Western Electrical Contractors Association, Inc.

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Security Systems (32 hour course)

This course is recommended for Certified Technicians and Journeymen. It is also appropriate for Trainees who have taken GET WIRED! 101 or an equivalent introductory electrical or low voltage course, or who have field experience.

Course content includes:

    • System Basics
    • Perimeter Devices
    • Interior Devices
    • Control Panels and Equipment
    • Programming and Wiring
    • Communications and Relays
    • National Electrical Code (NFPA 70) wiring requirements
    • Wireless, Addressable, and CP-01
CCTV & Video:
    • Introduction to CCTV/NICET CCTV Certification
    • Lens types and features and their applications
    • Lens selection factors
    • Types of cameras and applications
    • DVRs; Basics of digital recording
    • IP Video; Basics of networking for CCTV applications
    • IP video design considerations
IP & Networking:
    • Basics of networking and network hardware
    • Types of networks and their application
    • Network Communications; Basics of IP addressing and subnet masks
    • TCP/IP
    • Bandwidth and Firewalls
    • Ports and Wireless
    • Topology and Cable
    • Cable Infrastructure
Access Control:
    • Basics of access control systems
    • Control unit types of applications
    • Control unit communications to PC and readers
    • Reader styles and technologies
    • Readers; Proximity technology
    • Lock Hardware
    • Electric Strikes
    • Maglocks
We recommend taking this course from a PC desktop or laptop and using the Google Chrome browser. This course is not recommended for Mac users. This course is not officially supported on mobile devices. For technical troubleshooting, click here

All course hours must be completed within 90 days of purchase to receive credit. You will not be notified when your self-paced course is about to expire, and it is your responsibility to keep track of your course expiration/due date.

Click here for log on instructions for this course. Please allow one business day for order processing and access to the course.

The student must achieve a minimum score of 70% to pass the course.

The course tuition is not refundable or transferable.

Total class hours available: 32

Standard Tuition Fee: $299

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