentials (ASR903E)||18||Y||Y|
|Cisco IOS XR Ethernet VPN Implementation and Verification1 (IOSXR303)||24||Y||Y|
|Cisco SD WAN Operation and Deployment (ENSDW) 1.0||16||Y|
|Cisco Optical Technology Intermediate (OPT200) 1.0||32||Y|
|Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure Operations and Troubleshooting (DCACIO) 1.0||24||Y|
|Deploying Cisco SD-Access (ENSDA) 1.0||24||Y||Y|
|Cisco NSO Administration and DevOps (NSO303) 3.0||32||Y|
|Securing Networks with Cisco Firepower Next Generation Firewall (SSNGFW) 1.0||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco SD-WAN Solutions (SDWAN300) 1.0||32||Y||Y|
|Implementing Segment Routing on Cisco IOS XR (SEGRTE201) 2.0||32||Y||Y|
|Preparing the Identity Services Engine (ISE) for SD-Access (P-SDA-ISE)||4||Y|
|Planning and Deploying SD-Access Fundamentals – Foundation (P-SDA-FUN)||8||Y|
|Planning and Deploying SD-Access Fundamentals – Advanced (P-SDA-ADV)||5||Y|
|Planning and Deploying SD-Access Fundamentals – Design (P-SDA-DES)||3||Y|
|Planning and Deploying SD-Access Fundamentals (for Customers) (CUST-SDA-FUND) v1.0||12||Y|
|Preparing the ISE for SD-Access (for Customers) (CUST-SDA-ISE) v1.0||4||Y|
|Getting Started with DNA Center Assurance (A-DNAC-ASSUR) v1.0||4||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Getting Started – (P-SDW-START)||6||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Deploying the Data Plane (P-SDW-DATPLN)||6||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Developing the Overlay Topology (P-SDW-OVRLAY)||5||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Managing the application Experience (P-SDW-APPEXP)||6||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Bringing Up the Control Plane Devices (P-SDW-CTRPLN)||2||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Topics For Network Architects (P-SDW-NETARC)||3||Y|
|Golden Ticket DNA – ILT only||16|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Getting Started – For Customers (A-SDW-START)||6||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Deploying The Data Plane- For Customers (A-SDW-DATPLN)||6||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Deploying The Overlay Topology – For Customers (A-SDW-OVRLAY)||5||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Managing the Application Experience – For Customers (A-SDW-APPEXP)||6||Y|
|The SD-WAN Mastery Collection – Bringing Up The Control Plane Devices – For Customers (A-SDW-CTRPLN)||2||Y|
|Cisco DNA Center Fast Start Use Cases (A-SDA-FASTSTART)||5||Y|
|Cisco DNA Center Fast Start Use Cases (P-SDA-FASTSTART)||5||Y|
|Securing Branch Internet and Cloud Access with Cisco SD-WAN (A-SDW-BRSEC)||11||Y|
|Configuring Cisco MDS 9000 Series Switches (DCMDS) 3.1||40||Y||Y|
|Introducing Cisco Nexus 9000 Switches in NX-OS Mode (DCINX9K)||16||Y||Y|
|Configuring Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches in ACI Mode (DCAC9K)||40||Y||Y|
|Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Switches 2.1||40||Y|
|Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Switches 2.1||40||Y|
|Configuring the Cisco Nexus 1000 V2.0 (DCNX1K)||24||Y|
|Configuring Cisco Data Center Unified Computing (DCUCS)||40||Y|
|Cisco UCS Director Foundation (UCSDF)||30||Y|
|Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers (BGP)||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco MPLS (MPLS)||40||Y||Y|
|Implementing Cisco MPLS Traffic Engineering & Other Features (MPLST)||50||Y|
|IPv6 Fundamentals, Design and Deployment (IP6FD)||40||Y|
|Securing the Web with Cisco Web Security Appliance (SWSA)||16||Y||Y|
|Securing Email with Cisco Email Security Appliance (SESA)||24||Y||Y|
|Programming for Network Engineers (PRNE)||24||Y||Y|
|Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security (SASAC)||40||Y|
|Implementing Advanced Cisco ASA Security (SASAA)||50||Y|
|Configuring Cisco Nexus 5000 Series Switches (DCNX5K)||40||Y|
|Configuring Cisco Nexus 7000 Series Switches (DCNX7K)||40||Y|
|Deploying Cisco Unified Intelligence Center (DUIC)||24||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Intrusion Prevention System (IPS)||40||Y|
|Implementing Cisco Bring Your Own Device Solutions (SBYOD)||24||Y|
|Implementing and Configuring Cisco Identity Services Engine (SISE)||40||Y||Y|
|Deploying Cisco Unified Contact Center Express (UCCXD)||40||Y|
|Designing and Deploying Cisco UCS Director with ACI (UCSDACI)||40||Y|
|Designing the VersaStack Solution (VSDESIGN)||16||Y|
|Implementing the VersaStack Solution (VSIMP)||24||Y||Y|
|Cisco Digital Network Architecture Implementation Essentials (DNAIE)||40||Y||Y|
|Designing Cisco Data Center Unified Computing Infrastructure (DCIDUC) 6.0||16|
|Cisco ACI Overview||6|
|CCIE Prep 1 for Cisco 360 Learning Program for CCIE R&S||40|
|CCIE Prep 2 : Qos, Multicas and Security||40|
|Intensive course of DESGN v3 Japanese||32|
|Advenced internetwork for MPLS-VPN router and switch||12|
|Basic Internetwork by Route and Switch||18|
|Crush Course: Implementing Cisco Multicast||12|
|Crush Course: IPv6||18|
|Intensive course of BGP||24|
|Intensive course of Qos||12|
