Choose your region and languages

Some content is only available in English

Didn't find your region or language?

Nokia Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) Certification

The Nokia Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) certification builds on the foundational knowledge established in the NRS I certification. The goal of NRS II training is to provide students with a strong foundation in the core aspects of Nokia service routing including the Internet Routing Protocol (IRP), IP/MPLS networks, and implementing Nokia layer 2 and layer 3 services.

NRS II Key Learning Outcomes

Upon successfully obtaining NRS II certification, students will have acquired a thorough working knowledge of IP routing protocols, IP/MPLS protocols and networking, VPN and VPLS services, basic OAM techniques, and various resiliency techniques. Students will also understand the Nokia network and services architecture and how to utilize it for delivering residential and business communication services. 

Certification Requirements

Exam requirements and recommended courses for acquiring the NRS II certification are provided in the table below. Candidates are not required to enroll in the recommended course to achieve the NRS II certification however passing the mandatory exams and the NRS II practical lab exam are required.

For the certification exams below, candidates have the option to write the single NRS II Composite Exam (4A0-C01) OR write the following three individual exams.

  • Nokia Interior Routing Protocols (4A0-101)
  • Nokia Multiprotocol Label Switching (4A0-103)
  • Nokia Services Architecture (4A0-104)

The NRS II Composite Exam (4A0-C01) combines content from three individual exams into a single, integrated exam. Refer to the NRS II Composite exam page for further details.

Practice Exams

Practice exams are available to help you prepare for the written exams. You can find the list of downloadable practice exams at the bottom of this page.


Exams, Courses, Workshops and Publications

Mandatory Exam(s) for NRS II Certification

Exam Name Number Prerequisite Exam(s)
Nokia Interior Routing Protocols 4A0-101 N/A
Nokia Multiprotocol Label Switching 4A0-103 N/A
Nokia Services Architecture 4A0-104 N/A
Nokia NRS II Lab Exam NRSII4A0 4A0-101

Elective Exam(s) for NRS II Certification

Exam Name Number Prerequisite Exam(s)

Exam(s) for NRS II Recertification

Exam Name Number Prerequisite Exam(s)
Nokia NRS II Composite Exam 4A0-C01 N/A

Publication(s) of Interest for NRS II Certification

Title ISBN# Price (USD)
Nokia Network Routing Specialist II (NRS II) Guide 978-0-470-94772-2 $69