Fundamentals of Access Control

Momentum Security Training’s Fundamentals of Access Control course is designed to teach students the basics of access control.

In this course, you’ll learn

  • What access control is and how it works
  • Industry-standard topology configurations
  • How to handle different door situations, different locking types, cabling types, and best practices
  • Standard industry credentials, components, equipment for access control systems
  • Safety and code regulations

While not a requirement, we recommend technicians take our basic electronics and construction courses before beginning this course for a better all-around technical understanding of this material.

Who the course is for

This class is for anyone works within the access control industry and wants a better technical knowledge of access control:

  • Technicians and installers
  • System Engineers
  • System Design Techs
  • End users
  • Other ancillary service professionals (architects, building engineers, electricians, etc.
Course Sections
  • Overview
  • Topology
  • Code References
  • Door and Locking hardware
  • Peripheral devices
  • Readers and credentials
  • Controllers and power supplies
  • Wireless

Your Instructor

Chris Wilson, CSPM

A security professional with over 22 years experience in the US security market, from mid-market through enterprise. His experience ranges from senior technician, project manager, and system design engineer/solutions architect.He is an active CSPM (Certified Security Project Manager) and industry expert for system design and best practices/techniques. He is also an instructor for the CSPM Course with SIA.

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