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Cisco no longer issues the CCENT certification. We now offer one, consolidated CCNA that covers a broad range of fundamentals for IT careers.

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Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

The CCENT certification validates the skills required for entry-level network support positions, the starting point for many successful careers in networking. CCENT certified professionals have the knowledge and skill to install, operate, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security.


Why certify?

The CCENT certification opens doors to a career in networking. Having your CCENT means you have what it takes to manage a small, enterprise branch network. A CCENT is your first step toward CCNA certification and will help you stand out from the crowd in entry-level positions.


No prerequisites

Exams and training

Retired: February 24, 2020

Required exams Training
100-105 ICND1 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

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For information about recertifying, visit the recertification page.