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For collaboration and unified communications network engineers who want develop advanced collaboration skills designing, deploying, configuring, and troubleshooting Cisco Collaboration and Unified communications applications, devices and networks, the Cisco CCNP Collaboration certification is a job-role focused training and certification program that will expand your skills and ability to deliver business value.

Collaboration is becoming a critical necessity for business success and innovation. You can use your knowledge to lead the transformation and increase the effectiveness of your organizations collaboration experience.

Prerequisites

Valid CCNA Collaboration certification or any Cisco CCIE/CCDE certification can act as a prerequisite.

Note: Candidates with a valid CCIE Collaboration or CCIE Voice certification will only be required to take and pass the 300-075 CIPTV2 exam to earn the certification.

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Self-Study Materials

A comprehensive list of study materials is also available.

Cisco Learning Network Resources

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Training

The best way to prepare for this certification is to take the Cisco-approved training.

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 1 (CIPTV1)

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of implementing a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution in a single-site environment. Candidates will need to show they can configure Cisco Unified Communications Manager, implement gateways and Cisco Unified Border Element, and build dial plans to place on-net and off-net voice and video calls.

Implementing Cisco IP Telephony & Video, Part 2 (CIPTV2)

This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of Cisco Unified Collaboration solutions in a multi-site environment. They will need to be able to describe the role of Cisco Video Communication Server (VCS) Control and the Cisco Expressway Series and how they interact with Cisco Unified Communications Manager.

Troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony & Video (CTCOLLAB)

This exam assesses a candidate's knowledge and skills to be able to troubleshoot a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution. The exam also covers troubleshooting methodology, triage, resources, and tools.

Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications (CAPPS)

This exam tests candidates on the integration options of Cisco Unified IM and Presence, Cisco Unity Express, Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Prime Collaboration, and Cisco TelePresence Management Suite in a Cisco Unified Collaboration solution.

Take Exam

To earn this Cisco certification, you must pass the following exams:

300-070 CIPTV1

The Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video, Part 1 (300-070 CIPTV) exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and skills to implement Cisco Unified Communications Manager, CUBE, and audio and videoconferences in a single-site voice and video network.

300-075 CIPTV2

The Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video, Part 2 (300-075 CIPTV2) exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and skills to implement Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco VCS-C, and Cisco Expressway series in a multisite voice and video network.

300-080 CTCOLLAB

The Troubleshooting Cisco IP Telephony and Video (300-080 CTCOLLAB) exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and ability to troubleshoot issues in a voice and video network that includes Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Cisco VCS-C, and Cisco Expressway series.

300-085 CAPPS

The Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications (300-085 CAPPS) exam is associated with CCNA Collaboration certification. This exam tests a candidate's knowledge of and skills to implement Cisco Collaboration applications including Cisco Jabber, Cisco Unified IM and Presence, Cisco Unity Connection, Cisco Unity Express, and Cisco TelePresence Management Suite.

Recertification

Cisco Professional-level certifications (CCDP, CCNP Cloud, CCNP Collaboration, CCNP Data Center, CCNP Routing and Switching, CCNP Security, CCNP Service Provider, and CCNP Wireless) are valid for three years.

To recertify, pass ONE of the following before the certification expiration date:

  • Pass any current 642-XXX Professional-level or any 300-XXX Professional-level exam, or
  • Pass any current CCIE Written Exam, or
  • Pass the current CCDE Written Exam OR current CCDE Practical Exam, or
  • Pass the Cisco Certified Architect (CCAr) interview AND the CCAr board review to extend lower certifications.
  • When using a higher level of certification to extend other certifications, the expiration date of other certifications will extend to the expiration date of the higher certification (i.e.: If you have one year left on your CCNA certification and you earn a CCIE certification (which has a two-year certification life) then both your CCIE certification and your CCNA certification will expire two years from the date you achieved the CCIE certification). For more information, access the How to Recertify page.