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Nokia Optical Network
Certification (ONC) Program

Learn. Certify. Grow.


Develop and demonstrate your expertise

The Nokia Optical Network Certification (ONC) Program is an end-to-end learning program supporting the 1830 PSS, 1830 VWM, and NFM-T / WaveSuite NOC-based networks. The program is designed to equip participants with the hands-on skills, confidence, and demonstrated abilities needed in today’s advanced optical networks.

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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. 

Start your training journey today and explore a range of training options tailored to your goals.

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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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Remote lab access

My Nokia Optical Lab

Get 24/7 access to complete the labs from our course materials, prepare for lab exams, or general practice.

Practice your skills in our Nokia labs.

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Attendees would recommend 

“I’ve found the ONC training content and certifications invaluable to my knowledge of Nokia optical networking, and I’m looking forward to achieving my Optical Network Design Expert Certification” ”
Evans Tagoe
Network Implementation Engineer III, Nokia Certified Optical Network Professional

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