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With Cisco U.

Grow your tech career. Develop yourself. With Cisco U.


Employers value certifications as key indicators of an IT professional's worth. Cisco certifications can help you get your foot in the door. And you can choose the certification path that best meets your career goals. With that level of validation, you can be the IT professional employers seek.

"People always want to know who they're talking to. They want to know if you're qualified. Certifications give you instant credibility."

Kevin Brown, CyberOps Analyst
CCNA, CyberOps Associate Certifications



Training for individuals

Prepare for success with technology and certification training from Cisco. We offer classes in both e-learning and virtual instructor-led format, so you can take training anywhere, anytime.

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Training for organizations

Empower your team with the tools they need to transform your network, giving your business a competitive edge.

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Learning communities

Our free communities support your Cisco Certifications, training and lifelong learning goals. Join community members in our certification forums, access key exam resources, study with free IT training videos and webinars, and more.

Cisco Learning Network

Explore the power of the Cisco Learning Network's vibrant community to jump-start your certifications and lifelong learning goals.

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Cisco DevNet helps developers and IT individuals want to write applications and develop integrations with Cisco products, platforms, and APIs.

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Cisco Networking Academy

Transforms the lives of learners, educators and communities through the power of technology, education and career opportunities.

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Cisco Live Las Vegas

June 4 - 8, 2023

Las Vegas

Cisco Live Melbourne

December 6 - 9, 2023

Melbourne, Australia

Cisco Live Amsterdam

Feb 5 - 9, 2024

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Partner role levels, specializations, and training

In addition to certifications for individual employees, Cisco's partner companies can qualify for role levels and specializations.

Partner certifications, specializations, and training

Partner role levels

Partner role levels reflect the breadth of a partner organization’s skills across multiple technologies, and require partner specializations. Find the right role(s) and level(s) for your business.

Partner specializations

Partner specializations reflect the depth of a partner organization’s expertise. They include required exams and recommended trainings for employees in various roles.

Black Belt Academy

An education framework for partners to become proficient in selling, deploying, and supporting Cisco’s latest technologies and software solutions.