The Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) certification training focuses on learning how to master the designing, installing and administering of a wireless system that is both unique and advantageous for any new or existing business. Important skills such as wireless installations and network configurations are taught through problem solving models and within a team-work atmosphere.

Radio frequency technology classes address the fundamentals of RF propagation, modulation, coding patterns, losses, channels and bandwidths and their interaction. Understanding the output regulations behind RF power is also included both on the local, regional and international level. Some necessary RF math is included for dealing with units of measure. Antenna concepts class explains the types of antennas used with 802.11 systems. Proper implementation and safety issues are addressed as well as the accessories, cables and connectors that are part of an installation procedure.

CWNA Training in Maryland, Washington D.C. or Northern Virginia

TrainACE offers CWNA training at our two locations in the D.C. Metro area: Greenbelt, MD and Ashburn, VA. This CWNA training course instructs students in WLAN ideas and concepts. Security protection within wireless LAN systems is a serious concern. Course instruction underscores the importance of adequate security, current policies, procedures to guarantee security and mechanisms that are available and work well within this framework.

Using the Wi-Fi standard 802.11 network architecture, students learn how to perform professional site surveys through training in defining the different types of RF site surveys, completing spectrum analysis and predictive modeling. Instruction includes how to recognize the deployment requirements, handle survey tools and perform accurate site surveys.

Total Hours: 40

Classroom Based CWNA Training Cost: $1,995 Per Enrollment (Includes 1 Exam Voucher & Practice Test Software)


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Topics & Concepts Covered in CWNA Training Include:

  • Radio Frequency (RF) Technologies
  • Antenna Concepts
  • Wireless LAN Hardware and Software
  • Network Design, Installation, and Management
  • Wireless Standards and Organizations
  • 802.11 Network Architecture
  • Wireless LAN Security
  • Troubleshooting
  • How to Perform Site Surveys

Recommended Training Audience & Prerequisites

This course is intended for individuals looking to prepare themselves for work in IT. CWNA training prepares students to take exam PW0-104, which covers the broad topics of networks, LANs and wireless signals. This wireless network certification guarantees employers of one’s proficiency in installation, management and troubleshooting of wireless networks, maintaining security and standards of wireless networks, and an understanding of IEEE 802.11 architecture and wireless site surveys.

Although there are no prerequisites for this class, a basic understanding of wireless networks and signals is helpful.

Cisco CWNA Certification Requirements

One exam is required to become a CWNA. The exam code is PW0-105. The exam is 60 questions long and you are given 90 minutes to complete it. The cost of the exam is $175 and a passing score is a 70%.