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CERTIFIED WIRELESS ANALYST (CWA)
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  Certified Wireless Analyst
CWA Certification Package
 
 
The Certified Wireless Analyst (CWA) Certification Package includes three training courses covering the full range of wireless, giving you the knowledge required in the wireless business today — plus certification to prove it!
 
  Course 2231: Wireless Fundamentals
  •  Radio fundamentals. Radio spectrum. 
  •  Digital radio: modems and modulation
  Course 2232: Mobile Communications
  •  Cellular principles. Mobility and handoffs.
  •  Digital voice.  Mobile Internet Access.
  •  The generations: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G
  •  The technologies: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA and OFDM
  •  The systems: GSM, 1X, UMTS, HSPA and LTE
  Course 2233: Fixed Wireless
  •  Wireless LANs, 802.11 standards, WiFi, security
  •  Bluetooth, WiMAX, point-to-point and satellites
 
Specifically designed for non-engineers, this certification will get you up to speed on the fundamentals of radio, the jargon and buzzwords, technologies in use, and ideas behind them on all major wireless systems in use today from 4G LTE to 700 MHz spectrum, including 802.11 WiFi.
 
Getting this certification gives you a leg up in the job market.  
And, applied correctly, will help you make more money.
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Certified Wireless Analyst
Three courses, unlimited course and exam repeats,
TCO Certification, Certificate, Letter of Reference.
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About TCO Certification
telecommunications certification organization gold training partner 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.  
Benefits of Certification for Individuals
TCO Certification differentiates you from the rest of the crowd when applying for a job or angling for a promotion.
The knowledge you gain taking these high-quality courses, confirmed with TCO Certification, is foundational knowledge in radio and wireless: fundamental concepts, mainstream technologies, jargon, buzzwords, the underlying ideas – and how it all fits together.
This type of knowledge and preparation makes you an ideal candidate to hire or promote to a task, as you will be able to build on your knowledge base to quickly get up to speed and work on a particular project – then have the versatility to work on subsequent projects.
TCO Certification will help demonstrate you have this skill… a desirable thought to have in your potential manager's mind.
Benefits of Certification for Employers
Take advantage of these courses for individual learning, a team, or for an entire organization. The scalable myTeracom Learning Management System can register and manage all of your people through their courses, lessons and exams, and generates reports showing progress and scores.
For larger organizations, the courses and exams can also be licensed and deployed on an organization's internal LMS.
Teracom certification packages are an extremely cost-effective way of implementing consistent, comprehensive telecommunications and networking technology fundamentals training, ensuring that existing resources and new hires are all up to the same speed, with a common vocabulary, framework and knowledge base.
What You Get With The CWA Certification Package
1. High-quality, up-to-date, comprehensive training
You will get a solid foundation of structured knowledge, delivered in our trademark "telecom for non-engineers" style.
Cut through jargon to understand the fundamentals, technologies and buzzwords… and how it all fits together, in plain English.
2. The certification exam
Each course in the certification package has an associated exam, typically ten multiple-choice questions.
You get unlimited repeats of the exam - which means guaranteed to pass.   Plus, on achieving a passing grade:
3. Your certificate, suitable for framing
A full-color TCO Certificate suitable for framing is automatically awarded by the Learning Management System on completion of the required exams.
It can be immediately printed on plain or textured paper on any color printer and framed by student as desired, with no shipping charges. It can also be attached to the electronic version of the student's CV.  An original hard copy of your Certificate, signed and sealed, can be sent to you by mail for $25 plus first-class mail cost.
4. A personalized Letter of Reference / Letter of Introduction
You also receive a personalized Letter of Reference / Letter of Introduction explaining the courses you took and the knowledge you have, and inviting anyone you give it to to contact us as a reference... excellent addition to your CV.
5. Right to display the TCO logo
You'll have the right to display a high-resolution copy of the TCO logo on your résumé, business card, LinkedIn profile, web page, blog, or email signature.
6. TCO Certification Designation
Passing the Certified Wireless Analyst, you will be able to state that you:
-  "are a Certified Wireless Analyst",
-  "hold a Certified Wireless Analyst certification from the Telecommunications Certification Organization",
-  are "certified as a Wireless Analyst by the Telecommunications Certification Organization",
-  are a "Telecommunications Certification Organization (TCO) Certified Wireless Analyst",
-  are "TCO-certified",
and may sign your name
 - "Richard Smith, CWA," or "Jane Smith, Certified Wireless Analyst"
7. A 30-day no-questions-asked 100% money-back guarantee.
If for any reason you change your mind, for 30 days after purchase you can get your money back.
You have nothing to lose! – and a marketable skill to gain!   Start now.
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Implement a major career-enhancing upgrade to your knowledge, or prepare for a job in the telecommunications business.
 
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Understand telecom, datacom and networking fundamentals, jargon, buzzwords, technologies, solutions and standard practices... and how it all fits together.
Take the same courses used by the carriers
Take the same courses used by the biggest telecom carriers in the business to train their personnel.
 
Benefit from decades of experience and understanding with this set of courses, covering all major topics, right up to date, in clear lessons logically organized to deliver structured knowledge that lasts a lifetime.
 
Interactive lessons rich with photographs and illustrations make this self-paced learning enjoyable.  
 
