Advanced Certification Courses

Patton offers two levels of certification: Professional and Expert. The entry point into Patton certifications is to become a Patton Certified Voice Professional (PCVP) by taking and passing the Patton Voice Certification course. After that, you can take Advanced courses and become a Patton Certified Voice Expert (PCVE) in different areas.

  • PCVE IP Data
  • PCVE Transmission
  • PCVE Voice

Advanced Course Overview

PA-TRI-201 ($120 USD)
Advanced IP Data Course (6 Sessions, 3 hours) for the PVCE IP Data Certification

Competence: After this Module the student will be able to configure security, traffic shaping, and service settings.

Session 1 - IP Enhanced Settings
Goal: Configure and debug SNTP, SNMP, and other protocols.

Session 2 - DHCP Server
Goal: Configure and debug DHCP Server.

Session 3 - Statefull Firewall / ACL
Goal: Configure and debug statefull firewall services.

Session 4 - Bridging and Switching functionality
Goal: Configure and debug bridging network scenario.

Session 5 - ACL and LINK Scheduler
Goal: Configure and debug ACL and LINK Scheduler.

Session 6 - QoS
Goal: Configure layer 2 and 3 QoS.

PA-TRI-203 ($120 USD)
Advanced Voice Course (3 Sessions, 1.5 hours) for the PVCE Voice Certification

Competence: After this Module the student will be able to configure voice features and voice services.

Session 1 - Enhanced Call Routing Settings
Goal: Understand enhanced voice routing concepts.

Session 2 - Routing / Mapping Tables
Goal: Configure routing and mapping tables.

Session 3 - Call Routing Services
Goal: Configure call routing (hunt group, call distribution, call transfer, second dial tone).

PA-TRI-204 ($120 USD)
Advanced Transmission Course (3 Sessions, 2 hours) for the PVCE Transmission Certification

Competence: After this Module the student will be able to configure DSL features and services.

Session 1 - DSL Connections and Concepts
Goal: Learn how Patton EFM modems work and connect together as pairs. Learn about physical layer connections and how modems negotiate. This will include definitions for line-probe, training, handshaking and data-lock.

Session 2 - DSL Configuration CO/Local and CPE/Remote
Goal: Learn how to configure the DSL/LINE ports to create a connection between two modems; one configured for modem mode CO/LOCAL and the other configured for CPE/REMOTE.

Session 3 - Core Functionality of the EFM 24 Port Switch
Goal: Learn about the core functionality of the EFM 24 Port Switch and how to configure EFM connections. Learn how to configure VLAN’s, LACP and Spanning Tree Protocol, as well as how to verify link speeds, and bonding properties on connected modems.