Telecommunications Certification

Get the core knowledge needed in the telecom business today - and certification to prove it.

Increase your knowledge, be more efficient, less frustrated – and upgrade your résumé – with high‑quality telecom training courses from Teracom Training Institute coupled with telecommunications certification from the Telecommunications Certification Organization.

  • Get your TCO Certification, complete with certificate suitable for framing, and personalized Letter of Reference for your résumé explaining the broad and deep knowledge of telecom you have to an employer
  • Every Certification Package comes with high-quality online courses covering the certification exam material
  • Unlimited repeats of courses and exams with the Unlimited Plan: guaranteed to pass, and refresh your knowledge anytime.  No time limits.
  • Designed for non-engineers
  • 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee

Choose from these TCO Certifications:

CTNS Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist

CTA Certified Telecommunications Analyst

CWA Certified Wireless Analyst

CVA Certified VoIP Analyst

CIPTS Certified IP Telecom Network Specialist

CTSME Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert

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CTNS Certification covers the core knowledge required by everyone serious in telecom today.

The Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist courses will teach you the fundamental concepts and technologies of the telecom industry, the jargon and the buzzwords used in telecom, datacom and networking. Finally, you will learn how all of it fits together.

CTNS Certification demonstrates you are up to speed on major topics including PSTN, Cellular, WiFi, Ethernet, LANs, IP packets, IP addresses, routers and IP networks, MPLS and Internet... a valuable thought to have in your manager or recruiter's mind.

For employers, the online CTNS courses and TCO CTNS certification are a cost-efficient, consistent and effective way to ensure team members have the knowledge necessary for productivity and accuracy.

CTNS Certification is obtained by passing 6 individual course exams, each course having 10 multiple-choice questions.

It is accompanied by a personalized Letter of Reference outlining the knowledge you have and providing contact information for verification.

The coursework for CTNS contains six high-quality online courses:

• 2201 POTS AND THE PSTN
• 2206 WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS
• 2212 THE OSI LAYERS AND PROTOCOL STACKS
• 2211 ETHERNET, LANS AND VLANS
• 2213 IP NETWORKS, ROUTERS AND ADDRESSES
• 2214 MPLS AND CARRIER NETWORKS

The CTNS Certification Package Unlimited Plan includes the CTNS Certification Exam and six CTNS Courses with unlimited repeats – which means guaranteed to pass if you're willing to do the work plus refresh your knowledge anytime.

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CTNS Study Guide in print or eBook available.

Completing the Certified Telecommunications Analyst Certification is the best way to show you have a very strong knowledge of telecommunications. The CTA is the most comprehensive telecom certification available. CTA demonstrates both a deep and very broad knowledge of telecom, datacom and networking.

This knowledge enables the CTA to perform analysis and make recommendations.  Jobs like Telecom Analyst and a Subject Matter Expert typically pay more than coding positions.

Your CTA Certificate is accompanied by a personalized Letter of Reference providing a detailed list of the knowledge you have.

CTA Certification is obtained by passing the CTA Exam, consisting of 16 exams, each with 10 multiple-choice questions.  The CTA Certification Package includes the 16 exams plus 16 online courses:

  • 2401 FUNDAMENTALS OF TELEPHONY AND VOICE OVER IP
  • 2402 TELECOM EQUIPMENT
  • 2403 THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS INDUSTRY
  • 2404 DIGITAL
  • 2405 TRANSMISSION SYSTEMS AND FIBER OPTICS
  • 2406 WIRELESS TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • 2407 INTRODUCTION TO DATACOM AND NETWORKING
  • 2408 DATA CODING, FRAMES AND PACKETS
  • 2409 MODEMS: REPRESENTING BITS ON RADIO AND COPPER
  • 2410 THE NETWORK "CLOUD" AND SERVICE IMPLEMENTATION
  • 2411 ETHERNET, LANS AND VLANS
  • 2412 THE OSI LAYERS AND PROTOCOL STACKS
  • 2413 IP NETWORKS, ROUTERS AND ADDRESSES
  • 2414 MPLS AND CARRIER NETWORKS
  • 2415 THE INTERNET
  • 2416 IP SECURITY

The coursework to prepare for the CTA exam is any one of the following:

The CTA Certification Package with its online courses

Telecom BOOT CAMP *

DVD Course Package V530 Full Library *

CTA Study Guide: Telecom 101 textbook

* The CTA Certification Package is included free
with Telecom BOOT CAMP and DVD Package V530 Full Library.

