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Are you a system designer, an installer, an operator or a manager with responsibility for your organisation’s security? Are you involved with access control, intruder alarm or fire alarm systems, CCTV, networks or a control room? Whatever your industry, occupation or experience, if you have an interest in any form of security system, you will find a Tavcom training course for you! In the traditional ‘Classroom and Workshop’ environment of our purpose built Training Centre, or at a location of your choice, our expert tutors blend theory with ‘hands-on’ practical training sessions. It is this ‘time honoured’ teaching method that makes learning with Tavcom special and highly effective. Join the many thousands who have acquired new skills, gained expert knowledge and created new career opportunities, whilst receiving internationally recognised qualifications in a fun and friendly environment on a Tavcom training course!

With recent major technological advances ensuring that CCTV continues to play a major role worldwide in helping to combat criminal and terrorist activity, it is not surprising that our CCTV training courses continue to be extremely popular. Our combination of classroom theory and ‘hands-on’ practical training courses will provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the very latest advancements in CCTV technology. Our training courses cover the entire CCTV system planning and design process as well as the specification, installation, set up and maintenance of key system components such as cameras, lenses, DVR, NVRs and cabling.
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Whilst many analogue based security systems are still fit for purpose, it is inevitable that all video surveillance systems in the not too distant future will be designed around an IP network structure. Tavcom is able to offer both entry level as well as more advanced training courses, covering all aspects of CCTV video over IP including how to design, configure and troubleshoot an IP network. A full range of subjects are covered including compression issues, structured cabling, VLANs, router protocols, IP addressing, subnets and port address translation.
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Whether you have just started working within the electronic security industry or are just looking to brush up your existing skills, our highly popular ‘hands-on  Intruder Alarm courses will equip you with the knowledge and practical skills required to design, install, service and maintain today’s ‘state of the art’ Intruder Alarm and Perimeter Detection Systems. Enjoy expert tuition in our modern electronic workshops and gain the internationally recognised BTEC qualifications that will launch or develop your career in this rapidly growing market sector.
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Are you working in the private or public sector as a security guard, door supervisor, control room operator or manager?  Are you a town centre CCTV Manager, Community Safety Officer or perhaps a member of a security team in a retail, commercial or industrial environment? If so, you will find our BTEC certified courses ideal for guiding you through the laws, regulations, standards and licensing issues in place to ensure best practice in dealing with members of the public.
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If you are a system designer or an installer, you will find our Access Control courses provide all the information you need to get up to speed on what is one of the fastest growing sectors of the electronic security industry. Each course is BTEC certified, so you will achieve an internationally recognised qualification whilst learning about all aspects of Access Control from small stand-alone systems to multi-sited network based solutions.
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A carefully constructed suite of courses to fully satisfy the training requirements of anyone involved in the vitally important fire detection industry. Using our ‘tried and tested’ blend of theory and practical tuition, we will provide you with all the knowledge, skills and qualifications that you will need to design, install, commission and maintain fire alarm systems in a variety of environments. We also have courses to help you understand the fire risk assessment process as well as the legislation and regulations relevant to fire alarm systems.
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If you are involved in electronics, electrical installation, or the repair and maintenance of electronic security equipment, it is vital that you have a thorough understanding of electrical issues so that the installed system can operate effectively and you and your customers remain safe. You will find a long list of Tavcom BTEC certified Electro Technical courses from which to choose. Each enthusiastically conducted by experts in technology and each comprising a mix of classroom theory and ‘hands-on’ practical training sessions in our state-of-the-art workshops.
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If you are considering a career in Security Management or are already performing the role but wish to further develop your knowledge, Tavcom have a range of internationally recognised BTEC certified training courses for you to choose from, allowing you to hone your skills and keep one step ahead of the criminal fraternity. Risk assessment, project planning and management, disaster recovery and business continuity as well as the challenges of managing technology, are just a few of the diverse range of subjects covered by our expert tutors, all of whom have extensive experience of ‘real world’ security issues.
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Take a look at our range of specialist courses, each designed to provide you with career enhancing knowledge and expertise. Diverse subjects, such as Body Worn Video, Covert CCTV, Electronic Countermeasures and Wireless Transmission are comprehensively addressed by training courses devised by Tavcom’s expert tutors, who share their real-life experiences of these specialist technologies.
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We all lead busy lives and, even though we may have a need to add to our current levels of technical knowledge or acquire skills to enable us to become effective in our jobs, it is sometimes just not possible to come ‘off the road’ to spend time in a classroom environment. Tavcom’s ‘long-distance’ e-learning courses are suitable and available to anyone who is looking to progress their career within the electronic security industry and are aimed at people who, for a variety of reasons, are not able to attend our traditional classroom based courses.
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