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Certified Wireless Analysis Professional (CWAP)

Analyze. Assess. Advance. For those who are skilled at analyzing and troubleshooting today’s wireless LANs, the Certified Wireless Analysis Professional (CWAP) certification offers an opportunity to leap forward in your career. Do you have a mastery of operation and frame…

Analyze. Assess. Advance.

For those who are skilled at analyzing and troubleshooting today’s wireless LANs, the Certified Wireless Analysis Professional (CWAP) certification offers an opportunity to leap forward in your career.

Do you have a mastery of operation and frame exchanges? Can you perform protocol and spectrum analyses? Are MAC layer frame formats right in your wheelhouse?

This is course is available in either a 4-day instructor led class in classroom or via virtual classroom or as an online self-pace e-learning course.  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 CWAP exam earn credit towards a CWNE certification.

 

What it takes to become a CWAP:

The CWAP certification is a professional level wireless LAN certification for the CWNP Program. To earn a CWAP certification, you must hold a current and valid CWNA credential. You must take the CWAP exam at a Pearson Vue Testing Center and pass with a 70% or higher. However you choose to prepare for the CWAP exam, you should start with the exam objectives, which cover the full list of skills tested on the exam. The CWAP certification is valid for three (3) years.

Course Prerequisites

Follow-On Courses

Course Objectives:

  • Understanding the 802.11 Physical (PHY) Layer Frame Formats and Technologies
  • Understanding the 802.11 MAC Layer Frame Formats and Technologies
  • Understanding of 802.11 Operation and Frame Exchanges
  • Understanding Advanced Features of Spectrum Analysis
  • Understand Data Collection Methods
  • Become Proficient at Protocol Analysis and Troubleshooting
Module 1 – Troubleshooting Processes
  • Troubleshooting Methodologies
  • CWNP Methodology
  • Troubleshooting Tools
Module 2 – Communications
  • Terminology Review
  • Beacon Frames
  • Authentication
  • Channel Access
  • WLAN Architectures
Module 3 – 802.11 Frames
  • Framing Review
  • 802.11 General Frame Format
  • 802.11 Frame Types
  • Important 802.11 Frames
  • Security Communications
  • 802.11 PHY
Module 4 – WLAN Hardware
  • Client Devices
  • Access Points
  • WLAN Controllers and Managers
  • Wireless Analysis Hardware
  • Wired Hardware
Module 5 – Protocol Analysis
  • WLAN Protocol Analysis Hardware and Software
  • Protocol Analyzer Common Features
  • Working with Protocol Analyzers
Module 6 – Spectrum Analysis
  • Spectrum Analysis Hardware
  • Terminology
  • Spectrum Analyzer Features
  • Installing and Configuring
  • Performing Spectrum Analysis
Module 7 – Wired Issues
  • Common Problems
  • Troubleshooting Tools
  • Troubleshooting Specific Issues
Module 8 – Common WLAN Issues
  • Common Issues
  • Security Issues
  • Client Issues
  • Modern Issues
Guaranteed to run
Jul 9 - Jul 12 7:30am CDT - 4:00pm CDT
Atlanta, GA
16 seats
Jul 9 - Jul 12 7:30am CDT - 4:00pm CDT Virtual 16 seats
Sep 3 - Sep 6 8:00am CDT - 5:00pm CDT Virtual 16 seats