The graduates from the Wireless Telecommunications graduate certificate program are 5G ready. The 5G communications platform will support future innovations in the area of the Internet of Things, augumented reality, industrial automation and automated vehicles including drones.
Our graduates build and maintain the infrastructure of communication systems. They learn what it takes to be successful in the communications industry. The wireless program focuses on three main outcomes: RF and Optical test and measurement, IP addressing and networking, and troubleshooting of a number of wireless protocols and systems.
Our graduates understand the engineering tools and equipment for the testing of systems including drive test tools, RF and Optical test equipment, protocol analyzers, and virtualization and virtualized tools.
Students will have access to learn on some of the best and latest equipment available. The curriculum is kept current with the collaboration of our industry partners in the wireless field. Students utilize the latest technologies and attend small classes taught by experienced faculty and industry leaders.Courses Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:
Design, install and test a complete wireless communication antenna system.
Predict signal propagation parameters for the design of wireless communications links.
Understand and describe microwave communication theory and practice used in satellite and terrestrial links.
Demonstrate a detailed working knowledge of the operations of AMPS and NADC cellular systems.
Understand and describe spread spectrum communication techniques.
Explain the theory and practice behind the latest personal communication system (PCS) and technology including CDMA and GSM.
Service PCS phones, cell sites and mobile radios using up-to-date test equipment.
Understand and describe high fibre optic data links.
Program and install wireless local area network links.
Use basic NetWare commands.
Analyze and test PCM systems.
Have a working knowledge of ISDN, SONET SMDS, Frame Relay and ATM.
Apply coding theory protocols to test wireless data links.
Use digital signal processing techniques to improve signal quality in wireless systems.
The Humber Wireless Telecommunications program had a booth at the 5th annual Canadian Wireless Trade Show on October 28th - 29th at the Toronto Congress Centre. It provided an opportunity for industry members to learn how Humber can help fill the skills gap that they face in hiring new people. There were more than 10 companies, with immediate need, interested in developing a hiring relationship with Humber.
Humber Wireless accepted a donation of LTE drive testing software from Acentury and Accuver. The donation will help Humber Wireless students learn to use LTE drive testing software and post-process the logs to identify issues. Acentury has been a dedicated supporter of Humber's program over the years.
In partnership with FIRST Robotics Canada
March 8 to 10, 2019
Combining the excitement of sport with the rigors of science and technology, the FIRSTRobotics Competition is the ultimate sport for the mind.
The Canadian wireless industry supports over 280,000 jobs with sector salary above the Canadian average. In addition, the international wireless telecommunications market is growing. There are numerous employment opportunities in the planning, developing, manufacturing, co-ordinating, implementing, maintaining and managing of telecommunications systems for businesses and government.
As the rate of technology adoption increases in Canadian industry, the Wireless Telecommunications graduate certificate program is preparing graduates for these new markets. A 2021 labour market outlook by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) indicates that by 2021, approximately 216,000 new jobs will need to be filled. By 2021, the proportion of ICT workers who are working in non-ICT industries will increase to 84%. This growing demand for ICT professionals is being created by transformative and rapid advancements of technology such as 5G and Cloud infrastructure.
Graduates of the program work at cell phone service providers, equipment manufacturers, in-house information technology (IT) departments, sales departments, and specialized telecommunication and networking companies.
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Watch the video to hear what students and faculty have to say about the Wireless Telecommunications program.
Information and Communication Technology Capstone Project Expo
Mon, July 22, 2019
Students, faculty, industry and community partners came together at the Barrett Centre for Technology Innovation to celebrate the student success.
Humber Students Win Big At Skills Canada Competition
Thu, June 06, 2019
Humber students earned three gold medals and took the country by storm this week at the Skills Canada competition held from June 4 and 5 in Edmonton.
The Skills Canada National Competition (SCNC) is the only national, multi-trade and technology competition for students and apprentices in the country. It included more than 550 competitors in 40 competitions, representing six sectors.
Humber students participated in the following categories:
3D Digital Game Art (Gold)
Student participant: Rushi Patel (by special invitation)
Coach: Cory Avery
Student participant: Catherine Guarini
Coach: David Scott
Student participant: Stefanie Francavilla
Coach: Sergio Shidomi
Student participants: Mateusz Cwaliniski and Bogdan Malynovskyy
Coach: Neal Mohammed
Assistant Coaches: Anthony Nyman, Mauricio Toigo (Student Mentor/Coach)
The Gold medal winners now pre-qualify to compete in the 45th Worldskills Competition in Russia in August 2019.
Congratulations to all of the winners and participants.
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Last Day of Classes
Fri, December 13, 2019
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Student Work Showcases
Wed, August 21, 2019
The Industrial Design Thesis Project is a 2-semester final year project which is the Capstone project for all Industrial Design degree aspirants.
Thu, July 25, 2019
Celebrating a FAST Spring Convocation
Wed, July 24, 2019
“Be Bold, be brave, be amazing”.
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