CWNE (Wi-Fi Expert)

CWNE® - Certified Wireless Network Expert

CWNE Certified Wireless Network Expert

Experts wanted.

The Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE) designation is the final step in the CWNP Wi-Fi Program. By successfully completing the CWNE requirements, you will have demonstrated that you have the most advanced skills available in today's enterprise Wi-Fi market.

The CWNE certification assures that you have mastered all relevant skills to administer, install, configure, troubleshoot, and design wireless network systems. In addition, aspiring CWNE candidates will need to demonstrate deep understanding of protocol analysis, intrusion detection and prevention, performance and QoS analysis, spectrum analysis and management and advanced design.

Candidates interested in applying to become a CWNE have often spent years training and working in the wireless industry have made a significant accomplishments and contributions to the field. The intent of CWNE designation is to certify their advanced level of expertise.

What it takes to become a CWNE:

CWNP has put in place a rigorous application process that requires candidates pass four certification exams, complete commercial wireless LAN deployments, and have three recommendations as well as a peer review by the CWNE Board of Advisors. Additionally, all CWNE certification holders must agree to the CWNE Code of Ethics linked below.

NOTE: Starting January 1, 2021, all CWNE applicants must have the CWISA certification and one external networking certification instead of two external certifications. When the CWISE is released in 2021, it will require the CWNA and one external networking certification.

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CWNE Count: 430
By geographic region:
Americas: 299 EMEA: 88 APAC: 43
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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.

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Working through the CWNP coursework and certifications helped not only to deepen my technical knowledge and understanding, but also it boosted my confidence. The hard work it took to earn my CWNE has been rewarding in so many ways.

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I want to commend you and all at CWNP for having a great organization. You really 'raise the bar' on knowing Wi-Fi well. I have learned a ton of information that is helping my job experience and personal career goals, because of my CWAP/CWDP/CWSP studies. Kudos to all at CWNP.

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