Instructor Led Classes

The Instructor-led classes are in depth training through hands-on exercises combined with dialogue and knowledge sharing.

Milestone Solution Design

This two-day training class provides attendees with the knowledge and skills needed to design Milestone XProtect VMS surveillance systems that effectively support customers’ surveillance objectives and optimize return on investment. It is designed to empower our partners to consistently meet their customers’ needs and exceed their expectations. During this class, attendees will concentrate on best practices in customer needs identification, information collection, and making video surveillance design decisions.

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2 days

Attendees use the Milestone Solution Design Process, job aids, and additional tools provided in class to design effective solutions for real-life scenarios. A professional facilitator guides attendees to meet stated requirements and provides expertise in Milestone best practices.

View the Milestone Solution Design training class agenda here.

Target Audience

Individuals responsible for working with customers and designing security systems using Milestone products

Individuals with limited system design experience will benefit most from attending this class.

This training class is not required prior to taking the Milestone Certified Design Engineer (MCDE) online certification assessment but is recommended as preparation.

*For learners looking to earn the MCDE certification and who have experience in system design, we recommend attempting the online assessment prior to enrolling in the class. We also recommend reviewing the MCDE Study Guide, as it provides insight into the knowledge and skills required and how to best prepare for the certification assessment.

Cloud Labs

This training workshop is also available online! Contact your local Learning & Performance team for more information.

Milestone Technical Configuration Level 1

This three-day training workshop is designed to develop participant ability to install and configure moderately complex XProtect VMS installations.

The workshop consists of a series of hands-on exercises where learners practice configuring the XProtect Corporate VMS to specifications from realistic scenarios. Step-by-step instructions and a professional facilitator guide the learners as they configure systems according to sample specifications.

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3 days

A final project allows learners to practice and demonstrate their skills in a more independent environment, but with continued support from the facilitator.

Participants leave with a detailed sequential checklist and annotated notes to help transfer their knowledge to the field.

View the Milestone Technical Configuration Level 1 training workshop agenda here.

Target Audience

Field technicians who are responsible for installing and configuring Milestone’s VMS product line of video surveillance systems.

Content Areas Covered
  • Configure the Network and Server
  • Install Milestone XProtect VMS Components
  • Configure the Recording and Storage Settings
  • Add Devices to the Recording Server
  • Configure cameras
  • Rules introduction
  • Create Profiles
  • Configure and use events
  • Configure a Smart Wall
  • Set Security
  • Set Options
  • Define alarms
  • System monitoring
  • Configure Mobile Server
  • Milestone Interconnect

This training workshop is not required prior to taking the Milestone Certified Integration Technician (MCIT) online certification assessment but is recommended as preparation.

*For learners looking to earn the MCIT online assessment after attending class, we recommend first reviewing the MCIT Study Guide, as it provides insight into the knowledge and skills required and how to best prepare for the certification assessment.

Prerequisites

Participants should have fundamental knowledge and skills with cameras, networks, and storage devices, as well as with installing and configuring the XProtect Smart Client. To be successful in this workshop, you should first complete the following:

  1. Milestone Technical Configuration Level 1 Pre-workshop orientation
  2. Milestone Integration Technician training track

Training Track information is available in the eLearning section of the Milestone Partner Learning Portal.

Cloud Labs

This training workshop is also available online! Contact your local Learning & Performance team for more information.

Milestone Technical Configuration Level 2

This three-day online instructor-led training is designed to develop a participant’s ability to install and configure complex XProtect VMS installations and help prepare them for the Milestone Certified Installation Engineer (MCIE) certificate. This class takes participants through scenarios that includes a full deployment of XProtect® Corporate VMS across a distributed multi-site domain network for better practical understanding.

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3 days

Participants will deploy a distributed, XProtect Corporate VMS installation by completing hands-on lab exercises. They will be introduced to various tools and techniques that streamline deployment, help automate tasks, and enable them to perform more advanced configuration and maintenance tasks.

View the Milestone Technical Configuration Level 2 workshop agenda here.

Target Audience

Milestone Certified Integration Technicians responsible for installing and configuring advanced features of Milestone XProtect VMS for high-complexity surveillance systems.

Very important! Please note

An active MCIT certification is required to attend this class.

Content Areas Covered
  • Working with domains, domain trusts, and Active Directory users and groups
  • Configuring Management Server and Recording Server failover
  • Streamlining installation across a distributed network
  • Performing advanced device management and maintenance
  • Configuring advanced role-based security
  • Configuring advanced system behaviors and complex rules
  • Working with Milestone Interconnect and Milestone Federated Architecture

This training workshop is not required prior to taking the Milestone Certified Integration Engineer (MCIE) online certification assessment but is recommended as preparation.

*For learners looking to earn the MCIE online assessment after attending class, we recommend first reviewing the MCIE Study Guide, as it provides insight into the knowledge and skills required and how to best prepare for the certification assessment.

This training workshop is available in-person or online! Contact your local Learning & Performance team for more information.

Online Technical Requirements
  • Internet access
  • 1Mbit/s available download and upload bandwidth
  • Internet latency of 900 or less (700 or less is recommended)
  • Headset or speakers (microphone not required)
  • 17-inch monitor or larger
  • Internet browser