PRICE: $250 for members (enter member discount code on purchasing screen)/ $350 non-members.
MATERIALS: Price includes 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 UESS 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: This seven-hour course teaches students the basic elements of the electronic security field including sensors, control panels and communications, with an emphasis on the need for an adequate site survey. The course stresses the importance of false alarm prevention and explores the interactions between electronic life safety/security professionals, law enforcement and fire prevention officials.
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 past with a 80% or greater to complete the course. Your time will be tracked in the course and you must spend 7 hours interacting with the course materials before you will granted a course completion.
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: Non-technical staff, business owners, law enforcement, fire service, and code officials and anyone seeking an overview of the electronic life safety and security industry.
Certifications available: Individuals successfully completing the Understanding Electronic Security Systems and the Security Sales Essentials course are eligible for certification as a Certified Security Sales person.