Cisco Express Foundation Field Specialist (EFF)

The Cisco Express Foundation Field Specialist develops network implementation and operational skills. The Field Specialist demonstrates fundamental understanding of the IP networks, routing and switching concepts, and the basic steps required to incorporate wireless and security technologies in the IP Network. The Cisco Express Foundation Field Specialist has demonstrated the skills and knowledge necessary to effectively install, configure, operate and support converged IP networks. This includes application of Cisco-verified best practices for these tasks and use of the various job aids and tools provided to facilitate successful network operations and ongoing optimization.


Valid CCNA certification

Recommended training for this certification

Express Foundation Technology (web based)


648-385 CXFF


Cisco Specialist Certifications are valid for two years. To recertify, take and pass the current version of the required exam(s) or pass a current CCIE or CCDE written exam.