Training and certification focused on advanced-level topics in the areas of network design, management, and troubleshooting.
The first certification available in the Nokia Optical Network Certification (ONC) Program is the ONC-Architect. ONC-Architect is designed for intermediate to senior level professionals and focuses on advanced-level topics in the following principal areas:
- Network design
- Network management
- Diagnostics and troubleshooting
ONC-Architect consists of four courses, four written exams, and one practical lab exam. Each course devotes a large percentage of time to hands-on lab training to ensure participants gain working-level knowledge in each subject area. All courses are taught by Nokia subject matter experts.
The following table identifies the required exams and recommended courses for ONC-Architect certification. Participants do not need to attend courses to acheive certification, although it is highly recommended.
Optical Network Certification - architect Required Written Exams/Recommended Courses Course Number Exam Number Nokia Fundamentals of Optical Network Design TOP00004 4A0-250 Nokia Advanced Optical Network Design TOP00005 4A0-255 Nokia Advanced Optical Network Management with 1350 OMS TOP00006 4A0-260 Nokia Optical Diagnostics and Troubleshooting TOP00007 4A0-265 Required Practical Lab Exams Nokia Optical Network Architect Lab Exam N/A ONCA4A0
Certifications are valid for three years. Recertification requires passing an exam.
Additional certifications will be introduced to the ONC program over time.