Finding the value in Axis' Training
The academy consists of a number of different modular courses, beginning with a two-day Network Video Fundamentals course. This course, which is mandatory for Axis Solutions Gold and Solutions Silver partners, focuses on different application areas and gives an overview of essential topics like basic networking, video compression techniques and image quality troubleshooting. This training is also backed up by hands-on practical exercises throughout the course.
The content of this course is of a technical nature, targeted at sales engineers, technical sales support, technicians and business development from both an IT background and a CCTV background.
Ettiene Van Der Watt, Engineering and Training Manger for Axis Communications MEA says, “The training academy has been operating for approximately 12 years. We have had great results from trainees and clients and it has also benefited sales figures as it helps for business development managers to understand the products intricately so that they can match the correct products to client requirements.”
Axis has also introduced a one-day Video Management Software course that will equip you with the skills you need to successfully deploy and manage: AXIS Camera Station as well as AXIS Companion Video management software is explored in both theory lessons and hands-on labs.
Designing Network Solutions is another one-day course that covers many important aspects of designing a network video surveillance system. Topics such as surveillance goals, camera placement, video analytics, network performance and storage solutions are discussed. All theory presented is put into practice in a comprehensive lab session.
Lastly, we encourage our partners to enrol in the Axis Certification Program. Having Axis Certified Professionals on your team qualifies you to work with network video and networking system design and installation on the highest level. Axis Certification Program gives you more than just expert-level knowledge of Axis products. It gives you wide-reaching, deep-going knowledge of network video topics that turns Axis Certified Professionals – and the businesses they work for – into sought-after experts. The certification also gives the partner many added benefits such as preference on our where-to-buy tab on Axis.com.
Van Der Watt adds that the Axis academy provides clients with the latest product, solutions and technology updates. We focus on value added education where interaction between students and facilitators are encouraged. We continue to strive for excellence in order to promote a culture that exceeds expectations through practical learning and our core technologies.