Cisco Learning Partner Program

Evolving for over 15 years, the Cisco Learning Partner Program is recognized as one of the most successful in the industry. With Cisco Learning Partners present in over 130 countries worldwide, the program has established an ecosystem of training entities which offer Cisco's customers and partners top quality instruction in Cisco's products, solutions and architectures that support Cisco's global marketplace success.

Participation in the Cisco Learning Partner Program affords the ability to offer Cisco's Authorized training curriculum, add value to offerings, enhance training business and opens doors to participation in many associated programs and Cisco's ecosystem of partners and customers, which provide significant value for the Learning Partner.

With today's broad spectrum of complex systems, solutions and technologies across a wide array of markets and customer sets, customers prefer to procure services with companies that share their specific focus and bench strength. The Learning Partner Program recognizes Cisco's Learning Partners based on their areas of expertise, and are segmented into two partner levels: Cisco Learning Partner Associate and Cisco Learning Partner Specialized.


Becoming a Cisco Authorized Learning Partner

Cisco Learning Partner Associate Application
Cisco Learning Partner Specialized Application

Becoming a Cisco Authorized Learning Partner is a great way to maximize your opportunities, build your business, offer the value of the Cisco brand, increase profitability and empower the Human Network.

Other benefits of being a Cisco Learning Partner include:

  • Recognition by Cisco's customers, partners and stakeholders as providers of Cisco's Authorized Training Courses
  • Relationships within the Learning Partner Ecosystem; Participation in Cisco partner events
  • Support from Cisco Worldwide Learning Partner Channel (WWLPC) in growing your training business and providing regular news and information updates
  • Inclusion in the Cisco Partner Locator
  • Course offerings listed in, and access to Cisco Global Learning Locator and Partner Education Connection
  • Use of Cisco Authorized Training Course content and Certified Cisco Systems Instructors (CCSIs)
  • Leveraging Cisco relationships by working closely with Cisco field teams
  • Use of Cisco customer satisfaction measurement tools
  • Issuing Authorized Course Completion Certificates to students
  • Participation in the Cisco Learning Credits Program (additional requirements apply)
  • Participation in the Cisco Derivative Works Program (additional requirements apply)
  • Participation in joint marketing activities as available (additional requirements apply)

Please visit the Cisco Learning Partner Associate page and/or the Cisco Learning Partner Specialized page for requirements to become an Associate or Specialized level partner.


Frequently Asked Questions / Program Support

To find answers to frequently asked questions or to create a support case about the program, please visit the Cisco Learning Partner Program FAQs and Support page.