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CWISA Wireless IoT Solutions Administrator  |    A 4 day training course

CWISA training course description

This CWISA course covers wireless technologies with reference to IoT. It examines from an IoT perspective how wireless works, and is an excellent introduction to IoT for the wireless engineer. Topics range from wireless technologies, RF, to mobile networks, IoT, and security.

What will you learn
  • Describe wireless networking and IoT technologies.
  • Explain basic RF communications.
  • Plan wireless solutions.
  • Describe how to implement wireless solutions.
  • Use best practices in implementing wireless solutions.
CWISA training course details

CWISA training course contents

  • Introduction to wireless technologies
  • History of wireless, radio waves and frequencies, wireless technologies and related components, common components of wireless solutions, LAN networking requirements, Network security, Implementing wireless solutions, staging, documentation, security updates, Industry organizations, IEEE, compatibility and certification groups.

  • Wireless network use cases
  • Wireless BANs, Wireless PANs, Wireless LANs, Wireless MANs, Wireless WANs, Wireless sensor networks, New network driver—Internet of Things, IoT for industry (IIoT), IoT for connected vehicles, Residential environments, Retail, Education (K12), Higher education, Agriculture, Smart cities / Public access, Health care, Office buildings, Hospitality, Industry, Stadiums, arenas, and large public venues.

  • Planning wireless solutions
  • Identifying use cases and applications, common wireless requirements and constraints, performing a wireless system design, selecting and evaluating design parameters.

  • RF communications
  • RF wave characteristics, RF propagation behaviours, RF signal metrics, fundamentals of wireless modulation. other wireless carriers, common frequency bands.

  • Radio frequency hardware
  • Hardware levels, basic RF hardware components (circuit board level), RF link types (use category). RF device types.

  • Mobile communications networks
  • Mobile networks, LTE, 5G, Use cases.

  • Short-range, low-rate, and low-power networks
  • RF and speed, RF and range, RF and power, 802.11, 802.15.4, Bluetooth, LoRa (Long range) / LoRaWAN, ZigBee, 6LoWPAN, NB-IoT and LTE-M.

  • Wireless sensor networks
  • What is a Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)? WSN applications, Sensors and actuators, WSN architectures, Planning a WSN.

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Internet of Things (IoT) defined, IoT history and its definition revisited, one more comment on the definition of IoT, IoT verticals, Oil & Gas, IoT structure/ architecture basics, IoT connected objects.

  • Securing wireless networks
  • Confidentiality, integrity and availability, Privacy, non-repudiation, authenticity & safety, Importance of authentication in wireless networks, Key cryptographic technologies & concepts, Authentication methods, Authorisation, OAuth 2.0 authorisation framework, monitoring.

  • Troubleshooting wireless solutions
  • Proper solutions design, designing and implementing wireless solutions, basic installation procedures, general configuration considerations, troubleshooting and remediation, troubleshoot common problems in wireless solutions.

  • Programming, scripting and automation
  • What is an API? categories of APIs, common API communication methods, choosing a language, why are we integrating systems? Application & integration architectures. Data structures & types, XML, YAML, API types.

Learning path


This is a new course

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Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.