Class Details

Price: $1,595

GSA Eligible 

2-Day Course Includes:

  • Class exercises in addition to training instruction
  • Courseware books, notepads, pens, highlighters and other materials
  • Course retake option
  • Exam Voucher
  • A second voucher with full purchase 
  • Full breakfast with variety of bagels, fruits, yogurt, doughnuts and juice
  • Tea, coffee, and soda available throughout the day
  • Freshly baked cookies every afternoon - *only at participating locations

For group training options, contact us at (240) 667-7757 or promo@phoenixts.com. 

Course Outline

Introduction to Computer Networking

  • Network Types
  • Network Topology
  • The OSI Model
  • Device Addressing

Introduction to Wireless Local Area Networking

  • The Wireless Computer Network
  • Common WLAN Deployment Scenarios
  • Building-to-Building Connectivity Using Wireless LAN Technology
  • RF Regulatory Domain Governing Bodies and Local Regulatory Authorities
  • IEEE and Wireless LAN Standards
  • Interoperability Certifications

Wireless LAN Infrastructure Devices

  • The Wireless Access Point
  • Wireless Mesh
  • Wireless LAN Routers
  • Wireless Bridges
  • Wireless Repeaters
  • Wireless LAN Controllers
  • Power over Ethernet

Wireless LAN Client Devices

  • Radio Hardware Used with Wireless LAN Technology
  • PCMCIA
  • ExpressCard
  • USB 1.0, USB 1.1, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0
  • Peripheral Component Interconnect
  • Mini-PCI, Mini-PCIe, and Half Mini-PCIe
  • Additional Adapter Types
  • CompactFlash Devices
  • Secure Digital
  • Wireless Workgroup Bridges
  • Client Device Drivers
  • Client Utility Software

Physical Layer Access Methods and Spread-Spectrum Technology

  • Network Access Methods
  • Spread-Spectrum Technology
  • IEEE 802.11g Extended Rate Physical
  • IEEE 802.11n High Throughout
  • IEEE 802.1a, 802.11g and 802.11n Orthogonal Frequency

Radio Frequency Fundamentals for Wireless LAN Technology

  • Understanding Radio Frequency
  • Wireless LAN Coverage and Capacity
  • Radio Frequency Range and Speed
  • Wi-Fi and Non-Wi-Fi Interference
  • Basic Units of Radio Frequency Measurement

Wireless LAN Antennas and Accessories

  • Basic Radio Frequency Antenna Concepts
  • Wireless LAN Antenna Types
  • Radio Frequency Cables and Connectors
  • Factors in Antenna Installation
  • Minimizing the Effects of Multipath Using Antenna Diversity
  • Combating Effects of Wind and lightning in WLAN
  • Installation Safety
  • Antenna Mounting
  • Maintaining Clear Communications

Wireless LAN Terminology and Technology

  • Wireless LAN Modes of Operation
  • Connecting to an IEEE 802.11 Wireless Network
  • The Distribution System
  • Data Rates 
  • Throughput
  • Dynamic Rate Switching
  • Wireless LAN Roaming or Transition
  • IEEE 802.11 Protection Mechanisms

Wireless LAN Security Basis

  • Introducing IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Security
  • Wireless LAN Threats and Intrusion
  • IEEE 802.11 Standard Security
  • Earlly Wireless LAN Security Technologies
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • IEEE 802.11 Authentication and Data Encryption
  • IEEE 802.11 SOHO and Enterprise Security Technologies
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access and WPA2 Personal Security
  • WPA and WPA2 Enterprise Security
  • IEEE 802.1X/EAP
  • IEEE 802.11 Encryption Methods
  • Role-Based Access Control
  • Virtual Private Networking
  • The Wireless Intrusion Prevention System
  • The Captive Portal
  • Wireless Network Management and Monitoring Systems
  • Industry Regulatory Compliance

Wireless LAN Site Survey Basics

  • Wireless LAN Site Surveys
  • Gathering Business Requirements
  • Interviewing Stakeholders
  • Defining Physical and Data Security Requirements
  • Gathering Site-Specific Documentation
  • Identifying Infrastructure Connectivity and Power Requirements
  • Understanding Application Requirements
  • Understanding RF Coverage and Capacity Requirements
  • Client Connectivity Requirements
  • Antenna Use Considerations

Performing and RF Wireless LAN Site Survey

  • The Physical Radio Frequency Site Survey Process
  • Radio Frequency Spectrum Analysis
  • Performing a Manual Radio Frequency Wireless LAN Site Survey
  • Performing a Predictive Modeling Site Survey
  • Protocol Analysis
  • Documenting Existing Network Characteristics
  • RF Coverage Requirements
  • Infrastructure Hardware Selection and Placement
  • Infrastructure Connectivity and Power Requirements
  • Received Signal Strength
  • Testing Antenna Use
  • Wireless Channel Architectures
  • Wireless Device Installation Limitations
  • Site Survey Report

Troubleshooting and Maintaining IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks

  • Identifying Wireless LAN Problems
  • Wireless LAN Connectivity
  • Application Performance Problems
  • Optimizing Wireless Networks

Class Exam

CWTS Exam

Details:

  • Exam CodeL PW0-071
  • Number of Questions: 60
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Duration: 90 minutes
  • Format: multiple choice and multiple answer
  • Delivery: Pearson VUE

Objectives:

  • Wi-Fi Technology, Standards and Certifications
  • Applications, Support and Troubleshooting
  • Hardware and Software
  • Security and Compliance
  • Site Surveying and Installation
  • Radio Frequency (RF) Fundamentals

You can purchase the exam vouchers separately through Phoenix TS.

Phoenix TS is an authorized test center for Prometric and Pearson VUE exams. 

Register for Class

Date Location
01/10/19 - 01/11/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
01/10/19 - 01/11/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
04/04/19 - 04/05/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
04/11/19 - 04/12/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
04/11/19 - 04/12/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
08/01/19 - 08/02/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
08/08/19 - 08/09/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Columbia, MD Register
08/08/19 - 08/09/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register
12/05/19 - 12/06/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Tysons Corner, VA Register
12/12/19 - 12/13/19, 2 days, 8:30AM – 4:30PM Online Register