Basics

IDS Intrusion Basics Courses

This online course is aimed at those that are new to the security/alarm industry and will start at the basics of wiring panels and detectors as well as cover installation guide lines.

The course will cover the following topics;

  • Basic electronics, Resistance, Voltage, Current and using a multi meter.
  • Guide lines on wire distances and do and don’ts of wiring.
  • Wiring of Alarm detectors and panels covering the differences in Normal Open and normal closed zones.
  • Zones - What is a zone and Main zone types.
  • Introduction of Alarm detection products, how they work, where to use them and installation guide lines.
  • Introduction on common alarm system components.

  • NOTE. This course is now closed (8 March 2016) for new customer enrollments, and has been replaced with the updated version IDS Alarm Basics. If you have already started (enrolled into) this course you may continue with it.

This online course is aimed at those that are new to the security/alarm industry and will start at the basics of wiring panels and detectors as well as cover installation guide lines. The course will cover the following topics;

  • Basic electronics, Resistance, Voltage, Current and using a multi meter.
  • Guide lines on wire distances and do and don’ts of wiring.
  • Wiring of Alarm detectors and panels covering the differences in Normal Open and normal closed zones.
  • Introduction of Alarm detection products, how they work, where to use them and installation guide lines, this will include the following type of detectors;
    • Door magnetic contacts and roller shutters contacts
    • Common PIRs
    • Beams, both point to point and barrier beams
    • Pet friendly detectors – how they work
  • Keypads and arming operations
  • Alarming mode (stay, away and stay and go)
  • Zones - What is a zone and Main zone types.
  • Different programming modes
  • User programming, just adding of user codes.
  • Power supplies, when and how to use them.
  • Introduction on common communication devices and correctly wiring them.