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Definitive IP CCTV for engineers

A 2 day
training course

Definitive IP CCTV training course descriptio

This hands on course covers the technologies used in IP CCTV systems. The focus is not on operating or cabling but more advanced configuration and troubleshooting. Hands on sessions are used to reinforce the theory rather than teach specific manufacturer equipment.

Key outcomes from this course

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Install IP CCTV.
  • Configure IP CCTV.
  • Explain how IP CCTV protocols work.
  • Troubleshoot IP CCTV.

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Who will benefit:
Technical staff working with IP CCTV.
2 days

Training approach

This structured training course seeks to build upon workbook learning through the use of group exercises, dynamic discussion and individual tasks in order to deliver an engaging and interactive module that will ensure all candidates are able to transfer their new skills into the workplace.

Overall rating:

Customer reviews

"Hard concepts were explained very simply."
J. S. Framestore CFC
"Excellent presentation - very good course structure."
B. M. London Internet Exchange

Definitive IP CCTV training course contents

What is IP CCTV? Camera types, Video, Audio, two way audio, IP CCTV software.< br/> Hands on: Installing IP CCTV.
CCTV architecture
Components, servers, storage, LANs, WANs. Centralised versus decentralised. < br/>Hands on: Using IP CCTV.
What is Ethernet? Ethernet cabling, Inside versus outside, hubs, switches, PoE, VLANs. < br/>Hands on: Ethernet connectivity.
WiFi, other wireless solutions, 802.11, variations, frequencies, Access Points, bridges, repeaters. WEP, WPA, WPA2, < br/>Hands on: WiFi
Ways to configure, IP addresses, subnet mask, default gateway, DHCP, NAT, access from the Internet.< br/> Hands on: CCTV configuration.
How IP CCTV works
TCP, UDP, IP, RTP, RTSP, SIP, PTZ, NTP, Wireshark. Port numbers. < br/>Hands on: Using Wireshark to troubleshoot IP CCTV.
Network issues with IP CCTV
Bandwidth, video resolution, compressions, codecs, frame rates, audio. QoS. One way versus two way traffic. < br/>Hands on: Analysing CCTV traffic.
VPNs, Firewalls. < br/>Hands on: CCTV through a firewall.
ping, tracert, arp, ipconfig, pathping, tracert. Cable issues, switch issues, WiFi issues.CCTV issues. < br/>Hands on: CCTV troubleshooting.
Design issues, multicasting, gateways. DVR technology. Calculating storage requirements.

Why Choose Us

SNT trainers score an average of over 90% on the three main areas of:
  • Ability to teach
  • Technical knowledge
  • Answering questions
“Excellently presented by a very knowledgeable and enthusiastic trainer.” P.D. General Dynamics

We limit our maximum class size to 8 delegates; often we have less than this. This ensures optimal interactivity between delegates and instructor.
"Excellent course. The small class size was a great benefit…" M.B. IBM

We write our own courses; courseware does not just consist of slides and our slides are diagrams not bullet point text. A typical chapter provides clearly defined objectives with a chapter overview, slides with text underneath, a quiz at the end to check the learning of the students. Hands on exercises are at the end and are used to reinforce the theory.

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