Course Descriptions

ASSA ABLOY is proud to offer the following educational courses covering ASSA ABLOY Electronic Security Hardware, Adams Rite and Alarm Controls product lines. These courses educates attendees on various levels of product/technical knowledge, selling techniques, site survey, and system design and product installation.

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Virtual Instructor-Led Training Classes

Access Control Hardware Selection

This class will take a step-by-step look at selecting the correct hardware needed to electronically access control openings. We will review the steps in the hardware selection process and what other information we need to know when selecting hardware. We will briefly discuss how codes affect our selection, as well as establish a basic understanding of mechanical and electronic hardware.

Adams Rite Product Applications

This course covers the application of Adams Rite mechanical and electrified locking products. Participants will cover the variety of locking solutions for aluminum doors, including mechanical deadbolts, dead-latches and panic exit devices along with electrified hardware products.

Adams Rite Storefront Product Applications

Aperio Products and Applications

This course is an introduction to Aperio technology for small openings, cabinets, IT racks, lockers, incubators and many others. We look at the technology and how the products are configured for small, 1-to-1 applications with the capability for larger systems through additional qualifications and certifications.

This class is eligible for 1 credit hour: attendees may receive a certificate of completion (as requested).

Electric Strike Selector

In this course, we will review conducting a site survey to determine the correct electric strike for an application and what you need to know when selecting a strike. We will look at some applications and walk through steps to get to the "best" strike for the application. We will also explore common door hardware and what you need to know to select the strike design to work with it and “outside the box" options to consider. This class is eligible for 2 credit hours: attendees may receive a certificate of completion (as requested).

By completing this course you should be able to:

  • Recognize the key factors and considerations when selecting a strike for an application.
  • Summarize building codes as they apply to electric strikes.
  • Assess how to match a door lockset to an electric strike.
  • Discuss what to do with a store-front opening and Herculite glass as hardware changes.
  • Describe how ASSA ABLOY can support your strike selection decision making process.
Maglocks Codes and Applications

During this webinar, we want to answer your questions surrounding maglock codes and applications! Please submit your questions when registering for the event. Plan to attend and listen in as we address your questions about how, when, and where to use maglocks. Any remaining time will be open to Q&A.

Even if you don’t submit a question, this session is sure to be an educational and interactive way to learn about the codes and applications of maglocks.

Maglocks: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

This course will address some of the folklore, misconceptions and history of Maglocks.  It will display some of the reasons why agencies presented concerns about Maglocks and why the reasons are no longer valid if ever were true. Additionally this course will site why there was confusion in codes and compliance as well as how to take action to dispel those myths. This class is eligible for 2 CEU hours.

Powering Your Access Control System

This course is a review of the steps in the development of a circuit with the focus on the distribution board and the power supply. How do we get to the boards? Math is the answer! We will discuss different types of distribution and power supplies and consider the following questions: when would you select one board over another? How important is the fire relay? Do I really need it?

This class is eligible for 1 credit hour: attendees may receive a certificate of completion (as requested).

Q&A Open Forum - 2015/2018 IBC Delayed Egress

During this webinar, we want to answer your questions surrounding delayed egress under 2015/2018 International Building Codes (IBC)! Please submit your questions when registering for the event. Plan to attend and listen in as we address your questions about how, when, and where to use delayed egress. Any remaining time will be open to Q&A.  

Even if you don’t submit a question, this session is sure to be an educational and interactive way to learn about the codes involving delayed egress.

Site Survey

This course covers the proper method of conducting a site survey to determine the best ASSA ABLOY products for the opening while meeting the customer’s needs. Discussion topics include codes & AHJ, walkthrough techniques, electronic locking system component selection – like power supply, locks, entry device and exit device selection - as well as system layout. Common errors, tips, and techniques will also be shared for real-world application.

By completing this course you should be able to:

  • Discuss necessary information collected during the site survey process. 
  • Identify existing access control equipment, surroundings, and door frame materials.
  • Recognize examples of electric locking system components, brackets, and accessories.
  • Define requirements for exiting, switches, and power needs.
  • Summarize steps to designing an electric locking system layout.
  • Suggest possible access control hardware solutions to multiple use-case applications, occupancy uses, and surroundings.
Storefront Mechanical to Electrical Solutions

This course covers solutions to upgrade storefronts and small businesses from mechanical to electrified access control. Participants will explore a variety of locking solutions for aluminum doors. This class is eligible for 1 credit hour: attendees may receive a certificate of completion (as requested).

By completing this course, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify mechanical and electrical access control hardware available from ASSA ABLOY.
  • Provide use-case examples/applications for solutions from six product segments: Deadlocks, Deadlatches, Exit Devices, Trim, Electric Strikes, and Power.
  • Discuss special considerations and hardware selection with an aluminum store-front opening.
  • Suggest possible access control hardware solutions to multiple use-case applications, occupancy uses, and surroundings.