Scroll to top button

CWTS, CWS, and CWT Complete Study Guide

ISBN : 9781644590966

Prepare for the CWNP PW0-071, CWS-100, and CWT-100 certification exams with the CWTS, CWS, and CWT course and lab. The lab provides a virtual environment for users to explore, learn, and practice with hands-on exercises and real-world scenarios. The course and lab completely cover certification exam objectives and offer skills in areas such as hardware and software; radio frequency fundamentals, surveying, installation, support, troubleshooting, security. The course takes a multi-modal approach to ensure a candidates' ability to pass the certification exams.

Certified Wireless Specialist (CWS) Certification: The CWS certification is a vendor-neutral, entry-level WLAN certification that validates a candidate's knowledge of wireless sales, marketing, entry-level support, and decision-making related to 802.11 wireless networks.

Certified Wireless Technician (CWT) Certification: The CWT-100 certification exam validates a candidate's expertise in understanding basic RF hardware and functions; identifying 802.11 features and functions; identifying Wireless LAN hardware and software; and understanding organizational goals.

Glossary of terms
Pre Assessment Questions
Post Assessment Questions
Performance lab
Learn the real world skills using LiveLab.
Video tutorials
Get interactive learning videos with transcripts and voice-over.
Signify the duration of video tutorials in labs.
Exam related FAQs
What is the exam registration fee? USD 150
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? multiple choice and single answer
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 70%
What is the exam's retake policy?

If the first time you take the exam you do not pass, you must wait at least 10 days to retake the CWNA, CWSP, CWAP, CWDP exams. A 10-day waiting period will be imposed for all subsequent exam retakes. If you have passed an exam, you cannot take it again unless you are trying to become a CWNT and have received prior written permission from the CWNP Program.

You may retake the CWS or CWT exam after 24 hours by purchasing an exam voucher and retaking the online exam.

What is the validity of the certification? The CWNP certification is valid for 3 years.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the CWTS-CWS-CWT, click here.
Which certification covers this exam?
  • About CWNP®
  • CWNP Learning Resources
  • How to Become a CWTS
  • How to Become a CWS
  • How to Become a CWT
  • Who Should Get This Course?
  • CWTS, CWS, and CWT Exam Objectives
  • Network Types
  • Network Topologies
  • The OSI Model
  • Device Addressing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • The Wireless Computer Network
  • Building-to-Building Connectivity Using Wireless LAN Technology
  • Radio Frequency Regulatory Domain Governing Bodies and Local Regulatory Authorities
  • The IEEE
  • Interoperability Certifications
  • Common Wireless Local Area Network Deployment Scenarios
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • The Wireless Access Point
  • Wireless Mesh
  • Wireless Bridges
  • Wireless Repeaters/Range Extenders
  • Wireless LAN Controllers and Cloud-Managed Architectures
  • Power over Ethernet
  • Radio Hardware Used with Wireless LAN Technology
  • USB 1.0, USB 1.1, USB 2.0, and USB 3.0
  • Peripheral Component Interconnect
  • Mini-PCI, Mini-PCIe, and Half Mini-PCIe
  • Wireless Workgroup Bridges
  • Client Device Drivers
  • Client Utility Software
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Understanding Radio Frequency
  • Wireless LAN Coverage and Capacity
  • Radio Frequency Range and Speed
  • Wi-Fi and Non–Wi-Fi Interference
  • Basic Units of Radio Frequency Measurement
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Basic Radio Frequency Antenna Concepts
  • Wireless LAN Antenna Types
  • Radio Frequency Cables and Connectors
  • Factors in Antenna Installation
  • Minimizing the Effects of Multipath Using Antenna Diversity
  • Combating Effects of Wind and Lightning in Wireless LAN Installations
  • Installation Safety
  • Antenna Mounting
  • Maintaining Clear Communications
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Wireless LAN Operation Methods
  • Connecting to an IEEE 802.11 Wireless Network
  • The Distribution System
  • Data Rates
  • Throughput
  • Dynamic Rate Switching
  • Wireless LAN Transitioning/Roaming
  • IEEE 802.11 Power Save Operations
  • IEEE 802.11 Protection Mechanisms
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Network Access Methods
  • Spread-Spectrum Technology
  • IEEE 802.11g Extended Rate Physical
  • IEEE 802.11n High Throughput
  • IEEE 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac OFDM
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Introducing IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Security
  • Wireless LAN Threats and Intrusion
  • IEEE 802.11 Standard Security
  • Early Wireless LAN Security Methods
  • MAC Address Filtering
  • IEEE 802.11 Authentication and Data Encryption
  • IEEE 802.11 SOHO and Enterprise Security Technologies
  • Wi-Fi Protected Access and WPA2 Personal Security
  • WPA and WPA2 Enterprise Security
  • IEEE 802.1X/EAP
  • IEEE 802.11 Encryption Methods
  • Role-Based Access Control
  • Virtual Private Networking
  • The Wireless Intrusion Prevention System
  • The Captive Portal
  • Wireless Network Management and Monitoring Systems
  • Industry Regulatory Compliance
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Wireless Site Surveys
  • Gathering Business Requirements
  • Interviewing Stakeholders
  • Gathering Site-Specific Documentation
  • Identifying Infrastructure Connectivity and Power Requirements
  • Understanding Application Requirements
  • Understanding Radio Frequency Coverage and Capacity Requirements
  • Client Connectivity Requirements
  • Antenna Use Considerations
  • The Physical Radio Frequency Site Survey Process
  • Radio Frequency Spectrum Analysis
  • Received Signal Strength
  • Performing a Manual Radio Frequency Wireless Site Survey
  • Performing a Predictive Modeling Site Survey
  • Performing a Post-Deployment Site Survey
  • Protocol Analysis
  • RF Coverage Planning
  • Infrastructure Hardware Selection and Placement
  • Testing Different Antennas
  • Wireless Channel Architectures
  • Wireless Device Installation Limitations
  • Site Survey Report
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Mobile Device Management Solutions
  • Common Mobile Device Operating System Platforms
  • The Mobile Application Store
  • Pushing Content to Mobile Devices
  • Mobile Device Management Administrative Permissions
  • Understanding Mobile Device Management High Availability and Redundancy
  • Mobile Device Management Device Groups
  • Location-Based Services
  • Mobile Device Telecommunications Expense Management
  • Captive and Self-Service Portals
  • General Technology Network and Security Policy
  • Information Technology and Security Policy Implementation and Adherence
  • Backup, Restore, and Recovery Policies
  • Operating System Modifications and Customization
  • Technology Profiles
  • Understanding Group Profiles
  • Policy and Profile Pilot Testing
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials
  • Identifying Wireless LAN Problems
  • Wireless LAN Connectivity—Coverage and Capacity Problems
  • Application Performance Problems
  • Optimizing Wireless Networks
  • Summary
  • Exam Essentials

