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Electronic Access Control

(CEU# NT-0006)

This 14-hour classroom course teaches both the theory and the practical application of locks, door hardware and electronic access control systems. Exercises culminate in an actual system design based on a given customer specification and building plan. The course concludes with a two-hour examination.

Who should attend: Technical staff, sales personnel and business owners.

Register Now: To see Instructor Led and Online course schedules click either button below.


Certification available: Individuals holding a Certified Alarm/Security Technician - Level I certification for a minimum of 36 months, and who successfully complete the Electronic Access Control course, the Video System Technologies course and the Fire Alarm Installation Methods course are eligible for certification as a Certified Systems Integrator(CSI).

Why Electronic Access Control?

  • Get the best overview of essential electronic access control equipment, concepts and techniques.
  • Hands-on system design based on customer specifications and a building plan.
  • Comprehensive coverage of topics in 14 hours, plus a two-hour exam to demonstrate successful capture of the knowledge.

Subject Areas:

  • Introduction
  • Program objectives and outcomes
  • History lesson: how EAC came to be
  • What EAC can accomplish
  • Generic EAC systems and their applications
  • Common design and installation errors
  • Customer specification design
  • Choosing locking and egress hardware
  • Choosing readers and cards/credentials
  • Developing a specification for power supplies
  • Selecting wire types for given applications and uses
  • Working within national electrical and life safety codes
  • System design