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Practical Access Control Installation Course

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Course Overview

Requiring no prior knowledge, this popular course offers a perfect mix of classroom study and ‘hands on’ practical workshop activities, giving you a deep insight into access control from the installers perspective. Covering site surveying and system design, the course will provide you with the fundamentals skills to design, install, operate, repair, maintain and commission fully networked access control systems that are ready to meet the challenges of the modern world. This course has no prerequisites and is aimed specifically, though not exclusively, at those wishing to change their careers. It is ideally suited to delegates from military resettlement programmes.

Course Cost: £1195.00 + VAT
Includes: BTEC level 3 certificate
Duration: 5 Days

What you will learn:

    • Conducting a site survey to the requirements of the British and European standards and DDA (Disability Discrimination Act)
    • Selecting correct power supplies and electronic components with appropriate test equipment
    • Installing door entry systems
    • Installing stand alone access control systems
    • Selecting the correct locks
    • Programming access control software
    • Installing networked access control systems
    • Selecting and adjusting door furniture
    • Installing control equipment
    • Selecting appropriate use of card tokens and keypad identification methods
    • How to design a system and prepare specification

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Course Content

      • Associations, standards, inspectorates and documentation
      • Mechanical and electromagnetic locks
      • Electric strikes and release
      • Identification, tokens and readers
      • Powers supplies and sensors
      • Card based ID systems, controllers and systems
      • Location of sensors
      • Frequency of use and operation, location and sensors
      • Fitting devices onto framed constructions
      • Single and multi door systems and closures
      • Networking access control systems
      • Methods and types of cables to use in various environments
      • Risk assessment
      • Practical on site surveys
      • Planning and design of system
      • Maintenance agreements
      • Knowledge possession
      • Code identification systems
      • Non-Contact identification
      • Fault finding techniques

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Available Course Dates

15th – 19th January 2018

19th – 23rd February 2018

19th  – 23rd March 2018

16th – 20th April 2018

11th – 15th June 2018

2nd – 6th July 2018

20th – 25th August 2018

24th – 28th September 2018

22nd – 26th October 2018

26th – 30th November 2018

17th – 21st December 2018

21st – 25th January 2019

25th February – 1st March 2019

25th – 29th March 2019


Course Pricing

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Telephone: +44 (0) 1489 895099

Course Cost: £1195.00 + VAT
Includes: BTEC level 3 certificate
Duration: 5 Days

We accept most major credit and debit cards.

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