WIA Launches Professional Development Series: “Workforce Wednesdays”

LIVE Online Instruction Focuses on Fundamentals

Alexandria, VA- Nov. 7, 2017 – The Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA) today announced the introduction of LIVE online professional development programs designed to serve the growing and diverse wireless telecommunications industry.

These programs – to be offered on select Wednesdays throughout the year – are the latest offerings from the Telecommunications Education Center (TEC), a professional development, training and certification program and online portal.

Online enrollment is open and can be found here.

TEC courses currently offered include Wireless 101; DAS and Small Cells; Macrosite Fundamentals; and 5G Outlook. TEC courses also can be customized to meet organization-specific onboarding, professional development and training needs.

WIA worked with subject matter experts, its members, academia, and a team of education consultants to develop the courses and the manner in which those courses will be delivered.

WIA, will work closely with the Telecommunications Industry Registered Apprenticeship Program (TIRAP), the U.S. Department of Labor, and the Federal Communications Commission to provide applicable contact hours earned with course and training completion.

“The Telecommunications Education Center is dedicated to the hardworking professionals of our industry that seek to constantly improve, evolve and become more knowledgeable about the industry within which they contribute. , These initial LIVE online offerings will provide the high quality professional development and training professionals need to compete in today’s evolving wireless market,” said Tim House, Executive Vice President of WIA.


About the Wireless Infrastructure Association (WIA)

The Wireless Infrastructure Association represents the businesses that develop, build, and own the nation’s wireless infrastructure. Members include wireless carriers, infrastructure providers, and professional services firms that are responsible for telecommunications facilities around the globe. Through public affairs and advocacy efforts – on the local, state and federal level – WIA works to support the widespread deployment of wireless infrastructure in order to deliver mobile broadband access to all citizens and communities. For more information, visit www.wia.org.