Course information

The old adage says that knowledge is power. No matter your role or experience, the Network Video Fundamentals course covers the essentials of network video solutions including camera basics, system design, and troubleshooting. Devices featured in this course include fixed domes, PTZ cameras, thermal cameras, network speakers and more.

Practical information

Format: Instructor-led classroom
Length: 2.5 days (plus 8 hours of online modules)
Language: English
Technical Requirements: PC with Windows 10 (minimum)
Price: CAD$679.00

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Course Calendar:

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Course Outline:

  • Part 1 of the course takes place online
    • eLearning modules: Industry & Standards, How a Camera Sees, What a Camera Sees, The Cost of Bitrate, The Connected Camera, System Design & Installation, Troubleshooting, The Power of Integration
  • Part 2 is a two-day classroom experience with 40% instructor presentations and 60% hands-on exercises.
  • Part 3 is optional, allowing you to become an Axis Certified Professional by taking the exam. The exam will be held in-person with a proctor on site.

Fully paid attendees taking the certification exam will receive:

  • AXIS P3245-LVE Network Camera
  • 4 Camera Station Licenses
  • Pearson Vue Testing voucher

Fully paid attendees NOT taking the certification exam will receive

  • AXIS P3245-LVE Network Camera
  • 4 Camera Station Licenses

Course objectives:

You’ll be skilled in:

  • Describing the basic features and abilities of a network camera
  • Best practices of system design
  • Understanding bitrate and influencing factors
  • Troubleshooting common issues
  • Describing the basic roles and functions of devices in a network
  • Understanding light, including IR
  • Integrating legacy devices as well as new solutions

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for individuals working with system integration and network video design who want to gain a greater understanding of network video best practices, integration, resource management and more.


Completion of online modules (8-10 hours) is mandatory before attending the in-person element.