5G Radio Access Network (On-Demand)

Duration: 22 Hours / Technical Level: Level 3

Course Code: FG2001

Course Summary

The 5G Radio Access Network on-demand course begins by discussing the key features of a 5G network before delving into the finer detail of the 5G New Radio.  The 5G RAN is described in terms of network architecture, base station characteristics, spectrum usage and multiple antenna configurations.  The transport of signalling and traffic over the 5G RAN interfaces, fronthaul and backhaul are analysed followed by an in depth study of the signalling protocols used over those interfaces.

This self-paced on-demand distance learning course features illustrated course books, videos, tests and full tutor support.

Who Would Benefit

Engineers that need to know about the 5G Radio Access Network in terms of its characteristics, architecture, interfaces and operation


Ideally students will have a mobile telecommunications or radio background gained from the study of or working with GSM, UMTS or LTE networks.

Topic Areas Include

  • Introduction to 5G
  • 5G RAN
  • NG Interface Messages and Procedures
  • Xn Interface Messages and Procedures
  • E1 Interface Messages and Procedures
  • F1 Interface Messages and Procedures
  • Multi-RAT Dual Cennectivity


    On-Demand Online Training

    On-Demand Online Telecoms TrainingOur 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 tests to earn Digital Badges to demonstrate the depth of your knowledge of the topic.

        Also available as a Live Online Training Programme, learn more.

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