Our Sister Company, Elisha Telecom Ltd. is organizing the very first Asterisk Advanced Training (formerly Asterisk Bootcamp) here in Manila, Philippines in cooperation with Digium, the makers of Asterisk open source VoIP. The 5-day training event will culminate with the Digium-Certified Asterisk Professional Exam or dCAP.
The event will be held from September 24 to 28, 2012 at the University of the Philippines Information Technology Training Center (UP-ITTC) located at Vidal Tan Hall Quirino Avenue corner Velesquez Street Diliman, Quezon City 1101, Metro Manila, Philippines.
The classes will be taught by dCAP engineers coming from Digium in the US.
The Asterisk Advanced course is a five day hands-on course which covers the knowledge and skills that an advanced Asterisk administrator should know to be effective at his or her job. It is a combination of both lectures and labs designed to give the students both the theory behind the concepts and the hands-on experience to be able to effectively deploy Asterisk-based solutions.
Students will learn to create advanced dial plans and create innovative telephony solutions by using the features of Asterisk. Along the way, students will also get important insight into Voice over IP, and how to design robust VoIP networks. Students will also explore connecting Asterisk to a variety of devices, including analog phones and phone lines, digital phone lines, and VoIP providers.
Digium-Certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP)
The Digium-Certified Asterisk Professional (dCAP) certification is a verification of your knowledge of Asterisk. The certification covers a specific released, stable version of Asterisk.
The dCAP test consists of a 115 question written exam concerning Asterisk and Asterisk-related technology, and a hands-on practical lab exam in which you are asked to configure a PBX according to a given specification. To pass the dCAP exam, it is recommended that you have read Asterisk: The Definitive Guide, 3rd Edition by O’Reilly, have actual working knowledge of setting up and maintaining an Asterisk server, have familiarity with the Asterisk sample configuration files, and have taken the Asterisk Advanced course. Information on open source Asterisk can be found at Asterisk.org.
Course Fees and Inclusions:
The course is priced at a discounted rate of US$2,000.00 (typically US$3,000) inclusive of:
- Digium TDM411B Analog card (1 FXO port + 1 FXS port)
- Digium TE122P T1/E1/J1 card
- SIP Desk Phone
- Training Courseware
- Asterisk Computer Laptop Backpack
Taking the optional dCAP certification exam at the end of the course is priced at US$300.00.
Note that this is considered an advanced course and it is recommended that participants have at least intermediate knowledge of the Linux operating system and have prior experience in installing Asterisk from source.
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