What Is the Average Training Cost of a Cisco Certified Network Associate?

What Is the Average Training Cost of a Cisco Certified Network Associate?

The cost of training for the Cisco Certified Network Associate exam varies from $11 for access to Cisco's premium study tools for a month to $3,695 for a five-day boot-camp-style training session, as of 2015. The lower-cost self-study programs do not include the $295 composite exam fee.

Students using Cisco's self-study tools can subscribe by the month, the half year or a full year. Cisco also offers a one-year e-learning and exam bundle for $999. Instructor-led training is offered by companies like TrainACE, which has month-long sessions at its facilities in the metro-DC area for $2,395, as well as online and customized training packages. Boot camps, where material is covered quickly and intensively, are offered by firms such as Global Knowledge, in both live and virtual classrooms, for $3,695, which includes a voucher for the exam.