Cisco Wireless Networking Certification Course

Cisco Wireless Networking Certification Courses in South Africa

Certified Wireless Network Administrator
2KO Africa delivers quality Certified Wireless Network Administrator training in Cape Town. We specialise in Cisco Certification training and are an authorised Cisco test centre. All our trainers are certified and have many years of practical field experience as well as classroom experience. 2KO Africa is an IT & business training company that runs computer courses for learners of all levels, and is also a top-rated, internationally-certified supplier of online IT training, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure the Cisco training.

 

NOTE:  This course is not currently available as an instructor led class

Exam Topics:
Introduction
Introduction to Wireless LANs
The Wireless LAN Market
Today's Wireless LAN Standards
Applications of Wireless LANs
Access Role
Network Extension
Building-to-Building Connectivity
Last Mile Data Delivery
Mobility

Radio Frequency (RF) Fundamentals
Radio Frequency
RF Behaviors
Gain
Loss
Reflection
Refraction
Diffraction
Scattering
Voltage Standing Wave Ratio (VSWR)
VSWR Measurements
Effects of VSWR
Solutions to VSWR
Principles of Antennas
Line of Sight (LOS)
Fresnel Zone
Obstructions
Antenna Gain
Intentional Radiator
Equivalent Isotropically Radiated Power (EIRP)
Radio Frequency Mathematics
Units of Measure
Watts (W)
Milliwatt
Decibels
dBm
dBi
Accurate Measurements

Spread Spectrum Technology
Introducing Spread Spectrum
Narrow Band Transmission
Spread Spectrum Technology
Uses of Spread Spectrum
Wireless Local Area Networks
Wireless Personal Area Networks
Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks
FCC Specifications
Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum (FHSS)
How FHSS Works
Effects of Narrow Band Interference
Frequency Hopping Systems
Channels
Dwell Time
Hop Time
Dwell Time Limits
FCC Rules affecting FHSS
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS)
How DSSS Works
Direct Sequence Systems
Channels
Effects of Narrow Band Interference
FCC Rules affecting DSSS
Comparing FHSS and DSSS
Narrowband Interference
Cost
Co-location
Equipment compatibility and availability
Data rate & throughput
Security
Standards Support

Wireless LAN Infrastructure Devices
Access Points
Access Point Modes
Root Mode
Bridge Mode
Repeater Mode
Common Options
Fixed or Detachable Antennas
Advanced Filtering Capabilities
Removable (Modular) Radio Cards
Variable Output Power
Varied Types of Wired Connectivity
Configuration and Management
Wireless Bridges
Wireless Bridge Modes
Root Mode
Non-root Mode
Advanced Filtering Capabilities
Removable (Modular) Radio Cards
Variable Output Power
Varied Types of Wired Connectivity

Antennas and Accessories
RF Antennas
Omni-directional (Dipole) Antennas
Usage
Semi-directional Antennas
Usage
Highly-directional Antennas
Usage
RF Antenna Concepts
Polarization
Gain
Beamwidth
Free Space Path Loss
The 6dB Rule
Antenna Installation
Placement
Mounting
Appropriate Use
Orientation
Alignment
Safety
Maintenance
Power over Ethernet (PoE) Devices
Common PoE Options
Single-port DC Voltage Injectors
Multi-port DC Voltage Injectors
Active Ethernet Switches
PoE Compatibility
Types of Injectors
Types of Picker / Taps
Voltage and Pinout Standards
Fault Protection
Wireless LAN Accessories
RF
Amplifiers
Common Options
Configuration & Management
RF Attenuators
Common Options
Configuration and Management
Lightning Arrestors
Common Options
Configuration & Maintenance
RF Splitters
Choosing an RF Splitter
RF Connectors
Choosing an RF Connector
RF Cables
RF “Pigtail” Adapter Cable
Key Terms

Wireless LAN Organizations and Standards
Federal Communications Commission
ISM and UNII Bands
Advantages and Disadvantages of License-Free Bands
Industrial Scientific Medical (ISM) Bands
900 MHz ISM Band
2.4 GHz ISM Band
5.8 GHz ISM Band
Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (UNII) Bands
Lower Band
Middle Band
Upper Band
Power Output Rules
Point-to-Multipoint (PtMP)
Point-to-Point (PtP)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
IEEE 802.11
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
Major Organizations
Wireless Ethernet Compatibility Alliance
European Telecommunications Standards Institute
Wireless LAN Association
Competing Technologies
HomeRF
Bluetooth
Infrared Data Association (IrDA)
Infrared
Wireless LAN Interoperability Forum (WLIF)