Achieving CCIE Enterprise Wireless certification proves your skills with complex enterprise wireless solutions. To earn CCIE Enterprise Wireless certification, you pass two exams: a qualifying exam that covers core enterprise technologies, and a hands-on lab exam that covers enterprise wireless networks through entire network lifecycle, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.
Exams and recommended training
To earn CCIE Enterprise Wireless, you pass two exams: a qualifying exam and hands-on lab exam.
Step 1: Pass the qualifying exam
The qualifying exam, Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies, focuses on your knowledge of enterprise networking technologies.
The qualifying exam earns a specialist certification, so you can get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.
Step 2: Pass the lab exam
Last date to test: April 26, 2020
The Cisco CCIE® Wireless Lab Exam is an 8-hour, hands-on exam which requires candidates to configure, diagnose, and troubleshoot a series of complex network scenarios.
First date to test: April 27, 2020
This 8-hour hands-on lab exam covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex enterprise wireless networks, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE Enterprise Wireless, but you should have a thorough understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam.
CCIE candidates are recommended to have five to seven years of experience with designing, deploying, operating and optimizing enterprise wireless technologies and solutions prior to taking the exam.
CCIE Enterprise Wireless certification is valid for three years.