This course gives you a solid introduction to network video surveillance. It is based on a blended learning concept, where the theory is presented in a range of eLearning modules (for self-paced studies), while the hands-on exercises take place in a classroom. In the exercises you will learn how to connect and configure Axis products.

Practical information

Format: Mix - Instructor-led training and online
Language: English
Locations: Bucharest (Romania)


To see all occasions for this course please go to the calendar in LMS or contact directly Bogdan Gavril (, Silviu Andrei Roman ( or Andrei Gavriliu (

Course outline:

eLearning modules:

a. Course information - Explains the setup of the course, with all modules ending with a quiz.

b. Network video surveillance systems - System components: cameras, encoders, switches, routers, Power over Ethernet.

c. Camera optics - What light is and how a camera sees.

d. Image usability - How to achieve usable images: camera placement, resolution, pixel density etc.

e. Bandwidth - Factors that affect bandwidth consumption, and actions for lowering it.

f. Edge storage, input/output ports (I/O), analytics and thermal cameras - SD cards and failover recording, typical input and output devices, how analytics can be used to pinpoint specific events taking place, thermal camera technology.

g. Cybersecurity - The most common types of attacks and how to mitigate them.

h. Maintenance and support - Basic troubleshooting, and how to reach Axis technical support.

i. Master quiz - The master quiz is a compilation of the module quizzes, including additional questions.

eLearning modules

a. Introduction to networking - The main building blocks of a network.

b. Axis naming convention - The information contained in the name of an Axis product.

3. Classroom module:

The classroom day is focused on hands-on exercises, putting the online theory into practice.

Course objectives:

After completing all modules, participants will have gained a solid understanding of:

• The role of each component in a network video surveillance system

• The inner workings of a camera

• What makes an image usable

• The factors that affect bandwidth consumption

• The benefits of edge storage

• How a camera’s input/output (I/O) ports enable further functionality

• The advantages of using video analytic apps

• How a thermal camera works

• Cybersecurity in a network video surveillance context

• How to troubleshoot a system and involve Axis technical support

• Connect and configure Axis network video products

Who should attend?

System integrators and installers in the network video surveillance industry


To get the most out of the training, you need to have an understanding of networking and be familiar with Axis naming convention. We recommend that participants take the online courses Introduction to network technology and Axis network camera naming convention prior to attending this

Information about the trainer:

Bogdan Gavril (
Trainer and A&E Lead

Silviu Andrei Roman (
Sales Engineer

Andrei Gavriliu (
Sales Engineer