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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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Tablet course

Course access requirements

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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SRE: Media encoding and transmission

 

An online course for:

Courses for computers

Level:

Introductory
What does this mean?

 

This course provides an introduction to the digital processing that is carried out on speech and video before transmission. The transmission of speech over traditional circuit-switched networks is compared to its transmission over IP networks such as the Internet. 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:

You will get the most out of this course if you already have an understanding of the fundamentals of analogue and digital signals and a basic understanding of digital communications and the role of data protocols.

It is recommended that the PTT courses SRA: "Analogue and digital signals" and SRC: "Data communication principles" are studied before attempting this course.

 

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: 6 
Approximate study time: 5 hours 

Download and view the course specification in Adobe PDF format

 

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Access the course online for 12 months: £115

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