TPNA SOHO Certification Introduction
The TPNA SOHO (TP-Link Network Associate for SOHO) Certification will signify that you have acquired basic network and wireless concepts, and can explain and differentiate TP-Link SOHO products (such as the TP-Link Wireless Router, TP-Link Wireless Adapter, TP-Link PLC, TP-Link AP/RE, TP-Link xDSL and other TP-Link SOHO products), based on such criteria as usage scenarios, configuration methods, software functions and involved technologies.
1. Certification Requirements
The TPNA SOHO Certification Exam is open to all technicians and sales staff working in the SOHO network devices field who have acquired abundant network concepts, including technicians and sales personnel of TP-Link agencies and partners.
2. Recommended Training Courses
It is recommended to complete the following 10 TPNA SOHO training courses before taking this TPNA SOHO Certification Exam:
Training Courses Type
Training Courses Name
The 10 training courses of TPNA SOHO will introduce basic network and wireless concepts, then explain and differentiate the 8 kinds of TP-Link SOHO products one at a time, based on such criteria as usage scenarios, configuration methods, software functions and involved technologies.Apply for Certification Exam
|Basic Network Introduction||Course Outline|
|Basic Wireless Introduction||Course Outline|
|SOHO, Module 1: Wireless Router||Course Outline|
|SOHO, Module 2: Wireless Adapter||Course Outline|
|SOHO, Module 3: AP/RE||Course Outline|
|SOHO, Module 4: PLC||Course Outline|
|Broadband Access, Module 1: xDSL||Course Outline|
|Broadband Access, Module 2: 3G/LTE||Course Outline|
|Broadband Access, Module 3: GPON||Course Outline|
|Broadband Access, Module 4: Cable||Course Outline|
3. Certification Exam Introduction
Exam Duration: 90 minutes
Quantity of exam questions: 50 (single & multiple choice questions)
Exam questions distribution:
Quantity of exam questions
|1||Basic Network Introduction||10%|
|2||Basic Wireless Introduction||10%|
|3||SOHO, Module 1: Wireless Router||20%|
|4||SOHO, Module 2: Wireless Adapter||6%|
|5||SOHO, Module 3: AP/RE||10%|
|6||SOHO, Module 4: PLC||10%|
|7||Broadband Access, Module 1: xDSL||20%|
|8||Broadband Access, Module 2: 3G/LTE||10%|
|9||Broadband Access, Module 3: GPON||2%|
|10||Broadband Access, Module 4: Cable||2%|
4. Apply for Certification Exam
When you are ready to take this certification exam, please click here: “Application for Exam”.
5. Certification Exam Methods
TP-Link provides two kinds of certification exam methods: on-site exam and online exam:
1) On-site Exam
TP-Link subsidiaries will offer on-site exams regularly in particular cities, based upon the number of exam applicants and regional distribution in order for examinees to take the exam in person.
2) Online Exam
a) For examinees out of on-site exam cities’ coverage, you may take the online exam through the Internet.
b) You will receive an account and password for the online exam, and during the designated time, you will login to the TP-Link Online Exam System and complete the exam.
Based on your application information, TP-Link will arrange on-site or online options for the certification exam. This arrangement aims to ensure convenience as you prepare for these exams.
6. Score Inquiry and Certificate Issuance
Scores from the on-site exam will be sent to your email within seven working days; scores from the online exam will be released to you immediately upon completion. Once the score released to you, TP-Link will finish, issue, and send the official Certification within seven working days.
7. Certificate Verification
Please visit: “Certificate Verification” to verify the authenticity& validity of your TP-Link Certificate.
8. Certificate Validity and Re-certification
After passing the TPNA SOHO Certification exam, TP-Link will sign and issue the corresponding certificate, which will be valid for three years. When the certificate expires, you must take the TPNA SOHO Certification exam again to renew the validity of your existing TPNA SOHO Certificate.