Lab exam registration
Lab exam registration, management, and cancellation
Half-day labs exams are now available:
The virtual Cloud Packet Core Expert lab exam is now available for registration. In-person deliveries are currently only available in the Shanghai, China office.
In support of the certification requirements for the Cloud Packet Core Expert, Nokia requires candidates to complete a practical lab exam to validate their hands-on skills. In order to register for the lab exam, candidates must have completed the necessary prerequisite written exams. Lab exams are offered virtually or from select Nokia facilities identified below. In order to register for a lab exam, candidates must have completed the necessary prerequisites.
Learn more about the Cloud Packet Core Lab Exam (CPCE-LE) and what to expect from it - here.
From the registration tool, you can:
Schedule and purchase your CPC Lab Exam.
Review your CPC Lab Exam purchase history or scheduled exams.
Cancel your scheduled Lab Exams or pending purchases.
Lab exam locations
Lab exams are delivered in-person at select Nokia facilities worldwide or through virtual delivery.
Review the global Nokia locations and time zones for virtual delivery available to take take the Cloud Packet Core Expert Lab Exam below.
Currently, only our Shanghai location is available due to COVID restrictions.
Book your virtual lab exam by registering at any one of the virtual locations. You can choose from any region.
Available timezones for virtual delivery:
- Virtual-USA-Dallas (GMT-5)
- Virtual-Canada-Ottawa (GMT-4)
- Virtual-Morocco-Sale (GMT+1)
- Virtual-India-Bangalore (GMT+5:30)
- Virtual-China-Shanghai (GMT+8)
Virtual lab exam requirements and delivery:
To successfully participate in the virtual lab exams, candidates require the following:
- A webcam and microphone
- A computer with a minimum of 4 Mbps end-to-end connection (wired network connections preferred)
- Windows 10.0, Internet Explorer 11.0
- Candidates must have administrative privileges on the computer to download two applications, including an ExamPlayer image (37.5 GB), and have at least 60 GB of free hard disk space
- 12 GB of RAM (6GB dedicated allocated memory for VMPlayer)
- Hardware virtualization support at CPU level on the PC (Intel VTx).
All exams will be proctored in real-time by a virtual Nokia proctor. Candidates will be asked to complete, and verify they can meet the requirements for, the Nokia Virtual Proctored Lab Exam Setup and Candidate Checklist before their exam to ensure successful delivery.
Bangalore - India
Gurgaon - India
Shanghai - China
Antwerp - Belgium
Bristol - UK
Bydgoszcz - Poland
Madrid - Spain
Paris - Saclay - France
Vimercate - Italy
Dallas - USA
Mexico City - Mexico
Naperville - USA
Ottawa - Canada
Sao Paulo - Brazil
Register for a lab exam
The price for the Cloud Packet Core Expert Lab Exam (CPCE-LE) is $725 US.
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 website.
Step 1: Create a Nokia Support Portal account
You will need a Nokia account to access the Lab Exam Registration tool. If you don’t have an account, you can create one here by clicking “New User?” Nokia employees should use their employee credentials for login.
Step 2: Access the Lab Registration Tool
Once you have an account, you will be able to access the Lab Exam Registration Tool for registration
If you have any issues, please contact us for assistance.