PRICE: $300 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $400 non-members.
Price includes 400 page manual and proctored exam that must be taken at a PSI testing center.
The Certified Alarm Technician Level One course is the industry standard for learning all facets of the alarm industry.
This course presents an overview of the theory, installation and maintenance of alarm systems, basic electricity, standards, perimeter detection, space detection, fire systems, control panels, communications, CCTV, job planning, and false alarm prevention.
By the end of this course, students will have an understanding of the industry and their role within it, understand the importance of codes and standards and how to locate them and apply them, be able to define basic installation procedures, and compare the underlying technology behind the various security system tools and equipment.
Please be aware that if you need to use this course for licensing or towards one of ESA’s certifications you will need to take the Level I proctored exam at a PSI testing facility. For more details on arranging and scheduling a proctored exam please visit the Proctored Exam information page.
What to Expect in the Online Course: The course is delivered using a presentation style that is built off the exact same content covered in our instructor led course. The presentation includes text, graphics, videos and activities to help you absorb the information presented. Each module is concluded by a knowledge checkpoint quiz to make sure you have understood the core concepts presented. The course ends with a comprehensive assessment test that you must pass with a 80% or greater to complete the course. Your time will be tracked in the course and you must spend 22 hours interacting with the course materials before permitted to schedule the proctored exam.
Who should attend:Technicians, service personnel, installation personnel, sales staff, and business owners.
NOTE: Not all state regulatory agencies allow online courses for licensing. Please check with your licensing agency prior to taking this course for licensing.
Once your registration has been processed you will receive a training manual via ground service delivery. Your manual will arrive within 3-5 business days. If you do not receive your manual within that time please contact NTS at 888.447.1689 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
If the student has completed less than ¼ of the course and a request is made to cancel, a refund is available less a 25% administrative fee. Students may choose to transfer their funds to another ESA/NTS provided course if less than ¼ the course has been completed. Transfers will not be issued until the class materials, including the course manual, is returned in like new condition to ESA/NTS. Fund transfers cannot be made to non-ESA/NTS courses due to the varied payment terms established by the Training Providers. Cancellation requests made beyond one-quarter through the course will not be refunded or transferred.
Refunds should be expected within thirty days of receipt of returned materials. Returns should be sent to: Attn: Returns ESA/NTS, 6333 North State Highway 161 Irving, TX 75038
Returned items should include a letter regarding the nature of the return, include the student’s name, telephone number and email address.
Certifications available: Certified Alarm/Security Technician - Level I
Why Level I?
Please be advised that many state and local regulations require criminal background checks prior to licensing or registration. A criminal conviction may disqualify you from attaining this license or registration. Please be aware of all of the licensing regulations that apply in the areas you plan to work.