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Exams

Written Exams

Nokia ONC written exams are delivered through Nokia's test delivery partner, Pearson VUE. Exams are offered in a secure and proctored environment with global test sites. Written exams can be attempted in any order. All exams are offered in English only. If candidates fail to pass a written exam, there is no waiting period required before re-taking the exam and no limit on how many times an exam can be rewritten. It may take up to five (5) business days for Nokia to receive an exam result from the test center. Once Nokia has received the result for your ONC exam, we will send you an acknowledgment of your result and post the result to your personalized Student Portal page.

For more information on scheduling, see the Nokia Learning Services Written Exam Registration Guide.

Practical Lab Exams

Candidates are eligible for the lab exam once they have successfully completed all of the written exam requirements.  The lab exam is 8 hours in duration and is available at select Nokia facilities worldwide.  Check back here for a list of locations that will be available in the future.

Prerequisites for practical lab exams are defined below. If a candidate fails a practical lab exam, there is a mandatory 3-month waiting period before the exam can be attempted again.

Lab exams will be available beginning in Q4 2017.

PRACTICAL LAB EXAM(S)
Practical Lab Exam Lab Exam Number Prerequisite(s)  
Nokia Optical Network Architect Lab Exam ONCA4A0 4A0-250
4A0-255
4A0-260
4A0-265
Q4 2017