Iowa Training

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  • Electronic Access Control/ February 27-28, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS

    14 Hours

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  • Professional Fire Alarm Design/ March 4-5, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 16 Hours Fire_Button
  • Fire Alarm Installation Methods/ March 7-8, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS

    16 Hours

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  • Advanced Intrusion Systems/ March 12-13, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 16 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Certified Alarm Technician Level One/ March 13-15 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 24 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Video System Technologies/ March 20-21, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS 16 Hours Video_Button
  • Life Safety Code/ March 25, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS

    8 Hours

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  • Video System Technologies/ March 28-29, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 16 Hours Video_Button
  • Texas Residential Fire Alarm/ March 30, 2019/ Virtual / NTS 8 Hours Fire_Button
  • Texas 8 Hour CEU Day / April 8, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS 8 Hours
  • Troubleshooting Service and Maintenance/ April 8-9, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS

    14 Hours 

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  • Fire Alarm Installations Methods / April 9-10, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS 16 Hours Fire_Button
  • Texas 18 Hour Alarm Level One/ April 11-12, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS

    18 hours

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  • Professional Fire Alarm Design/ April 25-26, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS 16 Hours Fire_Button
  • International Building Code/ April 29, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS 8 Hours Multi_Button
  • Certified Alarm Technician Level One/ May 1-3, 2019/ VIRTUAL/NTS 24 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Texas Residential Fire Alarm/ May 6, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 8 Hours Fire_Button
  • Advanced Intrusion Systems/ May 6-7, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 16 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Certified Alarm Technician Level One/ May 7-9, 2019/Indianapolis, IN/ NTS 24 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Fire Alarm Installation Methods/ May 9-10, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 16 Hours Fire_Button
  • Video System Technologies/ May 13-14, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS

    16 Hours

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  • Life Safety Code/ May 15, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 8 Hours Multi_Button
  • Electronic Access Control/ May 15-16, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS

    16 Hours

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  • Fire Alarm Installation Methods/ June 5-6, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS

    14 Hours

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  • Certified Alarm Technician Level One/ August 13-15 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS 24 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Advanced Intrusion Systems/September 25-26, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS

    14 Hours

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  • Fire Alarm Installation Methods/ October 8-9, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS

    14 Hours

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  • Electronic Access Control/ November 12-13, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS

    14 Hours

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  • Certified Alarm Technician Level One/ December 17-19, 2019/ Indianapolis, IN/ NTS

    22 Hours

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  • Certified Alarm Technician Level I - ONLINE 22 hours Intrusion_Button
  • Advanced Intrusion Systems - ONLINE 14 hours Intrusion_Button
  • Fire Alarm Installation Methods - ONLINE 14 hours Fire_Button
  • Life Safety Code - ONLINE 7 hours Multi_Button
  • CEU Bundle - 12 hours 12 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Bundle - 24 hours 24 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Bundle - 6 hours 6 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Bundle - 8 hours 8 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Bundle B - 8 hours 8 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Bundle B - 12 hours 12 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Bundle B - 6 hours 6 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Bundle C - 8 hours 8 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Sales Bundle (Access and Fire) - 6 hours 6 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Sales Bundle (Approach and Closing) - 3 hours 3 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Sales Bundle (Introduction) - 3 hours 3 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Sales Bundle (Intrusion and Video) - 3 hours 3 hours bundles_Button
  • CEU Sales Bundle for Texas - 8 hours 8 hours bundles_Button
  • Approaching a New Client - Laying the Groundwork CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Asking the Right Questions to Identify Your Clients Needs CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Basic Circuit Troubleshooting and Testing CEU 2 hour Service_Button
  • Closing Techniques to Effectively Close the Deal CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Codes and Standards Refresher CEU 1 hour Service_Button
  • Codes and Standards Refresher, including NEC CEU 2 hours Service_Button
  • Egress Control and Exit Devices CEU 2 hours Service_Button
  • Ethical Client Relations CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Fundamentals of Networking CEU 4 hours Networking_Button
  • Home Theater Demystified CEU 4 hours Theatre_Button
  • How to Present the Best Solution for Your Client's Needs CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Introduction to Commercial Sales CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Introduction to the Digital Home CEU 4 hours Networking_Button
  • Job Safety and False Alarm Reduction CEU 2 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Job Safety Reminders CEU 1 hour Service_Button
  • Life Safety and Fire Alarm Systems CEU 1 hour Fire_Button
  • Life Safety and Occupancies CEU 3 hours Service_Button
  • Maintenance and Inspections Processes to Avoid Trouble CEU 1 hour Service_Button
  • Methods to Reduce False Alarms CEU 1 hour Intrusion_Button
  • National Electrical Code as it Applies to Fire Alarm Systems CEU 1 hour Fire_Button
  • Prospecting for Potential Clients CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Residential Fire Alarm - CEU ONLINE 7 Hours Fire_Button
  • Selling Commercial Access Control Systems CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Selling Commercial Fire Alarm Systems CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Selling Commercial Intrusion Systems CEU 1 hour Sales_Button
  • Selling Commercial Systems Effectively: 8 Lessons in Selling Your Business Value Over Low Price CEU 4 hours Sales_Button
  • Selling Commercial Video Surveillance Systems CEU 1 Hour Sales_Button
  • Selling Integrated Systems CEU 1 Hour Sales_Button
  • Troubleshooting Closed Circuit Video Systems CEU 1 hour Video_Button
  • Troubleshooting Communications and Notification Devices CEU 1 hour Service_Button
  • Troubleshooting Fire Alarm Devices CEU 1 hour Fire_Button
  • Troubleshooting Intrusion Alarm Devices CEU 1 hour Intrusion_Button
  • Troubleshooting Panels and Power Supplies CEU 1 hour Service_Button
  • Troubleshooting, Service, and Maintenance CEU Series 6 hours Service_Button
  • Troubleshooting Using Test Equipment CEU 2 hour Service_Button
  • Texas 18 Hour Alarm Level 1 - Online

