5G NR Call Processing: Standalone Mode

This course looks at 5G Evolution and Network Architecture, UE functions/procedures in idle mode, registration and PDU establishment, QoS and network slicing, RRC states and allowed transitions, call flows and procedures related to mobility, and other call processing considerations.

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Why Take This Course?

  • Enhance your industry knowledge and skills by gaining a greater understanding of 5G NR Call Processing Standalone Mode.
  • Train with engineers at Qualcomm Technologies – a world leader in 5G technology and wireless engineering.
  • Learn online and at your own pace with our flexible eLearning format. Or, set up a live training session for groups of at least 15 people.

Course Outline:

  • Discuss 5G Evolution and Network Architecture.
  • Provide an overview of UE functions/procedures in Idle mode.
  • Look at registration and PDU establishment, QoS and network slicing, RRC states and allowed transitions, call flows and procedures related to mobility: Intra-NR and Inter RAT, call flows related to beam management, VoNR, and failure recovery.
  • Conclude with a discussion of other call processing considerations.





  • Describe 3GPP specification evolution from LTE to 5G NR.
  • List the deployment options for both SA and NSA.
  • Describe 5G network architecture and main network functions as compared with LTE.
  • Describe the System Information Acquisition process.
  • Define the types of on-demand OSI delivery.
  • List the use cases for Paging and its types.
  • Explain Intra/Inter-Frequency and Inter-RAT reselection.
  • Describe the Random Access process.
  • Describe the UE RM status for 5GMM and 5GSM.
  • Describe the NAS Identity, authentication, security, and registration procedures.
  • Describe the call flow procedure of PDU session establishment and release.
  • List QoS parameters used in 5G.
  • Describe QoS establishment signaling flows.
  • Discuss QoS marking and resource mapping.
  • Describe Network Slicing and deployment options.
  • Illustrate Slice setup procedures during Registration and PDU Session establishment.
  • Discuss Slicing implementation in Mobility, Roaming and Interworking with EPS.
  • Introduce the RRC states in 5G NR SA mode.
  • Describe transitions and call flows across NR RRC states.
  • Review the differences between NR SA and NSA RRC states.
  • Introduce Beam Management in 5G NR.
  • Describe various procedures for Beam establishment.
  • Discuss CSI-RS for Beam Tracking or Beam Refinement.
  • Introduce TCI States and QCL concepts for Beam Management.
  • Discuss Uplink Beam Management.
  • Introduce 5G NR measurement configuration and reporting.
  • Describe handover procedure involving Xn Interface.
  • Review CFRA and RACH prioritization during handover.
  • Walk through uplink waveform change scenario.
  • Introduce network topology and functional aspects of interworking between NR and LTE.
  • Discuss key parameters of IRAT measurement configuration.
  • Discuss UE context processing while IRAT mobility.
  • Discuss signaling call flow for idle and connected mode mobility.
  • Explain aspects of handover between SA and NSA.


***NOTE: This course is taught through our eLearning platform, so you may learn online and at your own pace. You will have access to all course material for one year from your date of purchase. If you are interested in live training for a group of at least 15 people, please contact us via the “Request Training” form at the top of the page.

Course Information

Duration: 8 Hours
Price : $695
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