Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert

Routing and Switching

Course Description

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert Routing and Switching (CCIE Routing and Switching) certifies the skills required of expert-level network engineers to plan, operate and troubleshoot complex, converged network infrastructure.


    • Network Principles
    • Layer 2 Technologies
    • Layer 3 Technologies
    • VPN Technologies
    • Infrastructure Security
    • Infrastructure Services
    • Evolving Technologies v1.1


It is recommended that a Trainee has the following knowledge and skills before attending this course:

    • CCNA and CCNP Routing and Switching knowledge
    • No formal certification is required to give CCIE examination

How You Will Benefit

Upon completing this course, the Trainee will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Configure, validate, and troubleshoot complex enterprise network infrastructure.
    • Understand how infrastructure components interoperate.
    • Translate functional requirements into specific device configurations.

Note: You must pass the two-hour, written qualification exam, which covers networking concepts and some equipment commands before you are eligible to schedule the lab exam.

The eight-hour lab exam tests your ability to configure actual equipment and troubleshoot the network in a timed test situation. You must make an initial attempt at the CCIE lab exam within 18-months of passing the CCIE written exam. Candidates who do not pass must reattempt the lab exam within 12 months of their last scored attempt in order for their written exam to remain valid. If you do not pass the lab exam within three years of passing the written exam, you must retake the written exam before being allowed to attempt the lab exam again.

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