About this Course

Duration 1 Day
Special Notices

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The CWS certification is an entry-level WLAN certification from the vendor-neutral CWNP organization that brought you CWNA and other advanced certifications. To earn the CWS certification, you must pass an online exam with a score of 70% or higher. The learning materials explain the language of Wi-Fi as well as the typical hardware and software used in wireless local area networks (WLANs). From radio frequency (RF) to Wi-Fi client devices, the CWS learns the terminology and processes of Wi-Fi.


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:

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


RF Frequency

  • Identify RF Characteristics
  • Explain basic RF Behaviours

RF Hardware

  • Understand Antenna Types

The 802.11 Standard

  • Know the Frequency bands used
  • Identify PHY Characteristics

Channel Plans and Performance Factors

  • Select appropriate channel plans
  • Identify factors implementing wlan performance
  • Understand the basic requirements for VoWLAN

WLAN Security, BYOD and Guest Access

  • Explain the basic differences between WPA and WPA2 Security
  • Determine the best solution for BYOD and Guest Access

Enhanced 802.11 Functions

  • Describe features of enhanced 802.11 functions
  • Explain the requirements of fast and secure roaming for non-technical professions

Wireless Access Points

  • Identify AP features and capabilities
  • Describe AP management Systems

Wireless Clients

  • Determine capabilities of Client devices
  • Discover client devices and applications in use

WLAN requirements

1 Day

Delivery Method

Delivery method


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

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