The #1-ranked telecommunications certification worldwide, fully updated for 2021, Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist includes eight online courses delivering a solid foundation in telecom, datacom and networking: understanding the fundamentals, technologies, jargon and buzzwords, and most importantly, the underlying ideas and how it all fits together... plus TCO Certification to prove it!
• 2241 Introduction to Broadband Converged IP Telecom
• 2206 Wireless Telecommunications
• 2221 Fundamentals of Voice over IP
• 2201 The PSTN
• 2212 The OSI Layers and Protocol Stacks
• 2211 LANs, VLANs, Wireless and Optical Ethernet
• 2213 IP Networks, Routers and Addresses
• 2214 MPLS and Carrier Networks
CTNS starts with four courses on telecommunications: first, Introduction to Broadband Converged IP Telecom, a comprehensive introduction and first pass through all of the topics, then Wireless Telecommunications, covering radio and cellular principles to 5G and Wi-Fi 6, then the comprehensive Introduction to Voice over IP, and completed with The PSTN, the previous generation of telecom we'll be dealing with for years to come.
The second half of CTNS is four courses on networking, delivering a practical understanding of Ethernet and its MAC frames, IP packets with IP addresses and routers, and the traffic management system MPLS. We begin with the OSI Reference Model and its Layers as a framework to organize the discussions.
CTNS certification and its courses provide the core knowledge needed in telecom today, covering all major topics beginning with a complete overview of modern broadband converged IP telecommunications, then wireless, Voice over IP and the PSTN; and the OSI Layers, Ethernet, IP and MPLS.
30-day, no-questions-asked, 100% money-back guarantee. You have nothing to lose - and a valuable certification to gain!
CTNS Certification will give you a solid foundation of structured knowledge including broadband converged IP telecommunications, wireless, Voice over IP, the PSTN, Ethernet, IP and MPLS networking, understanding the fundamentals, technologies, jargon and buzzwords, and most importantly, the underlying ideas and how it all fits together... and TCO Certification to prove it!
This is an ideal way to prepare for a job in the telecommunications business. It's also a highly cost-effective and consistent way to train team members in a new position.
You get eight courses with unlimited repeats, your CTNS Certification with certificate and all the benefits of TCO Certification including a personalized Letter of Reference.
A certification study guide / course reference book is available, in print and eBook.
The Unlimited Plan gives you unlimited repeats of courses and exams, with no expiration and no monthly fees. One-time payment. Take as long as you like. Jump in and out of courses, refresh your knowledge in the future.
About TCO Certification
Teracom is a Gold Training Partner of the Telecommunications Certification Organization, authorized to administer exams for TCO certifications on the myTeracom Learning Management System and award TCO certifications.
TCO certification is proof of your knowledge of telecom, datacom and networking fundamentals, jargon, buzzwords, technologies and solutions.
It's backed up with a Certificate suitable for framing - plus - a Teracom exclusive - a personalized Letter of Reference / Letter of Introduction detailing the knowledge your certification represents and inviting the recipient to contact us for verification. You may list Teracom Training Institute as a reference on your résumé if desired.
Teracom is the leader in telecommunications training. In business since 1992, we supply this training to the US government under our GSA schedule contract, which means pre-approved quality and pricing. We're so confident of the quality of this training, it comes with a 30-day money-back guarantee.