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Course details

​The 5G Essentials course offers an interactive online knowledge-based approach for individuals looking to learn about 5G wireless technologies. This course provides learners an overview of 5G technologies, network architecture and features that have been developed for both consumers and industry. If you are interested in exploring core technologies that have enhanced communications and will lead to digital convergence, then this course will open the door to 5G now and its possibilities moving forward.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of TELX 1520 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 88973


Sat Feb 25 - Sat Mar 25 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 88973
  • $550.31
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 25 - Mar 25 Sat 09:00 - 16:00 Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current in your myBCIT account.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the basic subsystems of a Cellular Network
  • Identify general characteristics of previous Cellular technologies
  • Describe the key technologies in a 5G Network
  • Identify the key features and applications of 5G technologies
  • Identify various industries working with 5G networks

Effective as of Winter 2021


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