Carrier Ethernet Certifications for Professionals

Advanced-level validation of MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet service expertise.

Become a MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional

MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet (CE) service standards provide the dynamic, performance-enhanced, orchestrated, and high-speed connectivity required by the modern enterprise, cloud, and mobile service provider to support remote workforces and SD-WAN deployments around the globe.

Why MEF Professional Training & Certification?

Workers who participate in upskilling earn an average of 8.6% higher, with annual economic benefit to certified employees greater than $10,000.*

MEF’s Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional designation (MEF-CECP) is the industry’s only vendor-neutral professional training and certification that validates knowledge, skills, and abilities in MEF 3.0 Carrier Ethernet domains, including:

  • Carrier ethernet basics.
  • Services and attributes.
  • Performance metrics, class of service, and traffic management.
  • Service OAM—fault management and performance monitoring.
  • Infrastructure, operations, and applications.

70 Questions
105 Minutes
Exam Fee: 420 USD


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What Can I Achieve with a CE Professional Certification?

MEF training and certification provides proven benefits to professionals and the companies who invest in upskilling their workforce.

Join the 8000+ MEF Certified Professionals. View the Professional Certification Registry

Advantages of MEF-CECP Certification for Professionals:

  • Gain significant technical knowledge on terminology and service attributes.
  • Increase job proficiency and effectiveness with less reliance on technical support.
  • Enhance credibility among peers.
  • Improve technical communication with customers, prospects, and co-workers.
  • Be validated as an industry expert—an advantage for career advancement.

Who should take the MEF-CECP Exam?

The MEF Carrier Ethernet Certified Professional designation is especially useful to professionals in the service provider, vendor, and enterprise communities:

Pre-sales, applications/solutions teams.

Product management and marketing.

Design, engineering and development.

Operations, service and support.

Prepare for the Exam

MEF offers Carrier Ethernet resources and reference materials to help you prepare for the MEF-CECP Professional Certification Exam.

Exam Blueprints outline the content areas covered on the examination, including the topics, levels of competence, learning objectives, and weightings.

MEF Self-Study Portal

MEF’s self-study tool provides direct access to MEF technical standards, white papers, and related references to assist in you in preparation for the MEF-CECP Professional Certification exam.

Go to the MEF-CECP Self-Study Portal

Exam Blueprints & Resources

The latest exam blueprint, as well as primary and additional reference documents, are all available as a downloadable package here: MEF-CECP Professional Certification Exam Reference Materials

MEF Premier Accredited Training Providers

Get a quick start on your MEF professional certifications with instructor-led education.

MEF has developed a network of Accredited Training Providers (ATPs) to provide MEF-CECP training in preparation for certification.

These industry subject-matter experts are audited through MEF’s accreditation processes to ensure their courseware meets or exceeds the requirements for students to achieve success.

Why study with a MEF Accredited Training Provider?

  • MEF-ATP training programs range from three to five days, significantly reducing your study time.
  • Learn from the subject-matter experts audited for their experience and monitored by MEF.
  • Nothing beats an interactive, instructor-led learning experience.

The Academy provides core training in all of MEF’s areas of technical standardization, including its defining work in Carrier Ethernet and new applications of Software Defined Networking (SDN), SD-WAN, Orchestration and SASE security. We have one purpose and it’s our passion. We provide the highest caliber, most complete and insightful telecommunications technical training anywhere to help you achieve MEF’s Network Expert Certification.

For more than 25 years, Lumious (formerly known as Tech 2000) has worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop and deliver solutions to support their IT training needs.

Their unique solutions take you from MEF’s self-study materials into a Digital Mentoring Program for those looking for a self guided approach. Or choose classroom delivery in open enrolment classes or private training for your team with course customization.

With a complete range of MEF certified live virtual classes and self-paced online learning, Perpetual Solutions will keep your learning and development plans on track.

Founded in 1999, Perpetual Solutions is an inaugural member of the MEF-ATP program with unrivalled experience delivering SD-WAN (MEF-SDCP), SDN/NFV (MEF-SNCP), and Carrier Ethernet (MEF-CECP) to service providers, operators, vendors, systems integrators and enterprises in 60+ countries.

You’re In Good Company

Gain Validation as an Industry Expert

MEF recognizes industry professionals who undertake the challenging path of earning skills certification in the MEF Professional Certification Framework.  Those who persevere and earn two or more MEF professional certifications earn the designation of MEF Network Expert. View the MEF Network Expert Registry

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