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Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI)

This vendor-specific Certification is Offered By:
Cisco Systems
San Jose, CA USA
Phone: 800-553-6387
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Skill Level: Instructor                          Status: Active

Low Cost: Not available                Training Required

This certification is for individuals who want to teach authorized Cisco courses. You must be sponsored or employed by a Cisco Learning Partner.

Initial Requirements:
To become a Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CCSI), you must first be
sponsored or employed by an authorized Cisco Learning Partner. Once you
become sponsored by a Learning Partner, they will guide you through the
instructor certification process, which includes but is not limited to the

  • Select a Baseline technology (i.e. Routing & Switching)
  • Take the course(s) (i.e. ICND1 and ICND2)
  • Pass the exam(s) (i.e. CCNA 640-802) at the instructor "cut score"
  • Your sponsoring learning partner enrolls you in a 2-day Instructor
    Certification Program (ICP) event & (Presentation skills and Technical/Lab
  • Following the ICP event the ICP Proctor sends all candidate results
    to the Cisco Instructor Certification and Development Team for validation.
  • Upon validation, Cisco will send a Welcome CCSI email to the
    candidate and their associated Learning Partner containing their official
    CCSI number.
  • You must also purchase the CCSI Membership and accept the CCSI

Continuing Requirements:
You must be an active CCSI. This requires maintaining affiliation with a Learning Partner in order to maintain your CCSI certification. If you are inactive for one year or longer, you will be required to recertify.

Online Resources:
You can locate a Cisco Learning Partner in your area with Cisco's
Learning Partner Locator

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