The ESA Electronic Security Technician course will provide students with the knowledge needed to perform entry-level responsibilities within the many facets of the electronic life safety and security industry. Whether learners are a sales representative, or an installation technician, this course will prepare them to tailor an application for commercial or residential, plan for and initiate a successful installation, act responsibly while on the job, as well as effectively communicate with customers and others in the industry.
By the end of this course, students will have an understanding of the industry and their role within the industry. They will be able to explain the importance of codes and standards, how to locate them, and how to apply them. Students will be able to define basic installation procedures and the underlying technology behind the various security system tools and equipment.
- The Industry
- Virginia Regulations for Private Security Services
- Alarm Management
- Duties and Responsibilities (35E)
- Electricity (35E)
- NFPA 70 NEC (35E)
- Alarm Systems (35E)
- Communications (35E)
- Test Equipment (35E)
- Perimeter Sensors (35E)
- Interior Sensors (35E)
- Job Safety (35E)
WHAT TO EXPECT IN A LIVE VIRTUAL CLASS
This is a live instructor-led class that is held virtually. This course will allow you to get the full benefit of a live instructor teaching a course without the travel time or expense. You are able to interact with the instructor and ask questions all from the comfort of your home or office. In order to participate, you are required to have the following equipment:
- Computer or tablet with high-speed internet
- Webcam (Daily attendance will be taken and the instructor must have a visual of you during the entire class)
- Full audio via phone or computer (Computer audio requires a microphone)
- Quiet place to access the online course that provides little to no distractions.
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 proctored exam with a verified proctoring service. Once you complete the course, you will be provided instructions on where and how to take your proctored exam. Please notify us if you do not receive this email in 2 business days. The exam will be open book, using your course manual and is compiled of 50 multiple choice questions. You must pass the exam with a 70% or higher. You will have six months to successfully complete the exam process.
Who Should Attend? Technical staff (installation, service, and maintenance).