If you plan to get your CCNP Collaboration certification you should complete four exams. You should have 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 CCNP Collaboration certification.
Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video, Part 1 (CIPTV1)
Implementing Cisco IP Telephony and Video, Part 2 (CIPTV2)
Implementing Cisco Collaboration Applications (CAPPS)
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.
When you need to get recertified by CCNP Collaboration certification pay attention to the following:
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