Ciena provides certification in below two categories: -

  1. Carrier Ethernet Certification (CE Certification)
  2. Optical communication certification (OC Certification)

These certifications are further sub categorized into different levels basis of expertise. Details of the levels are as given below: -

S. No.

Entry Level

Associate

Professional

Consultant

1

Pre-Assessment for CE

CE-A

CE-P

CE-C

2

Pre-Assessment for OC

OC-A

OC-P

OC-C

 

 

 

 

S. No.

Entry Level (Pre-Assessment for CE)

Associate (CE-A) 

Professional (CE-P)

Consultant (CE-C)

1

No-Prerequisite required

Pre-Assessment for CE with 90% or more grades

          OR

5-days instructor-led (CE-A ILT) training

          OR

CE-A WBT (e-learning) course

 

CE-A Certified                     

        +

5-days instructor-led (CE-P ILT) training

 

CE-P Certified                     

        +

5-days instructor-led (CE-C ILT) training

 

 

Carrier Ethernet Certification Exam Path

                                                                            

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

S. No.

Entry Level (Pre-Assessment for OC)

Associate (OC-A) 

Professional (OC-P)

Consultant (OC-C)

1

No-Prerequisite required

Pre-Assessment for OC with 90% or more grades

          OR

5-days instructor-led (OC-A ILT) training

          

OC-A Certified                     

        +

5-days instructor-led (OC-P ILT) training

 

OC-P Certified                     

        +

5-days instructor-led (OC-C ILT) training

 

Optical Communication Certification Exam Path

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rules for these certifications: -

Ciena Customer- 

  • User must take exam within 30 days of attending 5days ILT course classes.
  • User gets two attempts to clear exam and can reset attempt himself once not able to clear exam in first time.

 

  • User need to come back for second attempt within 30 days of first attempt. Post that attempt will be lapsed.
  • If user fails in both attempts of exam, he needs to purchase exam again.
  • Once completed, user can download certificate. User must clear exam with minimum 80% or more to get certificate.

 

Ciena Employee- 

  • Ciena Employee may self-enroll for exam without undergoing any pre assessment or 5-day ILT certification classes.
  • Ciena Employee gets two attempts to clear the exam. 
  • In case employee is not able to clear the exam, he needs to undergo Certification course (ILT/WBT). Post that he needs to purchase exam. (Exam can be purchased at company cost if concern manager approves)
  • Once completed, Employee can download certificate. User must clear exam with minimum 80% or more to get certificate.