Published on 4 August, 2009
|SIA has added new features to its already highly-regarded Central Station Operator/Instructor Training program|
The Security Industry Association
has added new features to its already highly-regarded Central Station Operator/Instructor Training (CST) programme.
Starting with the August class in Alexandria, Va., the CST course will include expanded instruction on:
•how to read formats (with an explanation of the various languages);
•alternate signal delivery to include IP and GSM;
•and other topics.
"As one of the only central station training programmes to offer instruction in the classroom, not online, the CST course already provided a substantive learning experience that was enhanced by the invaluable exchange between student and trainer," SIA Director of Education Arminda Valles-Hall said. "These additions make a great product even better."
The CST course is a five-day programme that provides information about the entire process of training a central station operator from experienced instructors. It identifies the necessary elements of an in-house training programme and teaches techniques for evaluating progress and working with students to improve their performance. Upon completion of the course, the graduate becomes both a SIA-certified operator and a SIA-certified trainer who is authorised to certify his or her own operators.
The next CST courses are:
The course fee is $550 for SIA members and $650 for non-members. More information is available on the SIA Web site.