HCNP-R&S certification validates the knowledge and skills required to construct and manage small and medium-sized networks.


The HCNP-R&S curriculum includes, but is not limited to the following:

Fast Deployment of Enterprise Routing Network (OSPF, ISIS, BGP, IP Multicast, Route Control)

Fast Deployment of Enterprise Switching Network (Advanced Features of Switches, RSTP, MSTP)

Improving Enterprise Network Service Bearer Capability (MPLS, MPLS VPN)

Optimizing Enterprise Network Access Control and Manageability (DHCP, eSight, Agile Controller)

Improving Enterprise Network Service Quality (QoS)

Improving Enterprise Network Security and High Reliability (Firewall Technology, VRRP, BFD)

Next-Generation Enterprise Network Development Trends (SDN, VXLAN, NFV)

Implementing Enterprise-level Network Engineering Project (Network Planning, Network Design, Network Implementation, Network Maintenance, Network Troubleshooting, Network Optimization, Network Migration)


With HCNP-R&S certification, you demonstrate a comprehensive and thorough understanding of small and medium-sized networks, including general network technologies, and the ability to design small and medium-sized networks independently and implement the designs using Huawei routing and switching devices.


With engineers who are HCNP-R&S certified, enterprises are able to construct complete small and medium-sized networks and integrate voice, wireless, cloud, security, and storage technologies into their networks in order to support a variety of applications while providing enhanced security, availability, and reliability.


Certificate Prerequisites


Training Requirement

Qualification Requirement





Exams & Examination Fee

Exam Code

Exam Name

Exam Fee


(Huawei Certified Network Professional-Implementing Enterprise Routing and Switching Network)



(Huawei Certified Network Professional-Improving Enterprise Network Performance)



(Huawei Certified Network Professional- Implementing Enterprise Network Engineering Project)




With the development of network technologies, the contents of Huawei Certification are also updated or optimized from time to time. Through re-certification, we can ensure the effectiveness of the certification. In addition, it indicates that Huawei Certification is keeping pace with the latest trend of network technologies.


Period of Validity

Date of Recertification

Recertification Exam

Start Date of  Validity

HCNP-R&S(Expires before 1st March 2016)

3 Years

Within the validity period

Select any one exam of original certification

Date of passing recertification exam

After expiration

Same as original certification

Date of passing recertification exam

HCNP-R&S(Expires on or after 1st March 2016)

3 Years

Within the validity period

Before the certification expirespass any current HCNP exam from the following: H12-221~223(R&S), H12-321~322(WLAN), H12-721~723(Security), H11-828(UC), H11-848(CC), H11-861(VC), H13-522~524(Cloud), H13-621~623(Storage)
Before the certification expirespass any current HCIE Written/Lab/Interview from the following: H12-261~263R&S, H12-931~933Transmission, H12-731~733Security, H11-879~881EC, H13-629~631Storage

Three years after the issue of the recertification result

Course Application