Nortel Meridian 1 Foundation

5 Day Course
Code EM1040

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Classroom Virtual Classroom Private Group - Virtual Self-Paced Online


This course takes the student from the basic principles of the Meridian 1 range through to all the skills and techniques required to install, configure, administer and maintain the current Meridian 1 range and to meet the prerequisite for Nortel CS1K training. The course also provides network engineers with the ability to implement Q931 ISDN networks and network dial plans.

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the current Nortel Meridian 1 product range and CS1K 5.5 platforms.
  • Describe, install and configure current Common, Network and Peripheral equipment (61C/81C)
  • Describe, install and configure current small systems hardware (11C Cabinet and Chassis).
  • Describe CS1K Release 5.5 Equipment
  • Fully utilise the Nortel Technical Publications (NTP) CD documentation.
  • Access the system maintenance terminal.
  • Perform system maintenance.
  • Perform software installation and upgrades.
  • Describe and install Nortel 3900 series digital telephones
  • Configure a variety of telephone and system features.
  • Perform troubleshooting and correct system faults.
  • Configure, maintain and test Q.931 digital connections
  • Describe and implement both Uniform and Co-ordinated dial plans.
  • Install and replace hardware components.

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Course Content (17 topics)

  • Identify the current range of Nortel Meridian 1 and CS1K Systems
  • System Interfaces (Command Line, OTM, Element Manager)
  • Using the System Documentation
  • Accessing the system
  • Understanding and performing Administration in software
  • Understanding and performing Maintenance in software
  • Understand and Implement Common 3900 Telephone features
  • System Features and Services
  • Meridian 1 61C/81C Current Equipment
  • Meridian 1 Option 11 Cabinet and Chassis Current Equipment
  • CS1k Release 5.5 Equipment
  • Meridian 1 Software Installation
  • System Backup and Restore
  • Hardware Maintenance
  • Understand and implement a Q.391 ISDN Network
  • Understand and implement a Uniform Dial Plan network configuration
  • Understand a Co-ordinated Dial Plan network configuration


None, but basically telephony or similar knowledge is advantageous.

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