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October 2019

Thursday 17 October 2019
Introduction to Smart Home
£30 + VAT


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Thursday 17 October 2019
Become a Smart Home Technology Integrator
£30 + VAT

New to our 2019/20 training programme is our ‘Become a Smart Home Technology Integrator’ course, which is designed to help those that are new to the industry or looking to expand their knowledge base. This brand-new course overviews the principle topics that every new integrator needs to know about, including AV Distribution, Lighting, Networking and Control. With a great emphasis put on hands-on demonstrations and real-world configurations, the course aims to give potential customers a taste of what is possible, explain many of the considerations they need to make before they start, describe some of the pitfalls to look out for along the way and introduce them to higher-level training and support they can expect from RGB.

Location: RGB Head Office,
2 Labourn Business Park,
Lambourne Woodlands,
RB17 7RY

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Tuesday 22–Wednesday 23 October 2019
Savant Core Training (2 Day Course)
£30 + VAT

Geared towards installers and programmers, Savant basic training includes hands-on training systems with a full complement of equipment.

This 2-day course is intended for technical people and covers the core skills needed to design and program control systems using RacePoint Blueprint® design tool. The course combines interactive classroom training with real world lab exercises allowing you to get comfortable working with Savant tools in a short period of time.

Day 1:
- Networking requirements and setup
- System details
- Apple® Remote Desktop (ARD)
- iPad TrueCommand App configuration
- Building and customising UI screens
- Custom popovers
- Data tables
- Lab exercises

Day 2:
- Media Server
- Modifying Profiles
- Advanced RacePoint BluePrint® features
- Lab Exercises

In order to be eligible for the Savant basic 2-day training course, all candidates must complete four online courses and score 80% or higher on each test to qualify.

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Thursday 31 October 2019
Networking & Wi-Fi for AV Systems - CEDIA CEU Accredited
£30 + VAT

This one-day course provides an introduction to Ethernet wired networks and Wi-Fi wireless networks. It is aimed at technical people wishing to learn about networks for AV systems and the design and setup considerations needed to make installations more effective.

Please note that this is not a product specific hands-on training course but it does contain a wealth of practical tips and advice.

09:45 Arrival and Coffee.
10:00 Basic Network Terms and Technology.
Network Components and what they do.
Network Cabling.
13:00 Lunch.
14:00 Network Configuration.
Streaming Media considerations.
Wi-Fi Setup, Security and Interference.
Wi-Fi Site Survey & where to place WAPs
Introduction to ZigBee Mesh Networks.
Introduction to Ethernet over Powerline.
16:30 Course evaluation.
16:45 Course ends.

Students are assumed to have little or no knowledge of networks, but familiarity with using a web browser to configure products will be useful.

Students are encouraged to bring their own laptop PC so they can install the suggested Wi-Fi site survey software but it is not essential for the rest of this course.

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