Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Design Specialist

The Cisco Advanced Wireless LAN Design Specialist will demonstrate the ability to successfully design solutions using the advanced feature set of Cisco wireless products and based on a validated understanding of radio frequency and antenna theory, 802.11a/b/g standards, site survey and configuration of controllers and APs. Solutions include voice over WLAN, outdoor mesh and secure wireless.

Note: LCS Exam required for 642-586 only. LCS Training is still recommended for 642-681.

The following courses help you prepare for this certification:

LCSAWLAN - Lifecycle Services for Advanced Wireless LAN


Valid CCDA or any CCIE Certification.

Required Exams

642-586 AWLANSE
650-621 LCSAWLAN


Cisco Specialist certifications are valid for two years. To recertify do one of the following:

  • Retake and pass all exams required for the certification
  • Pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam