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Huawei Certification

Huawei Certification

Huawei's Certification Solution was created based on years of experience in fostering ICT talent and in-depth industry insights. This certification system follows the company's "Platform + Ecosystem" development strategy, which focuses on collaboration to create new ICT infrastructure architecture featuring cloud-pipe-terminal synergy. Huawei has set up 3 levels within its certification system: ICT infrastructure certification, Platform and Service certification, and ICT vertical certification. This makes Huawei Certification the only technical certification scheme in the industry to cover all levels of expertise.

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Please Note:
  • The Huawei Certification System upgrade will officially start on January 2, 2019. For detail information, please visit: Huawei Certification System Upgrade Notice.
  • This upgrade changes only certification names. Test scales, questions and exam codes remain unchanged.

1. Taking Huawei Certification Exams

As a part of Huawei's certification program, an online exam assesses your knowledge, capabilities, and skills related to actual ICT applications. To complete the certification process, follow these steps:

1.1 Register and Schedule Exams

You must use your verified Huawei account to schedule an exam. This can be done three ways. More details »


When scheduling a Huawei certification exam through Pearson VUE for the first time, you must log in to the Pearson VUE website with your Huawei account and provide the required personal information.

For further details about registration and scheduling, please visit the Huawei Certification Written Test Guide.

1.2 Pay Exam Fee

You can pay exam fees in the following ways:

  • By exam voucher (for Website, Customer Service Center, and Test Center Scheduling)
  • By credit card (for Website and Customer Service Center Scheduling)
  • By cash (for Test Center scheduling)

1.3 Review Testing Policies

Exam rescheduling/cancellation: Exams must be rescheduled or canceled at least 24 hours before the scheduled start time. Exam fees cannot be refunded if you fail to reschedule or cancel less than 24 hours in advance, or if you fail to appear for the exam by the scheduled start time. You can reschedule or cancel an appointment by:

Retake Policy: Retake exams can only be scheduled at least 7 calendar days after a failed exam, or 30 calendar days after a passed exam.
For more details about our exam policies, visit Huawei Certification Written Test Guide.

1.4 Take Exam in a Test Center

To take an exam, please comply with the rules and process. More details »

For more information about the exam process and specifications, please visit Pearson VUE Exam Process.
For any questions or difficulties regarding the examination service, please contact Pearson VUE Customer Service Center.

1.5 Receive your Certificate

Huawei provides only e-Certs (except for the HCIE). To download a Huawei e-Cert, visit Huawei e-Cert.

2. Understanding the Certification Architecture

Career Certifications

Huawei professional certifications cover engineers, senior engineers, and experts in each ICT technical field, meeting the requirements of all levels of ICT professionals.

Huawei Certified ICT Expert (HCIE), Huawei's highest level of ICT technical certification, is awarded to people who demonstrate especially strong expertise in ICT and rich experience in practice.
Huawei Certified ICT Professional (HCIP) is awarded to senior engineers with rich ICT knowledge and strong experience in an ICT technical field.
Huawei Certified ICT Associate (HCIA) is awarded to engineers who can install, configure, and run ICT devices, and rectify faults in a technical field.
Huawei certification levels

Specialist Certifications

Huawei provides specialist certifications for specific partner positions.

Huawei certifications

3. Preparation Guide

To prepare for a Huawei certification exam, candidates are recommended to participate in the following courses and educational activities:

  1. Training organized by Huawei Authorized Learning Partners (HALPs)
  2. Online courses at the Huawei ICT Academy
  3. Online courses on Huawei e-Learning platform (Huawei Learning Cloud for Carrier Customers)

4. Purchasing Exam Vouchers for Huawei Partners

  1. To purchase Huawei exam vouchers, click Purchase Test Vouchers.
  2. For more details about the Huawei exam voucher purchase process, visit Huawei Certification Exam Voucher Purchase Process.

5. Troubleshooting for Common Problems

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Last updated 2020-02-11