About this Course

Duration 4 Days
Special Notices

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The Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) course provides the networking professional a complete foundation of knowledge for entering into or advancing in the wireless networking industry. From basic RF theory to 802.11 frame exchange processes, this course delivers hands-on training that will benefit the novice as well as the experienced network professional.This course covers all that is required to prepare for the CWNA Certification:

It also ensures that students leave with real hands on skills. Hands-on exercises include the following:

  • Spectrum Capture and Analysis
  • Infrastructure Mode Throughput Analysis
  • Using Laptop Analyzers
  • Site Survey
  • Basic WLAN Security
  • Wireless Intrusion Prevention Systems
  • Troubleshooting


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

Delegates will learn how to

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

  • Introduction to 802.11 WLANs
  • Radio Frequency Fundamentals
  • Understand international, regional, and local RF spectrum management organizations
  • Basic WLAN Analysis
  • Coordinating 802.11 Frame Transmissions
  • RF Math and System Operating Margin
  • 802.11 Service Sets
  • Challenges addressed by 802.11n
  • Wireless LAN Operation
  • WLAN Security
  • Site Surveying
  • Antennas
  • Troubleshooting


  • WLAN and Networking Industry
  • RF Characteristics and Behaviour
  • RF Mathematics and Measurements
  • RF Antennas and Hardware
  • 802.11 PHYs and Network Types
  • 802.11 Network Devices
  • 802.11 MAC Operations
  • 802.11 Channel Access Methods
  • WLAN Network Architectures
  • WLAN Requirements and Solutions
  • Security Solutions for WLANs
  • Site Surveys
  • WLAN Troubleshooting
Hands-on Lab Exercises
  • Becoming Familiar with Antenna
  • Becoming Familiar with Power Conversions
  • Configuring Channel and Power Settings
  • Channel and Power Settings on Meraki Dashboard
  • Power Budget
  • Verifying Throughput Speeds
  • Verifying Throughput Speeds with Channel Bonding
  • Monitoring Management Fames
  • Enable Metageek insider
  • Enable Metageek Chanalyzer
  • Perform a Predictive WLAN Design
  • Basic WiPS
  • 802.1x Authentication
  • Splash Page Authentication
  • Troubleshooting PSK Authentication

4 Days

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Delivery method


Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.

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