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Three certification tracks to shape you for the future of optical networking. This comprehensive program will provide you with the learning that you require based on your needs, experience level and goals.

Choose from any of our three certification paths and various courses based on your experience level, needs and goals. All courses are instructor-led and dedicate significant time to hands-on lab training to ensure students develop proficiency in configuration, provisioning, and troubleshooting. Courses are available in classroom, virtual classroom (instructor-led, live, online), or on-site delivery at customer-designated locations. ONC course material may also be purchased for use in a self-paced learning environment.

Our Certifications

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.

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.

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.


Certification Matrix


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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 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.