The Certified Wireless Analyst Certification from the Telecommunications Certification Organization covers the core technical knowledge needed in wireless today.

As a CWA, you will be up to speed on the full range of wireless technologies, including fundamentals, spectrum, mobility, concepts and network technologies, LTE, WiFi and fixed wireless.

CWA is obtained by passing the CWA Exam, which is 3 course exams, each having 10 multiple-choice questions.

In addition to a Certificate, you also receive a Letter of Reference detailing the knowledge you have for inclusion in your CV. You will have the confidence to perform analysis, help make recommendations, write reports, and be a valuable contribution in a variety of business fields from project management to software design, sales, marketing and finance.

The CWA certification package includes three high-quality courses featuring an on-camera instructor, graphics and bullets:
• 2231 WIRELESS FUNDAMENTALS
• 2232 MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
• 2233 FIXED WIRELESS

The CWA Certification Package includes the CWA courses and Certification Exam, with unlimited repeats, meaning guaranteed to pass if you're willing to do the work, jump in and out of courses, and refresh your knowledge anytime.

Certified VoIP Analyst

The  Certified VoIP Analyst TCO-CVA courses and certification cover the many aspects of Voice over IP. This certificate explains the ways VoIP is implemented, softswitches and SIP and how calls are set up, digitizing and packetizing voice, factors affecting sound quality, carrier connections, SIP trunking, MPLS, Expedited Forwarding and network quality, Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and Class of Service (CoS).

This certification is a specialization in VoIP and SIP.  It builds on a base knowledge of telecom fundamentals. If you don't have the base, it is highly recommended that you do CTNS and its six courses first.  There is a package deal for getting both together.

This specialization certification highlights the fact you have broad and deep vendor-agnostic knowledge of VoIP systems and practices... which enables higher-paying positions in product and business development, being an analyst, writing reports and making recommendations as well as accurate and productive contributions in project management, business and product development, software design, sales, marketing and finance roles.

CVA Certification is obtained by passing the CVA Exam, which is 6 individual course exams, each course having 10 multiple-choice questions.

CVA includes a personalized Letter of Reference detailing the knowledge you have and inviting the recipient to contact us.

The CVA Certification Package includes six high-quality multimedia courses:

• 2221 FUNDAMENTALS OF VOICE OVER IP
• 2222 VoIP ARCHITECTURES AND IMPLEMENTATION CHOICES
• 2223 SOFTSWITCHES, SIP, CALL SETUP AND SIP TRUNKING
• 2224 VOICE PACKETIZATION, CODECS AND VOICE QUALITY
• 2225 SIP TRUNKING & CARRIER CONNECTIONS
• 2226 IP NETWORK QUALITY: COS, QOS, MPLS AND SLAs

The CVA Certification Package Unlimited Plan includes the six courses and the Telecommunications Certification Organization TCO -CVA Certification Exam, with unlimited repeats.  You can do the courses at your own pace, jump in and out, guaranteed to pass and refresh your knowledge anytime.

These courses build on IP and telecom fundamentals. If you are completely new to telecommunications, we recommend CTNS first to build a base.

Check out the CTNS + CVA combo package discount special!

Certified Telecommunications Subject Matter Expert (CTSME) is the most comprehensive telecommunications, data communications, networking, VoIP, SIP and wireless training and certification available anywhere.

CTSME includes CTA, CVA, CWA and CTNS Courses and Exams bundled at a discounted price. Pass the exam for each certification to get that certification.

Pass all the exams and get a signed and sealed CTSME certificate, plus a Letter of Introduction explaining your telecom knowledge and inviting the recipient to contact us as a reference.

