This one-hour online course provides students an overview of power and alarm panels. Topics will include transformers, review of power supplies, determining the proper power supply, review of back-up batteries for power supplies and review of wiring.
After completing this course you should be able to:
Using a manufacturer’s specification sheet read and interprets the manufacturer’s specifications (voltage, permissible load, etc.).
Using the NTS worksheet (found in the NTS Dictionary) and the manufacturer’s specifications, the student will be able to determine the minimum size power supply needed.
Using an NTS worksheet and the manufacturer's specifications, the student will be able to calculate the size battery needed for a system to a operate for specified number of hours (4, 24, 60, and 72) without primary power.
Using the NTS worksheet and manufacturer’s specifications, the student will be able to calculate the size battery needed for a system to operate without primary power as required by NFPA and UL requirements.
Select the proper transformer for power supply as well as install and wire the transformer.
After determining the proper battery, list reasons for its failure for a given system.
ESA Members receive a discount on National Training School courses. You will have the option to update the price based on your ESA membership status once the item has been added to your cart you Check Out. ESA Membership will be validated post purchase.
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,audio, graphics, videos and activities to help you absorb the information presented. This course has a short quiz at the end which you will be required to pass with a 70% or greater to complete the course.
NOTE: Not all state regulatory agencies allow online courses for licensing or CEUs. Please check with your licensing agency prior to taking this course for licensing.
AL-Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure (AESBL)
LA-Louisiana Office of the State Fire Marshal: Life Safety & Property Protection Advisory Board (LSPPA)
Louisville, KY-Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD)
MS-Mississippi Office of the State Fire Marshal: Electronic Protection Systems Division
NC-North Carolina Department of Public Safety: Alarm Systems Licensing Board (NC DPS-ASLB)
NJ-State of New Jersey: Division of Consumer Affairs
TX-Texas Department of Public Safety: Private Security Bureau (TX DPS-PSB)
TN-Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance: Alarm Systems Contractors Board
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.