Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

The CCENT certification is the starting point to a career in networking, as it is the most basic Cisco certification level. By completing CCENT training, you will gain practical expertise that is needed for entry-level network support roles. CCENT training covers networking essentials, WAN technologies, underlying security and wireless approaches, routing and switching fundamentals, and configuring simple networks. By becoming a CCENT, you will be able to install, administer, and troubleshoot a small enterprise branch network.
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CCENT Certification training is the first step towards any of the following Associates level certifications:

  • CCNA Routing and Switching
  • CCNA Security
  • CCNA Wireless
  • CCNA Design

Recommended training for this certification

Exams

  • 100-105 ICND1

NOTE: Updated ICND1, ICND2, and CCNA Composite exams can be applied towards the achievement of several Cisco associate-level certifications.

Recertification

The CCENT certification is valid for three years, at such time you will need to recertify. For detailed information, view the recertification policy for the CCENT certification program.