Certified Wireless Design Professional (CWDP)

Course Overview

The CWDP is highly respected within the IT industry and CWDP-certified candidates hold a significant advantage in terms of career and salary advancement.

Measure your skills and knowledge with this professional-level certification and get on track toward ultimately earning your Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE) certification. Those that pass the CWDP exam earn credit towards a CWNE certification.

3 days
Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE)
The CWDP-303 exam will be updated to CWDP-304 in September of 2021.
    • Understand Design Strategies
    • Describe Best Practices for Network Planning
    • Explain the Available Technologies to Satisfy 802.11n and 802.11ac Design Requirements
    • Describe Advanced Site Surveying
    • Understand Design Troubleshooting Methodologies
  • Module 1 – Introducing WLAN Design

    • Wireless LAN (WLAN) Design
    • Importance of Design
    • Design Processes

    Module 2 – Requirements Analysis

    • Understanding WLAN Requirements
    • Documentation and Procedures
    • Understanding Client Device Population
    • Discover Planned WLAN Applications
    • Defining WLAN Security Requirements
    • Physical Coverage Requirements for Various Vertical Markets
    • Outdoor WLAN Bridge Link Requirements
    • Existing WLAN Upgrade Path
    • WLAN Test Considerations
    • Design Documentation for WLANs

    Module 3 – Site Survey Procedures

    • Understanding the WLAN Site Survey
    • WLAN Site Survey Types
    • Spectrum Analysis for WLAN Site Survey
    • WLAN Site Survey Tools
    • Understanding Metrics and the Gathered RF Information
    • Scenario-specific Requirements
    • Understanding the Different Site Survey Methodologies Used
    • Outdoor Site Survey Procedures

    Module 4 – Enterprise WLAN Design

    • RF Planning and Management
    • Interference Considerations
    • WLAN Channel Planning and RF Considerations
    • Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) and Transmit Power Control (TPC)
    • Access Point Selection and Operation Modes
    • Antenna Considerations
    • Power over Ethernet (PoE) Design Concepts
    • WLAN Security Design Considerations

    Module 5 – Advanced WLAN Design

    • Branch and Remote Office WLAN Design
    • WLAN Design and Mesh Connectivity
    • WLAN Quality of Service (QoS)
    • Performance and Optimization for WLANs
    • WLAN Security Considerations
    • WLAN Deployment Scenarios
    • Identify Various WLAN Requirements
    • Planning and Testing Tools

    Module 6 – WLAN Deployment

    • WLAN Infrastructure Device Configuration and Deployment
    • Configuration of Networking Services – DHCP and DNS
    • Autonomous, Controller, and Cloud WLAN

    Module 7 – Design Validation

    • Post Deployment Survey
    • WLAN Design Validation
    • Post Deployment Analysis
    • Tools Used for Post Deployment
    • Post WLAN Deployment Troubleshooting
  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator