Qualifying Courses

Security or Fire Alarm Installer Qualifying Courses

Below is a list of organizations that have submitted their course work to this office and received approval to offer the Security or Fire Alarm System Installer qualifying courses in order satisfy the educational licensing requirement for the Business of Installing Security or Fire Alarm Systems. You may contact the organizations to obtain the address where the course is presented.

Please note that course approval is issued on an annual basis, therefore, you should contact the organization directly to verify whether they have renewed their program for the current period. You may also contact the Department of State, Division of Licensing Services at (518) 474-4429 to obtain this information.

Below is information pertinent to the offering of the Security or Fire Alarm System Installer qualifying courses:

Applicants for a Security or Fire Alarm Installer license must satisfy the education requirement by completing the prescribed courses consisting of four 15-hour modules and one 21 hour module as listed below and must pass the final examination for each module. Proof of successful completion of the required courses must be furnished to the Department of State by an original certificate at the time of application:

Module 1 - Installations: Standards, Codes and Techniques
Module 2 - Control Panels and Alarm Transmissions
Module 3 - Security Systems
Module 4 - Fire Technology
Module 5 - Service and Maintenance of Alarm Systems

Attendance Requirements Pursuant to 19 NYCRR 196.10 (a):

To satisfactorily complete any course offered for study, a person must physically attend 12 hours of each 15 hour course offering and 18 hours of each 21 hour course offering, exclusive of sessions devoted to examinations.

Final examinations may not be presented to any students who have not completed the attendance requirements.

Continuing Education - There are no continuing education requirements at this time.

Security or Fire Alarm Installer Course Providers

ELECTRICAL TRAINING CENTER INC.
65 ELM ST.
COPIAGUE, NY 11726
(631) 226-8021

NATIONAL TRAINING SCHOOL
8380 COLESVILLE ROAD SUITE 750
SILVER SPRING, MD 20910
(866) 636-1687

METROPOLITAN BURGLAR & FIRE ALARM ASSOC.
2133 66TH ST
BROOKLYN, NY   11204
(718) 894-6712