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  • 1 Days Course
    Wireless / Mobility

    Classroom + Online

    Course Details


    The CWT Training – Certified Wireless Technician provides the skills to install APs based on a design document, configure the AP for initial operations and ensure connectivity. You will learn to troubleshoot basic problems and assist users in-person or through remote communications in problem resolution. This certification provides the ability to configure a WLAN client for connectivity is paramount with an understanding of the configuration process for SSIDs, security settings and other client adapter settings.


    CWT professionals are not responsible for WLAN design, analysis or security design; however, they should be able to gather information from a design specification document to properly configure an AP and troubleshoot individual connection issues. The Certified Wireless Technician may not be aware of the actual WLAN architectural design, the RF design or the full feature set in use to implement the WLAN. See other CWNP training.


    Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

    • Understand Basic RF Hardware and Functions
    • Identify 802.11 Features and Functions
    • Identify Wireless LAN Hardware and Software
    • Understand Organizational Goals


    RF Frequency Fundamentals

    • Identify RF Characteristics
    • Explain basic RF Behaviours
    • Understand how to detect RF Signal Factors

    Antennas and Accessories

    • Describe the basic differences among antenna types
    • Select the appropriate external antenna when required

    The 802.11 Channels and Operations

    • Know the Frequency bands used
    • Explain the basic WLAN location process
    • Describe the basic steps required in the WLAN connection process
    • Determine the channels and streams supported by client devices

    WLAN Clients : Features and Capabilities

    • Describe client types and varying capabilities
    • Determine the channels and streams supported by client devices

    WLAN Clients: configuration and Management

    • Configure client devices
    • Configure various client operating systems for wireless connectivity

    WLAN APS: Hardware and Mounting

    • Identify AP features and capabilities and understand configuration options related to them
    • Select appropriate mounding kits for a specified installation location
    • Ensure proper PoE provisioning when required

    WLAN APs: Configuration and Management

    • Configure APS as standalone devices
    • Validate AP wired interface connectivity
    • Validate proper AP WLAN configuration

    WLAN Security

    • Understand the basics of 802.11 security solutions
    • Identify legacy security technologies that should not be used
    • Configure security parameters in an AP
    • Configure security Parameters in a client device

    Troubleshooting Connection Issues

    • Troubleshoot connectivity problems
    • Troubleshoot performance problems
    • Troubleshoot security problems
    • Troubleshoot mobility problems

    Instructor Demo

    • Configuring a client
    • Verifying POE Power
    • Configuring an AP
    • Configuring Security Settings
    • Troubleshooting with Spectrum Analyzer. Protocol Analyzer and Wi-Fi Scanner

    Target Audience

    IT Support and those installing APs.


    Students should have basic networking knowledge, including understanding of the OSI Reference model.