Training

Live, Classroom Courses


Certification Program
Earn recognition for your proficiency of Ubiquiti’s products, platforms, and services

Since 2012, Ubiquiti Academy's certification program has rapidly expanded, overseeing the training of more than 50,000 students worldwide. Choose from different UniFi & UISP courses as you start or develop your career in the dynamically evolving world of IT networking & operator technologies.

UniFi Full Stack Professional (UFSP) is a half-day introduction course intended to precede & complement other specialized training courses on the UniFi platform (ex. UWA). Using Cloud Gateway devices, students train on the UniFi “full stack” of software applications available to technical professionals seeking futureproof enterprise solutions in the dynamically changing IT world.

Course Outline

UniFi Overview

  • Global Site Manager
  • Admin & User Management
  • Cloud Gateways
  • SD-WAN & Site Magic

UniFi Applications

  • UniFi Network
  • UniFi Protect
  • UniFi Access
  • UniFi Connect
  • UniFi Identity
  • UniFi Design Center

The UniFi Wireless Admin (UWA) course is a 2-3 day, in-class training course focused on the most important concepts in Enterprise Wireless Networking, with special emphasis on best practices for designing/managing UniFi WLANs. Learn with hands-on lab activities using Cloud Gateway devices, as well as the latest generation of UniFi APs.

Course Outline

Intro to UniFi WLANs

  • UniFi Access Points
  • Virtual Networks
  • Hotspot Portal & Guest Networks

RF Fundamentals

  • Decibels & RF Signals
  • Attenuation & Free-Space Path Loss (FSPL)
  • 2.4 vs. 5 vs. 6 GHz Bands
  • Power Spectral Density (PSD)
  • Dynamic Frequency Selection (DFS)
  • Antenna Gain & Function
  • MIMO & Polarization
  • AP Cell Coverage
  • Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP)

802.11 Networking

  • 802.11 Versions
  • Wi-Fi 6/6E/7 Features
  • 802.11 Traffic Types
  • SSIDs
  • Dynamic Rate Selection (DRS)
  • Roaming
  • Wireless Security
  • Wireless QoS

WLAN Planning & Design

  • Co-Channel Interference (CCI)
  • Adjacent Channel Interference (ACI)
  • Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR)
  • Modulation & Coding Schemes (MCS)
  • Coverage Areas & Cell Overlap
  • Minimum Rate Controls (minRates)
  • Minimum RSSI (minRSSI)
  • Wireless Airtime vs. Capacity

WLAN Deployment

  • Site Surveys
  • Spectral Analysis
  • Band-Steering
  • Wireless Uplinks (Mesh AP Networks)

WLAN Troubleshooting

  • Wi-Fi Coverage Analysis
  • Common WLAN Connectivity Problems
  • Multicast & Broadcast Traffic Mitigation
  • WiFiman Wireless Stress Testing

The UniFi Routing, Switching & Cybersecurity Admin (URSCA) training course is a 3 day classroom training course intended to teach the fundamentals when designing, building & managing an enterprise network. Complete with hands-on lab activities using UniFi's powerful Cloud Gateway and related hardware.

Course Outline

Network Theory

  • OSI, TCP/IP & Server-Client Models
  • Transport Layer Protocols & Ports
  • Network Interface Types
  • IPv4/IPv6 Communication Types
  • Address Resolution Protocol & IPv4
  • Neighbor Discovery Protocol & IPv6

Network Design

  • Broadcast & Collision Domains
  • LAN/WAN Network Hierarchy
  • Bridges vs. Switches vs. APs vs. Routers
  • High-Availability, WAN Failover & Load-Balancing
  • Virtual LANs & Port Tagging
  • IPv4 Addressing & Subnetting
  • IPv6 Addressing

Switching

  • MAC Tables & Switch Behavior
  • Spanning Tree Protocol
  • Port Isolation
  • Link Aggregation
  • Port Security, 802.1X & RADIUS
  • Access Control Lists

Routing

  • Routing Fundamentals
  • Static Routing
  • Policy-Based Routing
  • Dynamic Routing
  • OSPF
  • BGP (Coming Soon)

Services

  • DHCPv4/v6
  • DNS
  • NAT
  • Firewall
  • QoS & Traffic Shaping
  • Tunneling, Remote User & Site-to-Site VPNs

Cybersecurity

  • Best Practices & Secure Management Access
  • Network Malware & Threat Detection
  • Intrusion Detection & Prevention System (IDS/IPS)
  • Cryptography
  • Device & Traffic Identification
  • Remote Logging & Access

The UISP Broadband Wireless Specialist (UBWS) is Ubiquiti's one-day, in-class airMAX/airFiber training course for applied learning and entry-level certification. Be introduced to Ubiquiti's powerful wireless products, learn best practices in outdoor wireless networking, and get hands-on practice with airMAX AC equipment in an instructor-led classroom.

Course Outline

The Ubiquiti Network

  • WISP Past & Present
  • Service Providers
  • UISP Management

Point-to-Point Links

  • Radios & Antennas
  • Ubiquiti airOS
  • Wireless Settings
  • Link Planning
  • Link Characteristics

Point-to-MultiPoint Links

  • airMAX TDMA Protocol
  • Best Practices for PtMP Network

The UISP Broadband Wireless Admin course is a two-day, in-class training course that teaches the most important concepts in Outdoor Wireless Networking, with special emphasis on how to design, build, manage, and troubleshoot WISP networks. Course materials & lab activities teach with airOS-8 using airMAX AC equipment.

Course Outline

RF Theory

  • Frequency vs. Propagation
  • Unlicensed Bands
  • OFDM Spectral Masks
  • Licensed Frequencies
  • Decibels in RF Systems
  • Free Space Path Loss
  • EIRP
  • Line of Sight & Fresnel Zones
  • Link Power Budgets
  • Fade Margin

Radio Operation

  • Standard RF Circuit
  • Carrier Signals
  • Radio Sensitivity
  • Radio Selectivity
  • Signal, Noise & Interference
  • Chains, Data Rates & MIMO
  • Thermal Noise
  • Channel Flexing
  • airPrism Technology
  • Modulation, EVM & Data Rates

Antenna Theory

  • What is Gain?
  • Isotropic Radiators
  • Antenna Function
  • Gain, Efficiency & VSWR
  • Gain, Surface Area & Directivity
  • Polar Plots
  • MIMO, Polarization & XPD
  • Types of Antennas
  • Antenna Alignment
  • Downtilt, Lobes & Nulls

Ubiquiti Service Providers

  • TDMA & airMAX Protocol
  • 802.11, CSMA/CA & Indoor
  • Problem of Hidden Node
  • airMAX-AC, airOS-6 & -8
  • Traffic Shaping & Burst
  • Scalability vs. Performance
  • Security & VLANs
  • airFiber Technology & Protocols
  • airOS Tools & Redudancy
  • Bridged vs. Routed ISP

UniFi Network Professional (UFSP) is a 4 hour hands-on classroom course that trains on the powerful Cloud Gateway devices to show how UniFi simplifies network & IT management through Site Manager, "Full-Stack" applications, and more.

Course Outline

Intro to UniFi & Full Stack

Network Architecture & Design

Wi-Fi 7, U7 APs & Hotspots

Firewall, QoS & Cybersecurity

Site Magic SD-WAN & Remote VPNs