Practical CCTV Installation

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Practical CCTV Installation Training Course

BTEC Level 3 Certificate

” A well balanced course kept interesting by plenty of practical exercises…”
Irish Rail delegate

Course Overview

The complete CCTV installation course, offering a superb blend of ‘need to know’ classroom theory and ‘hands on’ practical experience. Over 5 days we will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to work effectively in the electronic security and  video surveillance sector.

From cabling to the latest IP integration techniques, this 5 day course is the perfect choice if you are looking to enter the exciting world of CCTV installation. There are no prerequisites. All are welcome.

The course carries a BTEC Advanced Award – a respected qualification for anyone seeking career opportunities in the electronic security sector.

What you will learn

  • Install and maintain video over UTP
  • Configure and programme digital recording devices
  • Set up a range of colour, day/night and dome cameras
  • Run cable properly and terminate cable with connectors RG59, URM70, RG11, CT125,
  • Twisted pair and fibre
  • Configure motorised zoom, varifocal, aspherical and fixed lenses
  • Wire and connect video distribution amplifiers
  • Connect and set up amplifiers using coaxial cable
  • Configure an IP/Network CCTV solution
  • Use test equipment effectively
  • Save hours in the field by hands-on training in the Tavcom workshop
  • AHD, HDTVI and HDSDI explained

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


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Course Content

By the end of the week, you will have built a complete CCTV system including a combination of static and maneuverable cameras and test signal generators fed over a range of video transmission media.

  • The basic theory of television and CCTV
  • The foundations of digital CCTV and IP
  • Setting up, back focusing and zoom tracking cameras
  • Selecting and applying appropriate lenses and filters
  • Understanding different lighting parameters for CCTV cameras
  • Practical lens calculations and the Operational Requirement
  • Handling video and data storage media
  • Setting up digital video recorders
  • Selecting, connecting and installing cables
  • Use of oscilloscopes, bar generators and other test equipment
  • Commissioning, fault finding and routine maintenance
  • Selecting and applying function switches on cameras
  • Setting up and programming domes
  • Installing cameras over twisted pair
  • Using launch and equalising amplifiers
  • Fibre optic transmitters and receivers
  • Setting up and terminating display screens
  • British and European standards
  • Health and Safety

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Available Course Dates

8th – 12th April 2019

13th – 17th May 2019

3rd – 7th June 2019

1st – 5th July 2019

5th – 9th August 2019

2nd – 6th September 2019

7th – 11th October 2019

21st – 25th October – Singapore

4th – 8th November 2019

2nd – 6th December 2019

6th – 10th January 2020

3rd – 7th February 2020

2nd – 6th March 2020

30th March – 3rd April 2020

Course Pricing

If you’re interested in booking a training course with Tavcom, please either click ‘Book Now’ or ‘Request a Call Back’ and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Alternately, please contact us.

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

visa americanexpress delta mastercard  paypal paypal

Telephone us on  +44 (0)1489 895099
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