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CWDP Course Outline

Enterprise Wi-Fi Network Design, Outline v1.0

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Australia’s sole CWNP Authorised Learning Partner (ALP) for over a decade.

Introduction

The CWDP Wireless LAN Design course consists of instructor-led training applicable to the design of wireless LANs using the latest technologies including 802.11n and 802.11ac. This course goes in-depth into the design process and provides attendees with the knowledge needed to plan, deploy and test modern 802.11-based networks. It also prepares students for the CWDP examination.

Students who complete the course will acquire the necessary skills for preparing, planning, performing and documenting site surveys and wireless LAN design procedures.

  • CWDP courseAssociated Certifications: CWDP
  • Price: $2,700.00
  • Duration: 3 days, Classroom
  • Availability: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane (available in-house at customer sites outside these cities with minimum 5 attendees)
  • Prerequisites: CWNA-level knowledge (enterprise Wi-Fi Administration)

CWDP Course Outline

The following list contains the materials covered in the lecture portion of the course.

WLAN Design Overview

  • Importance of Good Design
  • Impact of Bad Design
  • Design Process
  • Design Skills
  • Design Toolkit

Requirements Analysis

  • Pre-Planning
  • Customer Interaction
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Discovering Existing Systems
  • Documenting the Environment
  • Defining Constraints
  • Creating Documentation

Designing for Client and Applications

  • Client Device Types
  • Application Types
  • Application-Specific Design
  • High Density Design Issues

Designing for Industry

  • Standard Corporate Networks
  • Industry-Specific Designs
    • Government
    • Healthcare
    • Hospitality
    • Education
    • Retail
    • Warehouse
    • Guest Access and Public Hotspots
    • Transportation
    • Mobile Office
    • Outdoor and Mesh
    • Last-mile/ISP and Bridging

Vendor Selection Processes

  • Defining Vendor Issues
  • Operational Planes
  • Design Models
  • Understanding Architectures

Radio Frequency Planning

  • RF Spectrum
  • RF Behaviours
  • Modulation and Coding Schemes
  • RF Accessories
  • Throughput Factors

WLAN Hardware Selection

  • Antennas
  • 802.11n and Antennas
  • Choosing APs
  • Powering APs

Site Surveys

  • Site Survey Tools
  • Site Survey Preparation
  • Predictive Site Surveys
  • Manual Site Surveys
  • Site Survey Principles and Processes

Designing for QoS

  • Quality of Service (QoS) Overview
  • QoS Application Points
  • Roaming Support

Designing for Security

  • Bad Security
  • Authentication Solutions
  • Encryption Solutions
  • Security Best Practices
  • Intrusion Prevention

Installation, Testing, Validation and Troubleshooting

  • Network Health Status
  • Troubleshooting and Validation Process
  • Troubleshooting and Validation Tools
  • Common Problems

Hands-on Lab Exercises

Hands-on labs depend on the audience and can include use of:

  • Spectrum Analyzers
  • Protocol Analyzers
  • Site Survey Software
  • Diagramming Software
  • Various Wireless Access Points
  • Various Wireless Adapters and Antennas

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