Security badges print with security ID numbers (IDs) that match between the children's badges and the parent's. This way, you can match children with parents before they leave a class or event.
Before you can print security badges at check-in, you must create a security badge template. Badge templates manage what information displays and the overall look of the badge. You can create and save a variety of security badge templates, and then assign them to specific sessions and templates. This lets you customize security badge templates for various scenarios.
For child badges, you can select up to four fields to print on the badge. Usually, you want to display the child's name, and we also recommend displaying the location, parent's names, and special notes. Displaying location means that lost children are returned to where they need to be quickly and easily. Displaying notes notifies staff of children's special needs. (Displaying notes is only available for the last line of badges. You cannot display notes on the first through third lines.)
Bar codes do not display automatically on badges and must be assigned a line. On the other hand, security IDs and pager numbers do not need to be assigned a line. They display in the top right of the printed badge.
The required size for Checkpoint security badges is 2¼" x 4".
- Under Advanced Tools, click the Settings tab.
- In the drop-down list, select Checkpoint and click Go.
- Under Badge Design, click the Security tab.
- Under the badge design window, click New.
- In the Badge Design window, select one of the four blank badge lines, then click Select Field.
- In the drop-down list, select what information you want to appear on that line of the badge and click OK. See the Additional Field Information for more on each option.
- Repeat these steps for each line, then click Save.
- Enter the name of the badge template and click OK.