|Practical Training for Implementing Router and Switch Part1||12|
|Application Centric Infrastructure Fundamentals (DCACIF) v2.0||30|
|Implementing and Configuring Cisco SDWAN (ICSDWAN-CT)||40|
|Intensive course of Wireless update version||18|
|Introducing the DevNet Associate Fundamentals Course||48||Y|
|Developing Applications and Automating Workflows using Cisco Core Platforms (DEVASC) v1.0||48||Y|
|Developing Applications Using Cisco Core Platforms and APIs (DEVCOR) v1.0||64||Y|
|Implementing DevOps Solutions and Practices using Cisco Platforms (DevOps) v1.0||40||Y|
|Developing Solutions using Cisco IoT and Edge Platforms (DEVIOT) v1.0||40||Y|
|Implementing Automation for Cisco Enterprise Solutions (ENAUI) v1.0||24||Y|
|Implementing Automation for Cisco Security Solutions (SAUI) v1.0||24||Y|
|Implementing Automation for Cisco Data Center Solutions (DCAUI) v1.0||24||Y|
|Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions (SPAUI) v1.0||24||Y|
|Implementing Automation for Cisco Collaboration Solutions (CLAUI) v1.0||24||Y|
|Developing Applications for Cisco Webex and Webex Devices (DEVWBX) v1.0||40||Y|
No limit on the credit value
No limit on the credit value
Continuing Education Topics & FAQs
The Continuing Education Program will be available for all candidates with an Active status as defined on the How to Recertify website.
Certification holders can choose from the list of pre-approved Continuing Education Program offerings to earn credits towards recertification.
To be eligible for the Cisco Continuing Education Program, candidates must meet these requirements:
- Hold a valid certification.
- Have a certification status of Active.
Recertification requirements must be met prior to the certification expiration date.
Credits can be accrued via a variety of activities – course attendance, Cisco Live training, and content authoring.
Certification holders can log in to https://ce.cisco.com. Click on ‘Item Catalogue’ to view the pre-approved courses and offerings available to earn the required credits. You can customize your search based on the search options provided.
For a list of pre-approved Continuing Education learning courses and offerings, download the Continuing Education items summary or logon to Continuing Education platform and click on ‘Item Catalog’.
Once you log into https://ce.cisco.com, follow the below steps to submit credits for validation:
- Click on ‘Submit Items’
- Enter information in the ‘Item Name, ‘Item Type’, ‘Select Provider’, ‘Start Date’ and ‘Completion Date’ fields
- Check the ‘Terms and Conditions’ checkbox
- Click ‘Submit’
Certification Level & Duration
Exam and Continuing Education Options
Associate – 3 years
|Specialist – 3 years|
|Professional – 3 years|
|CCIE – 3 years|
|CCDE – 3years|
|Architect – 5years|
Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) certifications are valid for five years. CCAr will remain certified as long as they continue to contribute to maintaining the Cisco Certified Architect Certification program. Current recertification policies require Cisco Certified Architects to complete qualifying events within the 24 months preceding the expiration deadline.
- Certified individuals can use any eligible combination of exams and/or Continuing Education items to recertify.
- Claims must be submitted for Continuing Education credit within 90 days of completing an eligible item, and while the certification is active. Claims submitted outside the 90-day window will not be eligible for Continuing Education credit.
- All Items must be completed and submitted for Continuing Education credit before the certification expires.
- Credits will be valid for 3 years from the date the item was completed and MUST be used towards recertification before they expire.
- Credits will expire if all certifications become inactive before completing the recertification requirements.
- Once recertification criteria are met, recertification(s) will be automatically processed.
- Recertification triggered through Continuing Education participation will be effective from the date the last Continuing Education item was completed.
- Credits will roll over or expire if a new recertification cycle starts:
- Unapplied Continuing Education credits totaling 5 or more will roll over into the next recertification cycle and remain active until the item expiration date or the certification expires, whichever comes first.
- Unapplied Continuing Education credits totaling 4 or less will expire upon recertification or when the certification expires.
- There is no cap on the number of Continuing Education credits that can be earned from any item category.
- Credit will only be granted once for completing a course in the certification cycle. No credit will be granted for completing a course an additional time.
- Credits will be granted for Alpha trainings. Continuing Education credit will not be awarded to submissions for the live version of the same course.
- Except for certified CCIE’s, only Continuing Education items completed after Feb 24, 2020 are eligible for Continuing Education credit.
- There is no fee to participate in the program.