Specification of Integrated Security Solutions

Organisation profile

ACT design and manufacture integrated access control and video management products for the security industry. ACT's main geographical markets are Ireland, UK, Scandinavia and France.

ACT products are specified and installed across various market sectors including healthcare, education, retail and government.

Training aim

The aim of this course is to provide the audience with an understanding of Access Control, Video Management, Integrated Security Systems and to introduce Emerging Technologies in the Security Industry

Learning objectives

Access Control

1. The Components of a Wired Access Control Door

2. The Architecture of Wired  Access Control Systems

3. The benefits and drawbacks of Wireless Access Control

4. The different options and applications for the various access control credential technologies


Video Management

1. The Benefits of IP Video Management

2. The ONVIF standards


Integrated Security Systems

1. The benefits and drawbacks of integrated security systems

2. Emerging Technologies in the Security Industry

Course outline

- Introduction to Access Control

- Introduction to Video Management

- What is an Integrated Security System?

- A Look to the Future - Emerging Technologies

Trainer's profile

Graham Browne - Irish Sales Manager

Graham is the Irish Sales Manager and has eight years experience in the security industry. Graham has assisted in specification, worked on and commissioned security systems for St. James's Hospital, Galway University Hospital and Lusk Detention Centre. He is currently studying for his MBA with DIT.


Qualification: B.Eng

Awarded by: ITT Dublin (2008)

Qualification: BSc (Business & Psychology)

Awarded by: DCU (2014)

Course duration

1 Hour

Assessment & certification

1 Hour of CPD Training

Completion of the ACT Specifiers Training Course (Access Control & Video Management Systems)

Who should attend

Mechanical and Electrical Consulting Engineers


Security Consultants

Any person/organisation involoved in the specification of security equipment