Calix Wi-Fi Technician Specialist Course and Exam

Calix Solutions Academy


The Wi-Fi Technician Specialist badge is designed for technicians who install and maintain Calix GigaFamily residential gateways and mesh wireless access points. Candidates must demonstrate their knowledge of GigaFamily gateway features, premise environments that impact Wi-Fi coverage, Wi-Fi signal performance metrics and Calix tools to troubleshoot common faults.

Passing Score: 70%

Time Limit: 90 minutes

Renewal Required: None

Prerequisite Training and Skills

Before attempting badge testing, you should have extensive experience installing Calix GigaFamily residential gateways and optimizing Wi-Fi coverage in the premise. Calix also offers training courses that can help you prepare for the Wi-Fi technician badge.

Exam Topics

  • Network Topology
  • Premise Network Management
  • GigaFamily Capabilities
  • Boot Sequence
  • Inside the Home Planning and Constraints
  • Site Survey
  • Inside the Home Installation
  • Connecting Devices
  • GigaFamily LED Behaviors
  • Verify Subscriber Parameters
  • Finial Installation and Connection Checks
  • Acceptance Testing
  • Premise Troubleshooting