ACS Level One: Credentials
Module Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for CEUs by: Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina
This module is called Credentials, but without their matching Readers they don’t do much. All popular card and reader technologies will be explained including several forms of Magnetic Stripe, Wiegand, 125 kHz Proximity, Contactless Smartcards and more. Upon completing this module, you will have a clear understanding of the available choices and the defining characteristics that determine what is best for each field application. ISO (International Standards Organization) standards and other governing factors are included.
The credentials are what the users are given and their selection is important the final experience of each person. Choosing the correct credential goes beyond technology to a very functional set of considerations. This module will explain the key aspects of this component of access control systems in a way that will make designing and implementing systems easier for any technician to handle.
This course is a component of the
Access Control Specialist (ACS) Level One certification. It may be taken on its own or ordered as part of the ACS Level One training bundle for a lower overall cost.
This module is part of a series with a recommendation to take the content in order. For a full listing of the modules, click