Access Control Technician


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Access Control Technician

Course Description

This 10-day course 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 class will provide the student with the necessary skills to become a competent installation technician for door hardware and associated access control system panels. Each student will be exposed to multiple access control system software formats and learn the basics for interpreting manufacturer specification and requirements. In addition, each student will receive a fundamental understanding of low voltage electricity and circuitry.

Who Should Attend

LSI's Access Control course is ideal for individuals who have never had formal training or for those who are interested in making a career change in the highly competitive field of electronic access control. Prospective students are:

- Field Security Officer - Security Manager - Access Control Technician
- Locksmith - Military Support Personnel - Security Contractors
- IT Specialist - Security Consultants - GSA Technician/Inspector


Define types of access control systems
Install door hardware
Install control panels
Run basic wiring
Intro to software installation and programming
Implementation of RS232 and RS485 communication technology
Identify and troubleshoot basic low voltage circuits

Subjects Covered

Stand alone access control systems
Low voltage electricity
Weigand technology
RF technology
Authentication Devices (keypads, proximity readers, biometric readers)
Basic Circuits
NFPA and ADA considerations
Multi-point access control systems and communications

Course Includes

LSI Access Control Manual
Product Support Manual
Basic Access Control Technician Tool Kit

Note: Recommended /Optional: PC laptop running Windows XP, 2000 with admin privileges.

Course Details

Length: 10 Days
Course #: LSI 160
Prerequisite: None
Tuition: $2,750.
Initial (1 Time) Enrollment Fee: $100.

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