CompTIA RFID+ Certification - Only 4 Days

Firebrand Training CompTIA Authorized Partner

Firebrand Training is an Authorized Partner of CompTIA. This means that you are guaranteed the highest level of instructor and course material, all of which is officially approved by CompTIA.

The goal of this four-day accelerated course is to teach students a base-line technical knowledge of RFID (Radio Frequency IDentification technology) for different career roles. Successful students will have mastered the fundamental knowledge and skills required to work in a RFID using environment. These foundational skills include basic knowledge of interrogation zone basics, testing, troubleshooting and design selection.

Those holding CompTIA RFID+ certification can demonstrate knowledge and competency to perform installation, configuration and maintenance of RFID hardware and device software, site surveys/site analysis or tag selection, placement and testing.

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Our CompTIA RFID+ Certification Program

  • Allows you to achieve your certifications in a fraction of the time of 'traditional training' while delivering industry-leading exam passing percentages
  • Helps students grasp complex technical concepts more easily by identifying and catering to individual student learning styles through a mixed visual, auditory and kinaesthetic-tactual delivery system
  • Enhances retention by employing accelerated learning techniques focused on committing information to long-term memory

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Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be RFID+ certified in just 4 days. With us, you’ll be RFID+ trained in record time
  2. Our RFID+ course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals. No hidden extras
  3. Pass RFID+ first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  4. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  5. You’ll learn RFID+ faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  6. You’ll be studying RFID+ with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified 72,589 professionals, and we’re partners with all of the big names in the business
  7. You'll do more than study Firebrand's courseware. We use practical exercises to make sure you can apply your new knowledge to the work environment. Our instructors use demonstrations and real-world experience to keep the day interesting and engaging

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Having proof of your skills and knowledge gives you the edge over other candidates when applying for a job. Here are some additional benefits of earning CompTIA RFID+:

  • Independent validation of achievement of a level of competency accepted and valued by the industry
  • Proven understanding of fundamental RFID-related practices
  • Increased knowledge, leading to increased job satisfaction
  • Well-defined career path, leading to higher level certifications
  • Proof of transferable skills and a solid credential, which make you more marketable
  • Vendor neutral certification

What CompTIA RFID+ Can do for Your Company

Certification provides companies with skilled employees, leading to:

  • Maximized efficiencies in recruiting, hiring, training and promoting employees
  • Operational improvements and greater efficiencies organization-wide
  • Creation of best practices and uniform RFID processes across all industries
  • Increased productivity as certified professionals are able to perform at accepted industry standards

Who Should Earn a RFID+ Certification?

RFID job-role certification is important for all types of IT professionals, from career changers and business professionals to experienced and certified IT professionals who want to be involved in the latest technology for the shipping industry.

Career changers

RFID+ certification is an excellent way to enter the IT industry because vendor-neutral skill certifications address the roles and responsibilities of a specific position. RFID+ focuses on industry standards, and leading hardware and software technologies.

Business professionals

A RFID certification demonstrates knowledge of industry standards, best practices, and leading hardware and software technology. Taking the time to learn new IT concepts shows a commitment to keep pace with today's technology-driven economy, to better understand a customer's business, and to become more self-sufficient by better understanding the technology on which almost every professional relies.

Experienced and certified IT professionals

If an experienced IT professional does not already have a widely recognized certification, he or she should earn a certification to show current or potential employers a measurement of their skills and expertise. Those who hold certifications other than RFID+ can benefit from RFID+ certification by demonstrating an understanding of multiple and vendor-neutral skills, and knowledge of industry standards and best practices.

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

This information has been provided as a helpful tool for candidates considering training. Courses that include certification come with a Certification Guarantee. Pass first time or train again for free (just pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs). We do not make any guarantees about personal successes or benefits of obtaining certification. Benefits of certification determined through studies do not guarantee any particular personal successes.

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Course Materials

Students attending this blended-learning program will receive a robust set of course materials that caters to each of the three primary individual learning-intake styles (auditory, visual, and kinaesthetic-tactual) - critical for a successful accelerated learning experience.

Daily lectures, labs, and review sessions are supplemented by a combination of:

  • Proprietary Lab Manual & Program Courseware - developed to address the unique demands of accelerated learners
  • Self Test Testing Software

Firebrand Training has an aggressive educational schedule that thoroughly covers all essential elements necessary to attain the CompTIA RFID+ Certification during the program.

Module Descriptions

  • RFID basics, Tags and Readers
  • Testing & Troubleshooting of RFID Systems, RF in RFID
  • RFID Systems Installation, Regulations, Standards and Mandates, Practice
  • RFID+ Certification Exam

Course program in detail

Interrogation zone basics

  • Describe interrogator functionality
  • I/O capability
  • Hand-held interrogators
  • Vehicle mount interrogator
  • LAN/Serial communications
  • Firmware upgrades
  • Software operation (GUIs)
  • Describe configuration of interrogation zones
  • Explain interrogator to interrogator interference
  • Optimization
  • System performance and tuning
  • Travel speed and direction
  • Bi-static / monostatic antennas
  • Define anti-collision protocols (e.g., number of tags in the field/response time)
  • Given a scenario, solve dense interrogator environment issues (domestic/international)
  • Understand how a dense interrogator installation is going to affect network traffic
  • Installation of multiple interrogators, (e.g., dock doors, synchronization of multiple interrogators, antenna footprints)

Testing and Troubleshooting

  • Given a scenario, troubleshoot RF interrogation zones (e.g., root-cause analysis)
  • Analyze less than required read rate
  • Identify improperly tagged items
  • Diagnose hardware
  • Recognize need for firmware upgrades
  • Equipment replacement procedures (e.g., antenna, cable, interrogator)
  • Identify reasons for tag failure
  • Failed tag management
  • ESD issues
  • Given a scenario, contrast actual tag data to expected tag data

Standards and Regulations

  • Given a scenario, map user requirements to standards
  • Regulations, standards that impact the design of a particular RFID solution
  • Identify the differences between air interface protocols and tag data formats
  • Recognize regulatory requirements globally and by region (keep at high level, not specific requirements -- may use scenarios)
  • Recognize safety regulations/issues regarding human exposure

Tag Knowledge

  • Classify tag types
  • Select the RFID tag best suited for a specific use case.
  • Pros and cons of tag types
  • Tag performance
  • Tag antenna to region/frequency
  • Identify inductively coupled tags vs. back-scatter
  • Identify the differences between active and passive
  • Given a scenario, select the optimal locations for an RFID tag to be placed on an item.
  • Evaluate media and adhesive selection for tags
  • Tag orientation and location
  • Tag stacking (shadowing)
  • Package contents
  • Packaging
  • Items
  • Tags
  • Labels
  • Inserts
  • Liquids
  • Metal
  • Polarization

Design Selection

  • Given a scenario, predict the performance of a given frequency and power (active/passive) as it relates to: read distance, write distance, tag response time, storage capacity
  • Summarize how hardware selection affects performance (may use scenarios)
  • Antenna type
  • Equipment mounting and protection
  • Cable length/loss
  • Interference considerations
  • Tag type (e.g., active, passive, frequency)

Installation

  • Given a scenario, describe hardware installation using industry standard practices
  • Identify grounding considerations (e.g., lightning, ground loops, ESD)
  • Test installed equipment and connections (pre-install and post-install)
  • Given a scenario, interpret a site diagram created by a RFID architect describing interrogation zone locations, cable drops, device mounting locations

Site Analysis (i.e., before, during and after installation)

  • Given a scenario, demonstrate how to read blueprints (e.g., whole infrastructure)
  • Determine sources of interference
  • Use analysis equipment such as a spectrum analyzer, determine if there is any ambient noise in the frequency range that may conflict with the RFID system to be installed
  • Given a scenario, analyze environmental conditions end-to-end

