D-Link Academy has divided its certification program into three levels:
Entry Level: This level includes the DNA certification program. This program is designed for those who are new to networking. It includes an introduction to the basic concepts of networking technology.
Specialist Level: This advanced level includes the DCS and DSS certification programs. The D-Link Certified Specialist (DCS) program consists of networking theories and configuration lab modules. Networking theories cover topics like VLAN, spanning tree, and simple routing. Lab modules allow participants to practice their respective topics. The D-Link Sales Specialist (DSS) program is designed for those who need to improve their sales skills and maintain a positive attitude in order to win over potential clients.
Professional Level: The D-Link Certified Professional (DCP) program is the highest level of certification. It is designed for networking technology professionals and for those who have earned their DCS certification. After earning their DCP certification, participants will have enhanced their skills in network installation, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting.