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Achieve the new Nokia Optical Network Professional Certification and start your optical journey on the right path

Demonstrate your expertise through industry-recognized certifications

The ONC Program features 4 certifications to meet the demands for a variety of optical networking roles. Have confidence knowing your certification means you have the skills and proven expertise to do the job!

Our Certifications

Nokia Optical Network Professional

Nokia Optical Network Professional Certification - NEW!

Learn the foundations of WDM transmission and principles, optical network design, network element architectures, and management of Nokia 1830 PSS based Networks.   Learn more

Nokia Optical Network Services Expert Certification

Learn the technologies, skills and best practices required to configure, manage and deploy differentiated services on a Nokia optical based network.  Learn more

Nokia Optical Network Design Expert Certification

Develop expert-level knowledge, best practices, and practical skills to design optimized and resilient Nokia 1830 PSS based WDM networks.  Learn more

Nokia Optical Network Architect Certification

Master the complete set of end-to-end knowledge and practical skills required to design, manage and troubleshoot leading-edge optical networks based on the Nokia 1830 PSS.  Learn more


Certification Matrix

Key Progam 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 NFM-T.
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.

Certifications are valid for three years. Recertification requires passing an exam.  Learn more


Amplify your personal brand with digital badges.

Upon successfully achieving your certification, or passing an exam, you will receive a digital badge that contains secured and verified proof of your knowledge and skills.  Learn more