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Certified Wireless Design Professional – CWDP

SKU: NCX-CW-P-DP-1 Category: Tags: , , ,

Certified Wireless Design Professional, or CWDP, training will provide the student with the skills to design enterprise WiFi networks across multiple deployments, environments, and/or applications on multiple brands of equipment.

Candidates will learn how to plan and design 802.11 networks regardless of the infrastructure of the deployment environment. The CWDP Wireless LAN Design course consists of instructor-led training applicable to the design of wireless LANs using the latest technologies including 802.11n and 802.11ac. This class goes in-depth into the design process and provides students with the knowledge needed to plan, deploy and test modern 802.11-based networks.

Main Areas Covered by CWDP:

  • Understanding Design Strategies
  • Network Planning Best Practices
  • Design Troubleshooting

Description

Course Objectives

  • Understand Design Strategies
  • Describe Best Practices for Network Planning
  • Explain the Available Technologies to Satisfy 802.11n and 802.11ac Design Requirements
  • Describe Advanced Site Surveying
  • Understand Design Troubleshooting Methodologies

Prerequisites

  • Thorough Understanding of RF Technologies
  • Understanding of Applications of 802.11 Networks
  • *Current* Certified Wireless Network Administrator (CWNA) Certification

Exam Required for CWDP Certification

CWNP CWDP-302
Proctored Exam 90 minutes (60 questions: multiple choice)
Exam Proctor: PearsonVUE
Recertification: 3 years

**IMPORTANT NOTE**:
CWNP has announced that the current CWDP-302 exam will be retired at the end of November 2018.
Students have until November 30, 2018 to sit their exam.

The CWDP-303 exam will be available from October 2018 (specific date has not yet been released).

Course Outline

Module 1 – Introducing WLAN Design
  • Wireless LAN (WLAN) Design
  • Importance of Design
  • Design Processes
Module 2 – Requirements Analysis
  • Understanding WLAN Requirements
  • Documentation and Procedures
  • Understanding Client Device Population
  • Discover Planned WLAN Applications
  • Defining WLAN Security Requirements
  • Physical Coverage Requirements for Various Vertical Markets
  • Outdoor WLAN Bridge Link Requirements
  • Existing WLAN Upgrade Path
  • WLAN Test Considerations
  • Design Documentation for WLANs
Module 3 – Site Survey Procedures
  • Understanding the WLAN Site Survey
  • WLAN Site Survey Types
  • Spectrum Analysis for WLAN Site Survey
  • WLAN Site Survey Tools
  • Understanding Metrics and the Gathered RF Information
  • Scenario-specific Requirements
  • Understanding the Different Site Survey Methodologies Used
  • Outdoor Site Survey Procedures
Module 4 – Enterprise WLAN Design
  • RF Planning and Management
  • Interference Considerations
  • WLAN Channel Planning and RF Considerations
  • Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS) and Transmit Power Control (TPC)
  • Access Point Selection and Operation Modes
  • Antenna Considerations
  • Power over Ethernet (PoE) Design Concepts
  • WLAN Security Design Considerations
Module 5 – Advanced WLAN Design
  • Branch and Remote Office WLAN Design
  • WLAN Design and Mesh Connectivity
  • WLAN Quality of Service (QoS)
  • Performance and Optimization for WLANs
  • WLAN Security Considerations
  • WLAN Deployment Scenarios
  • Identify Various WLAN Requirements
  • Planning and Testing Tools
Module 6 – WLAN Deployment
  • WLAN Infrastructure Device Configuration and Deployment
  • Configuration of Networking Services – DHCP and DNS
  • Autonomous, Controller, and Cloud WLAN
Module 7 – Design Validation
  • Post Deployment Survey
  • WLAN Design Validation
  • Post Deployment Analysis
  • Tools Used for Post Deployment
  • Post WLAN Deployment Troubleshooting