Practical training courses delivered by accredited partners covering a wide range of technical telecommunications disciplines

Practical Training Courses

To encourage continuous professional development, UKTA accredits courses from third party providers. Both the GSMA and Cable Training provide a range of high quality and well received courses which reference real-world examples to highlight best practice. The practical courses help professionals, policymakers and regulators understand the implications of different approaches and techniques, and how they can affect the delivery of telecommunications and ICTs. If you are interested in becoming an UKTA Accredited partner, please contact us.

  • Cable Training

    Cable Telecommunications Training Services (CTTS) is the UK’s largest independent telecommunications training provider delivering courses to British Telecom and blue chip companies around the world. The CTTS’s UKTA accredited portfolio of practical, cutting edge courses provide engineers with the necessary skills to build modern broadband optical networks.

    CTTS’s international training centre provides unrivalled facilities with realistic working environments including both underground and overhead network simulation that can be adapted for delivery methods worldwide.

    All courses provide certified training and meet international standards. They are instructor-led and are practically based with state of the art equipment and tooling enabling candidates to have the practical skills to meet the requirements to meet quality assured networks. The courses are not offered on-line due to the practical nature and assessment requirements to ensure competency.

    Top Cable Training courses

    You can browse the top cable courses offered using the links below. All of our courses are delivered by certified trainers to international standards.

  • GSMA

    The GSMA closely analyses mobile telecommunications/ICT policy and regulation and their effects worldwide. The Capacity Building programme’s in-house experts have used this knowledge to create high-quality short training courses which reference real-world examples to highlight best practice. Offered both as face-to-face classes and online for remote learning, GSMA courses help policymakers and regulators understand the implications of different approaches and how they can affect the delivery of mobile services to their citizens.

    GSMA face-to-face courses vary in length from one to three days and are delivered in many countries through partnerships with reputable international organisations. Face-to-face courses are also delivered on-site at Ministry or regulatory authority offices. All GSMA courses are also available online via the GSMA Capacity Building eLearning portal, which allows remote study from anywhere in the world, through a PC, tablet or mobile.

    All GSMA courses, both face-to-face and online, are free of charge, subject to availability.

    Top GSMA courses

    GSMA offer a broad range of telecommunications qualifications. You can use the links below to browse the details of the top GSMA courses on offer.

News and resources

UKTA DELIVERS ASEAN MASTERCLASS

The UKTA participated in the 2017 Converged Telecoms Policy & Regulation Master Class for ASEAN countries, a collaboration between the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, the Multimedia University, Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecoms Commission and Chulalongkorn University.

Hosted in Bangkok, UKTA Chairman Gabriel Solomon delivered the following four seminars:
i) Security, Trust and Digital/ Mobile Identity;
ii) Spectrum Managements: Optimising Resources For Better Quality of Experience;
iii) 5G And Beyond; and
iv) Internet of Things.

The Regulatory Masterclass is an annual five day event and attracts senior level executives from regional regulatory authorities, mobile operators, tower companies, internet service providers and academia.

Gabriel Solomon and Ms. Nur Sulyna Lim Abdullah, Chief Officer Corporate Strategy, Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission identify forward looking policies for the networked economy

UKTA CELEBRATES 42 NEW SCHOLARS

UKTA Vice-Chairman Professor Steve Capewell was on hand at Bucks New University to award Master of Communications Management Degrees to 42 proud students who completed the programme. In addition, five students were awarded a Postgraduate Diploma and one student earned a Postgraduate Certificate.

“It is always satisfying to reward the hard work and diligent application that our students show,” said Professor Capewell. “This marks the end of the chapter for the UKTA as we have moved our eMCM to the University of Rwanda where aspiring students can benefit from exactly the same quality programme at a more affordable cost,” he added. Also present was Dr. Carmel Capewell who teaches the Human Resource for ICT module.

Dr. Carmel Capewell with four graduates

Vice-Chairman Steve Capewell with four graduates

UKTA AND SMART AFRICA AGREE CAPACITY BUILDING SCHOLARSHIPS

UKTA signed a partnership agreement with Smart Africa that will boost capacity building, a key enabler of the Smart Africa Manifesto which has been endorsed by the African Union. The partnership will ensure that the Smart Africa Scholarship Fund is made available for African students to pursue Masters level programmes taught by UKTA professors.

“The UKTA Board is honoured to join the Smart Africa Alliance and contribute to its success,” said UKTA Chairman Gabriel Solomon. “The scholarships will help African leaders establish the right policy and regulatory environment to ensure the next leap of ICT evolution and we are eager to work with Smart Africa Member States in this regard,” he added. “Smart Africa is delighted to be collaborating with the UKTA on our important mission,” said Smart Africa Executive Director Dr Hamadoun Touré. “With its long history of educating African students and its excellent relationship with our institutions, UKTA is a credible partner we can rely on,” he added.

Scholarships are available to qualified citizens of Smart Africa Member States and will be awarded on a gender equal basis.

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"UKTA has proved to be a worthy partner and we look forward to building on our relationship, educating more students and expanding the range of activities that we co-operate on. We are very grateful for the goodwill already shown by UKTA in the past, as we look forward to a brighter future in our cooperation." Professor Elifas T Bisanda, Vice Chancellor, Open University of Tanzania