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Nokia Optical Network Certification Program

Optical Network Certification (ONC) Program


Leverage your investment in Nokia optical technology with the Nokia Optical Network Certification (ONC) program.  The ONC program is designed to provide industry professionals with the training and skills needed to design, implement, and manage/maintain optical networks based on the Nokia 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) and 1350 Optical Management System (OMS).

Several certification tracks are planned for the program.  The first certification, available now, is the ONC-Architect certification.  The focus of ONC-Architect is on advanced-level topics in the areas of network design, management, and troubleshooting. The certification consists of four courses, four written exams, and one practical lab exam.  In addition to lecture material, each course includes a large percentage of time for hands-on lab training and exercises to ensure participants gain strong working-level knowledge of the material.  Course material and lab exercises are developed and delivered by Nokia optical technology subject matter experts. 

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Key Program Benefits 
Training on industry-leading Nokia optical products and technologies      Learn the technologies and best practices for designing, managing, and troubleshooting networks based on the Nokia 1830 PSS and 1350 OMS.
Advanced-level curriculum Bring advanced expertise to your engineering and operation team.  The ONC-Architect curriculum is taught at an advanced level to support the needs of mid-level and senior-level professionals dealing with more complex and challenging topics.
Better network and service assurance​ Acquire the skills needed to build and maintain a network with higher quality, fewer outages, and faster time to repair problems.
Strong focus on hands-on training  All courses include a strong emphasis on hands-on lab training for developing implementation-level skills and techniques.
Flexible learning program  Benefit from a curriculum designed to meet varying job roles and career objectives.
Learn from Nokia subject matter experts               ONC program training leverages decades of Nokia optical networking experience, and our certified instructors bring deep technical knowledge and experience to the classroom.