Learn the basic principles of electronic safety and security.


ESS100 is the first course in the electronic safety and security (ESS) series. This introductory course discusses security design basics and theory, as well as current and future trends in electronic safety and security.

This course also provides concepts related to integrating ESS and information technology systems including devices, roles, requirements and processes. This course is based on the Electronic Safety and Security Design Reference Manual (ESSDRM).

ESS100 will benefit you if you have less than two years of ESS experience or if you need a good refresher of the basics.

The final ESS exam based on the ESSDRM, 2nd edition, will take place at the 2012 BICSI Fall Conference & Exhibition, September 17, in Anaheim, California.

Course topics include an overview of:

  • Security principles
  • Security design process
  • Access control systems
  • Surveillance systems
  • Intrusion detection systems
  • Fire and alarm systems
  • Special systems: nurse call and radio frequency identification (RFID)
  • Systems integration

Who Should Attend
New ESS designers, sales/marketing representatives, installers/technicians and other personnel interested in electronic safety and security and its impact on cabling distribution systems.

Take Note
For more in-depth training and applications of the topics presented in ESS100, enroll in ESS110. You will also benefit from purchasing the BICSI ESSDRM.

What’s In It For Me?
Electronic safety and security is becoming a bigger part of ITS. Gain fundamental knowledge and increase your understanding of this extremely important topic.