Cisco U. Essentials is an online learning experience built around the user. It guides learners and teams to their tech learning goals. Whether you need training to seek a certification, role, or solution, we have you covered, with courses, community, and deep content for both Cisco and third-party technologies, shaped to how you learn. Cisco U. can accelerate digital transformation for any customer or organization. 

It offers a personalized self-paced learning, where you learn your way with a curriculum tailored to your interests, skills, and certification goals with a learning path - a curated set of material that allows you to move through a topic at your own pace and assessments, Assessments are sprinkled throughout so that you can test your knowledge as you go.

You can connect, collaborate, and share experiences with other learners in an inclusive community and thrive in any IT role with a blend of classic tech training and essential vendor experience.

Cisco U. is a tech learning experience that recommends content just for you and your team. It provides support from peers and gives holistic training for Cisco products and beyond. It includes one year’s access to in-depth fundamentals training and labs, associate-level certification prep, and Cisco-adjacent content to support your multi-vendor stack.

Access Duration: 365 days.

1800 $


Prep for industry-leading Associate-level certs and improve practical skills with labs and multi-vendor training.

In Cisco U. you can earn Continuing Education credits. The Cisco Continuing Education (CE) Program offers Associate, Specialist, Professional, and Expert level Cisco certification holders’ flexible options to recertify by completing a variety of CE eligible activities. Visit the CE website to learn about CE requirements and how to recertify with Continuing Education.


Cisco U. Essentials incudes:
  • Podcasts, webinars, videos, and tutorials
  • Technical skills assessments
  • Technical and certification digital communities
  • Network automation Learning Path
  • IT domain fundamentals training
  • Multi-vendor technology training
  • Professional and soft skills training
  • Associate-level certification Learning Paths
  • Essential self-paced hands-on labs

Audience: The Cisco U. Essentials subscription is a great choice for career changers and early-in-career learners.

1800 $