The CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) certification is internationally recognised as the most prestigious networking certification within the industry. Introduced in 1993, the certification was designed to help the industry to identify the most competent and skilled internetworking experts in the world.
And standards remain high. Today, less than 3% of all Cisco professionals and less than 1% of networking professionals are CCIE certified, worldwide.
Who is the CCIE course aimed at?
The CCIE course is aimed at professionals with at least 3-5 years experience in their field.
There are no formal prerequisites for individuals wishing to obtain CCIE certification. However, candidates must pass a written examination and a practical lab examination to complete the certification.
CCIE course content
In order to ensure that it remains at the forefront of technological and industry developments, the CCIE programme is continuously updated and revised, ensuring that it remains a leader in terms of quality, relevance, and value.
The certification is broken down into seven different tracks:
- Routing and Switching
- Service Provider
- Service Provider Operations
- Data Center/Wireless
What kind of CCIE courses are available?
A range of CCIE courses are available in a number of different formats and structures, in order to accommodate your lifestyle and requirements. These include:
- Distance learning
- Online courses
- Offline courses
- Intensive bootcamps
After completing the CCIE course
Within 6 to 8 weeks of being awarded your certification, you will receive an official certification kit, which will include:
- Congratulatory letter from John Chambers
- Certificate of Achievement
- Personalised CCIE Plaque
- CCIE Badge Pull
- CCIE Sticker Set
- Certification Resource Document
Upon completion of the CCIE course, you will be able to demonstrate to employers and potential employers that you are one of the most qualified experts in your field on an international level. This will enhance your career and progression opportunities.