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This course is designed to run on a desktop computer or laptop with Internet access. Please refer to the "Delivery platform requirements" section on this page for further information.

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This course is designed to run on on a tablet through the learntelecoms App which is available for Apple® iPad® and for Android™. Please refer to the "Delivery platform requirements" section on this page for further information.

 

 

Courses introducing the fundamental principles of telecoms technologies:

SRA: Analogue and digital signals
SRB: Transmission fundamentals
SRC: Data communications principles
SRD: Telecoms networks and services
SRE: Media encoding and transmission

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SRA: Analogue and digital signals

 

An online course for:

Courses for computers

Level:

Introductory
What does this mean?

 

This course introduces the characteristics and capabilities of the signals used in communications systems and the impairments that limit communications. This course can be studied on its own or as part of the "PTT Level 3 Award in principles of telecommunications" study programme.

 

Target audience:

This course is designed for those who require an introduction to the fundamental technical concepts that underpin modern telecommunications. The course is suitable for those joining the industry in a technical role especially those in an apprenticeship.

 

Course prerequisites:

Study of Physics or Additional Science at secondary (high) school level.

 

Course objectives:
By the end of this course you will be able to:

 

Delivery platform requirements:
To access the course, a computer running a browser such as Internet Explorer 6+, Google Chrome, Firefox 2+ or Safari is required. The computer should have Internet access and be running Flash version 8 or above. A screen resolution of at least 1024x768 is necessary.

Number of modules: 8 
Approximate study time: 7 hours 

Download and view the course specification in Adobe PDF format

 

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Single user:

Access the course online for 12 months: £105

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