• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

Wireless networks are much more versatile than wired networks if you're in an environment where running wires might be difficult. Explore the most efficient wireless networking protocols to use given a scenario.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Wireless Networking Protocols

  • describe features of 802.11a
  • list features of 802.11b
  • differentiate between 802.11g and other 802.11 standards
  • describe 802.11n features
  • list 802.11ac features
  • differentiate between 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies
  • list the benefits of wireless channels 1-11
  • list the features of Bluetooth
  • describe features of NFC and RFID
  • describe features of Zigbee and Z-Wave
  • differentiate between 3G, 4G, 5G, and LTE
  • configure wireless networking protocols

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • Customer Service and Technical Support
  • Cyber Defense Analysis
  • Cyber Defense Infrastructure Support
  • Systems Development
  • Technology R&D