Cisco Certifications

Cisco Certifications

Widely respected throughout the world, Cisco Certifications substantiate the knowledge and skills of certified specialists. They rank among the most sought-after qualifications for internetworking professionals.

Fast Lane offers training courses that effectively prepare network specialists for the various Cisco Certifications.

The evolution of Cisco’s professional certification program

On February 24, 2020, Cisco will release a new certification and training program. The last day of testing under the current certification program is February 23, 2020.

Next Level Cisco Certifications at a Glance (Download PDF)

Once you've started working on an additional certification - go ahead! If you receive certification before February 24, you will receive the new certification and associated badges.

Certification paths until February 23rd 2020
Certification Tracks Entry-Level Associate Professional Expert


!CCNA Cloud

!CCNP Cloud


!CCNA Collaboration

!CCNP Collaboration

!CCIE Collaboration

Cyber Ops

CCNA Cyber Ops

Data Center

CCNA Data Center

!CCNP Data Center

!CCIE Data Center







!CCNA Industrial

Routing & Switching


!CCNA Routing & Switching

!CCNP Routing & Switching

CCIE Routing & Switching



!CCNA Security

!CCNP Security

CCIE Security

Service Provider


!CCNA Service Provider

!CCNP Service Provider

CCIE Service Provider



!CCNA Wireless

!CCNP Wireless

!CCIE Wireless

New Certification paths valid from February 24th 2020
Entry Associate Professional Expert Architect

CCT Data Center

DevNet Associate

DevNet Professional



CCT Routing & Switching


CCNP Enterprise

CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure

CCIE Enterprise Wireless

CCNP Collaboration

CCIE Collaboration

CCNP Data Center

CCIE Data Center

CCNP Security

CCIE Security

CCNP Service Provider

CCIE Service Provider

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What changes?
  • Introduction of Cisco Certified DevNet Associate, Specialist and Professional Certifications.
  • Requirements for certification at associate and professional level dropped.
  • Continuous education for all
  • Recognition for the completion of training
  • Consolidated and updated CCNA training and certification
  • Your choice of focus exams at the professional level
  • Optimized certification paths
  • New validity for the CCIE certification, which will be continuously maintained for 20 years.
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