Electronic Access Control/ November 12-13, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS


PRICE: $395 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $495 for non-members.

Effective January 1, 2016, an additional fee of $30 will be assessed for each student taking the paper examination. There are no additional fees for students that take the computer-based exam. If paper examinations must be administered, due to technical difficulties, the fee will not be assessed.

This 14-hour course, followed by a two-hour examination, provides broad training and information needed to successfully design and install an electronic access control system. It teaches both the theory and the practical application of locks, door hardware and electronic access control systems. The course culminates in an actual system design exercise based on a given customer’s specifications and building plan.

The Electronic Access Control (EAC) course will provide you with the information you need to successfully design and install an electronic access control system. The primary focus of this course is to equip you with knowledge on the most common devices and methods to connect them. You will learn how to assess customer’s needs, what to look for when performing a site survey, and then how to translate the data into an effective system.

You will be introduced to the concept behind Access Control Systems; how and why Access Control came into being. You will have detailed knowledge about the basic components, such as locks and barriers, credentials, entry and exit devices, door controllers and processors. You will become familiar with basic locksmithing, national building codes and system design. You will learn about wiring and how to calculate the power needs of a system, so you can choose a suitable power supply. By the end of this course, you will have the information you need to specify and install a system in accordance to customer needs.

PLEASE NOTE:  If you are using this course for licensure in Oklahoma, please register for the Oklahoma Electronic Access Control course.

Who Should Attend? Technical staff, sales personnel and business owners


14 Hours

Date :

November 12-13, 2019
Location :
Koorsen Fire & Security - 2820 N. Webster Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46219
Times :
8 am to 5 pm
Provider :
 National Training School


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Detailed Course Outline:

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

  • Overview
  • Building Codes
  • Locksmithing
  • Locks and Barriers
  • Entry Devices
  • Exit Devices
  • Powering Components
  • Controllers and Processors
  • Wiring Methods
  • System Design
  • Common Errors and Solutions
  • Knockin' on Heaven's Door
  • Volts-Are-Us

Certification(s) available: Individuals holding a Certified Alarm Technician Level I 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).