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TCM 126 - Fundamental of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV)

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TCM 126 29 July 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 126 02 September 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 126 07 October 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 126 11 November 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 126 16 December 2024 5 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
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Course Description

The CCTV course will provide participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to work effectively in the electronic security and  video surveillance sector. From cabling to the latest IP integration techniques, this 5 day course is the perfect choice if they are looking forward to entering the exciting world of CCTV installation. 

Course Objectives

  • Configuring motorised zoom, varifocal, aspherical and fixed lenses
  • Configuring and programme digital and analogue recording devices
  • Wiring and connecting video distribution amplifiers
  • Setting up a range of colour, monochrome, day/night and dome cameras
  • Connecting and set up amplifiers using coaxial cable
  • Installing and maintain video over CAT5 cabling
  • Configuring an IP/Network CCTV solution
  • Using test equipment effectively

Who Should Attend?

  • Engineers 
  • Technicians 
  • Operation staff
  • Anyone who needs a technical introduction to CCTV.

Course Details/Schedule

Day 1

  • The basic theory of television and CCTV
  • The foundations of digital CCTV and IP
  • Setting up black and white and colour display screens
  • The composite video signal
  • Setting up, back focusing and zoom tracking cameras
  • Selecting and applying appropriate lenses and filters
  • Understanding different lighting parameters for CCTV cameras

Day 2

  • Practical lens calculations and the Operational Requirement
  • Handling video and data storage media
  • Setting up digital video recorders
  • Selecting, connecting and installing cables
  • Use of oscilloscopes, bar generators and other test equipment
  • Commissioning, fault finding and routine maintenance

Day 3

  • Selecting and applying function switches on cameras
  • Direct drive and video iris lenses
  • Varifocal, aspherical, zoom and manual lenses
  • Installing fixed focus cameras into housings
  • Setting up and programming domes
  • Wiring a fully functional camera (PTZ)

Day 4

  • Connections over coaxial cable
  • Installing cameras over twisted pair
  • Using launch and equalising amplifiers
  • Fibre optic transmitters and receivers
  • Digital video recorders
  • Wiring and configuring telemetry systems

Day 5

  • Setting up and terminating display screens
  • Installing baluns with UTP
  • British and European standards
  • Health and safety
  • Basic legal considerations