CCIE Collaboration Certification and Training
Exams and recommended training
To earn CCIE Collaboration, 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 Collaboration Core Technologies, focuses on your knowledge of collaboration infrastructure.
The qualifying exam earns a specialist certification, so you can get recognized for your accomplishments along the way.
Implementing and Operating Cisco Collaboration Core Technologies (CLCOR)
Step 2: Pass the lab exam
This 8-hour hands-on lab exam covers the end-to-end lifecycle of complex collaboration infrastructure, from designing and deploying to operating and optimizing.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCIE Collaboration, 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 collaboration technologies and solutions prior to taking the exam.