FASA BASA Course Description
The FASA BASA course prepares you to become a Fire Alarm Systems Agent (FASA) or Burglar Alarm Systems Agent (BASA) in the state of Florida. And, by the end of this course, you will have an understanding of the industry and your role within it. You will be able to explain the importance of codes and standards, how to locate them, and how to apply them. You’ll be able to define basic installation procedures and the underlying technology behind the various security system tools and equipment.
The FASA BASA course provides you with the knowledge you need to perform entry-level responsibilities. Whether you are a sales representative, or an installation technician, this course will prepare you to tailor an application for commercial or residential, plan for and initiate a successful installation, act responsibly while on the job, and effectively communicate with customers and others in the industry.
To become certified, you must pass the FASA test at the end of this course. After completing the course, spending the required 14 hours in the online portion and providing proof of your identity, you will be able to take the FASA test. Read below for a more detailed description of steps to become certified.
- Industry Overview
- Access control
- Job safety
- Alarm management False Alarm Prevention Methods
- Alarm systems
- Fire systems
What to Expect in this 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 ends with a knowledge checkpoint quiz to make sure you have understood the core concepts presented. The course ends with a comprehensive test that you must pass with a 75% or greater to complete the course. Your time will be tracked in the course and you must spend 14 hours interacting with the course materials.
Those who participate in the FASA BASA course become more prepared for a career in the field of electronic security and life safety, and become qualified fire alarm or burglar alarm technicians in Florida, after passing the licensure exam. You are legally required to obtain a FASA BASA ID card in order to act as a fire alarm or burglar alarm technician in the state of Florida.
There are four steps to complete this course and attain a FASA BASA System Agent ID Card:
- First, complete all components of the online course including spending 14 hours in the online portion.
- Second, provide proof of your identity at the end of the course. NOTE: Requires a web-cam, microphone, and government issued picture ID.
- Third, Pass the end of course final assessment with a 75% or higher.
- Lastly, Submit the FASA BASA ID Card request form. Once all of these steps have been completed you will be issued a FASA BASA ID card.
Who should attend: Technicians, service personnel, installation personnel, sales staff, and business owners.
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