Designing Wireless for the Current Standards (including 802.11ac) (DWCS)

Course Description Schedule Course Outline

Course Overview

Designing Wireless for the current standards is a two day instructor-led course aimed at a technical audience. The goal of the course is to provide students with information and practice activities to prepare them to technically design, plan and conduct a wireless site survey. Students should be able to design the RF network and conduct a post installation assessment to ensure compliancy.

Who should attend

This class is foundation level and aimed at a technical audience who are new or fairly new to conducting wireless Site Surveys.


Delegates will need to have knowledge of RF or have attended the 1 day Generalist SE Wireless Training - Phase 2 (GSEW)

Course Objectives

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

  • Collect information for the site survey
  • Prepare and plan for the site survey
  • Conduct the site survey
  • Design the RF network

Detailed Course Outline

Course Agenda:

  • Recap on RF/Channels/Power
  • Access Points and Antennas - Mountings
  • Verticals
  • Predictive Survey
    • Cisco Prime – Site Survey Report

Lab Using Cisco Prime Site Survey Report

  • Layer 1 – RF Spectrum Analysis
    • Interfering Devices and effect on the network
    • Clean Air
    • Cisco Spectrum Expert
    • Other Tools

Lab Layer 1 Sweep using Spectrum Expert

  • Layer 2 – Site Survey
    • Data
    • Voice
    • Mobility

Lab Layer 2 Sweep using Ekahau Site Survey

  • 802.11ac Recommendation
  • High Density Recommendation
Classroom Training

Duration 2 days

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