Please be aware that not all of ESAs online CEU courses may be approved by the regulatory agency for use to renew your license
For any questions regarding Instructor Led Courses or specific licensing requirements, please contact the New Jersey Electronic Security Association (NJESA) at 609-695-4444 or http://nj-esa.org/ .
All applicants seeking licensure to engage in the burglar alarm or fire alarm business shall:
Have successfully completed the burglar alarm or fire alarm examination, as applicable to the field in which the applicant is seeking licensure, set forth in N.J.A.C. 13:31A-3.2.
Provide proof that the applicant has completed at least four years of practical hands-on experience, which shall include a minimum of 6,720 hours, working with tools in the installation, alteration, or repair of wiring for fire alarms, burglar alarms, and/or electronic security systems and proof that the applicant has completed 80 hours of technical courses applicable to the field in which the applicant is seeking licensure.
New Application (80 CEUs):
Each new applicant shall obtain 10 continuing education credits in each triennial registration period in the following:
In addition to the 10 continuing education credits set forth above, each licensee shall complete 70 hours of training in trade-related subjects; or
A licensee shall not be required to complete any continuing education for the triennial registration period in which he or she is initially licensed.
Renewal (24 credits per triennial):
Each licensee shall obtain 10 continuing education credits in each triennial registration period in the following:
In addition to the 10 continuing education credits set forth above, each licensee shall complete the following, as appropriate:
If a licensee holds two Committee-issued licenses, he or she shall complete 14 credits for each license held, in courses relevant to the scope of practice for each license, for a total of 38 credits. If a licensee holds a burglar alarm license, 3 of the 14 credits for that license shall be in courses that concern smoke detection systems.
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