DCN706 - Wireless and Mobile

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Subject Title
Wireless and Mobile

Subject Description

This course on Wireless LANs focuses on the design, planning, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of Wireless LANs. It covers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security, and design best practices with particular emphasis on hands on skills in the following areas: Wireless LAN setup & troubleshooting, 802.11a & 802.11b technologies, products & solutions, Site Surveys, Resilient WLAN design, installation & configuration, WLAN Security - 802.1x, EAP, LEAP, WEP, SSID, Vendor interoperability strategies.

Credit Status
1 credit in the CNS/CTY * Programs

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Evaluate common WLAN infrastructure models to assess network efficiency and resiliency
  2. Identify emerging wireless technologies to propose upgrades and improve network access
  3. Support wireless networking equipment and protocols to maintain a high quality of service
  4. Administer wireless network devices to provide efficient and secure access to network services
  5. Assess the wireless needs of an organization through the application of industry standards
  6. Assess a site to plan and implement a wireless LAN

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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