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Understanding Cisco Wireless Foundations (WLFNDU)

  • Length 5 days
  • Price  $6589 inc GST
  • Version 2.0
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Why study this course

This course teaches you the knowledge and skills needed to configure, manage, and troubleshoot a Cisco wireless LAN (WLAN) network. Topics include understanding critical aspects of RF technology, industry standards for Wi-Fi and security, how to design, install, and configure a WLAN network of any size, and using Cisco DNA Center.

This training also earns you 40 Continuing Education (CE) credits towards recertification. 

Digital courseware: Cisco provides students with electronic courseware for this course. Students who have a confirmed booking will be sent an email prior to the course start date, with a link to create an account via before they attend their first day of class. Please note that any electronic courseware or labs will not be available (visible) until the first day of the class.

Exam Vouchers: Cisco exam vouchers are not included in the course fees but can be purchased separately where applicable.

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What you’ll learn

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  • Describe and implement foundational wireless theory  

  • Describe and implement foundational wireless math and antennas  

  • Describe and implement foundational wireless operation including Wi-Fi 6  

  • Describe security and client access in a wireless network  

  • Implement 802.1X and Extensible Authentication Protocol (EAP) 

  • Implement wireless guest access and configure wireless security  

  • Describe Cisco wireless architecture components and deployment options  

  • Describe Cisco wireless architecture and its deployment modes, the Control and Provisioning of Wireless Access Points (CAPWAP) protocol, and the Cisco WLC and AP line up  

  • Describe the wired support for implementing wireless networks  

  • Deploy Cisco centralised wireless networks using Cisco 9800 WLC  

  • Describe the centralised wireless access model and its configuration  

  • Describe maintenance and troubleshooting in the centralised WLAN model  

  • Describe the management and monitoring of Cisco Wireless Networks with Cisco DNA Center

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Who is the course for?

  • Network engineer

  • Systems engineer

  • Wireless engineer

  • Technical solutions architect

  • Network administrator

  • Wireless design engineer

  • Network manager

Course subjects

  • RF and WLAN Theory 

  • WLAN Math and Antennas 

  • Wi-Fi Operations 

  • Basic WLAN Security 

  • Advanced WLAN Security 

  • Configuring WLAN Security 

  • Cisco Wireless Network Architecture 

  • Implementing Cisco Wireless Network 

  • Implementing Cisco Wireless Network Wired Support 

  • Deploying Cisco Centralised Wireless Networks 

  • Configuring Cisco Centralised Wireless Networks 

  • Maintaining and Troubleshooting Cisco Wireless Networks 

  • Managing and Monitoring Cisco Wireless Networks with Cisco DNA Center 

Lab Outline

  • Practice RF Math 

  • Antenna Calculations 

  • Explore the Wi-Fi Environment 

  • Analyse Wireless Frames 

  • Configure Client Access 

  • Deploy Cisco 9800 WLC 

  • Configure Cisco 9800 WLC 

  • Perform Cisco 9800 WLC Maintenance


We recommend but do not require that you have the following knowledge and skills before taking this course:

  • General knowledge of networks

  • General knowledge of wireless networks

  • Routing and switching knowledge

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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