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Danny
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Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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One of my colleagues passed the CCSA R80 exam two years ago. It'll expire tomorrow and he plans to do the CCSE R80 next week. He asked me if his then-expired CCSA R80 would be an issue.

So I checked with the Check Point Certification FAQ - Updated December 2018

However, I couldn't find any note about the expected status of required prerequisite (CCSA R80).

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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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Valeri's understanding is correct.

A candidate with an expired CCSA is eligible for the CCSE of the same version.

Regards,

Tug

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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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CCSA R80 Valid

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Danny
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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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You screen shot doesn't show that the CCSA R80 has to be valid. Also what happens if the student tried the CCSE R80 in time before expiration of the CCSA R80, failed, tries again but then the CCSA R80 expires. Does he need to do it all over again? The FAQ doesn't provide any details to this.

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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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On official course of CCSE: Students must have a valid CCSA certification before challenging the CCSE exam.

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Danny
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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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My colleague had a valid CCSA R80 exam when he was ordering the CCSE R80 exam. Just the date of the exam is a couple of days after his CCSA's expiration.

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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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Valeri Loukine‌ could you explain for us?

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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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As far as I understand, one is formally required to be CCSA certified, with the same Rxx version to attend CCSE exam. 

The point Danny Jung‌ raises is valid. One cannot re-do CCSA of the same version, it is not allowed. From where I stand, one should be allowed to certify on higher level even CCSA lapsed. 

But to get an official answer, lets ask Jason Tugwell

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Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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Valeri's understanding is correct.

A candidate with an expired CCSA is eligible for the CCSE of the same version.

Regards,

Tug

Re: Prerequisite for CCSE R80?

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Hi all, I have made some changes here, now a different official answer from tug is market as correct one