This intermediate How to do a Wireless Site Survey training prepares network admins to investigate a location and determine what sorts of access points should be used in what locations to provide seamless wireless network coverage.
If you've installed your own home wireless network, you can probably imagine the sorts of questions that have to get asked when you're setting up a wireless network for a larger and more complex building. This course covers how to analyze a facility or site, understand what the network will need to be capable of, and make good recommendations about upgrades, installations or alterations.
With training like this in how to do them right, doing wireless site surveys can be a fun exercise in creative problem solving.
Once you're done with this Cisco training, you'll know how to investigate a location and determine what sorts of access points should be used in what locations to provide seamless wireless network coverage.
For IT managers, this Cisco training can be used to onboard new network admins, curated into individual or team training plans, or as a Cisco reference resource.
How to do a Wireless Site Survey: What You Need to Know
For any network admin looking to improve their proficiency with networking, this Cisco course covers topics such as:
- Asking the right questions to understand the network's requirements
- Planning a site survey from diagrams and schematics
- Performing visual inspections of the facility
- Assessing existing infrastructure and recommending changes, updates and installations
Who Should Take How to do a Wireless Site Survey Training?
This How to do a Wireless Site Survey training is considered associate-level Cisco training, which means it was designed for network admins. This Cisco wireless networking skills course is designed for network admins with three to five years of experience with networking.
New or aspiring network admins. Training in doing wireless site surveys isn't essential knowledge for new network administrators – you'll be able to do most of your job without it. But courses like this are exactly what set apart the average administrator from their knowledgeable, curious, capable colleagues who get assigned the coolest jobs.
Experienced network admins. Network administrators with a few years of experience are the perfect audience for this course on doing wireless site surveys because of all the time spent building up familiarity with network restrictions and wireless network considerations. This course shows you how to combine that knowledge and experience with the right approaches to doing wireless site surveys.