Telecoms Fundamentals


3 Days / 5 Live Online Sessions (0900-1230) / Technical Level: Level 1

Course Code: WR1701

Course Summary

This course has been designed for those who do not have a technical background and are new to the telecommunications industry or those who are currently working in the sector. The historical background to telecommunications is described and the technologies, abbreviations and techniques that are employed are explained.

During the course, emphasis is placed on learning by group work, discussion and exercises that enhance the understanding of networks and their operation. Use of laptops, tablets and smartphones with Internet access are employed to explore emerging technologies in various areas.

Videos and images of equipment and networks are used to explore the many applications of telecommunication in the modern world.

Topic Areas Include

  • Defining Telecoms and the Nature of Information

  • A Historical Background to the Telecom Network

  • Digital Fixed Telecom Networks

  • Data Networks

  • Mobile Networks and Wi-Fi

  • Broadband and Emerging Networks