SH - Home System Automation and Integration

30 Hours / Access Length: 3 Months / Delivery: Online, Self-Paced

Course Overview:

The SH (Smart Home) - Home System Automation and Integration course discusses how to bring all the home subsystems together and create a fully integrated home. The course describes the process of setting up and programming automation controllers for complete home automation. Students learn to troubleshoot and identify technical problems with system user interfaces or control processors. They also identify integration standards and learn about the organizations responsible for defining these standards.

Course Outline:

Module 1:
  • Lesson 1: Core Subsystems
  • Lesson 2: Complementary Subsystems
  • Lesson 3: Automated Lift Systems
Module 2:
  • Lesson 1: Home Integration Basics
  • Lesson 2: Home Automation Controllers
  • Lesson 3: User Interfaces
Module 3:
  • Lesson 1: Proposing the Home Integration Plan
  • Lesson 2: Integrating the Subsystems
  • Lesson 3: Integrating Subsystem Controls
  • Lesson 4: Documentation, Testing, and Maintenance

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.