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WiFi demystified  |    A 1 day training course

WiFi demystified training course description

A concise overview aimed at less technical staff requiring an overview of WiFi networks. The course covers the technologies at a high level allowing delegates to discuss WiFi networks with others recognising the buzzwords used. The course will also allow the delegates to recognise the issues involved in planning and installing WiFi networks as well as securing them.

What will you learn
  • Recognise the different WiFi technologies available.
  • Describe the architecture of WiFi networks including the role of Access Points.
  • Recognise the distance limitations of WiFi networks.
  • Describe the buzzwords used in WiFi.
  • Recognise the security issues of WiFi networks.
WiFi demystified training course details
  • Who will benefit:
  • Anyone working with WiFi networks.

  • Prerequisites:
  • None.

  • Duration
  • 1 day

  • Dates & prices
  • Click here

WiFi demystified training course contents

  • Introduction
  • When to use wireless, when to use wired, WiFi technologies: 802.11, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, WiFi speeds and distances, comparison to other wireless technologies, 802.15 (Bluetooth), 802.16 (WiMax).

  • Simple WiFi networks
  • Network cards, Antennae, Access Points, WiFi routers.

  • Enterprise WiFi networks
  • SSIDs, Multiple WiFi networks, Repeaters, Wireless bridges, Controller based access points, Wireless switches, Power Over Ethernet.

  • RF site surveys
  • Steps and techniques, tools, analysing the feasibility of WiFi, range, performance, roaming.

  • Security
  • How safe are WiFi networks? Encryption, Authentication, WEP WPA WPA2. 802.1x, EAP, RADIUS.

Learning path



Based on customer ratings

E. G. - Yahoo

"Excellent course for managers who want to understand network engineers."

B. M. - London Internet Exchange

"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."

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.