Verkada Certified Engineer Program

This program currently consists of three courses: Essentials, Access Control Specialist, and Alarms Specialist. Each course is designed to help you become a technical expert in all Verkada product lines to better architect and implement security and building solutions.


The Essentials course is a one-day training consisting of in-person, hands-on training with Verkada products. You'll learn how to properly test, deploy, and implement the Verkada Technology stack in customer environments.

Course Outline

  • Product Suite Overview (Cameras, Access Control, Air Quality, Alarms, Workplace, Intercoms)
  • System Architecture
  • Networking Best Practices
  • User Management and Permissioning
  • Notifications and Alerts 
  • Feature Reviews
  • Installations, Accessories, and Mounts
  • Integrations

Who should enroll:

  • Verkada Partners & Security Integrators that have a solid background in Physical Security Infrastructure, Networking, and/or Cloud Technologies
  • Technical consultants who work directly with Verkada Customers, Solutions Engineers, and Account Executives
  • Partners who provide technical support to their sales team and assist in designing security system recommendations, product recommendations, and technical evaluations

Access Control Specialist

The Access Control (AC) Specialist course is a two-day deep dive into all things Access Control. The course will provide you exposure to advanced Verkada-specific Access Control topics, installation and deployment best practices, and hands-on labs.

Day 1 Overview : Training and Hands-on Labs

  • Access Control Fundamentals
  • Verkada Hardware & Wiring
  • Software Configurations & Implementations
  • Troubleshooting

Day 2 Overview : Training and Practical & Written Exams

  • Best Practices When Approaching Existing Systems
  • Life Cycle of a Verkada Install Project
  • Written, Multiple Choice Exam
  • Hands-on, Practical Exam Emulating a Real-Life Deployment

Who should enroll:

This course is recommended for individuals who have:

  • At least 2 years of Access Control experience and
  • Completed the Essentials course

Alarms Specialist

The Alarms Specialist course is a comprehensive one-day training designed to explore a range of alarm concepts, while also providing in-depth guidance on Verkada-specific alarm configurations. The course combines theoretical knowledge with practical application through hands-on labs and informative lectures delivered by Verkada’s technical trainers.

Course Outline

  • Verkada Alarms Hardware
  • Verkada Software Configurations
  • Integrations with 3rd Party Devices/Systems
  • Site Surveys & Best Practices
  • Troubleshooting
  • Licensing

Who should enroll:

This course is recommended for individuals who have:

  • Completed the Essentials course

Ready to Enroll?

The VCE training courses are available in various locations across the globe. Are you interested in learning more and getting hands-on experience with Verkada? Click below to find a training near you!

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