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Access Control Certification – GI Bill

Program Length: Full Time/70 Hours

Prerequisite: None

Tuition: $2,730.00

Tuition: Tool Kit Fee: $170.00

Initial (1 Time) Enrollment Fee: $100.00

Access Control Certification – GI Bill

This program provides the basic knowledge of access control systems. You will learn the basic concepts, technologies and definitions used in the access control industry. The hands-on portion of the program will provide the student with the necessary skills to become a competent installation technician for door hardware associated with access control systems and control panels. Each student will be exposed to multiple access control system software formats. In addition, each student will receive a fundamental understanding of low voltage electricity and circuitry.

Program Objective

  1. Upon completion of this program, the student will be able to:
    Identify basic electricity and electronic principles.
  2. Identify and design access control systems based on various
    electrical hardware.
  3. Define electrical terminology.
  4. Identify functions of primary electrical components used in the
    security industry.
  5. Identify circuit design and application based on Ohms Law.
  6. Build various circuits utilizing relays, switches, LEDs, Peizo-Electric elements, resistors, diodes, capacitors, bridge rectifier
    and transformers.
  7. Identify product planning, specifications and terminology.
  8. Install and troubleshoot proper wiring.
  9. Explain power supplies, surge protection, grounding
    procedures and battery backup.
  10. Explain types of communication and function applications.
  11. Design and assemble various access control systems utilizing
    enhanced features like anti-pass back, first person in,
    secondary relay activation, door ajar, rex, time and attendance,
    alarm inputs utilizing graphical and audio bitmaps and
    integration of other security device systems like CCTV, Guard
    Tour and alarm systems.
  12. Explain input locking devices: keypads, Weigand, Proximity
    magnetic, infrared key, Dallas touch chip, bar code, smart card
    and biometric readers.
  13. Evaluate output devices to use when factoring in cost, codes,
    and aesthetics, such as, electromagnetic locks, electric strikes,
    electric deadbolts, electrified locksets and exit devices.
  14.  Evaluate various access control software systems.

Required Tool Kit

Program Includes

Course Manual and ACT Tool Kit, which must be purchased at LSI

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