RF Physics

  • Identify RF propagation/communication techniques
  • Describe antenna field performance/characteristics as it relates to reflective and absorptive materials (may use scenarios)
  • Given a scenario, calculate radiated power output from antenna based on antenna gains, cable type, cable length, interrogator transmit power (include formulas in scenario)

RFID Peripherals

  • Describe installation and configuration of RFID printer (may use scenarios)
  • Describe ancillary devices/concepts
  • RFID printer encoder
  • Automated label applicator
  • Feedback systems (e.g., lights, horns)
  • RTLS

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You'll sit the following exam:

  • RF0-101 RFID+ Exam

The exam breaks down into the following:

  • Interrogation Zone Basics 13% of examination
  • Testing and Troubleshooting 13% of examination
  • Standards and Regulations 12% of examination
  • Tag Knowledge 11% of examination
  • Design Selection 11% of examination
  • Installation 11% of examination
  • Site Analysis (ie. Before, during and after installation) 11% of examination
  • RF Physics 11% of examination
  • RFID Peripherals 7% of examination

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Firebrand Training offers top-quality technical education and certification training in an all-inclusive course package specifically designed for the needs and ease of our students. We attend to every detail so our students can focus solely on their studies and certification goals.

Our Accelerated Learning Programmes include:

  • Intensive Hands-on Training Utilising our (Lecture | Lab | Review)TM Delivery
  • Comprehensive Study Materials, Program Courseware and Self-Testing Software including MeasureUp *
  • Fully instructor-led program with 24 hour lab access
  • Examination vouchers **
  • On site testing ***
  • Accommodation, all meals, unlimited beverages, snacks and tea / coffee****
  • Transportation to/from designated local railway stations
  • Examination Passing Policy

Our instructors teach to accommodate every student's learning needs through individualised instruction, hands-on labs, lab partner and group exercises, independent study, self-testing, and question/answer drills.

Firebrand Training has dedicated, well-equipped educational facilities where you will attend instruction and labs and have access to comfortable study and lounging rooms. Our students consistently say our facilities are second-to-none.

Firebrand goes digital

We’re currently migrating from printed to digital courseware. Some courseware is already available in digital, while other books remain in printed form. To find out if this course is digital, call us on +34 911 23 77 24.

There are several benefits of easy-to-use digital courseware: downloads are immediate, and you’ll always have your courseware available wherever you are. You won’t need to wait for a printed book to be delivered before you start learning – and it’s better for the environment. You can choose to download the courseware to your own device, or borrow one of ours.

Considering a Microsoft course? Always have the most up-to-date Microsoft digital courseware with ‘Fresh Editions’. This gives you access to all versions of digital courseware – you’ll receive updates and revisions of your textbook, at no charge, for the life of that course.

Examination Passing Policy

Should a student complete a Firebrand Training Program without having successfully passed all vendor examinations, the student may re-attend that program for a period of one year.  Students will only be responsible for accommodations and vendor exam fees.

Please note

  • * Not on all courses
  • ** Examination vouchers are not included for the following courses: GIAC, CREST and CISSP CBK Review. Exam vouchers may also not be included for Apprentices and will require a separate purchase by an employer due to Education and Skills Funding Agency guidelines.
  • *** On site testing is not included for our PMI, GIAC, CREST, CSX Practitioner or ITIL Managers and Revision Certification Courses
  • **** Accommodation not included on the CISSP CBK Review Seminar

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Students who are successful in the the CompTIA RFID+ Certification Firebrand Training should possess:

  • 6-24 months of experience in the RFID industry
  • Foundational RFID knowledge

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites?

Don’t worry - we’ll discuss your technical background, experience and qualifications to determine whether this accelerated course suits you.

Just call us on +34 911 23 77 24 and speak to one of our enrolment consultants.

Firebrand is an immersive environment and requires commitment. Some prerequisites are simply guidelines; you may find your unique experience, attitude and determination enables you to succeed on your accelerated course.

