40 training courses found
After completing this online course you will be able to explain the basic principles of optical fibre transmission, describe the main components of optical links, appreciate the hazards of optical sources, and be able to calculate the power budget of a link. This online course includes assessments, the results of which are summarised in a certificate published at course completion.
This innovative online study programme is ideal for those joining the telecommunications sector with a technical role as it provides a telecoms qualification without the need to attend a college or training centre. The programme has been accredited by one of the UK’s leading awarding organisations, NCFE.
This online course describes the capabilities, components and operation of the high capacity optical links that provide interconnections in telecommunications networks. Topics covered by the course include the principles and applications of optical amplifiers, the characteristics and capabilities of various line interfaces (including SDH and Ethernet) and the principles and applications of wavelength division multiplexing (WDM).
This online course introduces the underlying physical infrastructure of a telecommunications system and the commercial, standardisation and regulatory aspects of telecoms provision. This course is designed for managers who require an appreciation of those aspects of telecommunications provision that are unique to the sector.
This online course describes the functional components and operation of telephony systems based on the Internet Protocol (IP) with emphasis on those employing an IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) in a next generation network.
This online course provides an introduction to the underlying concepts of Ethernet Local Area Networks (LAN) and the capabilities, components and structure of different types of Ethernet LAN. The benefits and components of a structured cabling system are also discussed.
One of the StarTel suite of six PTT online courses that provide an introduction to telecommunications. This course provides an introduction to the facilities, components and operation of modern telecoms networks and services including transmission networks, the PSTN, the Internet, mobile networks and data services.
This e-learning course is designed for those who are, or intend to be, involved in the planning, installation, provisioning or maintenance of mobile systems. This online course introduces concepts which are used in most types of mobile systems, like handover and roaming, and cellular traffic handling.
This online course introduces the facilities and capabilities of telephony and data services provided by modern telecommunications networks with reference to the underlying infrastructure. This course is designed for those who require an appreciation of telephony and data services but do not require technical detail, for example those joining the telecoms sector in a managerial or marketing role.
This e-learning course is designed for those who are, or intend to be, involved in planning strategies for 4G mobile systems and LTE (Long Term Evolution). This course describes mobility in, and the provision of services over, LTE (4G) mobile systems.
This course provides an introduction to video for engineers and technicians in the media technology, broadcasting and telecommunications sectors. The course is aimed at those who are responsible for the technical infrastructure in digital video production, post-production and transmission environments.
This course is designed for study by those working in, or intending to work in, the mobile radio sector with a technical role. The course covers the technologies employed in Third Generation (3G) mobile networks.
This online interactive course provides an introduction to the infrastructure of, and services provided by, modern telecommunications systems and provide an overview of the commercial, standardisation and regulatory aspects of telecoms provision. This course is suitable for those in a managerial role in the telecommunications sector, and those planning to join the sector in such a role, who require an overview of telecommunications but do not need details of the underlying technology.
One of the StarTel suite of six PTT online courses that provide an introduction to telecommunications. This SRA course introduces the characteristics and capabilities of the signals used in communications systems and the impairments that limit communications.
This course introduces the fundamental principles of the Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) as employed in modern broadband networks and describes the capabilities and features of SDH networks. This course is designed for technicians and engineers involved in the design, commissioning and maintenance of synchronous transmission networks.
This online course provides a detailed treatment of the principles and operation of telephony services that operate over Internet Protocol (IP) networks - Voice over IP (VoIP). This online course includes assessments, the results of which are summarised in a certificate published at course completion.
This course provides an introduction to the principles and operation of circuit-switched telephony as used in the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN). Fundamental issues that are also relevant to Voice over IP services are discussed.
The course is designed for those who are, or intend to be, involved in the planning, installation, provisioning or maintenance of GSM systems, particularly GPRS (General Packet Radio Systems) and related services. This course describes the provision of data services by GSM mobile systems with reference to EDGE, GPRS, HSCSD and SMS.
This e-learning course is intended for staff involved in the planning, provisioning, and maintenance of fibre-based (FTTH and FTTC) access networks. After completing this course you will be able to describe and compare the benefits, components and operation of the three main types of passive optical network (BPON, GPON and EPON) as used in various configurations including fibre to the home (FTTH) and fibre to the cabinet (FTTC).
Wide Area Networks (WANs) provide secure and reliable voice, video and data communications for businesses. This online course explains the principles of operation, capabilities and features of various types of Wide Area Network and describes the requirements of different types of traffic and how these can be met.