5G Air Interface (On-Demand)

Duration: 22 Hours / Technical Level: Level 3

Course Code: FG1714

Course Summary

This 5G Air Interface online training course provides a detailed technical description of the air interface for the 5G New Radio. It covers the principles of millimetre wave and multiple antenna communications, the architecture and implementation of the air interface’s physical layer, the higher layer air interface protocols, and the signalling procedures for idle and active 5G devices.

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

Who would benefit

The course is intended for engineers and other staff who are involved with equipment design, operation, optimization or monitoring on the 5G air interface.


An engineering background with some knowledge of general radio principles and digital radio systems is assumed. A basic understanding of 5G and experience of LTE radio systems would be desirable.

Topic Areas Include:

  • 5G introduction, use cases and standardisation
  • Radio spectrum and millimetre wave communications
  • Principles and implementation of multiple antennas in 5G
  • Architecture of the air interface physical layer
  • Details and implementation of the 5G physical, transport and logical channels
  • Air interface procedures for synchronisation, scheduling, data transmission, feedback and random access
  • Dual connectivity architecture and protocol stacks


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    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 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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      • Regular price £1,815.00

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