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What you will learn

  • What is CBRS? An overview of shared spectrum and CBRS ecosystem, users, systems and devices

  • The role of CPIs in CBRS: What are CPIs, why and when are they needed?

  • How to be a CPI: Determining installation parameters for the SAS and troubleshooting tips

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English
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

What is CBRS?

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 17 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
3 videos
Citizens Broadband Radio Service and shared spectrum6m
CBRS ecosystem8m
2 readings
Legal Notice and Consent -- CPI Training5m
About this program2m
2 practice exercises
CBRS and shared spectrum2m
CBRS ecosystem5m
12 minutes to complete

The role of CPIs in CBRS

12 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 7 min)
1 practice exercise
The role of CPIs in CBRS5m
9 minutes to complete

More background on CBRS

9 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 6 min)
1 practice exercise
SAS-CBSD Communication3m
1 hour to complete

How to do the CPI job

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 37 min)
7 videos
Determining Installation Parameters6m
Determining antenna orientation and characteristics6m
Getting information from the CPI to the SAS4m
Google's SAS Portal6m
The CPI "password"5m
What can go wrong?4m
6 practice exercises
When is a CPI required?5m
Determining installation parameters5m
Determining antenna orientation and characteristics5m
Getting information from the CPI to the SAS5m
The CPI "password"
What can go wrong?3m
6 minutes to complete

Steps to certification

6 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 3 min)
1 practice exercise
Steps to certification3m
4 minutes to complete

The future

4 minutes to complete
1 video (Total 1 min)
1 video
1 practice exercise
Continuing responsibilities3m
1 hour to complete

CPI Exam

1 hour to complete
2 readings
2 readings
Providing Consent and Contact Information1m
ProctorU Account Setup10m
2 practice exercises
ProctorU Exam Access
CPI Exam1h

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Yes, you can preview the first video and view the syllabus before you enroll. You must purchase the course to access content not included in the preview.

  • If you decide to enroll in the course before the session start date, you will have access to all of the lecture videos and readings for the course. You’ll be able to submit assignments once the session starts.

  • Once you enroll and your session begins, you will have access to all videos and other resources, including reading items and the course discussion forum. You’ll be able to view and submit practice assessments, and complete required graded assignments to earn a grade and a Course Certificate.

  • If you complete the course successfully, your electronic Course Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Course Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile.

  • This course is one of a few offered on Coursera that are currently available only to learners who have paid or received financial aid, when available.

  • You will be eligible for a full refund until two weeks after your payment date, or (for courses that have just launched) until two weeks after the first session of the course begins, whichever is later. You cannot receive a refund once you’ve earned a Course Certificate, even if you complete the course within the two-week refund period. See our full refund policy.

  • Yes, Coursera provides financial aid to learners who cannot afford the fee. Apply for it by clicking on the Financial Aid link beneath the "Enroll" button on the left. You’ll be prompted to complete an application and will be notified if you are approved. Learn more.

  • If you want to learn about CBRS in general, but don’t need to be certified, check out our CBRS Professional Training course.

  • CPI Package includes

    1. This six-module training in Coursera, graded assessments and additional resources

    2. Registration to the online certification exam. You will be guided to register on ProctorU once you complete this training.

    3. Delivery of your CPI digital certificate to use when installing CBRS devices with any SAS.

    4. Registration in the WInnForum database of your details and credentials.

  • This Course doesn't carry university credit, but some universities may choose to accept Course Certificates for credit. Check with your institution to learn more. Online Degrees and Mastertrack™ Certificates on Coursera provide the opportunity to earn university credit.

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