Introduction to Radio (On-Demand)

Duration: 11 Hours

Course Code: RP1302

Course Summary

This short online self study course provides delegates with an understanding of how the radio spectrum is managed, the systems that use spectrum and an overview of the technical matters relating to the design of radio systems. It considers how radio technologies have evolved and what is driving this evolution.

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

Who would benefit

Senior executives, managers, regulators, market analysts and marketeers involved in the telecommunications industry who require an understanding of the wide range of issues surrounding the use and management of radio spectrum.


This course is designed for those with no technical background.

Topic Areas Include

  • How radio spectrum is managed and regulated
  • How radio spectrum is used
  • The concepts of bandwidth and channels
  • An introduction to the characteristics of antennas
  • Radio wave propagation mechanisms
  • The impact of interference and noise
  • Aligning radio applications to frequency bands
  • Overview of radio systems – including 2G, 3G and 4G
  • What is driving the demand for spectrum?
  • Health and Safety issues

On-Demand Online Training

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

Included in Wray Castle Hub

This course is also available as part of the Wray Castle Hub. An annual subscription delivers unlimited access to this course and over 500 hours of learning material consisting of 30+ Courses, 190+ Learning Modules, and 1,000+ Videos.

Annual Subscription: £1400 (Most cost-effective option)

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