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Optical fibre principles

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 9 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Level 3 Award in Principles of Telecommunications

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 90 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Optical line systems

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).

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 6 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Telecommunications infrastructure and administration
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Voice over IP systems

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.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Ethernet fundamentals

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 6 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Telecommunications networks and services

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 9 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Introduction to mobile systems
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 6 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Telephony and data services
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
4G and LTE mobile systems
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

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.

  • Study level: Advanced
  • Duration of training: 6 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Video principles for engineers

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.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
UMTS (3G) mobile radio networks

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.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 10 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Telecommunications for Managers

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Analogue and Digital signals

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 8 Hours
  • Study mode: Online
SDH principles

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.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 8 Hours
  • Study mode: Online
Voice over IP
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

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.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
Telephony switching
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

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.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: Variable - to suit the learner
  • Study mode: Online
GSM data services
Audience aimed at: Corporate training only

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.

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 8 Hours
  • Study mode: Online
Fibre in a telecoms access network

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).

  • Study level: Intermediate
  • Duration of training: 7 hours
  • Study mode: Online
Introduction to Wide Area Networks

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.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 8 Hours
  • Study mode: Online
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