This qualification has been developed in conjunction with the Open College Network to build on Module 1 Certificate in Wireless Network Fundamentals and delivers an introduction to cellular network technologies to enable the student to progress onto Module 3 Certificate in Wireless Area Networking. This module has an emphasis on the Air Interface covering GSM, WCDMA & LTE with insight into the future of 5G. It provides a clear view of the most important aspects of cellular communication technologies and how the principles are applied within the different generations as networks evolve from providing basic GSM services, through to supporting an increasingly complex set of connection requirements and services.
This qualification has been designed for those looking to have a career in the telecommunications industry or those who work in the industry but do not currently hold a nationally recognised qualification.
Units included within this qualification cover:
- 2G GSM
- 3G WCDMA
- 4G LTE and beyond