Intruder alarm system design

Organisation profile

With a focus on electrification, automation and digitalization, Siemens stands for engineering excellence, innovation and reliability. Operating in Ireland since 1925, Siemens is one of the world’s

leading electronics and electrical engineering companies, operating in the industry, energy, building technologies and healthcare sectors, as well as providing infrastructure solutions for cities and metropolitan areas.

Training aim

To provide the attendee with an overview of the current intruder alarm standards (EN50131-1:2006) with a focus on the regulatory environment, design considerations & risk assessment.

Learning objectives

Attendees should be able to:

Understand the regulatory environment

Differentiate between various grades of systems and security components

Understand the design process

Understand the requirements for alarm verification for monitored security systems 

Course outline

European & Irish standards

Detector types & classification

System design & grade

Communication & alarm transmission systems

Garda policy on monitored alarms

Documentation & certification process

Trainer's profile


Course duration

1 Hour

Assessment & certification

Attendance & successful completion of short exam

Who should attend

Mechanical and electrical consulting engineers

Security consultants, designers of security systems & similar roles


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