Interactive Map: Alabama

Who is the governing agency?

Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure

 

What are the educational requirements for locksmiths, security and low voltage licensees?

As pulled from the Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure Administrative Code:

As of January 1, 2018 the CEU requirements for 2019/2020 renewals for individuals working for companies with a name beginning A-H (those that renewed for two years in 2017-2018) will be as follows:

Qualifying Agents:

– Must Complete both the Alarm Level 1 and Alarm Level 2, which includes both the AEIT & FAIT

– Additional Certifications dependent on services provided.

– All Qualifying Agents must demonstrate completion of educational requirements equivalent to those required for current status. Qualifying Agents with one licensing category must complete 1.6 CEU’s or 16 hours of approved continuing education. All licensees who perform two or more disciplines will need to obtain a total of 2.4 CEUs or 24 hours of approved continuing education.

 

Monitoring Station Operators:

– A monitoring station operator is required to prove attendance at a 1 day NTS approved course for Monitoring Station persons or an Alabama Electronic Security Board of Licensure approved program with input given by law enforcement agency or NTS Level I in order to obtain or renew a license.

 

Alarm Installer:

– Must complete the Alarm Level 1

– Additional Certification dependent on duties performed in the field.

– Alarm Installers must demonstrate completion of educational requirements equivalent to those required for current status. Alarm Installers who perform only one discipline will need to obtain a total of 1.6 CEUs or 16 hours of continuing education. All licensees who perform two or more disciplines will need to obtain a total of 2.4 CEUs or 24 hours of approved continuing education.

 

Locksmiths:

– A registrant who performs the duties of a locksmith must have passed the mandatory section of the Proficiency Registration Program (PRP) of the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA) or a Board approved exam in order to obtain or renew a license on January 1, 2012, and thereafter.

– Additional Certifications dependent on duties performed in the field.

– All Locksmiths, who perform only one discipline, must demonstrate the completion of 1.6 CEUs = 16 hours of Board approved continuing education units. All licensees who perform two or more disciplines will need to obtain a total of 2.4 CEUs or 24 hours of approved continuing education.

 

 

Salesperson:

– Must complete the Alarm Level 1 or Board approved sales equivalent.

– All Salespersons must demonstrate the completion of 0.8 CEUs  or 8 hours of approved continuing education units per year or 1.6 CEUs or 16 hours of continuing education per renewal period.

 

Click on the link below for additional details:

ALABAMA ELECTRONIC SECURITY BOARD OF LICENSURE 
ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
CHAPTER 304-X-1 Alabama

Code of Alabama 1975 Section 34-1A

 

What Elite CEU courses are approved for State credit?

Certifications:

 

Approved CE Courses:

16-00392R 10 Steps to Becoming a Successful Locksmith – 1 hour
15-00547 2014 NEC Wiring Methods and Materials – 2 hours
17-0140 2017 NEC Wiring Methods and Materials – 2 hours
16-00254R Access Control for Beginners – 4 hours
16-00114R Advanced Burglar Alarm – 2 hour
16-00212R Alarm Communications – 1 hour
16-00213R Alarm Industry Research – 1 hour
16-00116R Aluminum Stile Door Service & Repair Part 1: Pivots – 2 hours
17-0044 Aluminum Stile Door Service & Repair Part 2: Hinges & Hardware – 2 hours
17-0045 Aluminum Stile Door Service & Repair Part 3: Locks & Latches – 2 hours
17-0046 Aluminum Stile Door Service & Repair Part 4: Exit Devices & Closers – 2 hours
16-00586 An Advanced Perspective of Commercial Applications and Layout – 1 hour
16-00587 An Advanced Perspective of Residential Application and Layout – 1 hour
16-00588 An Advanced Perspective of System Programming – 1 hour
16-00589 An Expert Approach to Commercial Interior Detection – 1 hour
16-00590 An Expert Approach to Commercial Perimeter Detection – 1 hour
16-00591 Applications of Electrical Theory for Alarm Professionals – 1 hour
16-00120R Automotive Key Generation Ford Series – 2 hours
17-0047 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 1 – 1 hour
17-0048 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 2 – 1 hour
17-0049 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 3 – 1 hour
17-0050 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 4 – 1 hour
17-0051 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 5 – 1 hour
17-0052 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 6 – 1 hour
17-0053 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 7 – 1 hour
17-0054 Automotive Key Generation – GM Series Part 8 – 1 hour
16-00121R Basic Elements of the NEC – 2 hours
16-00592 Best Practices in Troubleshooting Burglar Alarm Systems – 1 hour
16-00122R Burglar Alarm Basics – 2 hours
16-00222R Burglar Alarm Industry Statistics – 1 hour
17-0027 Bypassing Kwikset SmartKey – 1 hour
17-0026 Bypassing Schlage SecureKey – 1 hour
17-0121 CCTV — Auxiliary CCTV Components – 1 hour
16-00123R CCTV Basic Design – 2 hours
17-0122 CCTV Camera Types – 1 hour
17-0123 CCTV Lenses – 1 hour
17-0124 CCTV Recording Devices – 2 hours
16-00124R CCTV Site Survey – 2 hours
17-0125 CCTV Testing Procedures – 1 hour
16-00223R Client Relations – 1 hour
17-0079 Commercial Fire Alarm Sales – 2 hour
16-00125R Common Sense Approach to OSHA Safety Procedures – 2 hours
16-00397R Designing a Functional & Reliable Intrusion Alarm System – 1 hour
17-0126 Designing a Video Surveillance System – 1 hour
16-00593 Detection Devices in Specialized Applications – 1 hour
15-00582 Door Hardware Basics
15-00548 Door Hardware and Troubleshooting – 1 hour
16-00127R Electricity 101 – 2 hours
16-00128R Ethics for the Security Industry – 2 hours
16-00224R Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Fire Alarms – 2 hours
16-00381R False Alarm Reduction 101 – 1 hour
17-0024 Fire Alarm & Signaling Codes and Standards Overview – 1 hour
17-0063 Fire Control Standards for HVAC and Ventilating Systems – 2 hours
17-0064 Fire Extinguishing Systems – Dry Chemicals – 3 hours
16-00367R Fire Extinguishing Systems – Fixed Water Spray – 2 hours
16-00225R Fire Sprinkler Systems – 1 hour
17-0065 Foam – Water Sprinkler and Spray Systems – 2 hours
15-00549 Functions of an Alarm System – 1 hour
15-00550 Fundamentals of Access Control – 1 hour
15-00551 Fundamentals of Documentation, Inspection and Testing – 1 hour
16-00393R Go!Control the Future of Home Technology – 1 hour
17-0055 Guide to Wafer Lock Reading – 1 hour
17-0022 How to Sell Today’s Wireless Security Technology – 1 hour
16-00227R Initiating Devices – 1 hour
17-0028 Inside Kwikset SmartKey – 1 hour
17-0029 Inside Schlage SecureKey – 1 hour
17-0066 Inspect, Maintain and Test Fire Systems – 1 hour
17-0067 Inspection and Testing of Fire Alarm Systems – 1 hour
16-00594 Installing and Servicing Commercial Locks – 1 hour
16-00595 Installing and Servicing Door Closers – 1 hour
17-0056 Installing and Servicing Exit Devices – 1 hour
17-0057 Interchangeable Core – 3 hours
17-0033 Internet Connections for Physical Security Devices – 1 hour
16-00129R Introduction to Access Control – 2 hours