Hands on Activities (Labs)

  • Connecting devices in bus topology
  • Connecting devices in a peer to peer architecture
  • Obtaining the Hardware Information of a Network Adapter
  • Obtaining an IP Version of the Network Adapter
  • Obtaining Information about an IP version
  • Obtaining the ARP Cache
  • Obtaining IP Route Information from the IP Routing Table
  • Obtaining Information about the Net Firewall Profile
  • Getting the TCP Settings
  • Getting Information about the Current Connection Statistics of TCP
  • Getting Information about the TCP Ports
  • Getting the UDP Settings
  • Getting Information about the Current Connection Statistics of UDP
  • Getting Information about the UDP Ports
  • Getting Information about the DNS
  • Finding the Logical Address of a LAN Adapter
  • Finding the Physical Address of a LAN Adapter
  • Finding the Host Name of a Machine
  • Configuring Network Address Translation
  • Configuring a Class A IP Address
  • Configuring a Class B IP Address
  • Configuring a Class C IP Address
  • Adding an IPv6 Address
  • Viewing the device address information
  • Connecting a new workstation to the Internet
  • Connecting a workstation to the Ethernet and to the Internet
  • Connecting cable Internet access for your network
  • Connecting a Workstation to the LAN and Configuring IPv4 Properties
  • Configuring a Wireless Access Point
  • Configuring Autonomous Access Points
  • Inserting a Pen Drive into the USB Port
  • Installing a USB 3.0 PCI Express Card (2.0 x4)
  • Installing a Loopback Adapter Driver
  • Viewing network adapter advanced properties
  • Creating a network manually
  • Configuring a Wireless Client
  • Setting up an ad hoc network
  • Checking the network adapter speed
  • Turning Off the Power Save Mode
  • Enabling power save mode
  • Using a Wireless Access Point for MAC Address Filtering
  • Changing passwords for the router
  • Configuring WPA2 Enterprise Security
  • Creating a VPN Connection
  • Configuring a Virtual Private Network Server
  • Setting up a VPN connection
  • Establishing and configuring a VPN client
  • Using spectrum analysis tools for Wi-Fi networks
  • Installing Ekahau HeatMapper
  • Installing the Android Emulator Software
  • Installing the YouWave Android emulator
  • Removing an Account in Android
  • Resetting the default application in Android
  • Disabling APIPA
  • Diagnosing networking issues
  • Connecting to a password protected network
  • Starting the AutoConfig service
  • Upgrading a Device Driver
  • Upgrading a driver manually
Price: $279.99