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Certified Alarm Security Technician

Alarm Security Technicians must be able to identify and describe the operations of alarms and have basic understanding of technology and its configuration, fiber optics-telecommunications, software, and computers and locks. The CAST will be able to explain, understand, and use block diagrams and schematics, digital concepts, software, hand tools-soldering, data communications, and cameras and intercoms.

Residential Electronics Systems Integrator (RESI)

Residential Electronics Systems Integrator is a professional certification for those who design and oversee the installation and integration of electronics systems in residences and light commercial buildings. The objective of the Integrator is to produce a residential or light commercial electronics systems package that will allow all data, control, and communication signals to be integrated at the premise controller and converged into one secure cohesive communication stream, to either be used within the premise or to be passed back and forth through the gateway. The Integrator should be proficient in the many protocols used over diverse media to communicate with and control residential and light commercial electronics systems.

Master Residential Electronics System Integrator (RESI)

The MASTER RESI will be proficient in all of the core RESI skills and knowledge and in planning and designing electronics and communications equipment systems and layout for new and existing
construction. The MASTER RESI is capable of designing the entire system and network for audio, video, data and control of security and environment to function in one IP bit stream converged at the home controller. He/she is also capable of troubleshooting and debugging the system and planning installation or modifications. The MASTER RESI has extensive knowledge of the operation and technology and is proficient in each of the basic five subcategories of residential electronics.

Introduction to Closed Circuit TV (CCTV)

The CCTV industry is a world of endless change and rapid evolution. To keep pace with these developments our Introduction to CCTV course is constantly updated and this year, as always, it remains right at the ‘cutting edge’. It’s content is a perfect introduction for those who are entering the industry for the first time and is an ideal refresher for established professionals who need to move forward from older more traditional technologies.

Anyone with an interest in CCTV. Whether you are an engineer, sales consultant, specifier or operator this course will provide you with a solid base to further your career. There are no course prerequisites – all are welcome.

Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) Endorsement

CCTV Technicians will be proficient in the design of pre-wiring for home theater and telecommunications equipment interconnection. He/she will install network wiring for cable TV, satellite and antenna outlets, telephone equipment outlets, audio and video entertainment, and computer equipment in such a manner that all control and communication signals can be integrated at the home controller and converged into one cogent IP bit stream, to either be used within the residence or to be passed back and forth through the home gateway. He/she will be proficient in the many protocols used over diverse media to communicate with and control residential electronics systems, in addition to the skills required for low voltage wiring installation. He/she will work from house telecommunications wiring plans, installing cable fittings and selecting the specified cabling for each technology. He/she will test, mark and document all cabling and will have the ability to troubleshoot and restore pre-existing cabling systems.

Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) Designs and Application

The programme is designed to give participants a practical knowledge of various aspects of CCTV. It gives participants knowledge of technology types and options available to achieve workable CCTV solutions. The course can benefit people either working or intending to work as a: – Security Manager, Security Supervisor, Security Guard, CCTV Control Room Employee, CCTV Sales Person, CCTV Protected Premises Owner/Manager, Potential CCTV Purchaser/Advisor, CCTV System Maintenance Employee, CCTV Installer, CCTV Specifier. They can also benefit students with technical experience who need to upgrade their skill levels and qualifications such as:- Alarm Installers, Cable Installation Personnel, Electricians, Fitters, Technicians, etc. OR anyone just wishing to improve their knowledge of CCTV.

Electronic Access Control

At A.S.T.I. this course is designed to give participants a practical knowledge of the operation and installation of Access Control Systems at a foundation level. Our experience has taught us that in order to gain the required skills a large percentage this Access Control Training course dedicated to building, setting-up, testing and trouble-shooting faults using core elements of modern Access Control Systems. At the end of the course an interested and hardworking participant will have a good solid foundation knowledge of what Access Control is all about.

Advanced Access Control

This course will teach students to design and implement security solutions that will reduce the risk of revenue loss and vulnerability. Particular emphasis on the following topics: security policy design and management, security technologies, products and solutions, firewall and secure router design, installation, configuration and maintenance, AAA implementation using routers and firewalls.

GPS Installation Level One

This course provides an explanation of how the GPS system works, sources of errors, and methods used for improving the basic accuracy of the system, including Differential GPS. The wide ranges of GPS applications are reviewed and the main types and features of GPS receivers are discussed. The terminology used in manufacturer’s specification sheets is explained so you can compare various units. Finally, the course summarizes what you, the potential user, needs to understand in order to select the appropriate equipment for the intended use. As such, the principles and concepts presented here are equally useful to all types of engineers, constructors, architects, contractors, building inspectors, surveyors, scientists, and the general public.

Mobile Communication and Electronics Installer / GPS Level Two

This certification includes basic knowledge concepts of land mobile radio (LMR) and associated electronics equipment installation. This also incorporates required skills applicable to all of the functions required to safely and completely install mobile communications and associated electronic equipment, including removal and reinstallation.

Fire Alarm Designs and Maintenance

This training course is suited to installation companies or individuals wishing to improve their skills and develop their knowledge of addressable fire alarms system. This will be of particular interest to installation and fire system engineers, who require a better understanding of integrating fire systems with other equipment, such as access control and fire shutters etc. The training course is also recommended for electrical installation companies who are already installing conventional systems and wish to seek new opportunities and business in the more profitable addressable fire alarm market place.

IP Camera Installation and Maintenance

Traditionally, IP has been used extensively to transmit data, now to a host of driving forces; IP is seen as the answer to the transmission not only of data but also voice and video- in today’s world and for the foreseeable. This course is designed to explore the world of IP Camera Video Surveillance in depth and to provide a comprehensive picture of the technology, equipment and applications.

Advanced Burglar Alarm Technician

In this programme participants will learn how to properly wire and troubleshoot speakers and siren drivers, determine the minimum size power supply needed for a system to operate for a specified number of hours without primary power, choose the number, location and type of detection devices to meet customer’s needs, list the completion tests that must be performed to ensure proper system operation, identify the factors that must be considered before selecting a panel, troubleshoot a system that has failed to communicate and describe the purpose and operation of each programmable option in the Security Industry Association (SIA) Control Panel Standard.