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Essentials for Wireless Networking Certification

WITS-006 Essentials for Wireless Networking Certification (28 hours)
Fee: $839 includes textbook, materials, and practice exams

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Date & Time


Mondays and Wednesdays, 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  • December 7, 14 Saturdays 8:30 – 12:30
  • December 9, 11, 16, 17(T), 18

Free Information Session

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2019
Time: 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Location: Scibelli Hall (B2), room 410

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Course Description

The Certified Wireless Technician (CWT) is an individual who can install APs based on a design document, configure the AP for initial operations and ensure connectivity. The individual can troubleshoot basic problems and assist users in-person or through remote communications in problem resolution. The ability to configure a WLAN client for connectivity is paramount with an understanding of the configuration process for SSIDs, security settings, and other client adapter settings.

The Certified Wireless Specialist (CWS) is a certification that validates the knowledge of wireless sales, marketing, entry-level support, and decision-making professionals related to 802.11 wireless networks.

This course consists of lectures and hands-on labs to learn the fundamentals of Wireless Networking


Benefits of the Wireless Networking Certification

  • Provides a competitive advantage by differentiating one's knowledge and skill set on WLAN technologies, allowing both sales and support staff to excel respectively
  • According to the Certification Magazine 2007 Salary Survey, entry-level CWNP certification holders earn an average annual salary of more than $67,000
  • An unparalleled source for gaining a solid grasp on WLAN fundamentals and terminology
  • Delivers on the ability to describe features and functions of wireless components, while providing the skills needed to install and configure wireless network hardware components
  • Makes sales and support personnel more independent from the SE, while allowing SE's to support a wider group.
  • CWT and CWS are replacing the CWTS Certification


Please feel free to contact the instructor if you have any questions about the course content.

Jim Beane
Director of Program Development and Professional Services
VOICE: (413) 755-4506
FAX: (413) 736-4572

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Suggested Enrollment Process

To Enroll Online:
  1. Click: Online Registration
  2. Click on Search and Register for Workforce Training Classes
  3. Type in ‘WIRELESS’ and hit 'Submit"
  4. Carefully click the SELECT box for the course that you want to take (WITS-006). There may be several choices so make sure you select the right course and dates.
  5. Enter your credit card information. Your receipt will be immediately emailed to you. It should have the Building and Classroom for the course.
    • If it does not, check with our office at 413-755-4225 a few weeks prior to the class to confirm the room numbers.
To Enroll in Person:

Go to STCC Building 27, 1st Floor to register for the course or call 413-755-4225

Certification Exam Objectives

  • CWT-100 Exam Objectives (PDF) – (Certified Wireless Technician Exam) - This exam is designed for those individuals who are planning a career as a Technician working in an environment with Wireless Technology
  • CWS-100 Exam Objectives (PDF) – (Certified Wireless Specialist Exam) - This exam is designed for those individuals who are planning a career in Sales/Design related to Wireless Networking Equipment
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