Practical Access Control Installation BTEC Level3


In Bishops Waltham

£ 1,195 + VAT


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  • Location

    Bishops waltham


The course will introduce you to the real world of access control system installation, maintenance and repair. You will gain the confidence to work in this. vibrant and fast growing sector.
Suitable for: This course is aimed specifically, though not exclusively, at those wishing. to change their careers. It is ideally suited to delegates from military resettlement programmes.




Bishops Waltham (Hampshire)
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Unit 10 Claylands Park, Claylands Road, SO32 1QD


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Requiring no prior knowledge, this popular course offers a perfect mix of classroom study and ‘hands-on’ practical workshop activities, giving you a deep insight into access control from the installers perspective. Covering site surveying and system design, the course will provide you with the fundamentals skills to design, install, operate, repair, maintain and commission fully networked access control systems that are ready to meet the challenges of the modern world. This course has no prerequisites and is aimed specifically, though not exclusively, at those wishing to change their careers.

All are welcome irrespective of technical knowledge of the subject matter

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  • Access Control
  • Access
  • Installation
  • Design
  • systems
  • Install
  • Integration
  • Service and maintenance
  • Networking
  • Fault finding

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Tavcom Training

Tavcom Training

Security Systems and Managment Training

Course programme

Practical Access Control

An interactive and practical course designed to help you understand the
many facets surrounding access control.

You will receive an excellent blend of theory and ‘hands on' practical covering site surveying, system design through to installation of fully networked access control systems.

What you will learn:

  • Learn how to conduct a site survey to the requirements of the British and European standards and DDA (Disability Discrimination Act).
  • Learn how to select correct power supplies and electronic components with appropriate test equipment.
  • Learn how to install door entry systems.
  • Learn how to install stand alone access control systems.
  • Learn how to select locks.
  • Learn how to programme access control software.
  • Learn how to install networked access control systems.
  • Learn how to select and adjust door furniture.
  • Learn how to install control equipment.
  • Learn how to select appropriate use of card tokens and keypad identification methods.
  • Learn how to design a system and prepare specification.

Course Content:

  • Associations, standards, inspectorates and documentation
  • Mechanical and electromagnetic locks
  • Electric strikes and releases
  • Identification, tokens and readers
  • Power supplies and sensors
  • Card based ID system, controllers and systems
  • Location of sensors
  • Frequency of use and operation, locations and sensors
  • Fitting devices onto framed constructions
  • Single and multi door systems and closures
  • Methods and types of cables to use in various environments
  • Risk assessment
  • Practical on site surveys
  • Planning and design of system
  • Maintenance agreements
  • Knowledge possession
  • Code identification systems
  • Non-contact identification methods
  • Networking access control systems
  • Fault finding techniques.

Practical Access Control Installation BTEC Level3

£ 1,195 + VAT