    18 hours

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  • Basics of Customer Service CEU

    3 hours

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  • Networking 105 - Administration of Networks CEU

    1 hour

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  • Montana 16 Hour Security Alarm Installer - Online

    16 Hours 

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  • Residential Networking Basics CEU

    4 hours

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  • Math Refresher CEU

    3 Hours

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  • Basic Math for Security Professionals CEU

    1 hour

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  • Networking 101 - Basics CEU

    1 hour

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  • Networking 102 - Protocols CEU

    1 hour

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  • Networking 103 - Data Transmission CEU

    1 hour

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  • Networking 104 - Hardware CEU

    1 hour

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  • Networking 106 - Basic Network Troubleshooting CEU

    1 hour

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  • Electronic Theory Refresher CEU 3 hours Intrusion_Button
  • Managing Projects Effectively CEU

    3 hours

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  • Physical Science and the Security Professional CEU

    1 hour

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  • Structured Wiring and the Security Industry CEU

    6 hours

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  • Wireless Systems 101 - Standards CEU

    1 hour

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  • Wireless Systems 102 - Components CEU 1 hour Networking_Button
  • Wireless Systems 103 - Troubleshooting CEU

    1 hour

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  • Texas Residential Fire Alarm - ONLINE 7 Hours Fire_Button
  • Certified Alarm Technician Level One/ August 21-23, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 24 Hours Intrusion_Button
  • Electronic Access Control/ July 15-16, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 14 hours Access_Button
  • Electronic Access Control/ September 23-24, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 16 Hours Access_Button
  • Fire Alarm Installation Methods/ July 29-30, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS 16 Hours Fire_Button
  • Life Safety Code/ July 19, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 8 Hours Multi_Button
  • Professional Fire Alarm Design/ June 20-21, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS 16 Hours Fire_Button
  • Texas 18 Hour Alarm Level One/ July 30-31, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS 18 hours Intrusion_Button
  • Texas 8 Hour CEU Day/ June 14, 2019/ VIRTUAL/ NTS 8 hours
  • Texas Residential Fire Alarm/ July 19, 2019/ Virtual/ NTS 8 Hours Fire_Button

State Licensing Requirements

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Training Requirements for Iowa:

Regulatory agency:   Iowa State Fire Marshal Division 

The state of Iowa requires alarm system certification for fire alarm, nurse call, and security alarm systems that "enunciate" a call. Systems, whether hard wired or wireless that send a signal, text, phone call, or the like to local first responders, a monitoring service, security station, or individual require an alarm system license. The company installing such systems and their employees must be certified as alarm system contractor and installers. Certifications are also required for maintenance and inspection or testing of these systems.

  • Endorsement 1 – Fire Alarm System

Contractor license: NTS Certified Fire Alarm Designer-Level III certification is accepted.

Installer license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level II certification is accepted.

  • Endorsement 2 – Nurse Call System

Contractor license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level II certification is accepted.

Installer license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level I certification is accepted.

  • Endorsement 3 – Security Alarm System

Contractor license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level II certification is accepted.

Installer license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level I certification is accepted.

  • Endorsement 4 - Alarm System Maintenance Inspector

Contractor license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level II certification is accepted.

Installer license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level I certification is accepted.

  • Endorsement 5 - Dwelling Unit Alarm System

 Contractor license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level I certification is accepted.

Installer license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level I certification is accepted.

  • Endorsement 6 – Alarm System Component

Installer license: NTS Certified Alarm Technician-Level I certification is accepted.

  • Endorsement 7 – Alarm System Installer Assistant

 

Continuing Education

You must recertify your ESA certification prior to, or upon, expiration of your Iowa license. ESA certifications are maintained by obtaining 24 continuing education units (CEUs) each renewal cycle through attendance at NTS accredited, industry related education activities. To view the NTS catalog of CEU offerings click here.

 

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