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The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) is an entry-level Cisco certification. Credential holders possess the skills required to support small enterprise networks including installation, operation, and network security.

• Prerequisite Certification: None
• Recommended Years of Experience/Knowledge: 2 years


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Typical Job Titles for Certification Holders
Data Network Engineer • Information Technology Specialist • Network Engineer • Network Specialist • Support Technician • System Administrator • System Analyst

Typical Job Tasks
CCENT professionals perform basic functions in networking, wide area network (WAN) technologies, security and wireless, routing and switching, installing, operating and configuring simple networks.

Salary Range
$29,680-$74,961 per PayScale.com

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Over the years, it's been interesting to watch the Cisco Learning Center grow and evolve to better meet the needs of IT professionals pursuing that company's often-coveted certification credentials. Of all the many things that Cisco does right with its cert programs, the company's "Study/Learn Master List" is second to none when it comes to helping interested parties find their way to the right exams, objectives, training, and study/prep materials. If you don't know about this already, you should; if you do know about it, you might want to head back to give it another look, as numerous exams have been (or will be) updated or replaced in the very near future.

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Test Tracks

New CCENT Cert Track:
100-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

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Existing Track Valid Through September 30

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1) 640-822
     • Exam cost: $125 USD (or worldwide equivalent)
     • Exam objectives from cisco.com
     • Exam Profile from Pearson IT Certification

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