5G Engineering (On-Demand)
We also have 5G Engineering.
Duration: 22 Hours / Technical Level: Level 3
This course is a technical introduction to 5G. The course includes the design goals and development schedule for 5G, the principles, design and implementation of the 5G air interface, radio access network and core network, and the operation of the 5G system.
This course is delivered as a self-paced on-demand distance learning course and features illustrated course books, videos, tests and full tutor support.
Who would benefit
This course is intended for engineers either new to, or already working in, mobile communications.
Familiarity with telecommunications and general engineering terminology is assumed. Some understanding of LTE cellular systems would be beneficial.
Topic Areas Include
5G introduction, key features and standardisation
Use cases and performance objectives
Principles of the air interface: radio spectrum, OFDMA and multiple antennas
Air interface protocol stack
Architecture of the air interface physical layer
Procedures for data transmission and reception on the 5G air interface
Radio access network architecture and protocols
Non-standalone and standalone deployment options
Core network architecture and protocols
Network function virtualisation and network slicing
Interworking and compatibility between 5G, LTE and Wi-Fi
PDU connectivity, Quality of Service and service provision
Signalling procedures in the 5G network
On-Demand Online Training
Our self-paced on-demand distance learning programmes are accessible on any computer, tablet or smartphone and allow you to study at a time and location that is convenient to you.
Each course includes:
- Illustrated Course Books - featuring leading edge knowledge from subject matter experts
- Videos - Detailed videos expand the points covered in the course books, discussing topics in greater depth.
- Tutor Support – Dedicated course tutors are available to answer any questions you might have throughout your studies
- Formative Assessment - Modules include regular quizzes to support learning by testing your knowledge of the subject matter
- Certification– Successfully complete the end of module test to earn Digital Badges to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge of the topic.
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