This Course is Designed For:

 Security Managers and Consultants;
 Directors of Security;
 CCTV Operators;
 Risk Management Personnel;
 System Integrators and Installers;
 System Engineers and Designers;
 Government Regulatory Personnel;
 Architects;
 Engineers;
 Business Owners;
 Professionals responsible for security infrastructure systems, site surveys, security strategy presentations, facility security design, or purchasing of security equipment.

Duration: 20 Days

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues

Part 1: Conceptualising Security and Access Control
 Risk;
 Risk Management;
 Countermeasures;
 Access Control System Principles.

Part 2: How Electronic Access Control Systems Work
 Development of Access Control Systems;
 Concepts;
 Authorized Users, User Groups, Access Zones, Schedules and Access Groups;
 Portals;
 Credentials and Credential Readers;
 Credential Authorisation;

Part 3: Access Control Credentials and Credential Readers
 Access Credentialing Concepts;
 Keypads;
 Access Cards, Key Fobs, and Card Readers;
 Biometric Readers.

Part 4: Access Controlled Portals
 Portal Passage Concepts;
 Pedestrian Portal Types;
 Vehicle Portals.

Part 5: Life Safety and Exit Devices
 Life Safety;
 Security vs. Life Safety;
 National and Local Access Control Codes and Standards;
 Life Safety and Locks;
 Life Safety and Exit Devices;
 Life Safety and Fire Alarm System Interfaces.

Part 6: Door Types and Door Frames
 Doors and Security Concepts;
 Standard Single-Leaf and Double-Leaf Swinging Doors;
 Door Frames and Mountings;
 Overhead Doors;
 Revolving Doors;
 Sliding Panel Doors;
 Bi-Fold and 4-Fold Doors.

Part 7: Doors and Fire Ratings
 Defining Fire Ratings;
 Fire Penetration Ratings;
 Door Assembly Ratings;
 Fire Door Frames and Hardware;
 Pairs of Doors;
 “Path of Egress” Doors;
 Electrified Locks and Fire Ratings;
 Additional References.

Part 8: Electrified Locks
 Importance of Electric Locks;
 Types of Electrified Locks;
 How Electrified Locks Functions;
 Lock Power Supplies;
 Electrified Lock Wiring Considerations;
 Electrified Lock Controls;
 Unrecommended Types of Locks.

Part 9: Free Egress Electrified Locks
 Types of Free Egress Locks;
 Electrified Mortise Locks;
 Electrified “Panic” Hardware;
 Electric Strikes;
 Electrified Cylinder Locks;
 Self-Contained Access Control Locks.

Part 10: Magnetic Locks
 Standard Magnetic Locks;
 Magnetic Shear Locks;
 Magnetic Gate Locks;
 Cautions about Magnetic Locks.

Part 11: Electrified Dead-Bolt Locks
 Surface-Mounted Electrified Dead-Bolt Locks;
 Concealed Direct-Throw Mortise Dead-Bolt Lock;
 Dead-Bolt Equipped Electrified Mortise Lock;
 Top-Latch Release Bolt;
 Electrified Dead-Bolt Gate Locks.

Part 12: Specialty Electrified Locks
 Electrified Dead-Bolt-Equipped Panic Hardware;
 Securitech Locks;
 Delayed Egress Locks;
 Hi-Tower Locks;
 CRL-Blumcraft Panic Hardware.

Part 13: The Right Lockset for a Door
 Standard Application Rules;
 How to Select the Right Lock for Any Door.

Part 14: Specialised Portal Control Devices and Applications
 Specialized Portals for Pedestrians;
 Specialized Portals for Vehicles.

Part 15: Access Control Panels and Networks
 Access Control Panel Attributes and Components;
 Communications Board;
 Access Control Panel Form Factors;
 Access Control Panel Functions;
 Access Control Panel Locations;
 Local and Network Cabling;
 Redundancy and Reliability Factors.

Part 16: Access Control System Servers and Workstations
 Server/Workstation Functions;
 Decision Processes;
 System Scalability;
 Access Control System Networking;
 Legacy Access Control Systems.

Part 17: Security System Integration
 Importance of Integrating Security Systems;
 Integration Concepts;
 Benefits of System Integration;
 Types of Integration;
 Serial Data Integration;
 TCP/IP Integration;
 Database Integration;
 System Integration Examples.

Part 18: Integrated Alarm System Devices
 Alarm;
 Types of Alarm Sensors;
 Alarm Detection.

Part 19: Security Systems
 Photo ID Systems;
 Visitor Management Systems;
 Security Video;
 Security Communications;
 Security Architecture Models for Campuses and Remote Sites;
 Command, Control, and Communications Consoles.

Part 20: Related Building/Facility Systems and REAPS Systems
 Building/Facility Systems;
 Controlling and Automating Building Functions;
 REAPS Systems.

Part 21: Cabling
 Cable Types;
 Conduit or No Conduit;
 Cable Handling;
 Cable Dressing Practices;
 Cable Documentation.

Part 22: Environmental Considerations
 Electronic Circuitry Sensitivities;
 Environmental Factors in System Failures.

Part 23: Access Control Design
 Design vs. Installation vs. Maintenance;
 The Importance of Designing to Risk;
 The Importance of Designing for the Future;
 Design Elements;
 Designing Robust Portals;
 Application Concepts;
 Implementing Design Ideas to Paper;
 System Installation;
 System Commissioning;
 Completing Punch List Items;
 System Acceptance.

Part 24: Access Control System Installation and Commissioning
 Jobsite Considerations;
 Conduit versus Open Cabling;
 Device Installation Considerations;
 The Importance of Documentation;
 Device Setup and Initial Testing;
 Alarm and Reader Device Database Setup;
 User Access Database Setup;
 Access Schedules and Areas.

Part 25: System Management, Maintenance, and Repair
 Management;
 Maintenance and Repair.

We offer very attractive discount for groups of 3 and more people, from the same organisation, taking the same course. This discount is between ten percent (10%) and thirty three percent (33%), depending on the group size. Even with these discounts, we can also deliver courses for groups in the country of your choice.

Please feel welcome to contact me, at any time. My e-mail addresses are:; and
My Direct telephone number is +442071935906


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