CCTV Installation course


The complete CCTV installation course, offering a superb blend of ‘need to know’ classroom theory and ‘hands on’ practical experience. we will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to work effectively in the electronic security and video surveillance sector.

From cabling to the latest IP integration techniques, this 5 day course is the perfect choice if you are looking to enter the exciting world of CCTV installation. There are no prerequisites. All are welcome.

The course carries a BTEC Advanced Award – a respected qualification for anyone seeking career opportunities in the electronic security sector.

(Duration: 3 Months)
CCTV Installation course

What you will learn

1. Configure motorised zoom, varifocal, aspherical and fixed lenses 2. Configure and programme digital and analogue recording devices
3. Wire and connect video distribution amplifiers 4. Set up a range of colour, monochrome, day/night and dome cameras
5. Connect and set up amplifiers using coaxial cable 6. Install and maintain video over CAT5 cabling
7. Configure an IP/Network CCTV solution 8. Run cable properly and terminate cable with connectors RG59, URM70, RG11, CT125, twisted pair, fibre and CAT5
9. Use test equipment effectively 10. Save hours in the field by hands-on training in the Tavcom workshop
11. AHD, HDTVI and HDSDI explained ................

Course Content

By the end of the week, you will have built a complete CCTV system including a combination of static and maneuverable cameras and test signal generators fed over a range of video transmission media.

1. The essential theory of CCTV 2. The foundations of digital CCTV and IP
3. Setting up, back focusing and zoom tracking cameras 4. Selecting and applying appropriate lenses and filters
5. Understanding different lighting parameters for CCTV cameras 6. Practical lens calculations and the Operational Requirement
>7. Handling video and data storage media 8. Setting up digital video recorders
9. Selecting, connecting and installing cables 10. Use of oscilloscopes, bar generators and other test equipment
11. Commissioning, fault finding and routine maintenance 12. Selecting and applying function switches on cameras
13. Setting up and programming domes 14. Installing cameras over twisted pair
15. Using launch and equalising amplifiers 16. Fibre optic transmitters and receivers
17. Setting up and terminating display screens 18. British and European standards
19. Health and safety 20. Group workshops and short evening projects