Introduction to the access control database for physical security workers

Why should a physical security officer care about a database?

The chances are that you are helping manage access control as part of the job. A bit more knowledge will help you to be more effective, make it easier to identify issues and suggest solutions. It’s also nice to know why you are do some of the things that you do. It makes it easier to deal with enquiries and help people with their concerns. This short course is intended as an overview – you may then decide to explore further to develop your skills, and, you never know, chose a different career path?

Table of Contents

Task: Read – Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
How do access control systems work?
How is the access control database built?
Who owns the database?
A suggested audit process & commissioning suggestion
Access control – some tips!
Recommended reading

How to enrol

Download the course manual, link below, no registration is required. If you would like a CPD certificate you will need to complete the course assignments. To issue your certificate (you will receive it via email) we will need to register your details which will include transaction history, your name and email – see our privacy policy here

Due to the nature of the study material used with this course it is recommended that you work from either a laptop or desktop PC to complete it

CPD Award – This is a free course for the duration of 2022

On successful completion of the associated course assignments a CPD certificate for 1 hours study time will be issued. To pass you will need need to pass 14 of the 16 questions – you may attempt the course 2 times free of charge, any additional attempts would be charged at £5 each. Take your time, there are no trick questions! All assesments are there to ensure that you have both read and understood the course material – thats it, no hidden agenda!

Once received please print off and store a hard copy of your certificate and download and keep safe the PDF. If a replacement certificate is required there will be a £5 administration fee per cerificate

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Course links

Download the workbook (PDF) – Click here to download PDF Format

Course assignments: When ready click here to take the assessment