CWNP is a vendor-neutral certification program for IT professionals who want to work with enterprise wireless networks (particularly IEEE 802.11 Wi-Fi Wireless LANs). The program offers enterprise WLAN certifications from novice to expert level. The certifications are based on the technology behind enterprise WLAN products, enabling IT professionals to manage their wireless LAN infrastructures regardless of the vendor solution utilized. Some of the certifications in this program are:
The CWTS is an entry level certification for sales professionals, project managers, and networkers who are new to enterprise Wi-Fi. The professional needs to be familiar with the terminology and basic functionality of enterprise 802.11 wireless networks. This certification consists of one exam: PW0-071. Learn more about Certified Wireless Technology Specialist Certification.
The CWNA certification is a foundation level, enterprise Wi-Fi certification for the CWNP program for those who are interested in a wireless career. This certification is required for both the CWSP as well as CWNE certifications. Upon successful completion of this certification, candidates will have fundamental knowledge of RF technologies, WLAN components and the skills required to survey, install, and administer enterprise Wi-Fi networks. The audience profile for this certification includes Defense and Military IT personnel, e-Business Security professionals, Systems administrators, Banking, Insurance and other professionals, Government agencies, IT managers etc. This certification consists of one exam: PW0-105. Learn more about Certified Wireless Network Administrator Certification.
The CWSP certification is a professional level WLAN, Wi-Fi vendor neutral certification. Upon successful completion of this certification, candidates will have the skills necessary to successfully secure enterprise Wi-Fi networks from hackers. This certification consists of two exams: PW0-105 (Wireless LAN Administration), and PW0-204 (Wireless LAN Security). Learn more about Certified Wireless Security Professional Certification.
The CWDP 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. This certification consists of two exams: PW0-105 (Wireless LAN Administration), and PW0-250 (Enterprise Wi-Fi Design). Learn more about Certified Wireless Design Professional certification.
The CWAP 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. This certification consists of two exams: PW0-105 (Wireless LAN Administration), and PW0-270 (Wireless LAN Analysis). Learn more about Certified Wireless Analysis Professional certification.
The CWNE is an expert level Wi-Fi certification for the most elite Wi-Fi professionals. This certification is the final step in the CWNP 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 CWNT certified instructors are qualified instructors certified by the CWNP Program to deliver CWNP training courses to IT professionals. CWNTs are technical and instructional experts in enterprise Wi-Fi technologies, products, and solutions.