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Latest RFID+ Reviews from our students

Here's the Firebrand Training review section. Since 2001 we've trained exactly 72,589 students and asked them all to review our Accelerated Learning. Currently, 96.75% have said Firebrand exceeded their expectations.

Read reviews from recent accelerated courses below or visit Firebrand Stories for written and video interviews from our alumni.


"My overall experience at Firebrand* was exceptional. I found all the facilities and food were more than adequate, everyone is treated with respect, the staff and other students were all very pleasant. "
Adam Newland, Raynor foods. - CompTIA RFID+ Certification (4 days) (16/5/2006 to 19/5/2006)

"This is very much an environment for doing some serious learning. A very good place to work hard and meet some very nice people at the same time. Success comes almost guarateed, if you're prepared to work for it."
Richard Warner. - CompTIA RFID+ Certification (4 days) (16/5/2006 to 19/5/2006)

"The training was in a relaxed atmosphere with good facilities and a great instructor.Thanks!"
C.B.. - CompTIA Cloud+ (3 days) (7/8/2019 to 9/8/2019)

"I found the course very interesting, providing a great deal of information around various use cases for cloud modules. The instructor ran the course very well, being engaging and informative throughout."
Anonymous, IBM. - CompTIA Cloud+ (3 days) (7/8/2019 to 9/8/2019)

"Great training course and a great instructor. Very intensive but highly informative."
S.B.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"Nice facilities, contextual learning, practical examples, and a knowledgeable and engaging tutor. "
Y.M.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"The course is very in depth and beneficial, sometimes it can be complicated but not only do the teachers help you, a lot of the other students do as well. "
M.S., Cyber threat Security LTD. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"I think the course was great and the instructor taught us well given the time he had. "
Umera Saddiq, Thomson Reuters . - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"Great training and knowledgeable instructor."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"Excellent service. Very knowledgeable trainer."
D.J.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/7/2019 to 31/7/2019)

"Training with Firebrand has been a great experience for me. Although it was very intense, I have taken a lot from it. The teacher I had was very knowledgeable and all staff were very professional and welcoming. Would definitely recommend Firebrand for future career progression. "
Gavin Singh, Firebrand Training LTD. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (22/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

"Trainer was very knowledgeable, information was taught at a good pace and I felt ready for my exam at the end"
D.C.. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (26/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

"By coming to a training center, Firebrand gives you the possibility to focus exclusively on the learning. You don't have to worry on anything else, just study and make it count."
T.V.. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (22/6/2019 to 28/6/2019)

"Fantastic course, brilliant instructor and a really pleasant environment. It was really easy to focus and I enjoyed every moment of it."
A.E.. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (22/6/2019 to 25/6/2019)

"The whole experience was very clear, all material was covered within 2.5 days in lots of details. Intense course but really immersive and extremely informative, covering many areas I was looking to know more about. Instructor made us feel very comfortable, answering and explaining topics in depth. Highly recommended."
Victor Serafim. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (7/5/2019 to 9/5/2019)

"I really enjoyed the course and found the tutor really helpful in making the theory more understandable and real."
Elaine Taylor. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (7/5/2019 to 9/5/2019)

"Great first insight into IT for complete novices. "
B.w.. - CompTIA IT Fundamentals+ (ITF+) (3 days) (24/4/2019 to 26/4/2019)

"Good and intensive training."
A.A. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (18/2/2019 to 20/2/2019)

"Great course would recommend reading the training materials before arrival."
J.J.. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (19/12/2018 to 21/12/2018)

"Great lecturer, very helpful, always happy to come to Firebrand."
Robert Clarke, BTGPLC. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (18/2/2019 to 20/2/2019)

"Good learning experience."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (18/2/2019 to 20/2/2019)

"Great tutor, facilities and food! Would highly recommend the instructor!"
Anonymous. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (18/2/2019 to 20/2/2019)

"Accommodation was great, course was great, food was great. Will definitely use them again."
David Oliver, Cyber Firm. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (14/2/2019 to 20/2/2019)

