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Nokia Optical Lab Exam Registration Page

In support of the certification requirements for Optical Network Architect, Optical Network Design Expert and Optical Network Services Expert, Nokia offers practical lab exams that ensure a candidate’s ability to design, configure, manage and troubleshoot optical networks based on the 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) portfolio. Lab exams are offered from select Nokia locations identified at the bottom of this page. In order to register for a lab exam, candidates must have completed the necessary pre-requisites.

Once exam prerequisites are completed, candidates need to purchase a lab exam, and once payment is secured, the candidate will be able to select an available exam date from the web site.

Consider using My Nokia Optical Lab to help you prepare for the exam. My Nokia Optical Lab provides remote, dedicated access to a Nokia optical lab environment, including lab types focused on 1830 PSS, 1830 EPT, and NFM-T. Features include:

  • Flexible scheduling of lab time. Labs are available 24x7
  • Optional lab practice scenarios with solutions

To find out more about My Nokia Optical Lab and/or to register, please visit A summary of all of the lab practice scenarios is available from this URL as well.

How to Register for a Lab Exam

All you need to get started is an account to login to the Lab Exam Registration tool.

From the registration tool, you will be able to:

  • Purchase ONC Lab Exams
  • Schedule ONC Lab Exams
  • View your ONC Lab Exam purchase history
  • Cancel pending purchases
  • View or cancel ONC Lab Exams that you have scheduled

Create a Nokia Account

You will need a Nokia account to access the SRC Student Portal. If you don’t have an account, you can create one at and click “New User?”

Nokia employees should use their employee credentials for login.

Click the following link to access the Lab Exam Registration tool.

If you have any issues, please contact for assistance.

Lab Exam Pricing

  • Optical Network Design Expert Lab Exam: $725 USD
  • Optical Network Services Expert Lab Exam: $725 USD
  • Optical Network Architect Lab Exam: $1275 USD

Lab Exam Locations

  • Antwerp-Belgium
  • Bangalore-India
  • Bristol-UK
  • Bydgoszcz-Poland
  • Dallas-USA
  • Gurgaon-India
  • Istanbul-Turkey
  • Madrid-Spain
  • Mexico City-Mexico
  • Naperville-USA
  • Ottawa-Canada
  • Paris-Saclay-France
  • Sao Paulo-Brazil
  • Shanghai-China
  • Vimercate-Italy