Do you need to quickly get up-to-speed with modern RF, wireless and microwave measurements up to 40 GHz without having to search through endless online content, magazine articles and dry academic textbooks that all too often obscure the essence of the subject with complex mathematics?
This online RF, Wireless and Microwave Measurements Certification course brings together key topics in one place and has been designed to provide a solid grounding in the principles and practice of common measurements made by RF and microwave engineers and technicians. Throughout the course, important concepts are simplified and explained in a way that conveys the essence of each topic without complex mathematics. The course includes a series of practical measurement demonstration videos using modern RF and microwave test and measurement instruments to help reinforce the concepts introduced.
Developed by PhD-qualified RF engineers with over 50 years combined industry experience, the course focuses on the essential real-world knowledge needed to develop a successful career in the fast-paced and rapidly changing world of RF, wireless and microwave engineering.
This complete online certification course consists of 24 separate modules containing 179 individual video lessons totalling over 483 minutes of video content. Every module includes a short multiple-choice quiz to test your progress. Successfully completing all modules and quizzes results in the award of a high-quality printed certificate and transcript to demonstrate your achievement.
The course is based on a series of instructor-led classroom courses delivered in partnership with leading global test equipment manufacturer Rohde & Schwarz. Technical content has been continuously refined based on attendee feedback.
Included with the course is a set of high-quality wire-bound course notes printed full-colour A4-size with heavy-duty plastic covers – ideal for taking into the lab. These notes include copies of all the slides featured in the course videos and space for taking notes as you work through the course. Course notes are packaged and shipped to you worldwide as soon as you enrol.
What You Will Learn
Understand basic principles of RF, wireless and microwave measurements
Describe key RF, wireless and microwave measurement parameters
Understand how to use a range of high-frequency measurement equipment
Reduce the risk of expensive test equipment damage, repair costs and downtime
Understand how to correctly perform common RF and microwave measurements
Better utilise test and measurement equipment features and functionality
Develop your problem solving capability due to improved understanding
The course is ideal for graduates and new entrants to the field of high-frequency measurements. It is also suitable for those with industry experience but with knowledge gaps that need to be addressed. Students and job seekers will also find the course beneficial since it covers areas likely to arise during a technical interview.
Staff members taking the certification typically include engineers and technicians involved in making RF, wireless and microwave measurements and working in research and development, manufacturing test and production environments in the RF, wireless and microwave communications industry.
The course is also suitable for recent graduates or experienced engineers moving into the RF, wireless and microwave field, who need to quickly get up-to-speed with high-frequency measurement techniques in order to become more productive. In addition, the course will be of interest to managers working in a test environment who wish to improve their understanding of high-frequency measurements in order to better manage the test process.
Recent Graduates and Interns
RF, Wireless and Microwave Engineers and Technicians
RF, Wireless and Microwave Test Engineers and Technicians
RFIC and MMIC Design Engineers
RF and Hardware Design and Applications Engineers
Technical Sales Engineers
Although there are no formal prerequisites for the certification course, an ability to absorb and understand technical concepts is essential together with a desire to learn more about the topics covered. A technical background is desirable in order to derive maximum benefit from the course. Those taking the course would normally be qualified to degree-level or have equivalent experience in an engineering, physics or mathematics-related subject.
Time to Complete
Approx. 10 hours
Unlimited individual access to all course content on-demand 24/7 for 365 days
Over 480 minutes of focused video content
24 subject modules covering a range of RF, wireless and microwave measurement topics
179 individual video lessons and measurement demonstrations
Over 50 quiz questions to test your learning and progress
Printed course notes including 199 course slides posted to you worldwide
1.0 IEEE Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
10 IEEE Professional Development Hours (PDHs)
IEEE Certificate of Completion issued directly by IEEE on completion
Printed Certificate of Achievement posted to you worldwide
Downloadable supporting materials and applications notes
Add certificate to your LinkedIn profile
Printed Course Notes
High-quality printed course notes are included with this diploma course. These are posted to you worldwide when you enrol. They are wire-bound and printed full-colour A4-size with heavy duty plastic covers. They include all 199 slides featured in the course videos and space for notes as you work through the course.
IEEE Certificate of Completion
This course has been approved by IEEE for the quality of its technical content and adherence to IEEE’s strict criteria for educational excellence. Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes results in the award of 1.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 10 Professional Development Hours (PDHs). CEUs are widely recognized as the standard of excellence for continuing education programs in IEEE’s fields of interest. An official IEEE Certificate of Completion will be emailed directly by IEEE on completion.
Printed Certificate of Achievement
Successfully completing all of the course modules and quizzes also results in the award of a high-quality printed Certificate of Achievement issued by The Technology Academy. Certificates are made from heavyweight A4 card stock and include a 3D security hologram and attractive gold foil strip – ideal for framing.
24 modules – 179 video lessons – 483 mins total
– video lesson – pdf download – app download – quiz
100% No-Risk Guarantee
We want you to be satisfied with this course and therefore offer a 100% no-risk refund guarantee. To receive a full refund, all we ask is that refund requests are made within 30 days of purchase and that you have viewed no more than 20 individual course videos. If printed course notes have been despatched, we will deduct USD $50 from the amount refunded to cover printing and shipping costs. Refund requests can be made by telephone or email.
Includes 1-year unlimited individual access, printed course notes and certificate and IEEE CEUs/PDHs
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All of our online courses are cloud hosted and can be taken using any device with an internet browser, including PCs, laptops, tablets and smartphones. So you can access training 24/7 wherever you have an internet connection – at work, at home, on the train etc.
You can view video lessons as many times as you need to on an individual basis during the 365 day activation period. This applies even if you have completed the course and received your printed certificate.
The course is delivered as a series of short video lessons in the form of Powerpoint-style slides with a voiceover. Annotations are added by the instructor as video lessons progress to highlight points of interest. Video demonstrations are live recordings of the course instructor with real test equipment in a laboratory setting.
The course is taught in English spoken with a British accent.
You have unlimited individual access to the entire course for 365 days from the activation date.
The course has been designed as a series of short modules. We recommend focusing on one module at a time, perhaps one module per day.
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