"Course days are long and intensive but worth the time and money"
Daniel Richards, LLoyds. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (14/2/2019 to 17/2/2019)

"The facility at Wyboston lakes is excellent, good food accommodation. Training facility had well prepared modern classrooms. Trainer was excellent too."
P.T.. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (14/2/2019 to 20/2/2019)

"Good and in-depth training with experienced instructors."
Connor Gilroy. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (19/12/2018 to 21/12/2018)

"Great facilities."
Ben Smyth, Cintx. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (12/12/2018 to 14/12/2018)

"Course material is straight forward , clearly explained."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (12/12/2018 to 14/12/2018)

"The quality of teaching and the facilities with Firebrand at Wyboston Lakes has been excellent."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (12/12/2018 to 14/12/2018)

"The trainer was a great instructor and made sure he took the time to make sure we understood everything we needed for our exam. "
J.S.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (12/12/2018 to 14/12/2018)

"Course material was comprehensive, the instructor was great at cramming all the knowledge in over the two days. Fast paced and I passed both tests!"
Sam Reeves, Daisy Group. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Lots to take in. The instructor was nice."
A.Y. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Its like an intense army base with long hours of training but fairly good food."
Noor Singh. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"The instructor was very good and kept us interested throughout, all the staff were friendly as well. "
Anonymous, Sopra Steria. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Intense course, lots of material. Instructor delivered the material well (albeit hastily), and was knowledgeable - not just good at presentation."
P.D. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Excellent facilities and first rate instructors."
A.C. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Very good and in-depth course information. Very good facilities. Well looked after. "
Anonymous. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"The material was structured very well and our instructor did a great job teaching. I felt like I benefited a lot from this course. "
K.G.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Third course for me and I will keep coming back as the training is some of the best Ive had. Always a great atmosphere and personally suits my learning style."
Thomas Sweet, Software Escrow Solutions. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Exceptionally friendly staff who are always happy to answer questions and spend extra time covering information that is not immediately clear. Great course, thanks a lot!"
S.B.. - CompTIA Security+ Certification (3 days) (29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018)

"Instructor is very knowledgeable, professional, good at handling the group of students."
Jean Pascal Robert, UN ICC. - CompTIA Cloud Essentials (2 days) (29/10/2018 to 30/10/2018)

"The instructor has great knowledge on the field, provided extra material and examples to the training."
Anonymous. - CompTIA Cloud Essentials (2 days) (29/10/2018 to 30/10/2018)

"Tough, but lots of detailed information. If you struggle don't worry as Firebrand is understanding and once you go through the course you can take it at your own pace."
Anonymous. - CompTIA A+ & Network+ (7 days) (13/10/2018 to 19/10/2018)

"Firebrand delivered on all areas. "
Anonymous. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (17/10/2018 to 19/10/2018)

"Great training! Don't be afraid to come back the second time, it really helps! "
Shannon Glover. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (17/10/2018 to 19/10/2018)

"Excellent training facilities and accommodation."
A.C.. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (17/10/2018 to 19/10/2018)

"Very good and informative."
Kai Chan, Poole Bay Holdings Ltd. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (17/10/2018 to 19/10/2018)

"Brilliant training for if you want to learn your course quickly. As a self funded student its a great way to get hands on and ask loads of questions, and at the end of it go away with so much knowledge."
E.S.. - CompTIA A+ (4 days) (13/10/2018 to 16/10/2018)

"Course content was aligned with BCS Knowledge Module 6 which is park of my Level 4 Apprenticeship in Cyber Security Risk Analyst (Level 4). The Instructor was knowledgeable and made the course interesting and set the content at a manageable pace."
S.B. - CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) (3 days) (6/7/2018 to 8/7/2018)

"This was an intensive course. However, the engaging instructor delivery and revision prior to exam I felt more than prepared to pass first time!"
Q.A. - CompTIA Network+ Certification and Training (3 days) (29/6/2018 to 1/7/2018)

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