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Signalling systems for engineers  |    A 2 day training course

Signalling training course description

An intensive course that defines and explores the signalling methods that are to be found in today's telecommunications services.

What will you learn
  • Describe the Functionality and Features of Signalling.
  • Describe the Functionality of Analogue & Digital Subscriber Signalling.
  • Describe the various types of signalling used on different network types.
  • Describe the Functionality of Private Network Signalling.
  • Describe the Functionality of Public Network Signalling.
Signalling training course details

Signalling training course contents

  • Introduction
  • What is Signalling?, Standards, ITU-T Recommendations, Signalling Categories – Supervisory Addressing, E.164, Call Information, Network Management, Network Components, Inband/Outband Switch Signalling, Analogue Vs Digital Signalling.

  • Analogue Subscriber Signalling
  • Analogue Local Loops/Switches/Trunks, Digital Switches/Local Loops, Telephone Handset, Accessing the Local Exchange, Pulse/Tone Dialling.

  • Digital Subscriber Signalling
  • Integrated Digital Access, DASS2 & DPNSS, DASS2 – Call, IMUX, Euro ISDN, Q.931 Call Control, Message Identification, Message Types, Call Establishment Messages, Call Clearing.

  • Network Types
  • Service Types, Circuit Switched, Packet Switched, Signalling Terminology, In-Channel Signalling, G.704, Performance and Quality, Digital Signalling, CAS, CAS Applications, Foreign Exchange, CCS, Break-In/Out

  • Private Network Signalling Types
  • Networking PABXs, Inter PABX Analogue Signalling Methods, E & M, Tone-On-Idle, Inter PABX Digital Signalling Methods, DPNSS, DPNSS Deployment, PABX Support for DPNSS, DPNSS Call, Q.Sig, Q.Sig support/functionality/protocol, Message Overview, Call Establishment.

  • Public Network Signalling
  • SS7, SS7 Operations, SS7 Topology, SSP, STP, SCP, Database Types – CMSDB NP LIDB HLR VLR, Signalling Modes, Link Types, Further Redundancy, Linksets, SS7 addressing, Point Codes, Sub-System, Global Title Addressing and Translation, ANSI PCs, ITU-T PCs, SS7 Protocol Stack, MTP Level 1, MTP Level 2, Flow Control, FISU, LSSU, MSU, MSU SIF, MTP Level 3, SCCP, TCAP, TUP, Facility Format, Main Facilities, Flow Control Negotiation, Closed User Groups, Reverse Charging, Fast Select Facility, Throughput Class Negotiation, Call Barring, On-Line Facility Registration. BTUP, ISDN ISUP, Supplementary Services, ISUP Call – IAM, Progress/Answer/Suspend/ Resume/Release Messages,

  • Intelligent Network (IN)
  • Introduction, IN Evolution, IN Conceptual Model, IN Target Services & Service Features, Service Independent Building Blocks

Learning path



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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.