Types of alarm systems


Characteristics, price, workings and installation of various alarm systems such as landline, cellular or broadband, wired or wireless.

Alternative labels

landline alarms
typology of alarm systems
types of alarm system
wired alarms
alarm system types
wireless alarms
broadband alarms
cellular alarms
characteristics of alarm systems
burglar alarms
security alarms

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of alarm systems is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Security alarm technician: Security alarm technicians install and maintain security alarm systems to protect against hazards such as fire and burglary. They install sensors and control systems and connect them to power and telecommunication lines if required. Security alarm technicians explain usage of the installed systems to the prospective users.

Optional knowledge

Types of alarm systems is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022