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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 covering data communications with local and wide area networks and the convergence of data and voice services:

TAA: Introduction to wide area networks
TNF: IP networks
TNG: IP routing
TAH: Advanced IP networks
NHA: Next generation networks
EBA: Ethernet fundamentals
EBB: Structured cabling
EBC: Ethernet networks
EBD: Advanced Ethernet networks

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TAA: Introduction to wide area networks

 

An online course for:

Courses for computers

Level:

Introductory
What does this mean?

 

This online course explains the principles of operation, capabilities and features of various types of Wide Area Network and describes the requirements of different types of traffic and how these can be met. It is recommended that this course is studied before attempting the PTT courses TNF: "IP networks" and NHA: "Next Generation Networks".

 

Target audience:

Those joining or planning to join the telecommunications sector in a technical role.

 

Course prerequisites:

An understanding of the basic principles of data communications over packet-switched networks. It is recommended that the PTT course SRC: "Data communication principles" is 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: 7 
Approximate study time: 8 hours 

Download and view the course specification in Adobe PDF format

 

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Access the course online for 12 months: £105

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