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Nokia Optical Network Certification (ONC) Program

Shaping you for the future of optical networking.

The Nokia Optical Network Certification (ONC) program is an end-to-end learning program supporting Nokia 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) and Network Functions Manager for Transport (NFM-T) based networks.

Demonstrate your expertise by achieving one or more of our four industry-recognized certifications that prove you have the necessary knowledge and practical skills to perform on the job. Whether your goal is to enhance your optical networking skills or verify your expertise through certification, the ONC Program is here to get you, your career, and your organization on the right path to success.

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Develop hands-on skills

Develop skills to shape the future of optical networking with this end-to-end learning program, supporting Nokia 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) and Network Functions Manager for Transport (NFM-T) based networks. 

Get started today with a rich mix of instructor-led and web-based training.

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The ONC Program features four certifications to meet the demands for a variety of optical networking roles: Optical Network Professional, Optical Network Services Expert, Optical Network Design Expert, and Optical Network Architect.

Have confidence knowing your certification means you have the skills and proven expertise to do the job.

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Written and practical exams

Nokia exams come in two formats: written and practical lab exams. Written exams are administered by our test delivery partner, Pearson Vue, and practical lab exams are available at select Nokia facilities worldwide.

Test your skills and set yourself apart while working towards an industry-recognized certification.

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My Optical Network Lab

24/7 lab access. Test your knowledge with our practical optical labs: Nokia 1830 Photonic Service Switch (PSS) and Nokia 1830 Engineering and Planning Tool (EPT) lab.

Practice your skills in our Nokia labs.

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