Riverland Community College
1900 8th Ave. N.W.
Austin, MN 55912

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Program locations

This program is offered at the following locations:

Riverland Community College, Albert Lea

Riverland Community College, Austin


Fundamentals of Wireless LANs

Riverland Community College

Program Details

  • Award: Certificate
  • Credits: 18
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

Businesses depend more and more on wireless technologies in their everyday operations and the need for qualified wireless technicians is growing rapidly. This course offers a comprehensive overview of technologies, security and design best practices. As with existing courses offered by the Cisco Networking Academy, this program will combine hands-on experience, instructor-led training and e-learning for students. Students will learn to: design wireless networks; configure and install wireless access points, bridges, adapters, and antennae; troubleshoot wireless network design and configuration problems using CLI and Web-based Device Manager; configure security and authentication using MAC filtering, WEP, LEAP, EAP and 802.1x technologies. Further Education: This certificate program provides a solid foundation for students who are seeking higher education goals. It will prepare you for electrical engineering or computer and management information systems degree programs. It will also prepare you for the Cisco Wireless LAN Support Specialist Certificate.

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