Wi-Fi Career Certifications

From here, you can go anywhere.

Whether you're just starting out in your IT career or have experience and are looking for a way to step up to the next level, a CWNP certification can validate your skillset and pave the way for new opportunity. Currently, we offer six official CWNP certifications – from entry-level to expert – each testing your knowledge of WLANs, RF technologies, troubleshooting strategies, network security and design and Enterprise Wi-Fi applications.

Our proctored certification exams, are offered at all Pearson VUE Testing Centers worldwide.

Take the next step toward achieving your personal and professional goals and earning a higher salary. From here, you'll find information on each one of our CWNP certifications, include validation period, re-certification requirements, pre-requisites for exam eligibility and certification objectives.

CWTS® - Certified Wireless Technology Specialist is an entry level certification for sales professionals, project managers, and networkers who are new to enterprise Wi-Fi. Learn what Wi-Fi is before you learn how it works. CWTS is a lifetime certification.

CWNA

CWNA® - Certified Wireless Network Administrator is an administrator level career certification for networkers who are in the field and need to thoroughly understand RF behavior, site surveying, installation, and basic enterprise Wi-Fi security. CWNA is where you learn how RF and IP come together as a Wi-Fi network. The CWNA certification is valid for 3 years.

CWSP

CWSP® - Certified Wireless Security Professional is a professional level certification for network engineers who seek to establish their expertise in enterprise Wi-Fi security. Contrary to popular belief, enterprise Wi-Fi can be secure, if the IT pros installing and configuring it understand how to secure the wireless network. You must have a current CWNA credential to take the CWSP exam. The CWSP certification is valid for 3 years.

CWDP

CWDP® - Certified Wireless Design Professional is a professional level career certification for networkers who are already CWNA certified and have a thorough understanding of RF technologies and applications of 802.11 networks. The CWDP curriculum prepares WLAN professionals to properly design wireless LANs for different applications to perform optimally in different environments. You must have a current CWNA credential to take the CWDP exam. The CWDP certification is valid for 3 years.

CWAP

CWAP® - Certified Wireless Analysis Professional is a professional level career certification for networkers who are already CWNA certified and have a thorough understanding of RF technologies and applications of 802.11 networks. The CWAP curriculum prepares WLAN professionals to analyze, troubleshoot, and optimize any wireless LAN. You must have a current CWNA credential to take the CWAP exam. The CWAP certification is valid for 3 years. The CWAP exam is available at all Pearson VUE Testing Centers worldwide.

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CWNE® - Certified Wireless Network Expert is an expert level Wi-Fi certification for the most elite Wi-Fi professionals. Do you have what it takes to be recognized as an expert in enterprise Wi-Fi? If so, start here.

CWNT® - Certified Wireless Network Instructor Leverage your Wi-Fi and networking expertise and IT instruction experience to teach official authorized CWNP classes. CWNP Learning Partners must employ or contract a CWNT to teach any authorized CWNP training class.
Success Stories

I literally just came out of the testing centre having taken the CWDP exam. The certification process opened my mind to different techniques and solutions. This knowledge can only broaden your perspective. Great job, CWNP, you have a great thing going on here.

-Darren
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