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CCNP Collaboration Certification and Training

Prove your skills with Collaboration solutions

Achieving CCNP Collaboration certification proves your skills with collaboration solutions. To earn CCNP Collaboration certification, you pass two exams: one that covers core collaboration technologies and one collaboration concentration exam of your choice, so you can customize your certification to your technical area of focus.

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Exams and recommended training

To earn CCNP Collaboration, you pass two exams: a core exam and a collaboration concentration exam of your choice. And now every exam in the CCNP Collaboration program earns an individual Specialist certification, so you get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.

  • The core exam focuses on your knowledge of collaboration infrastructure. The core exam is also the qualifying exam for CCIE Collaboration certification. Passing the core exam will qualify candidates to schedule and take the CCIE lab within the validity of their core exam.
  • Concentration exams focus on emerging and industry-specific topics. You can prepare for concentration exams by taking their corresponding Cisco training courses. 

Prerequisites

There are no formal prerequisites for CCNP Collaboration, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.

CCNP candidates often also have three to five years of experience implementing collaboration solutions.

Getting started

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Recertification

CCNP Collaboration certification is valid for three years. As a Cisco certified individual you have flexible options to recertify when you complete eligible items through the Cisco Continuing Education program. Learn more by downloading the ebook below.

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