CCDP® (Cisco Certified Design Professional) certification indicates advanced knowledge of the design of routed and switched networks involving LAN, WAN, and dial access for larger networks. It is the second stage of the Network Engineering and Design track, and teaches network design, configuration, and installation. Learn more about CCDP certification from Cisco Systems®.
CCNA® and CCDA® certifications are prerequisites for CCDP certification.
There are three required exams for CCDP certification, which may be taken in any order:
CCDP Self-Study Resources from Cisco Press
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CCNP 642-901 BSCI Exam
Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Third Ed. |Download
CCNP BSCI Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed. | Download
CCNP BSCI Quick Reference Sheets | Download
CCNP BSCI Portable Command Guide | Download
CCNP 642-812 BCMSN Exam
Building Cisco Multilayer Switched Networks (BCMSN) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Fourth Ed.
CCNP BCMSN Official Exam Certification Guide, Fourth Ed. | Download
CCNP BCMSN Quick Reference Sheets | Download
CCNP BCMSN Portable Command Guide | Download
CCDP 642-873 ARCH Exam
Designing Cisco Network Service Architectures (ARCH) (Authorized Self-Study Guide), Second Ed. | Download
CCDP ARCH Quick Reference Sheets | Download
Supplemental Study: Definitive MPLS Network Designs | Download