This course provides an overview of the theory, installation, and maintenance of alarm systems. The course will cover topics that will allow a licensed contractor to further establish their expertise in the field. Students will explore numerous topics on troubleshooting that help contractors prepare for the varied situations they might encounter and explain how to more effectively seek a resolution. Special attention will be paid to the building codes, laws, rules, and provisions that apply to the state of Florida. There will also be topics on how to reduce false alarms, create a safe workplace, and interact with clients in an ethical manner.
- Troubleshooting Using Test Equipment
- Troubleshooting Panels and Power Supplies
- Troubleshooting Intrusion Alarm Devices
- Troubleshooting Fire Alarm Devices
- Troubleshooting Communication and Notification Devices
- Basic Circuit Troubleshooting and Testing
- Workman’s Comp
- Workplace Safety
- Business Practices
- Florida Building Code
- Florida Laws and Rules
- False Alarm Prevention
What to expect in this 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.
There are three steps to complete this continuing education course:
- Complete all components of the online course, including spending 14 hours in the online portion.
- Provide proof of your identity at the beginning and end of the course using the U-Card Proctor U process. (Requires a webcam, microphone, and government issued picture ID)
- Pass the end of course online exam with 80% or higher.
Who should attend: Licensed Florida contractors