CCIE Wireless Certification
Become a Cisco wireless LAN technology expert
Passing the CCIE Wireless certification exams demonstrates your broad theoretical knowledge of wireless networking and your solid understanding of Cisco Wireless LAN technologies. CCIE Wireless certification validates that you have the expertise to design and manage wireless networks and to make mission-critical and business-critical wireless network decisions.
Step One: CCIE Wireless Written Exam
You must pass the two-hour written exam covering planning, designing, implementing, operating, and troubleshooting Enterprise WLAN networks before you are eligible to schedule the lab exam.
Step Two: CCIE Wireless Lab Exam
The CCIE Wireless lab exam is an eight-hour, hands-on exam which focuses on implementing Enterprise WLAN solutions, including the autonomous infrastructure, unified infrastructure, unified controllers and APs, unified WCS and location, and implementing Voice over Wireless. Knowledge of troubleshooting is an important skill, and you are expected to diagnose and solve issues as part of the CCIE Wireless lab exam. You must pass the lab exam within three years of passing the written exam to achieve CCIE Wireless certification. Your first lab exam attempt must be made within 18 months.
CCIE Wireless Written Exam (400-351 CCIE Wireless)
CCIE Wireless Lab Exam
Cisco expert-level certifications are valid for 24 months. To recertify you must pass one of the following:
- Earn the required credits through the Cisco Continuing Education Program
- Current CCIE Written or CCIE Lab Exam
- Current CCDE Written or CCDE Practical Exam
- CCAr interview AND the CCAr board review
Visit Cisco's site for additional recertification information.