You get four TCO Certifications:

  CTA Certified Telecommunications Analyst
  CVA Certified VoIP Analyst
  CWA Certified Wireless Analyst
  CTNS Certified Telecommunications Network Specialist

and a total of 25 full-length high-quality courses for preparation and future reference:

CTA Courses
  2401 The PSTN
  2402 Telecom Equipment
  2403 The Telecommunications Industry
  2404 Digital
  2405 Transmission Systems and Fiber Optics
  2406 Wireless Telecommunications
  2407 Introduction to Datacom and Networking
  2408 Data Coding, Frames and Packets
  2409 Modems: Representing Bits on Radio and Copper
  2410 The Network "Cloud" and Service Implementation
  2411 Ethernet, LANs and VLANs
  2412 The OSI Layers and Protocol Stacks
  2413 IP Networks, Routers and Addresses
  2414 MPLS and Carrier Networks
  2415 The Internet
  2416 IP Security

CVA Courses
  2221 Fundamentals of Voice over IP
  2222 VoIP Architectures and Implementation Choices
  2223 Softswitches, SIP, Call Setup and SIP Trunking
  2224 Voice Packetization, Codecs and Voice Quality
  2225 SIP Trunking and Carrier Connections
  2226 IP Network Quality: CoS, QoS, MPLS AND SLAs

CWA Courses
  2231 Wireless Fundamentals
  2232 Mobile Communications
  2233 Fixed Wireless

CTNS Courses
  2401 The PSTN 
  2406 Wireless Telecommunications  
  2411 Ethernet, LANs and VLANs
  2412 The OSI Layers and Protocol Stacks
  2413 IP Networks, Routers and Addresses
  2414 MPLS and Carrier Networks 

You get unlimited repeats of courses and exams with the Unlimited Plan, which means guaranteed to pass. You can jump in and out of courses as needed and refresh your knowledge anytime. No time limits!

Twenty-five high-quality courses, four TCO Certifications, plus TCO CTSME Certification and its signed and sealed certificate, at a discounted price!

Get career-enhancing certifications! Upgrade your knowledge and your résumé today!

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CIPTS is a subset of CTA and CTNS.  CIPTS concentrates on the fundamentals, concepts and technologies of the new‑generation MPLS+IP+Ethernet+fiber telecom network, leaving out the PSTN and wireless courses.

You will learn the OSI layers, MPLS as a traffic management system for IP Packets; IP Addressing and Routing (Layer 3); Optical Ethernet and MAC frames (Layers 2 and 1) and how they all fit together.

A CIPTS understands the structure and operation of the new-generation telecom network and its MPLS-IP-Ethernet-Fiber/Copper protocol stack, all of the network components and how they fit together. This solid base gives a CIPTS the ability to get up to speed quickly on a particular project, then have the versatility to work on many others. An excellent way to show your potential as a new applicant, or when climbing the ladder at your place of employment.

CIPTS is obtained by passing the four individual course exams, each with 10 multiple-choice questions.

In addition to your certification and certificate, you also get a personalized Letter of Reference that lists all of the areas you are knowledgeable in, and inviting the recipient to contact us.

The CIPTS Certification Package includes six high-quality online multimedia courses:
• 2212 THE OSI LAYERS AND PROTOCOL STACKS
• 2211 ETHERNET, LANS AND VLANS
• 2213 IP NETWORKS, ROUTERS AND ADDRESSES
• 2214 MPLS AND CARRIER NETWORKS

The CIPTS Certification Package Unlimited Plan includes the courses and CIPTS Exam, with unlimited repeats: guaranteed to pass, refresh your knowledge anytime.

Get all of the knowledge you need for the new-generation MPLS-IP-Ethernet telecom network within these four courses – plus TCO Certification to prove it!

Telecommunications Certification by TCO  

TCO Telecommunications Certification is confirmation that an individual has obtained broad and deep knowledge of current telecommunications, VoIP, SIP, IP, the network, MPLS and wireless telecommunications technologies.

Taking courses to receive a telecommunications certification is a perfect way to help prepare for a career in the field of  telecommunications.

Whether you're a programmer looking for that extra edge or trying to build a broad knowledge in telecommunications, the networks and the many services and technologies, a TCO certification can help.

You can be an employee in sales, marketing, finance,  management who is involved with the company telecommunications.

These certifications will bring you up to speed on the telecom knowledge you need to be a success at your job!

The no-hassle training solution  

The high-quality online courses are delivered in Google Chrome or Puffin browsers on desktop or laptop, tablet or phone, Windows, Android or mac... to any number of people, anytime, anywhere.

Courses are organized into lessons. Stay on a lesson for as long as you like, move to the next lesson when you're ready. You can even go back!

Take the course exam only when you're ready. With the Unlimited Plan, you can repeat exams as needed, and retake courses anytime in the future.

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