17-0076 Introduction to Americans with Disabilities Act – 2 hours
17-0138 Introduction to Fire Suppression – 1 hour
17-0077 Introduction to IP Networking for Physical Security (IP Part 1)- 1 hour
16-00130R Introduction to Locksmithing – 2 hours
17-0139 Intrusion Alarm Systems: Installation Techniques & Best Practices – 1 hour
16-00399R IP Addressing for LANS & the Internet (Part 2) – 1 hour
16-00596 IP Survival Kit – 2 hours
17-0058 Key Bumping – 1 hour
17-0127 Lighting: Surveillance Systems – 1 hour
17-0059 Matrix Master Keying – 7 hours
17-0141 Monitors for CCTV Systems – 1 hour
17-0030 Network Switches & Physical Security Devices – 1 hour
17-0031 Network Testing and Cable Troubleshooting – 1 hour
16-00597 NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace – 1 hour
16-00231R Notification Devices – 1 hour
15-00552 Off-Premises Reporting – 1 hour
16-00400R On the Job Safety – 1 hour
16-00598 Output Device Proficiency – 1 hour
15-00554 Overview of Alarm Basics – 1 hour
16-00371R Overview of the Life Safety Codes Module One – 3 hours
16-00372R Overview of the Life Safety Codes Module Two – 3 hours
15-00555 Overview of NEC Wiring Methods – 1 hour
17-0060 Panic and Exit Hardware Solutions – 2 hours
17-0032 Performing Common LAN & Internet Connections & Network Testing Tools – 1 hour
15-00556 Perimeter & Interior Detection – 2 hours
17-0080 Power Over Ethernet
17-0128 Powering a Surveillance System – 1 hour
16-00234R Powering an Alarm System – 1 hour
16-00599 Practical Guide to Control Panels – 1 hour
16-00600 Professional Customer Service for Alarm
Technicians – 2 hours
16-00235R Professional Management (How to Manage Your Company) – 1 hour
16-00236R Proper Wiring Techniques – 1 hour
16-00601 Proven Approaches to System Power Needs – 1 hour
17-0068 Residential Fire Systems – 4 hours
17-0034 Router Functions & Programming Options for Security Device IP Communications – 1 hour
17-0081 Sales Processes for Security Professionals – 1 hour
17-0073 Security System Fundamentals for Sales Professionals – 2 hours
17-0074 Security System Sales – Coordination: Internal & External – 1 hour
16-00133R Selecting the Right Camera and Lens – 2 hours
17-0129 Simple Networking for CCTV – 1 hour
17-0130 Site Survey: Meeting Client’s CCTV Needs – 1 hour
17-0069 Special Hazard Fire Protection – Cylinders and Vessels – 1 hour
17-0134 Special Hazard Fire Protection – Combustion Principles – 1 hour
17-0137 Special Hazard Fire Protection – Commissioning – 1 hour
17-0135 Special Hazard Fire Protection – Extinguishing Agents – 2 hours
17-0070 Special Hazard Fire Protection – Fire Protection Fundamentals – 2 hours
17-0071 Special Hazard Fire Protection – NFPA Codes and Standards – 1 hour
16-00134R Structured Cabling – 2 hours
17-0131 SWGIT/FBI Guidelines for CCTV Systems – 2 hours
17-0023 System Initiating Devices – 2 hours
17-0042 The Fifteen Minute Safe Opening Technique – 2 hours
16-00135R The Fundamentals of Fire Systems – 2 hours
17-0061 The Standard Key Coding System (SKCS) – 3 hours
17-0062 The Standard Progression Format – Basic Master Keying Technique – 12 hours
16-00136R Time Management – 2 hours
16-00137R Tips & Tricks to Automotive Locksmithing Part 1 – 1 hour
16-00138R Tips & Tricks to Automotive Locksmithing Part 2 – 1 hour
16-00139R Tips & Tricks to Automotive Locksmithing Part 3 – 1 hour
16-00140R Tips & Tricks to Automotive Locksmithing Part 4 – 1 hour
16-00141R Tips & Tricks to Automotive Locksmithing Part 5 – 1 hour
15-00558 Tools & Techniques for Low Voltage Installation – 2 hours
17-0132 Transmission Methods for Video Surveillance Systems – 1 hour
17-0133 Troubleshooting a CCTV System – 1 hour
16-00239R Troubleshooting an Alarm System – 1 hour
17-0072 Types of Fire Alarm Alarm and Signaling Systems – 2 hours
17-0136 Types of Fire Suppression – 1 hour
15-00559 Understanding & Applying Security Concepts – 2 hours
16-00142R Understanding Digital Video Recorders – 2 hours
17-0078 Video Forensics – 1 hour
16-00404R Wired & Wireless Connections – 1 hour
16-00143R Written & Verbal Communication Skills – 2 hours
16-00602 Z-Wave Wireless Basics – 1 hour
16-00603 Z-Wave Wireless Implementation – 1 hour

 

 

All Elite CEU, Inc. courses and Certifications are also available for General Education.