LA Electronic Access Control - ONLINE

$400.00

PRICE: $300 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $400 non-members.  

Price includes 275-page manual and proctored exam that must be taken at a PSI testing center.

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.

What to Expect in the Online Course:

The course is delivered using a presentation style that is built off the exact same content covered in our instructor led course.  The presentation includes text, graphics, videos and activities to help you absorb the information presented. Each module is concluded by a knowledge checkpoint quiz to make sure you have understood the core concepts presented.  The course ends with a comprehensive assessment test that you must pass with a 70% or greater to complete the course.  Your time will be tracked in the course and you must spend 14 hours interacting with the course materials before you will be granted a course completion.

PLEASE NOTE: Please be aware that if you need to use this course for licensing or towards one of ESA's certifications you will need to take the proctored exam with a verified proctoring service. Once you complete the course, you will be provided instructions on where and how to take your proctored exam. Please notify us if you do not receive this email in 2 business days. The exam will be open book, using your course manual and is compiled of 50 multiple choice questions. You must pass the exam with a 70% or higher. You will have six months to successfully complete the exam process. If you are using this course for licensure in Oklahoma, please register for the Oklahoma Electronic Access Control course. For more details on arranging and scheduling a proctored exam please visit the Proctored Exam information page.

Who should attend: Technical staff  (installation, service, and maintenance).

NOTE:  Not all state regulatory agencies allow online courses for licensing.  Please check with your licensing agency prior to taking this course for licensing.

Once your registration has been processed you will receive a training manual via ground service delivery. Your manual will arrive within 3-5 business days. If you do not receive your manual within that time, please contact NTS at 888.447.1689 or nts@esaweb.org.

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Length:
14 hours
Time:
Must spend 14 hours in class

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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).