Certified Wireless Technician (CWT-101)

(CWT-101.AI1)/ISBN:9781644593295

This course includes
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TestPrep
LiveLab
Mentoring (Add-on)

Gain hands-on experience to pass the Certified Wireless Technician exam with the Certified Wireless Technician course and lab. Interactive chapters and hands-on labs comprehensively cover the (CWT-101) exam objectives and provide knowledge in areas such as understanding Basic RF Hardware and Functions, Identifying 802.11 Features and Functions, and Identifying Wireless LAN Hardware and Software, Understand Organizational Goals, and many more.

Here's what you will get

The Certified Wireless Technician exam measures a candidate’s ability to accomplish entry-level credentials designed for help desk, install technician, basic administration, and other entry-level Wi-Fi support positions.

Lessons

8+ Lessons | 280+ Exercises | 149+ Quizzes | 79+ Flashcards | 79+ Glossary of terms

TestPrep

60+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 60+ Post Assessment Questions | 120+ Practice Test Questions

Hand on lab

21+ LiveLab | 21+ Video tutorials | 32+ Minutes

Here's what you will learn

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Lessons 1: Basics of radio frequency (RF)

  • Module A: Radio wave characteristics
  • Module B: RF Behaviors
  • Module C: RF signal strength
  • Summary

Lessons 2: Wi-Fi antennas and accessories

  • Module A: Antenna basics
  • Module B: Wi-Fi antennas and wave patterns
  • Module C: Antenna specifications and hardware
  • Summary

Lessons 3: Wi-Fi and IoT protocols and channels

  • Module A: Wi-Fi and IoT standards
  • Module B: Service sets
  • Module C: Channels and channel configuration
  • Summary

Lessons 4: Wireless clients

  • Module A: Common wireless devices
  • Module B: Client device channels
  • Summary

Lessons 5: Client configuration and management

  • Module A: Operating systems
  • Module B: Device configuration
  • Summary

Lessons 6: APs and IoT gateways

  • Module A: AP features and functions
  • Module B: Placing and powering APs and IoT gateways
  • Module C: AP and IoT configuration
  • Summary

Lessons 7: Wireless security

  • Module A: WLAN security basics
  • Module B: Configuring AP security
  • Module C: Client-device security parameters
  • Summary

Lessons 8: Troubleshooting wireless devices

  • Module A: Troubleshooting
  • Module B: Troubleshooting tools and techniques
  • Summary

Hands-on LAB Activities

Basics of radio frequency (RF)

  • Configuring SSID

Wi-Fi and IoT protocols and channels

  • Configuring an AP Channel

Wireless clients

  • Discovering Client Devices with a LAN Scanning Tool

Client configuration and management

  • Updating a Windows Device Driver
  • Identifying Desktop and Laptop OS Information
  • Resetting the Default Application in Android
  • Removing an Account in Android
  • Starting the AutoConfig Service

APs and IoT gateways

  • Accessing and Examining a Detailed Specification Sheet
  • Observing AP Features and Functions
  • Configuring a Wireless AP
  • Configuring an Autonomous AP

Wireless security

  • Using a Wireless AP for MAC Address Filtering
  • Connecting to a Password Protected Network
  • Configuring a Wireless Client
  • Changing Passwords for the Router
  • Observing Security Settings
  • Configuring WPA/WPA2/WPA3 for Personal and Enterprise Use
  • Configuring a Router Manually

Troubleshooting wireless devices

  • Diagnosing Networking Issues
  • Using Spectrum Analysis Tools for Wi-Fi Networks

Exam FAQs

Students should have basic networking knowledge, including an understanding of the OSI Reference Model.

$149.99

The exam contains 60 multiple choice/single answer questions.

90 minutes minutes

To earn the CWT certification, you must pass an online exam with a score of 70% or higher. Those desiring to work as instructors teaching CWT classes must pass with a score of 80% or higher.

For the CWS and CWT exams, there is a 24 hour waiting period to retake the exam.

For all other certification exams offered through Pearson VUE, there is a 10 day waiting period to retake an exam.  Saturdays and Sundays are included as part of the 10 day waiting period.