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Nokia Cloud Packet Core Expert Certification

Validate your skills and develop expert-level knowledge, best practices, and practical skills to implement Nokia's Cloud Packet Core end-to-end solution.

The new Nokia Cloud Packet Core Expert certification is an intermediate level certification designed for mobile industry professionals and engineers. It represents the evolution of packet core to a more flexible and scalable cloud-based data center architecture.  

Benefit from expanded service capabilities for new technologies such as 5G, realize ultra-high bandwidth and low latency applications from a cloud-native core network architecture and reduce risk and time to market for a new virtualized ecosystem.


Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully completing the Nokia Cloud Packet Core Expert, students will have developed in-depth working knowledge of the architecture, interfaces, protocols, mobility management, and session management in the packet core with a focus on the Mobility Management Entity (MME) and Mobile Gateway (MG) components of the Evolved Packet Core (EPC).  They will also gain a working knowledge of the virtual network function (VNF) architecture of the Nokia Cloud Mobility Manager (CMM) and Cloud Mobile Gateway (CMG) and their cloud-native characteristics in Nokia’s Cloud Packet Core (CPC) architecture.  Students will also develop a basic understanding of 5G and 5G deployment options for Nokia CPC support of the evolution to 5G.

Cloud Packet Core Expert Matrix

How to Certify


Step 1 - Develop Your Skills

It is strongly recommended but not required to enroll in the following courses if you plan to obtain certification.

Course Name Duration
Nokia Mobile Gateways 5 days
Nokia Mobility Manager 5 days
Nokia Cloud Packet Core 5 days

Step 2 - Exams

The Cloud Packet Core Expert requires you to pass 3 written exams and 1 practical lab exam.  Written exams must be completed before you can attempt the practical lab exam.  

required exams
Exam Name Exam Number Prerequisite(s)  
Nokia Mobile Gateways 4A0-M02 N/A Register
Nokia Mobility Manager 4A0-M03 N/A Register
Nokia Cloud Packet Core 4A0-M05 N/A Register
Cloud Packet Core Expert Lab Exam CPCE-LE 4A0-M02, 4A0-M03, 4A0-M05 Register

Step 3 - Certification 

Verify your "Certified" status in the Student Portal and we will mail you a diploma.

Step 4 - Retain Your Certification

Certifications are valid for three years and require passing an updated CPC exam.



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