Plan and install a 100% wireless network coverage to facilitate high speed access for smart mobile devices. Using the latest wireless technologies ensure all users have comprehensive access at all times to benefit from a seamless roaming experience.
The five-day Certified Wireless Infrastructure Technician (CWIT®) is a comprehensive program perfect for those with 2-3 years’ experience within network infrastructure who wish to extend their knowledge, practical hands-on skills, qualifications and certifications into the wireless infrastructure environment.
Learners will expand their knowledge and skills to gain a thorough understanding of current and emerging wireless networking technologies used for in-building wireless coverage. Methods used for connection to backbone networks also feature with explorations into the principles of microwave access radio, fibre systems and cable technologies such as DSL. The organisation and management of site records and wireless system test results through OEM software is also included.
Practical hands-on sessions are incorporated throughout this program, including a focus on advanced wireless infrastructure troubleshooting, wireless coverage surveys and network testing tools. The organisation and management of site records and wireless system test results through OEM software is also included. A certified CWIT® will be undaunted when dealing with escalations and problem resolution within a strategic wireless network project.
A certified CWIT® also considers the requirements for compliance, having a full understanding of national and international regulations, codes and standards. During the program learners will be provided a valuable opportunity to access the latest industry standards.
Following this program, you are encouraged to continue your professional development by advancing your knowledge and skills to gain further official certifications and qualifications by progressing through The Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework which maps education programs to career advancement throughout the network infrastructure and data centre sectors.
The CWIT® program is classroom-based and led by one of CNet’s expert Instructors.
A minimum of two years installation experience within the network infrastructure sector is required. Successful completion of the Certified Network Cable Installer (CNCI®) program would be advantageous. If you would like to discuss your experience or suitability for this program please contact us.
Delegates will learn how to
Successful learners will have the knowledge and practical skills to confidently install, test and certify installations in support of Wireless Ethernet and Small Cell applications in the WAN environment and other emerging networking technologies.
The CWIT® forms part of the Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework which allows delegates to progress their knowledge, education and skills in line with their career within these fast moving industries. See cnet-training.com for details of the Global Digital Infrastructure Education Framework.
Role of the CWIT® in
The core layer
The distribution layer
The access layer
Regulations, Standards, Codes, Organisations and Forums
Wireless regulations, standards, codes and organisations
Wireless trade organisations and forums
Emerging wireless technologies and related standards
Fundamentals of Wireless Communications
Advantages of the Wireless solutions
Wireless Networking Principles
Cellular, WLAN, PAN and Microwave technologies
Femto/Pico/Micro and Macrocells
Frequency Bands and Channel Numbers
NMS vs. EMS
CLI vs. GUI
TX/RX Diversity, MIMO antenna schemes
Remote Radio Head (RRH)
Self-Organising Networks (SON)
Network and Security Gateways
Coverage and Capacity planning – overview
Optimal positioning of RF units
Planning for In-Building Installations
On-site health & safety assessment
Wireless infrastructure administration & floor plans
Capacity & Coverage plans arising from use of planning tools
Ethernet and fiber cable route planning
Equipment mounting choices and types
Iteration process – ideal vs. practical choices
Rack space and equipment connection planning
Structural support for wall and ceiling RF unit fixings
Tools used for wall and ceiling fixings
PPE, steps, ladders, towers used during mounting of RF units
Installation of PoE switches and servers
Connection and earth and AC/DC power
Testing and connection of Ethernet and optical fiber cables
Capturing MAC addresses & updating as-built documentation
Powering up switches and servers
Use of CLI and GUI
Entry of initial parameters to enable SON
Checks: RF coverage, handover, provision of service
Optimization of RF coverage through physical adjustments
Use of test phone
Documenting test results
Typical troubleshooting: Ethernet/ fiber cable tests, pings.
Wireless Infrastructure Troubleshooting
Identification of faulty RF units or PoE devices
Coverage testing using test phone
Typical replacement procedures: RF units, switches, servers
CWIT® Program Breakdown
Advanced Copper Testing
Advanced Fibre Testing
WAP Survey Activity
LAN Survey Activity
There are case studies to be completed within the program time frame, one each in support of WLAN and Cellular wireless infrastructure planning and installation. There is an exam at the end of the program.
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