Professional Certification

Demonstrated CE, SD-WAN, SDN and NFV expertise.

Become a MEF Certified Professional

Industry leaders need to quickly validate that they have the expertise required to execute their business objectives within the digital economy. MEF Professional Certification provides the necessary blueprint of knowledge, and a method of validating that knowledge within the workforce.

Achieving a MEF Certified Professional designation demonstrates to the industry that you, as an individual expert, have the necessary knowledge to support MEF standard services, technology, and APIs, wherever your career takes you.

MEF Professional Certifications

MEF’s professional certifications are part of the MEF 3.0 Professional Certification Framework: A growing set of certifications validating entry-level, intermediate, and expert-level knowledge for MEF services and APIs, and supporting technologies such as SDN and NFV.


MEF SDN/NFV Certified Professional
Intermediate-level validation of SDN and NFV knowledge.

Learn More About MEF-SNCP


MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional
MEF’s flagship certification: An advanced-level validation of MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet service expertise.

Learn More About MEF-CECP


MEF SD-WAN Certified Professional
MEF’s latest certification: An intermediate-level validation of MEF 3.0 SD-WAN service knowledge.

Learn More About MEF-SDCP

Preparing for Certification

Those interested in acquiring MEF professional certifications can prepare by studying both the certification blueprint and the source materials (i.e. standards, white papers, industry resources). Also, MEF Accredited Training Providers (ATPs) offer multiple learning environments that ensure candidates have the knowledge to successfully pass the certification exams.

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Taking the Exams

Each certification can be achieved by registering for, and taking an online examination that lasts between 70–120 minutes – depending on the specific certification chosen. After completing the simple registration and payment step online, the examinee can schedule the date and time of the exam.

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The Digital Transformation Skills Challenge

For the ICT industry, and service providers in particular, ensuring the workforce is fully skilled is critical to success. Whether you are a professional looking to advance your knowledge and expertise, or a manager looking to upskill your workforce, MEF professional certifications empower you to bridge the skills gap.

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Engage Fully in the Market with MEF 3.0 Professional Certification

Recognized by stakeholders in the ICT community, MEF certification defines the knowledge required to accelerate business. MEF 3.0 professional certification programs provide this proof-point for engineers, architects, and product managers, to demonstrate their expertise in MEF 3.0 service standards. Find more certification details in the MEF Test & Certification Committee Home on the MEF Members’ Wiki.

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