Cisco U. Essentials

Cisco U. Essentials

Includes 12 months of access to Cisco U. Essentials

A digital learning source that provides courses and tailored content for Cisco products and adjacent technologies. It’s a community for learners and creators – a trusted resource for businesses and partners.

What’s Included?

  • IT domain fundamentals training
  • Multi-vendor technology training
  • Professional and soft skills training
  • Associate-level certification Learning Paths
  • Essential self-paced hands-on labs

$1,800 or 18 CLCs


Personal skills management
Training recommendation engine
Learner profile
Single sign-on
Progress tracker
Digital badge management via Credly
Technical skills assessments
Technical and certification digital communities
Online help center
Continuing Education (CE) credits
Fundamentals and associate certification hands-on labs


Podcasts, videos, tutorials and modular courses
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert-level content
Cisco Network Automation Essentials Learning Path
IT Domain Fundamentals Learning Paths
Network Protocol Learning Paths
Cisco-adjacent technology training
Professional and soft-skills development
Cisco Certification Learning Paths: 3 Associate-Level

Content Included:

Cisco Learning Paths:

  • Configuring BGP on Cisco Routers (BGP)
  • Implementing & Administrating Cisco Solutions (CCNA)
  • Understanding Cisco Cybersecurity Operations Fundamentals (CBROPS)
  • Understanding Cisco Hybrid Cloud Fundamentals (CLDHCF)
  • Developing Applications and Automating Workflows Using Cisco Core Platforms (DEVASC)
  • Leveraging Cisco Intent-Based Networking DNA Assurance (DNAAS)
  • Engineering Cisco Meraki Solutions (ECMS) *
  • Transforming to a Cisco Intent-Based Network (IBNTRN)
  • Implementing Cisco Multicast (MCAST)
  • Implementing Cisco MPLS (MPLS)
  • Programming for Network Engineer (PRNE)
  • Understanding Cisco SDA Foundations (SDAFND)
  • Cisco SD-WAN Fundamentals (SDWFND)
  • Security Operations Analyst Level 1 (SOCAL)
  • Understanding Cisco Service Provider Network Foundations (SPFNDU)
  • Cisco Service Provider 5G Technologies Foundations (SPMBL100)
  • Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU)
  • CLICA – Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications 
  • CLACCM – Implementing Cisco Advanced Call Control and Mobility Services 
  • CLCEI – Implementing Cisco Collaboration Cloud and Edge Solutions
  • CLFNDU –  Understanding Cisco Collaboration Foundations 

Adjacent Technologies:

  • Agile for Software Development
  • AWS Fundamentals 
  • Cloud Computing for Decision Makers and Leaders
  • Data for Decision-makers and Leaders
  • Docker Foundations
  • Google Cloud Fundamentals
  • Kubernetes Foundations
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Describe Azure architecture and services
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Describe Azure management and governance 
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Describe cloud concepts 
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals: Describe core Azure concepts 
  • Performance Engineering Journey
  • Security Essentials for Decision-makers and Leaders
  • Software Product Management Proficiency

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