Prove Your Networking Skills and Reach New Career Opportunities With a VyOS Certification

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Certifications are available for network technicians, engineers and security experts.

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Position yourself to make the most of open-source networking opportunities

Our certification offers an opportunity for network specialists to prove their skills and knowledge in the domain of open-source router, VPN and firewall technologies with a focus on the VyOS platform.

Earn badges and certifications, and become a member of a vibrant community with a VyOS certification.

Get to meet the core team behind VyOS closer.

Get to know the core team behind VyOS better.

Earn badges and certifications to prove your skills.

Earn badges and certifications to prove your skills.

Explore open-source routing from the inside-out.

Explore open-source routing from inside-out.

Access premium features and VyOS LTS as rewards.

Access premium features and VyOS LTS as rewards.

Available Certifications

Become a VyOS-Certified Network Technician

Become a VyOS-Certified Network Technician

VCNT is an entry-level certification designed by VyOS engineers for those who are yet to explore our network OS as part of the training process.

Applicants get the chance to prove their general understanding of how networking works in a home lab or a small business environment.

Certification rewards:

Certification rewards

Price:

$200 / $0 for VyOS Subscribers

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Become a VyOS-Certified Network Engineer

Become a VyOS-Certified Network Engineer

VCNE is a certification for engineers who already have some experience in networking and system administration and would like to work on enterprise-level projects.

Applicants get the chance to prove their network management, traffic control, routing and troubleshooting skills.

Certification rewards:

Certification rewards

Price:

$200 / $0 for VyOS Subscribers

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Become a VyOS-Certified Network Security Expert

Become a VyOS-Certified Network Security Expert

The VCSE certification is of the same level as VCNE, however it focuses on a different side of network engineering: network security.

Applicants get the chance to prove their skills with establishing secure network infrastructures, tunneling protocols, and the capabilities of firewalls to their fullest.

Certification rewards:

Certification rewards

Price:

$300 / $0 for VyOS Subscribers

Coming Soon
Become a VyOS-Certified Network Automation Engineer

Become a VyOS-Certified Network Automation Engineer

The VCAE certification is designed to test one’s skills with additional tools and projects in combination with the VyOS platform.

Applicants get the chance to prove their ability of automating an enterprise-grade network infrastructure with Python, Ansible and additional DevOps tools of choice.

Certification rewards:

Certification rewards

Price:

$300 / $0 for VyOS Subscribers

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Become a VyOS-Certified Network Security Expert

Prove Yourself as a VyOS-Certified Expert

The VCEx certification is the highest level of accreditation. Our engineers have designed this exam for those who know the ins and outs of our open-source network OS.

It is also assumed that the applicants have completed all previous certifications before attending this exam, though there is no direct vertical prerequisite and those confident in their abilities are free to start from the very top.

Certification rewards:

Certification rewards

Price:

$350 / $0 for VyOS Subscribers

Coming Soon

How do I prepare myself?

We are currently working on full-blown online certification courses similar to those you see on Coursera or similar platforms. In the meanwhile, we recommend that you get familiar with the documentation and resources that are already available and then put them to good use.

Remember – practice makes perfect!

FYI: If you are looking to contribute to the future of open-source network engineers and would like to help us with educational materials – feel free to reach out. You will be credited as a co-author in our academy, and you’ll receive all of the benefits we offer to VyOS project contributors.

How do I get started?

Sign up using the form below

Sign up using the form below

Received an email with detailed instructions

Receive an email with detailed instructions

Set up the enviroment following the guide

Set up the enviroment following the guide

Complete the exam and receive your certification

Complete the exam and receive your certification

Sign up using the form below

Sign up using the form below

Received an email with detailed instructions

Receive an email with detailed instructions

Set up the enviroment following the guide

Set up the enviroment following the guide

Complete the exam and receive your certification

Complete the exam and receive your certification

Additional Benefits

Your VyOS certification comes with additional benefits and opportunities:
  • All VyOS Pro and Corporate subscribers gain access to the certification free of charge
  • We are more than willing to accept applications from VyOS-certified engineers
  • Certifications and badges will earn you a couple bonus points in the eyes of our open-source community

Become a VyOS-Certified Network Engineer today!

Prove you’ve got what it takes.

 

FAQ

Are there dedicated educational resources available for me to prepare?

Are exam fees refundable if I don’t pass?

Will I receive a serial number on my certification after passing an exam?

Do I get different serial numbers if I pass several exams?

Why create two types of serial numbers if I can take VCEx from the very beginning?

What are the online exam application programs being used in VyOS certification program that I should care about?

What is being recorded during the certification exam?