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TCM 126B - Fundamental of Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) & Security Guard Officer Training

Code Start Date Duration Venue
TCM 126B 09 October 2023 10 Days Istanbul Registration Form Link
TCM 126B 04 December 2023 10 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. 

The second part of this course covers Building and Facilities Security Guard Officer job. The security of governmental buildings and facilities affects not only the daily operations of the government but also the health, well-being, and safety of employees and the public. This also applies to important facilities operated by private companies or non-profit organizations. There is a need for building protection by investigating, detecting, deterring and disrupting security threats. In order to protect and safeguard effectively and efficiently, personnel need to be trained in communication skills, infrastructural know-how and methodologies for the coordination of relevant parties. This course is designed to provide the necessary skills and instill participants with examples of best practices and the familiarity to implement them individually.

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
    • Describing the requirements of security needs of building and facilities
    • Getting familiar with and evaluating security standards
    • Understanding policies for security and protection
    • Implementing appropriate security measures

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

Day 6

  • Physical Security and Crime Prevention
  • Basic components of physical security 
  • Threats and assessment
  • Barriers, fencing, gates, locks, lighting, and alarms 

Day 7

  • Fire Protection and Life Safety
  • Basic classifications of fire types  
  • Detection systems 
  • Fire extinguishers 
  • Fire prevention tools and strategies

Day 8

  • Emergency Situations
  • Emergency types
  • Bomb (package, car, suicide) threat identification and optimal handling
  • Incident scene protection 
  • Crowd management 
  • Workplace Violence
  • Medical Emergencies 
  • Natural Disasters 

Day 9

  • Security Standards and Best Practises
  • Security Standards 
  • Security level determinations for facilities
  • Physical security performance measures
  • Security design criteria for buildings and facilities
  • Best practices for maintaining safety and security

Day 10

  • Communications Skills for Security Guard Officials 
  • Process of communication 
  • Communication and courtesy 
  • Overcoming the barriers to effective communication 
  • Emergency communication 
  • Use & maintenance of communication tools/equipment