IEEE WCET Exam: Wireless Access, Network Architecture, Management, Security, Facilities

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  • Course:IEEE WCET Exam: Wireless Access, Network Architecture, Management, Security, Facilities
  • Course ID:WCET2 Duration:3 days Where: Your Office (7+ Persons)
  • Available as a private, customized course for your group at your offices or ours and in some cases as a WebLive(TM) class.

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Course Outline

  • Introduction: Wireless Access Technologies
    • Mobility Management
    • Wireless Access Technology Standardization
    • Digital Mobile Cellular Technology Evolution: 2G and 3G
    • PANs, LANs, MANs
    • Beyond 3G
  • Network Service Architecture
    • Circuit-Switched Cellular Network Architecture
    • TCP/IP in Packet-Switched Networks
    • VoIP/SIP for IP Multimedia
    • Packet-Switched Mobile Networks and IMS
    • Mesh and Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
    • Service Frameworks
  • Intro to Network Management and Security
    • Information Technology Infrastructure
    • Enhanced Telecommunications Operations Map
    • SNMP
    • Security Requirements
  • Facilities Infrastructure
    • AC and DC Power Systems
    • Electrical protection
    • HVAC
    • Equipment Racks, Related Hardware
    • Tower Specifications and Standards
    • Distributed Antenna Systems, Base Station Hotels
    • Physical Security, Alarms, Surveillance
    • National and International Standards
  • Agreements, Standards, Policies and Regulations
    • Agreements
    • Standards
    • Policies
    • Regulations
  • Some Key Knowledge Areas
    • Communications Networks
    • Other Communications Systems
    • General Engineering, Management and Economics
  • Wrap up: Course Recap and Discussion
Course Overview

Course in a Nutshell

This fast-pace course covers wireless access technologies, network service architecture, network management and security, facilities infrastructure, agreements, standards, policies, and regulation, and more. This is one of a pair of courses tied to the IEEE WCET Examination and intended for those who wish to use the WCET curriculum as a guide for their professional development. While not specifically offered as certification prep course, it will help you review and practice some of the major topics covered by the exam.


Customize It!

The course can be customized to satisfy specific knowledge areas relative to job performance or other customer goals. We can adjust the topics and level of details to suit your audience, whether engineers, technician or managerial personnel. For those interested in in-class hands-on exercises, the course can be optionally taught as a four-day workshop.


Learn How To

  • Describe the evolution of wireless networks through 3G and beyond
  • Grasp the transition from circuit-switched to packet-switched networks
  • Understand the basics of network management
  • Explain important aspects of facilities infrastructure
Audience / Prerequisites

Aimed At

Wireless telecommunications professionals and managers, consultants, engineers, and others involved in designing, implementing, or maintaining mobile and fixed radio systems and those who would like to review and clarify certain topics included in the IEEE WCET curriculum.



Those wishing to take this course should have a basic knowledge of wireless, TCP/IP, physical support structures and networking.