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Optical Network Certification – Architect

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.