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Available February 24, 2020: Updates to the CCNP certification and training program

On February 24, 2020, Cisco will release new certification exams. New training will roll out over the next several months. If you have started working toward the current CCNP Collaboration certification, keep going. In the new program, you’ll receive credit for work you’ve already completed.

Visit the CCNP Collaboration migration tool for information about migrating your certification in progress.

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CCNP Collaboration certification

For collaboration and unified communications network engineers who want develop advanced collaboration skills designing, deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco Collaboration and Unified communications applications, devices and networks, the Cisco CCNP Collaboration certification is a job-role focused training and certification program that will expand your skills and ability to deliver business value.

Overview

Why certify?

Collaboration is becoming a critical necessity for business success and innovation. You can use your knowledge to lead the transformation and increase the effectiveness of your organizations collaboration experience.

Prerequisites

Valid CCNA Collaboration certification or any Cisco CCIE/CCDE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Note: Candidates with a valid CCIE Collaboration or CCIE Voice certification will only be required to take and pass the 300-075 CIPTV2 exam to earn the certification.

Exam information

To earn the Cisco CCNP Collaboration certification, you must pass the following exams:

300-070 CIPTV1

Last date to test: February 23, 2020

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and skills to implement Cisco Unified Communications Manager, CUBE, and audio and videoconferences in a single-site voice and video network.

300-070 CIPTV1 exam topics


300-075 CIPTV2

Last date to test: February 23, 2020

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and skills to implement Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco VCS-C, and Cisco Expressway series in a multisite voice and video network.

300-075 CIPTV2 exam topics


300-080 CTCOLLAB

Last date to test: February 23, 2020

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot issues in a voice and video network that includes Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco VCS-C, and Cisco Expressway series.

300-080 CTCOLLAB exam topics


300-085 CAPPS

Last date to test: February 23, 2020

This exam is associated with CCNA Collaboration certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and skills to implement Cisco Collaboration applications including Cisco Jabber, Cisco Unified IM and Presence, Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Unity Express, and Cisco TelePresence Management Suite.

300-085 CAPPS exam topics

Classroom training

The best way to prepare for the CCNP Collaboration certification is to take the Cisco-approved training.

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1 (CIPTV1)

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of implementing a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution in a single-site environment. Candidates will need to show they can configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager, implement gateways and Cisco Unified Border Element, and build dial plans to place on-net and off-net voice and video calls.

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2 (CIPTV2)

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of Cisco Unified Collaboration solutions in a multi-site environment. They will need to be able to describe the role of Cisco Video Communication Server (VCS) Control and the Cisco Expressway Series and how they interact with Cisco Unified Communications Manager.

Troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony & Video (CTCOLLAB)

This exam assesses a candidate's knowledge and skills to be able to troubleshoot a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution. The exam also covers troubleshooting methodology, triage, resources, and tools.

Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications (CAPPS)

This exam tests candidates on the integration options of Cisco Unified IM and Presence, Cisco Unity Express, Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Prime Collaboration, and Cisco TelePresence Management Suite in a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution.

Recertification

On February 24, 2020, the recertification policy for this exam will be changing.

Cisco Professional-level certifications are valid for three years.

To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam, or
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.

Achieving or recertifying any of the certifications above automatically extends your active Associate and Professional level certification(s) up to the point of expiration of the last certification achieved.

For more information, access the Recertification Policy page.

Visit recertification policy