CMOOR Group Launches Online Course for Access Control Novices

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The CMOOR Group, a provider of continuing education curriculum for the electronic security industry, has released its “Access Control Specialist Level One” course through its portal,

The course is divided into six modules and covers everything from doors, frames and electrified locking devices to the latest in smart cards and biometrics. The modules touch on the following points:

  • Module 1 provides an overview of access control,    beginning with doors and hardware, locks and lock history, door position     in monitoring and egress control and ending with the components of an     electronic access control system.
  • Module 2 covers credentials and readers, including     magnetic stripe, Wiegand swipe, 125 kHz proximity, contact and contactless     smartcards and combination cards.
  • Module 3 deals with binary math and the various card     data formats, and will teach students how to choose the right format every     time.
  • Module 4 presents smart card technology and details     contact and contactless smartcards, applications for EAC systems, smart card     security, mutual authentication, multiple applications on the card and     global platform.
  • Module 5 includes an overview of the most popular     biometric technologies such as fingerprint, hand geometry, iris     recognition and facial recognition. The difference between passive and     active biometric systems is also covered.
  • Module 6 reviews the components that make up an     access control system, and then looks at various options ranging from     single door stand-alone devices to widely distributed systems using IP     connections over LAN/WAN networks. Wiring standards are explained as well     as the idea of PoE (power over Ethernet) and Integration of CCTV with     access control.

Students who take the course will receive both CEU credits as well as certification from online academy.


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