Course Overview

Wi-Fi is a radio technology that lets users get high speed internet access without being tied by cord or cable to an internet connection. Many of the world’s biggest carriers already recognize Wi-Fi as a business-critical, strategic technology. Wireless communication networks rely on Wi-Fi for offloading to relieve the congested mobile data networks with additional capacity from unlicensed Wi-Fi spectrum.

From basic RF theory and regulatory requirements to implementation of WLAN devices, this course will get you up-to-speed on the latest in 802.11 technologies in a practical way. Learn basic 802.11 wireless networking terminology and functionality, as well as engineering concepts and business practices

Intended Audiences

  • Personnel without any Wi-Fi/RF background
  • Personnel who desire to renew their learning of Wi-Fi/RF fundamentals and examine current trends
  • Decision-makers and operations personnel


Telecommunications Education Center Wireless Fundamentals Course

Wireless 101

Wireless 101 is designed to familiarize participants with the practical aspects of wireless communication systems and their industrial applications. When it comes to modern cellular systems, it is important to understand the numerous technological developments that affect its deployment and the business ecosystem. Foundational theories of cellular communication are an important, yet often overlooked, domain…

Key Takeaways

  • Define the basic characteristics and concepts related to Wi-Fi technologies and learn the role of Wi-Fi as a network access technology.
  • Understand the importance of Wi-Fi technologies for cellular data offloading.
  • Identify the basic attributes of WLAN standards (802.11 b, a, g, n, ac, ad) and identify deployment scenarios for common WLAN network types
  • Identify and describe the legacy and recent releases of WLAN security technologies.
  • Identify and explain best practices for access point placement and density.
  • Identify factors that affect the range and rate of RF transmissions and the define the concepts that make up functionality of RF spread spectrum communication.
  • Understand, describe, and gather the required information prior to a site survey.

Course Includes

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

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


How do I register for this course?

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