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ADI’s training courses are the perfect way to increase your knowledge, uncover new opportunities and keep up to date with the very latest technology - and just the thing if you are new to the security industry.

ADI offers training opportunities to meet all the demands within the security and fire industry.

Standard courses available include: Analogue CCTV | IP video | Milestone professional training | Access control and door entry | Fire system design BS5839-1:2017 | MxPro foundation course | Introduction to fire detection and safety.

But it doesn’t stop there.  As a multi-discipline specialist we can also create bespoke training programmes, to suit you, to help you win more business.  All courses are a full day and are delivered by fully qualified, experienced tutors and are held throughout the year, in various locations across the country - or we can even arrange to come to you! Book today.

FIND OUT MORE - Contact your local ADI Account Manager, call 01706 510 500 or email [email protected]
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Designed with project engineers and specifiers in mind, this course illustrates the fundamentals of an effective and efficient site survey and system design. Participants will become competent in structuring visits, knowing the necessary questions to ask, understanding how external factors could affect product specification and the expertise to put a comprehensive system design together.

Data Protection Act | Operational requirements and product selection | Transmission | Telemetry and lighting | Recording calculations and event management | Analytics | Remote and onsite monitoring | Maintenance


IP VIDEO FUNDAMENTALS – free to attend

This course sets out to provide delegates with a working knowledge of IP video systems and networks. The course is both practical and theory based. The objective is to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of IP networks and acquire the confidence and expertise to install an IP video system. This course is designed with install and service engineers in mind.


Networking principles | IP addresses, subnet masks and gateways | TCP/IP protocols | Port forwarding | PoE switches and routers | VLANS | IP cameras, encoders and structured cabling | Recording | System configuration


IP VIDEO SYSTEM DESIGN – free to attend

The objective of this course is to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of IP video system and network design. With technical sales and system specifiers in mind, this course is designed to give the knowledge and confidence to design an IP video system.

Networking principles | Resolution | Equipment positioning | Structured cabling systems | Network hardware | VLAN principles | Network design principles | IP cameras and encoders | Recording methods | Bandwidth and storage calculations | Lighting considerations | Standards



Milestone Professional training* provides candidates with an in-depth knowledge of the Milestone Professional VMS product as well as the necessary skills to install and commission a system. This course uses lectures and hands-on exercises to help participants become certified in XProtect Professional.

Target audience: IP video install engineers, technical sales people, IT professionals, IT consultants, and product managers.


Install a XP Professional system | Understand the hardware and software components | Add and configure cameras and get licenses for cameras | Understand scheduled events and PTZ patrolling | Setup users and user rights | Use Smart Client including export for evidence | Use Milestone storage / networks calculator


The cost of this course is £99 plus vat. *This is not a certified course. Candidates are still required to complete an online exam for full Milestone certification.



This course sets out to provide delegates with an excellent foundation to access control and door entry. The course is both practical and theory based covering topics such as basic audio and video entry, stand-alone access systems, an overview of networked access systems and electric locking and ancillaries.

Audio / video door entry | IP (TCP/IP) audio video entry | Standalone keypad access systems | Standalone card access systems | IP (TCP/IP) networked / online access control systems | Integration of access control and CCTV | Cards and fobs, card printers, biometric options | General overview of electrical locking | PSU’S, exit buttons and ancillaries | Overview of automation including – garage doors, gates, barriers, bollards and turnstiles

FIRE SYSTEM DESIGN BS5839-1:2017 - £165 plus VAT

In co-operation with the UK fire organisation IFEDA, ADI can now offer certificated BS 5839-1:2017 training. What’s more, book online at IFEDA and ADI customers will receive a discount off the usual fee.  The courses are available at selected ADI branches across the UK or at an IFEDA arranged training facility. The cost of this course is £165 plus vat.

Course summary:

• To establish the need for a fire alarm and understand how to implement the relevant category to the premises

• Understand the appropriate use of variations, and the different components available, and how to select these to design a compliant system

Suitable for:

Alarm technicians | Owners and managers of fire companies | Risk assessors | Fire safety officers | Other enforcing bodies


MxPro is the leading analogue addressable fire panel – and includes two panel ranges, the Advanced MxPro 5 and the benchmark MXPro 4. Learn more about how easy this solution is to install, configure and operate.  The Advanced MxPro Foundation Course is a full day and split in to two sections:  

Product Overview
This section provides a general product overview on MxPro including details of the range of hardware and software available. You’ll also be able to learn more about the range of features and expansion capabilities that can be provided.

Introduction to Networking
This sections provides an introduction to the networked fire system. You’ll find out more about the features to permit full flexibility of a networked solution.


Offering brand specific training with and on behalf of manufacturers such as C-Tec, Hyfire, Kentec and Morley. These module base courses are aimed at providing engineers with clear and comprehensive information to assist in the completion of addressable fire alarm installations. Contact your ADI Account Manager to find out more.

Overview of product arrangement | Product set up | Panel programming | PC configuration | Basic introduction to cause and effect

FIND OUT MORE - Contact your local ADI Account Manager, call 01706 510 500 or email [email protected]



Bury – BL9 8RN – 0161 767 2990

Birmingham – B24 8TL – 0121 327 4821

Enfield – EN1 1SH – 0208 805 1355

Glasgow – G4 9XR – 0141 331 1011

Reading – RG2 0TA – 0118 932 3641

Salford – M5 4U – 0161 745 7721


*To guarantee your place a £50 booking fee is required per attendee, void on attendance. Contact your ADI Account Manager to find out more. Terms and conditions apply. Although every effort has been made to ensure that the contents of this publication are accurate, no liability will be accepted by ADI for any errors and omissions. Consumer Credit Licence No. 388644.

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