IPVM Upcoming Courses


IPVM offers both live online and on-demand courses where we teach video surveillance and access control based on our unique ongoing researching and testing.

Live Courses

You can take the live courses from anywhere in the world, attending live or watching the recordings on demand. We include weekly quizzes, a final exam, extensive personal feedback and certifications for those who pass.

2020 Live Course Schedule:

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Spring 2020 Access Control Course

The Spring Access Control Course will start on April 28th, 2020.

The class meets 12 times over 6 weeks (Tuesday and Thursday) from 11am to 12pm.

Spring 2020 IP Networking Course

The Spring IP Networking Course will start on May 12th, 2020.

The class meets 12 times over 6 weeks (Tuesday and Thursday) from 1pm to 2pm ET.

Summer 2020 Camera Fundamentals Course

The Summer 2020 Camera Course will start on July 21st, 2020

The class meets 12 times over 6 weeks (Tuesday and Thursday) from 11am to 12pm ET.

July 2020 Video Surveillance 101 (2 Full Days)

The July 2020 Video Surveillance 101 Course will run July 22nd - July 23rd

The class meets for 2 full days, Wednesday July 22nd and Thursday July 23rd.

On-Demand Courses

The same course materials (videos, tutorials, quizzes, assignments, exams) are now available for on-demand. Start whenever you want. Take as long as you want or finish as soon as you can. Learn more about each course:

Every on-demand student gets a 20-minute phone call with an IPVM expert to get started and we offer 'office hours' every week to help any student learning the materials. More information and available courses can be found on the On-Demand overview page.

How The Courses Work

Live Classes: Each live course meets twice a week for ~6 weeks. We meet using webcasting software and live chat, presenting demonstrations, graphics, and explanations. We answer dozens of questions every class that helps you get the most out of each class. In IPVM classes, you are able and encouraged to interact to get the most out of it.

Below is a recording of the intro to one of our class sessions:

And below is a recording of a portion of the attendee Q&A at the end of a class session:

Course Readings: Each course includes ~300 pages of readings. These readings are based on our ongoing research and testing of security products to ensure that you learn what is current, which is critical given the ongoing changes in technology.