Electronics, Alarm Installation, CCTV Certified Training Courses

Digital, Text & Voice Communicator – Digital Communicator

Digital Text & Voice CommunicatorThe Hi-Tech Training Digital Text & Voice Communicator Course is designed to provide participants with the skills required to connect Digital, Text & Voice Communicators to an Alarm Control Panel for transmission of Digital status signals via the telephone line, GSM Network or IP network to a central monitoring station. The Digital Communicator Course’s practical application and our highly experienced trainers ensure that this course is second to none. The course is technical and practical in nature and is suitable to participants who have successfully completed the Hi-Tech Training Intruder Alarm Installation Course or equivalent.

Duration and Schedule

Digital Text & Voice Communicator Course runs over 1 day. The next course commences on Saturday 4th November. View our course schedule for and visit for our fees and booking. Course fee is €250 (€100 Booking Fee + Balance of €150)

Learning Objectives

  • Connect and programme a Digital Communicator.
  • Connect and programme a Text (SMS) Communicator.
  • Connect and programme a Voice Communicator.
  • Be aware of regulatory requirements and communication protocols.
  • Be aware of design considerations for alarm installations using digital communicators.
  • Connect to Central Station and device monitoring Apps
  • Installer and Alarm User Apps to manage Intruder Systems remotely
  • Remote connectivity via GSM and WiFi IP Communicator Modules. 
  • Connect and Program a GSM Communicator Card
  • Connect and Program a WiFi Communicator Card
  • Installing and using Remote Software

Course Content

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  • Review of the microprocessor control panel.
  • The Digital Communicator – Communications Protocols.
  • Digital, Text and Voice Communicator triggering methods.
  • Connecting and programming the Communicators.
  • IS 228 requirements for monitoring stations and Digital Communicators.
  • Stand Alone and Integrated Communicators. Communication protocols.
  • Garda Response Policy, Verification Technology and EN50131 requirements.
  • Central Stations’ verification of alarm signals.
  • Specific design considerations for alarm systems using Digital Text & Voice Communicator.


  • A Certificate of course completion will be issued to participants who have fully attended the course.

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