Interactive Map: Florida

Who is the governing agency?

Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Division of Professions
Electrical Contractors’ Licensing Board
Website

 

What are Contractors continuing education requirements for the State of Florida?

14 hours every two years (The next renewal date is August 31, 2020)

Alarm Contractors & Electrical Contractors:

14 hours of Continuing Education must include:
• 7 hours technical
1 hour workers’ compensation
• 1 hour workplace safety
• 1 hour business practices
1 hour Florida Building Code advanced module course
1 hour Florida Laws & Rules
2 hours false alarm prevention (for all certified and registered alarm contractors and certified electrical contractors who perform alarm work)
• Remaining hours general credit

A person initially licensed 12 or more months prior to the end of a biennial period is required to complete 7 hours of continuing education as a condition of renewal. Of the 7 hours of continuing education, 6 of the hours must be in the following areas: 2 hours technical, 1 hour business, 1 hour worker’s compensation, 1 hour work place safety, and 1 hour laws and rules. For alarm system contractors and electrical contractors actively engaged in alarm contracting, the remaining 1 hour shall be in false alarm prevention. For all other license holders, the remaining 1 hour shall be a general continuing education credit.

What are the requirements to become Fire Alarm System Agent (FASA) or Burglar Alarm System Agent (BASA) certified?

Each FASA / BASA applicant must complete 14 hours of study followed by a proctored exam to become certificated in the State of Florida.

Each FASA/BASA agent must complete six (6) hours of Board-approved continuing education every two (2) years, to include false alarm reduction (See 489.5185, Florida Statutes and Rule 61G6-12, Florida Administrative Code for additional information on FASA and BASA requirements).

 

What Elite CEU courses are approved for credit for Contractors?

Approved through May 31st, 2021:
2014 NEC Wiring Methods & Materials – 0801838 (S) 2 hours
Advanced Burglar Alarms – 0008185 (T) 2 hours
ADV FBC 2017 Significant Code Changes – 0802046 1 hour
Basic Elements of the NEC – 0008186 (T) 2 hours
Burglar Alarm Basics – 0008187 (FAP) 2 hours
CCTV Basic Design – 0801903 (T) 2 hours
CCTV Site Survey – 0800507 (T) 2 hours
Client Relations – 0800091 (B) 1 hour
Common Sense Approach to OSHA Safety Procedures – 0008189 (S) 2 hours
Designing a Functional & Reliable Intrusion Alarm System – 0801859 (B) 1 hour
Ethics for the Security Industry – 0008191 (B) 2 hours
False Alarm Reduction 101 – Causes & Impacts – 0801858 (FA) 1 hour
Functions of an Alarm System – 0801852 (T) 1 hour
Fundamentals of Documentation… – 0802179 (BP) 1 hour
Go! Control the Future of Home Security – 0801846 (T) 1 hour
Initiating Devices – 0801881 (T) 1 hour
Internet Connections for Physical Security Devices – 0800882 (T) 1 hour
Introduction to Access Control – 0008192 (T) 2 hours
Introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act – 0800245 (B) 2 hours
Introduction to Florida Workers Compensation – 0800053 (C) 1 hour
Introduction to IP Networking for PS (IP Part 1) – 0801886 (T) 1 hour
Notification Devices – 0801880 (T) 1 hour
On the Job Safety – 0800697 (S) 1 hour
Overview of Alarm Basics – 0801853 (T) 1 hour
Overview of Florida Laws & Rules – 0801416 (L/R) 1 hour
Overview of NEC Wiring Methods – 0801840 (S) 1 hour
Overview of the Life Safety Codes – Module One – 0801842 (S) 3 hours
Perimeter and Interior Detection – 0801851 (T) 2 hours
Powering Your System – 0801856 (T) 1 hour
Proper Wiring Techniques – 0800096 (T) 1 hour
Residential Fire Systems – 0801876 (FA) (T) 4 hours
Structured Cabling – 0008194 (T) 2 hours
System Initiating Devices – 0801879 (T) 2 hours
Tools & Techniques for Low Voltage Installations – 0801860 (T) 2 hours
Troubleshooting Your System – 0801854 (T) 1 hour
Understanding & Applying Security Concepts – 0801819 (B) 2 hours

Approved Certifications thru May 31st, 2021:
FASA Certification Course – 0801388 – 14 hrs (online)
BASA Certification Course – 0801387 – 14hrs (online)

FASA Certification Course – 0800601 (Classroom)
BASA Certification Course – 0800600 (Classroom)

 

Approved Certifications thru May 31st, 2021:

FASA Renewal – 0800669 – 6hrs (online)
BASA Renewal – 0800670 – 6hrs (online)

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