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A Security Systems Technician installs, maintains and repairs systems designed to protect people and property. In addition to home alarm systems, Security Technicians work with hand or fingerprint scanners, intelligent cameras, card access systems, and much more.
They work mostly with low-voltage 12 volt wiring, but sometimes also with 120 volt alternating current, standard telephone lines, even internet systems for communication. Security Technicians use many specialized tools for installing cables, programming systems, and testing communications.
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This Certificate program from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) is divided into two levels. Level 1 deals with basic installation techniques and the theories and codes which govern the security industry. Level 2 involves installing and troubleshooting complete alarm systems and advanced security equipment. This level includes a mandatory four-week work experience practicum with a licensed alarm company.
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