Access Control Online Training Course

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Course Objectives

  1. You will be introduced to the history, how an Access Control System works and its key applications.
  2. You will learn about the Principle, Types and Features of the different components like Credentials, Input devices, Controllers and Output Devices that make up an Access Control System.

  3. You will get an overview of the different parameters and options which need Programming and also understand the System Design configurations.

  4. You will understand the Installation issues and the Maintenance methods of an Access Control System.

Course Methodology

Self paced online training with interactive audiovisual content including animations and hands on experience, Pre test and a Post-test. You can also collaborate with other students through discussion forums and maintain e-mail contact with instructors.

  • End Users, Installers/Dealers and System Integrators
  • Sales, Suppliers and Consultants
  • Technical and Non-Technical people
  • Existing and New staff

  •  Certification

    Testing Program

    The Online Training Course has the following testing modules.
    Pre-Test: 10 questions
    Post-Test: 25 random questions from a question databank


    A certificate of completion will be issued to students who get more than 65% in the Post-test. This certificate is recognized by the following associations:

    Course Approved by

     ASIS: Recertification - 6 hours,
    ESA*: 6 hours
    ALOA: PRP Recertification - 1 points
    NSCA: 4.5 Learning Units
    New Jersey State CEU**: 6 hours TECES-13(65)C003
    BISCI: Event ID OV‐STAM‐NJ‐0614‐1, CEC: 5
    Approved by Tennessee Alarm Systems Contractor Board

    * This course is Compliant with Electronic Security Association (ESA) for Continuing Education credits.
    ** After completing the course, please contact STAM to receive your certificate which is compliant with the NJ state for Continuing Education

    PRICE: $225 for a single user license for 30 days. During the license period, you can log in from any computer to complete the course at your own pace and time.

    Purchase Multiple Courses and Save!
    While ordering, if you choose multiple courses, you will get the following discounts.


    Course Outline

    • How it works, history and applications

    • Introduction
    • Types of credentials like Cards, Tags and Biometrics
    • Features, considerations and applications

    Input Devices
    • Introduction to input devices
    • Coded Keypads
    • Card Based input devices like magnetic, Wiegand, smart cards etc. 
    • Input devices for Non Contact credentials
    • Biometrics systems like finger, iris, voice, hand etc. 
    • Different input sensors like alarms, audio, switches etc. 
    • Principle, Features and uses for each device

    • Introduction
    • Single Door controllers
    • Multi Door controllers
    • Power Supply for controllers
    • Wiring Techniques

    Output devices
    • Introduction to output devices
    • Relays and locks
    • Warning Lamps
    • Alarms
    • Barriers and gates
    • Types, Features and uses for each device

    • Introduction
    • Access Definition
    • System Management
    • Badge Design
    • Holiday Schedules
    • Reports
    • Alarm Monitoring
    • Backup/Restore

    System Design
    • Conducting a Survey
    • System Design and Security Levels
    • Mains Failure
    • System Configuration
    • Integration and Upgradation

    • Different types of Cables and conduits
    • Perimeter Protection
    • Integration with CCTV
    • Client Documentation

    • Safety & Response Organizations
    • Preventive and Corrective Maintenance

      Q. Does one have to complete the Online Training course in one sitting?
    A: No. The total work you need to put in is 4 hours and this can be completed in 30 days in batches that suit your needs. You get a license for 30 days.

    Q. Do I have unlimited access to the Online Training course for the duration of the license period?
    A: Yes. During this time you can log in and log out as many times you wish.

    Q. Can I buy one license and share it with my colleagues?
    A: No, sharing of the user license with anyone else is prohibited. Each user must have a separate license.

    Q. Do I need to buy software to run your online training course in my computer?
    A: No, you just need to have a minimum speed of 56 Kbps Internet connection

    Q. What are the system requirements to run your course?
    A: Minimum screen resolution 1024 ,PC with speakers or headphone and minimum 56 Kbps Internet connection

    Q. Can I do the course from my office and home computer?
    A: Yes, in fact you can use it from any computer; just use your ID + Password to log in.

    Q. Do I get a certificate?
    A: Yes, you get the certificate of completion if you meet the requirements mentioned in this page.

    Q. Does this course come with course notes?
    A: Yes. After you complete the purchase, you will be provided with a link to download the course notes that you can keep as reference.