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CCNA: Wireless

This course will provide you with knowledge of Radio Frequency (RF) and 802.11 technology essentials along with installing, configuring, monitoring and basic troubleshooting tasks needed to support Small Medium Business and Enterprise wireless networks. This certification is the base level Cisco credential for those who would like to prove their wireless networking knowledge using Cisco Systems® or related equipment. All Cisco certifications have seen a rapid increase in marketability over the past 5 years, with Cisco wireless technology being especially valued. With many corporations moving to a wireless based infrastructure, this certification will give students a considerable edge in the IT marketplace.

Upon completion of this course, you will be prepared to sit for the Cisco 200-355 WFUND: Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals exam. A voucher for this exam is included with this course.

6 Months / 85 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

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George Mason University

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES374

What You Will Learn
  • Understand Cisco WLAN
  • Master wireless standards and architecture
  • Explore topologies and SSID VLan
  • Capture wireless packets
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 6 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 85 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Prepare for a career as a network engineer, system administrator, network administrator, LAN engineer, or network specialist
  • Work toward earning your Cisco CCNA: Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals (WIFUND) certification and prepare for the Cisco 200-355 WIFUND Exam
  • Master an understanding of Cisco WLAN in SMB and Enterprise networks that can be used in a variety of professional settings
  • Set yourself apart from competitors by developing your IT hardware skills

Outline

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Wireless Basics

Learn the fundamentals of wireless basics, wireless standards, and wireless signals.

Antennas and More

Explore antennas, topologies, and frame types.

Planning Coverage

Understand planning coverage, architectures, stand alone, and cloud developments.

Controller Based Deployment

Discuss controller based deployment, controller discovery, and roaming.

Radio Resource Management

Study radio resource management, wireless security, WLAN configuration, and guest networks.

Client Connectivity

Complete the course by learning about client connectivity, wireless management, interference, and troubleshooting.

Details
I.        Wireless Basics
                A.    Course and Instructor Introduction
                B.    Wireless Basics Parts 1-6
II.        Wireless Standards
                A.    Wireless Standards Parts 1-5
III.      Wireless Signals
                A.    Wireless Signals Parts 1-2
IV.       Antennas
                A.    Antennas Parts 1-3
V.        Topologies
                A.    Topologies Parts 1-2
VI.       Frame Types
                A.    Frame Types Parts 1-3
VII.      Planning Coverage
                A.    Planning Coverage Parts 1-3
VIII.     Architectures
                A.    Architectures Parts 1-3
IX.       Stand Alone and Cloud Deployments
                A.    Stand Alone and Cloud Deployments Parts 1-2
X.        Controller Based Deployment
                A.    Controller Based Deployment Parts 1-3
XI.       Controller Discovery
                A.    Controller Discovery Parts 1-3
XII.       Roaming
                A.    Roaming Parts 1-2
XIII.     Radio Resource Management
                A.    Radio Resource Management Parts 1-3
XIV.      Wireless Security
                A.    Wireless Security Parts 1-3
XV.       WLAN Configuration
XVI.      Guest Networks
XVII.     Client Connectivity

                A.    Client Connectivity Parts 1-2
XVIII.    Managing Wireless
                A.    Managing Wireless Parts 1-2
XIX.      Interference
                A.    Interference Parts 1-2
XX.       Troubleshooting
                A.    Troubleshooting Parts 1-2
                B.    Course Conclusion
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Instructors & Support

David Biggers

David Biggers, Senior Security Instructor, has been a professional IT instructor for the past four years for the US Army. He teaches a broad range of certification courses ranging from CompTIA, Microsoft to Cisco and EC-Council. Prior to working with the US Army, David worked as a Network Admin and Web Services Manager with KCTCS in Kentucky. He performed multiple jobs being on the IT team. Network Administration, System Administration, Blackboard Administration, Web Design and Web Development. Additionally, David taught part time during the evening at the college, where he instructed on Active Directory, Introduction to Computers and Networking. David has 18 years of IT experience, 17 professional IT certifications and 8 years of teaching experience. 

Requirements

Prerequisites / Requirements

Prerequisites:

Students should have a fundamental understanding of networking.

A valid CCENT or a valid CCNA Routing and Switching or any CCIE certification can act as a prerequisite to take the 200-355 WIFUND exam.

For CCNA Wireless exam certification requirements, please click here.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements: 

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements: 

  • PC: Windows XP or later.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Flash Player. Click here to download the Flash Player.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

About Certification

cisco

If you’re an information technology professional, you’ve probably heard of Cisco. They’re one of the top companies in the industry, helping people to connect and communicate through network systems and more. They are a major provider of voiceover IP products, networking hardware, and cloud-based services, as well as many certification opportunities. These include five levels of expertise and nine different topics, such as Routing & Switching and Network Security. Cisco is the largest networking company in the world, and its prestigious status lends its certifications special credibility. When you enroll in a course certified by Cisco, you’ll know you’re getting the best—and so will your employers.

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are online, so you never have to actually travel to the school. Most schools offer telephone or online registration.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

This course will prepare you for the CCNA: Wireless exam. For CCNA: Wireless exam certification requirements please click here.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive six (6) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate of completion. Students enrolled in the "voucher included" option will also receive pre-paid exam voucher for the Cisco 200-355 WFUND: Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Fundamentals exam after successful completion of the course and financial obligation.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

ed2go courses are non-credit, so they do not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

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