Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
San Jose, CA USA
Skill Level: Foundation Status: Active
Low Cost: $125 (shortest track)
Cisco CCENT certification is for individuals who install, operate and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network, including basic network security. This entry-level IP networking certification is the first step toward achieving a CCNA from Cisco.
You must pass the Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) exam ($150). Training is available but not required. A previous version of ICND1 is available through September 30, 2013.
CCENT certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass either the ICND1 or ICND2 exam, or pass the current CCNA exam, or pass a CCNA Concentration exam (wireless, security, voice), or pass any 642-XXX professional level or Cisco Specialist exam (excluding Sales Specialist exams), or pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam. Passing the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review also extends lower certifications.