Cisco Learning Credits

Cisco Learning Credits are prepaid training dollars or “credits” used by Cisco’s customers and partners to purchase, redeem and manage Cisco training.

Learning Credits may be added to your Cisco Bill of Materials or Purchase Order when ordering Cisco products. Credits are sold in packs of 10, 100, 500 and 1500 at a face value of US$100 each, and enables you and your organisation to:

  • Secure training budget in the form of credits at time of product purchase or at a later time;
  • Reduce the time, effort, and expense of generating multiple purchase orders for training;
  • Purchase Cisco training through authorized Cisco Learning Partners;
  • Utilisation of Cisco Learning Credits can be managed through the Learning Credit Management Tool, accessed by customers and partners who have CLCs.
  • 1.

    Step 1

    Talk to Housley, an authorised Cisco Learning Partner about your certification or solutions training requirements, and request a quote in CLCs on a solution to meet your training needs.

  • 2.

    Step 2

    Buy your Cisco Learning Credits with your Cisco hardware or software Purchase Order or purchase like any Cisco product or service through your Cisco Channel Partner or Distributor.

  • 3.

    Step 3

    Housley will work with your team on the most suitable delivery for your training requirements (public schedule class, or private onsite class or workshop), registration is complete when you provide Housley with the “Sales Order” number associated with your credits to book your training.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are Cisco Learning Credits?

Cisco Learning Credits are prepaid training dollars converted into units of credits. Each Cisco Learning Credit is equivalent to US$100. Cisco Learning Credits are used as a method of payment toward Cisco training delivered by Cisco or authorised Cisco Learning Partners including Housley.

What are the benefits of Cisco Learning Credits?

Cisco Learning Credits make it easy to include training as part of the total solution when purchasing Cisco products and services. Procuring the required training for your organisation need not be an afterthought to your technology purchase. You will be able to define your networking and training needs concurrently, allowing you to purchase high-quality training from Housley.

Do I need to know what courses I am going to take before I buy Cisco Learning Credits?

No, you do not need to identify the courses beforehand. However, it is highly recommended that you work with a member of the Housley team that has the tools and the knowledge to help you create a training plan that fits your needs.

How can I track the use of my Cisco Learning Credits?

Learning Credits are managed in our online database, the Learning Credit Management Tool (LCMT). You gain access to the database when your Cisco sales agent enters your Cisco username (ID) to your company-named account. Your first login will require you to accept a Terms and Conditions agreement. You must accept the agreement to gain access. This is a one-time-only action. Your home page will show the name of your company and the total number of Learning Credits that are available. To view the Sales Order (SO) number and details, click the Plus [+] symbol to the right of the company name. The lines will expand to show the SO number, expiration date, and number of days left until the expiration date.

How soon can I use my Cisco Learning Credits? Are they immediately available?

Your order for Cisco Learning Credits must go through booking, approval, and invoicing processes before the credits become available. Once booked, the order can take from 4 to 7 business days for the Learning Credits to be made available for use.

What do I have to do to use my Cisco Learning Credits?

Give the Cisco Sales Order (SO) number that is on the account with your credits to your Housley representative as your method of payment at the time of registration. The Learning Credit Management Tool (LCMT), available 24x7, is an informational database that holds the details of your Learning Credits purchase. It allows you to monitor their use and sends you transaction notifications and monthly statements by email.

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