Alcatel-Lucent NRS II Certification
Gain Alcatel-Lucent certification as part of your UTS degree
UTS is the first university in the world to offer the Alcatel-Lucent industry certification Networking Routing Specialist I (NRS1) and II (NRS2). You can obtain this certification in conjunction with a UTS Master of Engineering Studies majoring in:
- Telecommunication Networks, or in
- Telecommunication Engineering and Telecommunication Networks
Or UTS Master of Engineering majoring in Telecommunication Networks.
The Service Router Certification (SRC)(opens external site) is ideal for those wanting to work with the most advanced carrier-grade IP networks in the world, including the National Broadband Network company in Australia. The program is based on the Alcatel-Lucent 7750 Service Router family, which is a carrier-grade IP/MPLS router currently being deployed by most ISPs in the world.
To gain the NRS1 and NRS2 certification at UTS, you need to enrol in specific UTS:Engineering subjects as part of your major and complete additional activities below:
|Alcatel-Lucent Certification||UTS subject to be completed for certification||Additional activity required for certification|
|NRS1||49202 Communication Protocols (Scalable IP Networks)||Attend additional 2 day short course (SC1) run during the non-teaching week + complete external Alcatel-Lucent exam|
|NRS2||49202 Communication Protocols (Scalable IP Networks)||Attend additional 2 day short course (SC1) run during the non-teaching week + complete external Alcatel-Lucent exam|
|49201 Integrated Services Networks (Services Architecture)||Attend additional 2 day short course (SC2) run during summer break + complete external Alcatel-Lucent exam|
|42902 Interior Routing and High Availability||Complete external Alcatel-Lucent exam|
|42903 Multi-Protocol Label Switching||Complete external Alcatel-Lucent exam
Complete 3.5 hour NRS2 lab exam with Alcatel-Lucent
External Alcatel-Lucent exams can be completed at any global Prometric (opens external site) testing centre. They are multiple choice online exams. The 3.5 hour NRS2 lab exam is conducted by Alcatel-Lucent and can be arranged through UTS at no additional cost. UTS runs 2 day short courses (SC1 and SC2) at a cost of approximately $500.
The subjects will be offered in block mode format in 2012. Each subject consists of three 2-day blocks.
UTS can give you credit for up to 3 subjects if you have NRS2 or some of the SRC courses and if your certification is up-to-date.
Alcatel-Lucent is a global leader in telecommunications today. Headquartered in Paris, France, they have operations in over 130 countries. Their investment of over €2.5 billion in R&D, including the famous Bell Labs in the USA is globally significant. They hold 27,500 active patents and have secured 7 Nobel prizes in physics. They are market leaders in mobile and fixed networking, IP, optics technologies as well as applications and services.
Alcatel-Lucent University is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development under the CLIP (Corporate Learning Improvement Program)(opens external site), and has major centres in 18 countries including the UTS campus which forms part of the Asia-Pacific headquarters for the Alcatel-Lucent University.
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