Course Descriptions
Course 2231 Wireless Fundamentals
Radio fundamentals  •  Spectrum  •  Digital radio  •  Modems and Modulation  •  Propagation, Penetration and Fading
Wireless Fundamentals is the first course in the CWA Certification Package. We begin with the basics: what radio is, how it's organized and how and it's used to communicate information.
We begin by understanding what radio actually is, and why we use it for communications. We'll understand how radio frequencies are in the Gigahertz range, used within frequency bands measured in the Megahertz wide.
Then we will look at the spectrum, i.e. standardized bands of frequencies, how they are allocated and the need for licenses. You will learn which bands are used for what, from cordless phones to WiFi and cellular, including the new 700-MHz bands.
Next, we'll understand how information is represented using radio. The first stop is a quick review of old-fashioned analog radio and TV, followed by what most systems use today: digital. We'll spend some time understanding digital, how 1s and 0s are communicated by modems and familiarize you with jargon and buzzwords like QAM and QPSK.
We'll finish off with radio transmission issues, including propagation, penetration and fading.
Course Outline
1. Radio Fundamentals
2. Wireless Spectrum and Radio Bands
3. Analog Radio
4. Digital Radio: How Modems Work
5. Propagation, Penetration and Fading
Course Objectives
On completion of this course, you will be able to explain
• What is meant by "radio"
• Why we use it
• The frequencies and bands that are used
• Which services each is used for
• How we represent 1s and 0s on these bands, and
• Transmission characteristics including propagation, penetration and fading.
Course 2232 Mobile Communications
Cellular Principles • Mobility • Handoffs • Digital Voice • Mobile Internet • The Generations: 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G 
The Technologies: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, OFDM • The Systems: GSM, 1X, UMTS, HSPA, LTE
Course 2232 Mobile Communications is the second course in the CWA Certification Package. With a good foundation in place, we'll cover mobile communications from A to Z. This is where the money is!
We begin with basic mobile network concepts and mobility terminology including base stations and transceivers, mobile switches and backhaul, handoffs and cellular radio concepts.
Then, we cover spectrum-sharing technologies and their variations: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA and OFDM, the generations of technology 1G, 2G, 3G and 4G, and the technologies GSM, 1X, UMTS, HSPA and LTE.
We'll understand the difference between "voice" plans and "data" plans, how mobile Internet access is implemented for a smartphone, and how you can keep kids quiet on car trips by turning your phone into a mobile WiFi base station.
Course Outline
1. Mobile Network Components and Operation
2. Cellular
3. 1G: Analog Frequency-Division Multiple Access
4. Second Generation: Digital Cellular
5. Digital Cellular: Voice Communications
6. Internet Access via Cellular: "Data" Communications
7. 2G: TDMA (IS-136) Time-Division Multiple Access
8. 2G: TDMA (GSM) Time-Division Multiple Access
9. 2G: CDMA Code-Division Multiple Access
10. Spread Spectrum
11. CDMA Operation and Patents
12. 3G: CDMA 1X and UMTS
13. 4G: LTE
14. 4G: OFDM
15. Dynamic Assignment of Subcarriers
16. Spectrum-Sharing Roundup: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, OFDM
Course Objectives
On completion of this course, you will be able to
• Draw a model of a cellular wireless telecommunications network
• Identify all of its components and technologies from handset to mobile switch
• Explain what "cellular" radio systems are is and why they are used
• Explain what a handoff is, and how this implements mobility
• Explain the characteristics and operation of FDMA, TDMA, CDMA and OFDMA,
• How each was deployed for AMPS, GSM, UMTS and LTE
• Explain the difference between what cellphone carriers call "voice" and "data" and
• Mobile internet access.
Course 2233 Fixed Wireless
Wireless LANs • 802.11 Standards • WiFi • Security • Bluetooth • WiMAX • Point-to-Point Microwave • Satellites
Course 2233 Fixed Wireless is the third and final course in the CWA Certification Package. We'll round out your knowledge with wireless that does not support mobility, including the most important, WiFi, and other current technologies.
We'll start with infrared - remote controls for TVs - then cover Bluetooth.
Next is WiFi, more accurately called 802.11 Wireless LANs. We'll explain how WiFi works and survey the different variations like 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, 802.11ac and more. Then we'll cover the crucial issue of security on WiFi and why you want WPA-2 personal.
We'll cover WiMAX, also known as 802.16, and understand what the future of WiMAX is.
We finish off with point-to-point microwave systems, and satellites: Low Earth Orbit (LEO) and Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO) satellites and how they are used for voice and data communications.
Course Outline
1. Infrared
2. Bluetooth
3. WiFi: Wireless LANs
4. WiFi Security and WPA2
5. 802.16 WiMAX
6. Point-to-Point Microwave
7. Satellite
Course Objectives
On completion of this course, you will be able to explain
• How TV remote controls communicate,
• How Bluetooth uses frequency hopping to define channels,
• How WiFi and wireless LANs work,
• The relative merits of different flavors of 802.11,
• How WiFi security is implemented and the best choice,
• What WiMAX is and where it is headed,
• What point-to-point microwave is and its applications, and
• The differences in operation and application for LEO and GEO satellite communications.
Available CWA Course Books / Certification Study Guides
book E2232 Mobile Communications course book on Google Play
Course 2231 Wireless Fundamentals
Course Book / Certification Study Guide
8.5" x 11" format course book
ISBN 9781894887847 (eBook)
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book E2232 Mobile Communications course book on Google Play
Course 2232 Mobile Communications
Course Book / Certification Study Guide
8.5" x 11" format course book
ISBN 9781894887007 (eBook)
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book E2232 Mobile Communications course book on Google Play
Course 2233 Fixed Wireless
Course Book / Certification Study Guide
8.5" x 11" format course book
ISBN 9781894887021 (eBook)
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