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If you are involved in the surveying, designing, installing and maintaining of electronic security systems you will need to meet the requirements of PD 6662: 2010 and should be aware of the contents of the Standard for Installation, EN 50131-1, and the Alarm Systems Application Guidelines, DD CLC/TS 50131-7.

Where required, you may need to have an understanding of BS 8243, Intruder and Hold-Up Alarm Systems designed to generate Confirmed Alarms. Maintenance of intruder alarms is an essential aspect of the electronic security industry so an understanding of DD 263, Commissioning, maintenance and remote support – Code of practice, is vital.

Who should attend?

System designers, installation, commissioning and maintenance engineers involved in the specification, provision and maintenance of intruder alarm systems designed to meet the requirements of PD 6662: 2010.

 Course content

  • Introduction to the contents and layout of standards
  • Familiarisation with known problems and the actions to achieve resolution.
  • Guidance on the industry’s interpretation of various aspects of the standard
  • Demonstrate how BS 8243 will relate to the new standard
  • Introduction to the requirements of DD263 – Commissioning, maintenance and remote support for intruder alarm systems.

Course outcomes

On completion of this course delegates should:

  • Have a good understanding of the recommendations contained within EN  50131-1 + A1:2009 and DD CLC/TS 50131-7: 2006 and the relationship between these two documents
  • Appreciate areas where there are known problems and what action can be taken to resolve these
  • Have a sound knowledge of current confirmation techniques for Intruder and  Hold-up Alarm Systems as specified in BS 8243.
  • Understand commissioning and on-site or remote maintenance requirements based upon the contents DD 263: 2010

General Information

This course has been developed by NSI Support Services Ltd, whose aim is to provide the security and fire industries with relevant, effective and quality training solutions.

Training courses are held at NSI Support Services Ltd Headquarters in Maidenhead, Berkshire and regionally at Motherwell College, Belfast, Bristol and Warrington. In addition, we can run a course from your offices, please contact us for a quotation.

Delegates receive a Certificate of Attendance and comprehensive course notes. Attendees are expected to take an interactive part, with practical exercises for group or individual participation.  Exercises are based on ‘real life’ situations that may arise with a company designing, installing and maintaining electronic security systems.

Motherwell College, Scotland

NSI are delighted to be working with Motherwell College, to deliver this popular NSI course in Scotland. Affordable overnight accommodation is available; please ask for details.

Course Dates

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

Attending this course will contribute 6 structured hours towards your CPD requirements.


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