SH - Security, Surveillance, and Access Control Systems

Hours: 30 / Access Length: 3 Months
Retail Price: $465.00

Course Overview:

The SH (Smart Home) - Security, Surveillance, and Access Control Systems course discusses the working principles, design, and installation of home security and access control systems. It describes wired and wireless security systems and explains system components, including sensors, security panels, zone commanders, and security cameras that are a part of security systems. It also discusses various access-restriction systems such as card readers and biometric access control systems. The course delves into different types of alarms and detectors.

The students learn how to plan, design, install, and configure home security and access control systems, based on client requirements and other technical considerations. They also learn how to identify and troubleshoot common problems.

Course Outline:

Module 1:
  • Lesson 1: Overview of Home Security Systems
  • Lesson 2: Security System Design Principles
  • Lesson 3: Home Security System Components
  • Lesson 4: Standards, Codes, and Regulations


Module 2:
  • Lesson 1: Features of the Interior Zone
  • Lesson 2: Features of the Exterior Zone
  • Lesson 3: Surveillance Systems
  • Lesson 4: Planning and Design
  • Lesson 5: Wiring System


Module 3:
  • Lesson 1: Installation
  • Lesson 2: Programming for Automated Control
  • Lesson 3: Testing for Performance
  • Lesson 4: Troubleshooting and Delivery


All necessary materials are included.



System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **