UniFi Wireless Admin

The UniFi Wireless Admin (UWA) course is for administrators looking to optimise their wireless environments and deployments, by learning RF fundamentals and best practices. The course provides admins with the tools they need to ensure high density environments are adequality designed and optimised.

Learning is reinforced with course materials and practical lab activities using the UniFi Controllers and Access Points.

Students that complete the course and pass the exam will be fully certified as a UniFi Wireless Administrator and receive their official certificate from Ubiquiti Networks.


Course Duration:
Day 1: 09:00 to 16:00 
Day 2: 09:00 to 12:00 + 60 Minute Exam
(Adequate Break Times Included Each Day)

Training Includes: 
Morning Snacks, Lunch, Afternoon Tea


Student Requirements

Laptop & Charger, with Admin Rights & Wired/Wireless Ethernet.

Basic Knowledge of IP Addressing, Subnetting, DHCP & DNS is assumed.

Please note: Students must bring their own ethernet adapters & laptops, the trainer is unable to provide this.

Course Overview

1. RF Fundamentals
  • Frequency, Propagation, Path Loss, Attenuation
  • Coverage, Channels, Bandwidths, DFS
  • Transmit Signal, Power, Gain, EIRP
  • Antenna Radiation Patterns
  • MIMO, Polarisation
2. 802.11 Networking
  • LAN Access Methods
  • CSMA/CA, RTS/CTS, Hidden Nodes
  • SSIDs, Beacons, Probing, Connection
  • Dynamic Rate Selection, Fast Roaming
  • WLAN Standards
  • Frame Types, Quality of Service
  • Noise vs Signal, SNR, ACI vs CCI
3. WLAN Planning & Design
  • PoE Standards and Wiring
  • High Density, Coverage Areas, Overlap
  • MCS Indices, Coding & Modulation
  • Site Surveys, WLAN Scanning, Spectral Analysis
  • Airtime & Capacity
  • Device Interoperability
  • Coverage vs Data Rates
4. WLAN Deployment
  • Network Traffic Types, Broadcast/Multicast Traffic
  • UniFi Band Steering
  • UniFi Minimum RSSI
  • Wireless Uplink
  • Certification Exam