The iBwave Certification Program provides active learning to facilitate best practices for in-building RF design. It gives students the opportunity to validate and master the latest in-building design techniques from conception to deployment using iBwave Design and gives them industry recognized credentials that increase their value in the marketplace.
iBwave’s Certification Program is designed for wireless and radio system designers, radio network engineers, radio network planners, RF specialists and consultants, radio access network development specialists and RF managers. Learn more.
For Level 1 certification, you must be familiar with iBwave Design and DAS deployment – take the quiz and verify your knowledge.

For Level 2, you must be Level 1 certified.

For Level 3, you must be Level 1 and Level 2 certified.

For iBwave Wi‑Fi® certification, no prerequisites are required.

Note: An iBwave trial license and learner account will be included for certification purposes.
The certification program establishes a standard for the in-building wireless design process and ensures that certified in-building professionals, working within operators and as partners, have the required knowledge and skills to provide a reliable approach to in-building design and meet business requirements.

The certification program ensures that their skills stay relevant, applicable and competitive. They will learn to maximize ROI and speed up time to market using iBwave Design and/or iBwave Wi‑Fi® to create designs quickly and accurately. Once certified, they will be recognized as part of an active community of certified professionals around the world.
The certification is evaluated based on a practical exam with passing grade of 75%. The length of the exam depends on the level of certification. For Virtual Class and Online courses, the exams are completed online from within the Learning Center. For Level 1 and 2 in-class sessions, the exams are completed in-class at the end of the 3rd day. For Level 3 in-class sessions, more class time is required for workshops and exercises. Therefore, Level 3 exams are completed online.
Use our certification schedule registration and choose to pay with your company's master account or instantly via Paypal.
You can contact Training to make arrangements.
If you fail the exam, you have the option of retaking it once for a fee. If you fail the retake exam, you will need to attend the course again.
An online manual is included in the Learning Center for every certification course. The online manual is available for 1 year from the date of course activation.
Training support is provided from Monday to Friday, between 9AM and 5PM EST – contact Training .

Limited support for license issues and course extensions are provided on Saturday and Sunday, and Monday to Friday between 5PM and 9AM EST – contact (emails will be addressed within 24 hours)
All iBwave online courses are non-refundable. For any additionnal information regarding the terms and conditions, please click here.
Each level of the online program is replicated according to the syllabus of the 3-day in-class sessions. The online programs can be completed in 3 days. However, you can start the program whenever you choose. Once you start (activate), the online courses are available for 30 days in your Learning Center account.
Yes, The iBwave Certification Program is recognized by BICSI for Continuing Education Credits (CECs) and each level accounts for the following number of credits at completion.

Course: Design Certified Level 1 (In-Class, Virtual Class, Online) > 21 credits
Course: Design Certified Level 2 (In-Class, Virtual Class, Online) > 18 credits
Course: Design Certified Level 3 (In-Class, Virtual Class, Online) > 17 credits

BICSI is the international Continuing Education association that provides information, education and knowledge assessment for individuals and companies in the ITS industry.
You will need to bring a Wi‑Fi enabled laptop with an active iBwave software license installed. iBwave trial licenses are provided for the certification period.
Expect at least two weeks for assessment, after which your electronic certificate will be delivered.
The certificate is valid for 3 years from the day that it is issued. After 3 years, you must recertify in order to maintain the validity of your certification status. Please refer to this page to learn more about the recertification process: