Course Overview

Designed for those who work in Cellular, Wi-Fi, DAS and Small Cells; this course provides a basic understanding of the technological, business, indoor environmental, and management ecosystem issues and challenges that are part of every initiative. This is a prerequisite course for the General, Project Management and Technical In-building certification tracks. This module explains why In-Building wireless initiatives are necessary, how In-Building solutions are expected to deliver communications capabilities to the indoor subscribers and provide an understanding of both the history and future of the In-Building wireless solution space.

Intended Audiences

  • All Job Types
  • Personnel without any cellular/RF background
  • Decision-makers and operations personnel
  • Personnel who desire to refresh and advance their understanding of RF fundamentals and examine current trends, standards, and practices


None. Successful completion of this course is considered a prerequisite for other TEC learning modules.

Key Takeaways

  • Understand how the market is responding to technology and densification demands for increased capacity.
  • Understand key industry terminologies.
  • Identify different types of cell sites and their components.
  • Recognize RF characteristics and behaviors in outdoor and indoor environments.
  • Learn how to perform link budget analysis for uplink and downlink.

Course Includes

  • Course outline
  • Online access to self-guided PowerPoint deck
  • Certificate of completion


How do I register for this course?

To register, please follow these steps:

  1. Click the Sign Up button on this page (located on the right side or at the bottom on mobile).
  2. Add the course to your cart.
  3. Use coupon code SIGNUP at checkout to proceed without payment.
  4. Complete the checkout process, which will also involve creating an account.
  5. Log in to your account on and complete the questionnaire for the course.
  6. Once your questionnaire has been submitted, we will reach out with additional information and pricing options.