5G Associate-Level Certification - Non-Standalone (NSA) Mode Track

Interested in enhancing your professional portfolio by receiving a 5G certification from an industry leader? Read on to learn how you can receive a 5G Associate-Level Certification from a world leader in wireless technology.

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What is Qualcomm Technologies’ 5G Associate-Level Certification?

Qualcomm Technologies’ 5G Associate-Level Certification is a comprehensive 5G certification that focuses on key 5G technologies. Instead of having to complete one certification for each 5G-related technology, our 5G Associate-Level Certification allows you to receive one in-depth certification from the company that invented many of the technologies that make 5G possible today.

Specifically, this program certifies you as proficient in the following:

  • 5G Technology Fundamentals
  • 5G Architecture
  • mmWave & Massive MIMO
  • Beam Management
  • 5G Air Interface Operation
  • E2E 5G Signaling Flows
  • 5G Protocol Stack
  • 5G Features, Including BWP, Mobility, Voice, and more

Please note that this page is for the Non-Standalone (NSA) Mode track of our 5G Associate-Level Certification. Please click here if you are interested in the Standalone (SA) Mode track. 


Three Prep Courses & One Exam -- 100% Online

Our 5G Associate-Level Certification Program consists of three online prep courses and one online exam. All exam questions are based on material from the prep courses. The exam is proctored and administered online through Prometric. It is closed-book, two hours long, and consist of 80 multiple-choice questions.

The three prep courses are as follows and are included in the $1,099 certification package:

Each course is taught by a leading Qualcomm Technologies engineer using our flexible eLearning format, so you may take each course at your own pace.


Our Certification Process - Register Today!

Our certification process works as follows:

  1. Purchase the Certification: You may purchase this certification by clicking "Add to Cart" at the top right of this page and proceeding to checkout. Please note that the $1,099 price includes all three prep courses and the exam.
  2. Access Your Prep Courses: Once you complete your purchase, you will immediately have access to the three prep courses under the "My Courses" tab at the top of the page. You will have access to each prep course for one year from your date of purchase.
  3. Sign Up for Your Exam Date: As soon as you complete your purchase, you will see a button at the top of this page (which you can access under "My Courses") to begin the process of scheduling your exam. Once you sign up for your exam date, you will receive further instructions for the day of the exam.
  4. Take Exam and Receive Certificate: If you pass the exam, we will email you your 5G Associate-Level certificate. If you do not pass, you may retake the exam for $195.


Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for a list of the most frequently asked questions we get regarding the exam, prep courses, registration, and more. If you have additional questions before registering, please email us at academy@qti.qualcomm.com.

Course Information

Duration: This program consists of three online prep courses and one online exam. The program takes between 26 and 30 hours to complete. The price below includes all three courses and the exam.
Price : $1,099
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