Achieving CCNP Service Provider certification proves your skills with service provider solutions. To earn CCNP Service Provider certification, you pass two exams: one that covers core service provider technologies and one service provider concentration exam of your choice, so you can customize your certification to your technical area of focus.
There are no formal prerequisites for CCNP Service Provider, but you should have a good understanding of the exam topics before taking the exam. CCNP candidates often also have three to five years of experience implementing service provider solutions.
Required exam Recommended training
350-501 SPCOR Implementing and Operating Cisco Service Provider Network Core Technologies (SPCOR)
Concentration exams (choose one):
300-510 SPRI Implementing Cisco Service Provider Advanced Routing Solutions (SPRI)
300-515 SPVI Implementing Cisco Service Provider VPN Services (SPVI)
300-535 SPAUTO Implementing Automation for Cisco Service Provider Solutions (SPAUI