DEP—DOCSIS® Engineering Professional

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The SCTE DOCSIS® Engineering Professional Certification (DEP) is offered in partnership with CableLabs® and certifies the knowledge of the interface requirements and operation for the deployment of DOCSIS devices over cable networks. Through the expertise of CableLabs®, the SCTE has created a new benchmark for proving technical cable knowledge. DEP certification helps broadband professionals better understand the elements and implementations of DOCSIS 1.0 through DOCSIS 3.0 specifications.

Topic categories include:

  • Architecture 
  • DOCSIS Layering 
  • DOCSIS Network Operations 
  • DOCSIS Technology Enablement

Requirements: One (1) proctored 50-question multiple-choice exam, no prerequisites 
Exam Time Limit: 2 hours 
Exam Cost: SCTE members: $65; Non-members: $110

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