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SAIDSA Training Centre

3rd Floor, Senet House

157 Van Riebeeck Avenue

Edenvale

 

P O Box 17103

Benoni West, 1503

 

Tel (011) 845-4870

Fax: (011) 845-4850

 

saidsa@mweb.co.za

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DETECTOR THEORY

• The theory of Infrared

• How passive infrared detectors work

• Harnessing Infrared

• Pyroelectric sensors

• Optical lenses

• Lens configurations

• Zones and Planes

• Catch performance

• Target velocities

• Environmental influences

• Dual and Quad element pyros

• Pet friendly detectors

• Doppler theory in microwaves and crosstalk

• Dual technology devices

• Anti-masking

• Anti-cloaking

• Temperature compensation

• And/or technology and Boolean Algebra

• Logic gates

• Confirmation technology

• Probability of Detection (Pd)

• Compromising security for price

• False alarms and Non-activations

• Detector selection criteria

• Detector placement

• RFI, EMI and White light interference

• Magnetic contacts

• Glassbreak detection

• Active Infrared

• Monostable and Bistatic microwaves

• The effects of lightning

 

WORKSITE SAFETY

• Worksite hazards

• Causes of injury

• Safety accessories

• GFCIs and Lock-Out Tag-Outs

• Care, Safety and Storage of hand tools

• Working with PVC conduit and Trunking

• Care, Safety and Storage of drilling machines

• Soldering Techniques

• Worksite safety

 

WIRING TECHNIQUES

• Conductors and Insulators

• Wire and Cable types, selection and application

• Cable colour codes

• Harness separation

• Voltage drops on cables

• Temperature vs. Battery life

• Care and storage of batteries

• Planning of wire runs

• Location of devices

• Cable marking methods

• Cabling from device to termination point

• Avoiding embedded water pipes and electrical wiring in walls

• Zones, Loops and Circuits

• Series and Parallel wiring

• Safety of glue and adhesives

• Working with joints and service loops

• Precautions when working with cables

 

RADIO AND ANTENNA INSTALLATIONS

• How Radio works

• Frequencies and Networks

• Types of Antennas

• Correct radio and antenna installations

• Obstructions to line of sight

• Correct Radio wiring

• GSM Communication

• Wireless Alarm Systems

• Remote Transmitters and Receivers

 

FALSE ALARM MANAGEMENT

• What is a False Alarm

• Causes and Effects of False alarms

• The cost of false alarms

• Reduction methods

• Types of false alarms

• Non-Activations and Missed alarms

• Quality Control

• Lifetime of a Security system

• Risk modification

• Compromising security for price

• Maintenance

• False alarms and Non-Activations in:-

o Radio transmitters

o Detectors

 

INSTALLATION TECHNIQUES

• Preparing for an installation

• Client considerations

• Installation etiquette

• Safety principles

• Working with customers

• Checking the worksite

• Location and Mounting of devices

• Installation sequences

• Wiring of devices (Practical)

• Open and closed circuits

• Installing to minimum standards

• Resistance

• Ohm’s Law

• How to read Resistor colour codes

• Single and Double End-of-Line resistors

• Control panel connections

• Lightning protection and earthing

• Procedures for cleaning up the worksite

• Documenting an installation

• Handing back the worksite to the client

 

PROGRAMMING PRINCIPLES

• Programming methods

• Preparing for programming

• Control panel features

• Access codes

• Zone Types

• Arming types

• Partitions

• Understanding programmable outputs

• Reading and completing a programming worksheet (Practical)

• Binary programming

• Software programming

• Defaults

• Reporting to a control room

• Reporting types

• Reporting formats

• Up/download security

• Conduct administration

 

BASIC SECURITY ELECTRONICS

• Identifying electronic components

• Uses of electronic components

• Active and Passive components

• AC and DC

• Transformers and Power Supplies

• Converting AC to DC

• Charging a battery

• Microprocessors

• Voltage and Current

• Series and parallel circuits

• Switches and Relays

• Circuit symbols

• Fuses and PTCs

• Static electricity

• Working with Multimeters

 

FAULT-FINDING PRINCIPLES

• What is fault-finding?

• Putting faults in perspective

• Asking the right questions

• Causes of faults

• Categories of faults

• Fault isolation

• User faults

• The logical sequence of fault-finding

• Technician faults vs. Breakdown faults

• Fault-finding on:-

o Power supplies, Detectors, Zones, Radios, Control panels

• Voltage Drops vs. temperature

• Environmental faults

• Fault-finding guidance chart

ALL TRAINING IS PAYABLE STRICTLY IN ADVANCE

Times

All classes start strictly at 08h30

Facilitator

Bryan Rudolph
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