1. CCTV Focus is proud to announce that they will be offering individuals the opportunity to learn the skills to become a CCTV Engineer via a 3 DAY INTENSIVE COURSE. The course is packed with practicals and an experienced Tutor will be on hand to ensure candidates are taught everything that is needed to be confident in the field.

Unit 1 Introduction to CCTV

  • Introduction to CCTV Design & installation
  • CCTV Video signals (H 264, Mpeg 2)
  • Cabling and connectors (CAT5, CAT6 & Coax)
  • Crimping BNC, CAT5 & keystone connectors
  • Video transmission (analogue to digital, megapixel cameras)
  • Assembling a CCTV system Troubleshooting using CCTV tester

Unit 2 Electrical and CCTV installation

  • How to design a cable run
  • Introduction to Ohm’s law
  • How to choose the right type of cable
  • Installing CCTV cameras with RG59 & CAT5
  • Installing CCTV power supplies
  • Using electrical tools

Unit 3 – CCTV system designing

  • Introduction to recording resolution, frames per second & lens sizes
  • How to calculate field of view (Selecting the correct types of lens size, recording resolution and configuring frames per second)
  • Digital CCTV storage and lighting (DVR storage calculator, Illumination and camera sensitivity in CCTV)
  • PTZ camera installation (Protocols, baud rate in PTZ
  • Installing camera housing for bigger projects with power
  • Installing Multiple PTZ cameras

Unit 4 – Practical wiring of CCTV system

  • Running cables for a CCTV system (CAT5 & coaxial)
  • Installing passive and active balun for long CCTV cable run
  • Running shotgun cable and use of cable pulling tips and techniques
  • Installing junction boxes

Unit – 5 Networking in CCTV

  • Remote access and mobile app viewing
  • Local area networking and wider are network
  • Assigning a local area IP address to a DVR and an IP camera
  • Techniques used in assigning a unique local IP address to a DVR
  • Private and public IP address
  • Port forwarding for CCTV systems
  • TCP and IP setting
  • Domain name servers
  • Mobile phone view for CCTV systems

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