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
Mobile Networks and Wi-Fi
Broadband and Emerging Networks
On-Demand Online 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.