ADIA Access Control Course Accredited by City & Guilds

The ADIA Access Control Course is aimed at ADIA members who wish to further their knowledge on access control and increase their services to their existing and future clients. Perfect for those who already work in access control and receive a certificate to display their knowledge in their services.

This course looks at:

  • Physical Security
  • Electric Locks (maglocks, electric strike, shear locks and more)
  • Manual Locks (mortice lock, deadlocks, night latches)
  • Door Closers
  • Designing an Access Control System
  • Surveying for an Access Control System
  • Networking an Access Control System (server and software)
  • Stand-alone systems
  • Intercom systems
  • Keypads, pins, biometric scanners, time clocks, relays
  • Interfacing access control with an automatic door system
  • Principals of turnstiles, barriers and gates.
  • Testing and commissioning of an access control system.
Self Study + Video Call + Online Exam
£300 + VAT

Why take our course?

The ADIA Access Control Course:

  • Is only available to ADIA members
  • Provides online study for theoretical knowledge
  • Has full audio voiceover for the online study
  • Has practical assessments
  • Has a multiple choice exam (80% to pass)
  • Is accredited by CIty & Guilds
  • Certificate usually posted within 1 working day

Who is this course for?

  • Members who currently work in access control
  • Those looking to increase their existing knowledge of access control
  • Members who are new to access control and wish to extend their business
  • Members who are looking to save money on subcontracting to access control companies
  • Engineers that want to increase their portfolio and certifications.

What you will learn

On completion of the course you will be able to:

  • Install all variety of electric locking (maglocks, motorised bolts, electric strike),
  • Programme key cards, pins and other access control credentials,
  • Gain experience on various systems including programming via software,
  • Planning an access control system for a building,
  • Fill in a site survey form.


On completion of the course, you will receive a City & Guilds number and ADIA Access Control certificate.