CWS – Certified Wireless Specialist


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CWS – Certified Wireless Specialist
1 days  (Instructor Led Online)  |  Wireless / Mobility

Course Details

The CWS training prepares you for the Certified Wireless Specialist exam. This certification validates the knowledge of wireless sales, marketing, entry-level support, and decision-making professionals related to 802.11 Wireless Networks.


The learning materials explain the language of Wi-Fi as well as the typical hardware and software used in wireless local area networks (WLANs). From radio frequency (RF) to Wi-Fi client devices, the CWS learns the terminology and processes of Wi-Fi.


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Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet these overall objectives:

  • Understand Basic RF Hardware and Functions
  • Identify 802.11 Features and Functions
  • Identify Wireless LAN Hardware and Software
  • Understand Organizational Goals


RF Frequency

  • Identify RF Characteristics
  • Explain basic RF Behaviours

RF Hardware

  • Understand Antenna Types

The 802.11 Standard

  • Know the Frequency bands used
  • Identify PHY Characteristics

Channel Plans and Performance Factors

  • Select appropriate channel plans
  • Identify factors implementing WLAN performance
  • Understand the basic requirements for VoWLAN

WLAN Security, BYOD and Guest Access

  • Explain the basic differences between WPA and WPA2 Security
  • Determine the best solution for BYOD and Guest Access

Enhanced 802.11 Functions

  • Describe features of enhanced 802.11 functions
  • Explain the requirements of fast and secure roaming for non-technical professions

Wireless Access Points

  • Identify AP features and capabilities
  • Describe AP management Systems

Wireless Clients

  • Determine capabilities of Client devices
  • Discover client devices and applications in use

WLAN requirements

Target Audience

The Certified Wireless Specialist (CWS) is a certification that validates the knowledge of wireless sales, marketing, entry-level support, and decision-making professionals related to 802.11 wireless networks.


Students should have basic networking knowledge, including an understanding of the OSI Reference Model.