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Electronic Systems Technician Level 4 Trainee Guide, Paperback



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This exceptionally produced trainee guide features a highly illustrated design, technical hints and tips from industry experts, review questions and a whole lot more! Key content includes: Fire Alarm Systems, Intrusion Detection Systems, Audio Systems, Overview of Nurse Call and Signaling Systems, CCTV Systems, Broadband Systems, Access Control Systems, Systems Integration, System Commissioning and User Training, Media Management Systems, and Telecommunications Systems. Instructor Supplements Instructors: Product supplements may be ordered directly through OASIS at For more information contact your Pearson NCCER/Contren Sales Specialist at Annotated Instructor's Guide (AIG) Paperback (Includes access code for Instructor Resource Center) 978-0-13-266256-7 TestGen Software and Test Questions - Available for download from Access code comes in AIG and also available separately. Additional TestGen Software Access Code Cards 9780132662574 PowerPointŪ Presentation Slides 9780132662581

Table of Contents

(Total Level Hours: 325 (175 Audio, Video, Voice, and Data Training Path and 175 Life Safety & Security Training Path))


Audio Systems (30 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292256-2

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292267-8

Introduces and explains audio system components, including input sources, amplifiers, signal processing equipment, and

output equipment. Describes power requirements, cabling options, system configuration, and basic design considerations.

Reviews common test equipment used for installation and troubleshooting. (Module ID 33401-12)


Video Systems (40 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292257-9

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292269-2

Describes the types of equipment used in various video systems and equipment, including both analog and digital

video, video signaling, display devices, HDTV, 3-D video, and video processing and distribution. (Module ID 33402-12)


Broadband Systems (40 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292258-6

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292270-8

Describes the major elements of head-end design for specialized television systems, including CATV, SMATV, and

MATV systems. Explains receivers, modulators, amplification, and distribution devices. Explains proper signal levels, cable

attenuation, insertion loss, and acceptable carrier-to-noise levels. Covers common test equipment and troubleshooting

procedures. (Module ID 33403-12)


Media Management Systems (20 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292259-3

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292271-5

Explains the basic principles behind shared media resources and their access via a computer network or hardwired application.

Describes media types for both analog and digital platforms. Explores cabling options including fiber-optic interfaces.

(Module ID 33404-12)


Telecommunications Systems (20 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292260-9

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292272-2

Describes the history and current use of basic subscriber systems. Also covers PBX systems used in business applications

and Central office services used to interface to the public switched telephone network (PSTN). (Module ID 33405-12)



Residential and Commercial Building Networks (25 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292261-6

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292273-9

Describes how home and business systems such as fire alarms, security, energy, and entertainment can be integrated

using specialized smart home and building management software and controllers. Describes best practices for

system interoperability and performance. Discusses various interconnection options and integration protocols. (Module ID



Intrusion Detection Systems (30 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292262-3

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292274-6

Describes devices such as sensors, notification, control panels, and programming used in intrusion detection security systems.

Covers system design and installation guidelines, wiring, testing, and troubleshooting. Emphasizes codes and standards.

(Module ID 33407-12)


Fire Alarm Systems (40 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292263-0

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292275-3

Covers the basics of fire alarm systems, including devices, circuits, system design and installation guidelines, power requirements, control panel programming, testing, and troubleshooting. Explores integration of fire alarms with other

systems. Examines both residential and commercial fire alarm applications, emphasizing NEC® requirements. (Module ID



Overview of Nurse Call and Signaling Systems (15 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292264-7

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292276-0

Presents an overview of nurse call and signaling systems as found in hospitals and other health-care facilities. Covers basic

emergency call and duress system requirements based on facility type. Identifies installation requirements based on UL and other building code specifications. (Module ID 33409-12)


CCTV Systems (30 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292265-4

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292278-4

Describes the installation and configuration of closed circuit TV systems for small, medium, and large facilities. Explains

various equipment, including cameras, lenses, remotepositioning, video recording, and transmission. Covers the roles

of the internet and digital technologies. Introduces test and troubleshooting equipment. (Module ID 33410-12)


Access Control systems (35 Hours)

Trainee $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292266-1

Instructor $19 ISBN 978-0-13-292279-1

Introduces access control systems, including applications, door locking systems, readers, biometrics, and controllers. Emphasizes installation practices as well as building and electrical codes. (Module ID 33411-12)

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