PRICE: $285 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $385 non-members.
MATERIALS: Price includes 300-page Digital Manual. If you wish to receive a printed and shipped version of the manual you will also need to add this product to your cart (Additional cost of $30 plus shipping).
TESTING: 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 CAT I proctored exam with one of our testing providers. Tests are open book, allowing the usage of the course manual. Web-based testing is available and you will need a web camera and microphone. If you do not have the equipment for web based testing you will need to visit an in-person testing facility. Please note that you must purchase a hard copy of the manual as ebooks are not permitted for in-person testing. For more details on arranging and scheduling a proctored exam please visit the Proctored Exam information page.
DESCRIPTION: 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.
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 an 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.
LICENSING: Not all state regulatory agencies allow online courses for licensing. Please check with your licensing agency prior to taking this course for licensing.
Who should attend: Technicians, service personnel, installation personnel, sales staff, and business owners.
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.