Introduction to Telecoms (On-Demand)

Duration: 32 Hours / Technical Level: Level 2

Course Code: TY2020

Course Summary

An essential foundation in the core technologies used in fixed, mobile and IP-based telecoms networks. The fundamentals of networking technologies, such as switching, transmission and signalling and the services that they support are discussed. Next generation networking based on an all-IP environment is also included.

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

Who would benefit

Those working in or entering the telecommunications industry who need to understand the functions and services provided by modern networks.


Mathematical ability and aptitude for technical subjects, with the intention to progress in a technical role.

Topic Areas Include

  • Telecoms evolution
  • Network components and services
  • The PSTN and ISDN: access and core networks
  • Basic analogue and digital information concepts
  • Time division multiplexing and switching techniques
  • Transmission systems: PDH, SDH, WDM and OTN
    • Mobile cellular systems: 2G, 2.5G, 3G and 3.5G
    • Packet-switched techniques
    • IP, Ethernet, the Internet, ISPs and Internet Services
    • Fixed and Mobile Broadband access technologies
    • Next Generation fixed and mobile networks
    • IP Multimedia Subsystem

      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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          • Regular price £2,660.00

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