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Technician: Fundamentals of Residential Security Systems (EST270)

Residential security is an emerging market for home tech pros. Get a start in this field by learning among all the essential components of a robust system.

CEU Value: 3.0

This course provides participants with education on the fundamental concepts and components of residential security systems. It describes their purpose, function, and design. The topics covered in this course include zones, wiring configurations, and communication options. Participants will also receive instruction on various types of security devices such as magnetic sensors, glass break detectors, passive infrared motion detectors (PIRs), and the types of wire and cabling which are commonly used.

At the conclusion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe basic security systems
  • Contrast differences of security and fire devices
  • Describe security system components
  • Explain zones and different wiring configurations
  • Explain input and output devices
  • Review system communications

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