Course description:

Whether you work in the field, sales, or support, knowledge is power. The world of network video is vast and constantly evolving. No matter your role on the team, education helps you spend your time and resources more efficiently. 

Network Video Fundamentals provides foundation knowledge and hands-on experience with network video. It is a comprehensive course that spans topics such as device types, storage and bandwidth, system design, installation, integration, troubleshooting, and more. 

In this blended course students will complete 8-12 hours of online pre-work prior to attending the 2.5 day classroom experience. In class students will take part in over 40 hands-on exercises with Axis products. 

On the final day of the classroom course, students will have the opportunity to qualify as an Axis Certified Professional by taking the Axis Network Video exam

Practical information:

Format: Instructor-led classroom

  •  Online pre-course modules (at your own pace, 8-12 hours completion time, depending on experience)
  • Classroom
    2 days hands-on
    0.5 day certification

Language: English
Technical requirements: Required Online Pre-work Modules

Online System Requirements:

  • Google Chrome, Firefox 2+, Safari on Mac 1.2+
  • Javascript and Cookies enabled
  • Recommended minimum screen resolution of 1024×768

Classroom Experience

Bring to class:
1. Your Picture ID
2. Your Windows laptop*
* Please note: Mac OSX computers (even running in Windows mode) are not recommended in the classroom. Unfortunately, the software is not supported for the Mac OSX platform, and even in Windows mode the software performance is not good.

Class System Requirements:

  • IMPORTANT! You must have administration rights on your device – the ability to install programs.
  • Windows 7/8/10 (64 bit)*
  • Minimum i3 or AMD equivalent
  • Ethernet jack or adapter

Price: $679

Course outline:

Day 1

  • 8:30 AM Breakfast
  • 9:00 AM Welcome and introductions
  • M1: Basic camera setup discussion and exercises
  • Break
  • M2: How a camera sees discussion and exercises
  • Lunch
  • M3: What a camera sees discussion and exercises
  • Break
  • M4: The cost of bitrate discussion and exercises
  • Day 1 Review quiz game

Day 2

  • 8:30 am Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Day 2 Welcome
  • M5: Cybersecurity discussion and exercises
  • M6: System design and installation discussion and exercises
  • Break
  • M7: Troubleshooting discussion and exercises
  • Lunch
  • M8: The power of integration discussion and exercises
  • Break
  • Day 2 Course review

Day 3

  • 8:30 am Breakfast
  • 9:00 am Day 3 welcome
  • 9:15 am Axis Certified Professional exam

Course objectives:

  • Identify the basic features and capabilities of a network camera 
  • Describe best practices for system design 
  • Identify factors that influence bitrate, bandwidth and storage
  • Troubleshoot common issues 
  • Explain hardware and software components vital to cybersecurity
  • Demonstrate methods for integration of legacy devices 
  • Describe the capabilities of new technologies for network video

Who should attend:

Security professionals who want to gain foundation knowledge and hands-on experience in network video, and prepare to become an Axis Certified Professional.


Registrants will be required to complete the Network Video Fundamentals online course (at your own pace, 4-5 hours completion time).