Critical Communications & Infrastructure Programme (Emergency Services Track)


Duration: 24 Mths

City & Guides AssuredThe Critical Communications and Infrastructure Programme (Emergency Services Track) is a comprehensive programme designed to equip professionals in the Emergency Services with the essential knowledge and skills to excel in their roles. The programme aims to provide participants with a holistic understanding of critical communication technologies, strategic insights, and practical skills to navigate the complexities of the ecosystem.

This programme has been assured by City & Guilds.

    Critical Communications & Infrastructure Programme (Emergency Services Track) Syllabus

    Foundation Courses

    Technology Fundamentals

    Course Modules:

    • Defining Telecoms 
    • Background to the Telecom Network
    • Digital Fixed Telecom Networks
    • Data Networks
    • Mobile Networks and Wi-Fi
    • Broadband and Emerging Networks

    2G to 5G Mobile Technologies

    Course Modules:

    • Principles of Mobile Cellular Networks
    • 2nd Generation Mobile Networks
    • 3rd Generation Mobile Networks
    • 4th Generation Mobile Networks
    • 5th Generation Mobile Networks

    Radio Principles

    Course Modules:

    • A Need for Radio
    • Frequency and Bandwidth
    • Modulation
    • Radio Spectrum
    • Antennas and Transmission Lines
    • Propagation
    • Radio Coverage
      Radio Interference
    • Analogue and Digital Systems

     Specialist Courses

    LTE Mission Critical Communications

    Course Modules:

    • Requirements of a Mission Critical Network
    • The LTE Radio Interface
    • Multimedia Broadcast Multicast Service
    • The IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
    • Group Communication System Enablers
    • Mission Critical Push to Talk
    • Mission Critical Video
    • Mission Critical Data
    • LTE and LMR Interworking

    LTE Engineering

    Course Modules:

    • Introduction to LTE
    • OFDMA Physical Layer
    • Access Stratum Protocols
    • LTE UEs and Access Networks
    • LTE Core Networks
    • LTE Operation
    • LTE Release 9 and Beyond

    5G Engineering

    Course Modules:

    • Introduction to 5G
    • Principles of the 5G New Radio
    • 5G Air Interface
    • 5G Network Architecture
    • 5G Procedures
    • Releases 16 and 17

    City & Guides AssuredAbout City & Guilds

    City & Guilds is a household brand and a global leader in skills development. Over one million people earn a City & Guilds qualification every year, providing them with the skills they need to thrive in the workplace.

    In the global economy, the ability to compete depends on building a skilled, competent and confident workforce. City & Guilds understands the value of portable skills and globally recognised standards that enable people and organisations to succeed. It partners with Governments, employers and educators in over 50 countries, across five continents, to advise them on developing high-quality skills training that meets the needs of the global workforce, without compromising on local demands.


    Enrolment Fees:  £3,295 (+VAT)

    Programme Duration: 24 months

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