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The Cisco Certified Network Associate Industrial (CCNA Industrial) certification is for plant administrators, control system engineers and traditional network engineers in the manufacturing, process control, and oil and gas industries, who will be involved with the convergence of IT and Industrial networks. This certification provides candidates the necessary skills to successfully implement and troubleshoot the most common industry standard protocols while leveraging best practices needed for todays connected networks.
Combining theoretic knowledge with practical lab exercises, this curriculum provides the real-world skills that allow information technology (IT) and operational technology (OT) professionals to ensure that their current infrastructures are maximized while developing a converged platform for flexibility to support future business outcomes.
The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training:
This course builds upon Managing Industrial Networks with Cisco Networking Technologies (IMINS) and is designed to ensure that industrial network engineering professionals are able to design, configure, and troubleshoot networked industrial products and solutions.
To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exam(s):
This exam tests concepts and technology commonly found in the automated manufacturing environment. This exam tests candidates on the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP) and ProfiNET industrial protocols and the underlying support network infrastructure design to maximize efficiency within Industrial Ethernet.
CCNA associate certifications are valid for three years. To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date: