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Who is the governing agency for security and low voltage?

Tennessee Alarm Systems Contractors Board
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Who is the governing agency for Locksmiths?

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

RULE 0090-3-.03 REPEATED COURSES Repeated courses will not be given credit for educational qualification unless
a period of two (2) years has passed between those courses.
RULE 0090-05-.01(1) As a prerequisite for renewal of a license, a qualifying agent shall obtain sixteen (16) hours
of Board-approved instruction in the alarm industry during the two (2) year period prior to the expiration of such
license. With renewal applications, Qualifying Agents must provide photocopies of certificates of completion for
approved continuing education course(s) providing a minimum of sixteen (16) hours of continuing education
RULE 0090-05-.01(4) For fire alarm licensure, the qualifying agent must complete a course in fire alarm
installation and monitoring prior to the first renewal of such license unless this certification was presented for
approval of initial licensing. For purposes of meeting this requirement, the individual must obtain certification by
a national training program approved by the Board for qualifying education in the fire alarm classification.
Approved Qualifying Education courses appear on a separate listing

Please note: The State now mandates that students submit all Certificates of Completion online when either applying or renewing a Qualifying Agent License.


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What are the educational requirements for locksmiths?

Pursuant to Senate Bill 0012 and House Bill 0009 enacted into law by Governor Bill Lee on May 27, 2021, the Tennessee Locksmith Licensing Act of 2006, codified in Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 62, Chapter 11, is repealed effective May 27, 2021. Therefore, as of May 27, 2021, the State of Tennessee will no longer regulate locksmiths, locksmith apprentices, or locksmith companies. Licenses from the Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance will no longer be required to operate as a locksmith, a locksmith apprentice, or a locksmith company and the Department of Commerce and Insurance will no longer have the authority and jurisdiction to discipline any individuals, entities, or companies for operating without a license or for otherwise violating Title 62, Chapter 11.


What Elite CEU Certifications are approved for State credit?

Alarm Level 1: 1406.02
AEIT (Advanced Electronic Intrusion Technician): 1509.01
VSS & CCTV Certification: 1406.04

For Qualifying Agents :

2014 NEC – Wiring Methods & Materials: 1910.30 (2hrs)
2017 NEC – Wiring Methods & Materials: 1910.31 (2hrs
Troubleshooting Your System 1403.25 (1hr)
Access Control for Beginners 1403.11 (4hrs)
Advanced Burglar Alarms 1302.01 (2hrs)
An Advanced Perspective of Commercial Application and Layout 1602.02 (1hr)
An Advanced Perspective of Residential Application and Layout 1602.03 (1hr)
An Advanced Perspective of System Programming 1602.04 (1hr)
An Expert Approach to Commercial Interior Detection 1602.05 (1hr)
An Expert Approach to Commercial Perimeter Detection 1602.06 (1hr)
Applications of Electrical Theory for Alarm Professionals 1602.07 (1hr)
Alarm Industry Research 1403.13 (1hr)
Auxiliary CCTV Components 1806.04 (1hr)
Basic Elements of the NEC: 1910.32 (2hrs)
Best Practices in Troubleshooting Burglar Alarm Systems 1602.08 (1hr)
Burglar Alarm Basics 1302.02 (2hrs)
Burglar Alarm Communications: 1910.29 (1hr)
CCTV – Basic Design 1302.03 (2hrs)
CCTV Camera Types 1806.05 (1hr)
CCTV Lenses 1806.06 (1hr)
CCTV Recording Devices 1406.10 (2hrs)
CCTV Testing Procedures 1806.07 (1hr)
Client Relations 1806.15 (1hr)
Commercial Fire Alarm Sales: 1910.33 (2hrs)
Common Network Problems & Solutions (Part 7) 1302.19 (1hr)
Common Sense Approach to OSHA Safety 1302.04 (2hrs)
Communication Skills 2110.01 (1hr)
Competencies 2110.02 (1hr)
Creative Problem Solving 2110.03 (1hr)
Critical Thinking 2110.04 (2hrs)
Decision Making 2110.05 (1hr)
Designing a Functional and Reliable Intrusion Alarm System 1604.02 (1hr)
Designing a Video Surveillance System 1806.08 (1hr)
Detection Devices in Specialized Applications  1602.09 (1hr)
Dynamics of a Business Entity 2110.06 (1hr)
Electricity 101 1302.06 (2hrs)
Emotional Intelligence 2110.07 (2hrs)
Employee Motivation 2110.08 (2hrs)
Enhancing Personal Effectiveness 2110.09 (2hrs)
Ethics for the Security Industry 1302.07 (2hrs)
Everything you Wanted to Know about Fire Alarms… 1403.14 (2hrs)
False Alarm Reduction 1509.14 (1hr)
Fire Alarm Signaling Code and Standards Overview 1910.37 (1hr)
Fire Sprinkler Systems 1403.16 (1hr)
Functions of an Alarm System 1509.03 (1hr)
Fundamentals of Documentation, Inspecting and Testing 1509.04 (1hr)
Fundamentals of Fire Systems: 1910.48 (2hrs)
Guide to CCTV Lighting: 1910.26 (2hrs)
How to Manage Your Company: 1910.25 (1hr)
How to Sell Today’s Wireless Technology 1910.20 (1hr)
Influencing and Communication 2110.10 (1hr)
Initiating Devices 1806.16 (1hr)
Inspect, Maintain and Test Fire Systems; 1910.43
Inspection & Testing of Fire Alarm Systems: 1910.42 (1hr)
Internet Connections for Physical Security Devices (Part 4) 1302.16 (1hr)
Interpersonal Skills 2110.11 (2hrs)
Introduction to Access Control 1302.08 (2hrs)
Introduction to Locksmithing 1302.09 (2hrs)
Introduction to the Americans with Disabilities Act 1403.17 (2hrs)
Introduction to Fire Suppression: 1910.49 (1hr)
Introduction to IP Networking for Physical Security (Part 1) 1111.01 (1hr)
IP Addressing for LANS and the Internet (Part 2) 1604.05 (1hr)
IP Survival Kit 1602.10 (2hrs)
Intrusion Alarm Systems: Installation Techniques & Best Practices: 1910.22 (1hr)
Life Safety Functions: Smoke Control 1910.92 (2hrs)
Lighting: Surveillance Systems 1806.09 (1hr)
Meeting Security System Codes 1910.95 (1hr)
Monitors for CCTV Systems 1406.14 (1hr)
Negotiation Skills 2110.12 (1hr)
Network Switches and Physical Security Devices (Part 6) 1302.17 (1hr)
Network Testing and Cable Troubleshooting (Part 8)1302.18 (1hr)
NFPA 70E Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace 1602.11 (1hr)
Notification Devices 1403.18 (1hr)
Off-Premises Reporting 1509.06 (1hr)
On the Job Safety 1604.06 (1hr)
Output Device Proficiency 1602.12  (1hr)
Output Devices 1509.07 (1hr)
Overview of Alarm Basics 1509.08 (1hr)
Overview of Limited Access Gates 1910.93  (1hr)
Overview of NEC Wiring methods 1509.09 (1hr)
Overview of the Life Safety Codes – Module One 1806.17 (3hrs)
Overview of the Life Safety Codes – Module Two 1403.19 (3hrs)
Perimeter/Interior Detection 1509.10 (2hrs)
Power over Ethernet: 1910.28 (2hrs)
Powering a Surveillance System 1806.10 (1hr)
Powering your System 1403.21 (1hr)
Practical Guide to Control Panels 1602.13 (1hr)
Presentation Skills 2110.13 (1hr)
Professional Customer Service for Alarm Technicians 1602.14 (2hrs)
Proper Wiring Techniques 1403.22 (1hr)
Proven Approaches to System Power Needs 1602.15 (1hr)
Residential Fire Systems 1403.23 (4hrs)
Router Functions & Programming Options for Security Devices IP Communications (Part 5) 1302.20 (1hr)
Sales Processes for Security Professionals: 1910.24 (1hr)

Security System Fundamentals for Sales Professionals: 1910.21 (2hrs)

Security System Sales – Coordination: Internal & External: 1910.19 (1hr)

Selecting the Right Camera and Lens 1302.11 (2hrs)

Selling Professional Services 2110.14 (2hrs)

Simple Networking for CCTV 1806.11 (1hr)
Site Survey: Meeting Clients CCTV Needs 1806.12 (1hr)

Special Hazard Fire Protection – Combustion Principles: 1910.39 (1hr)

Special Hazard Fire Protection – Commissioning: 1910.41 (1hr)
Special Hazard Fire Protection – Cylinders & Vessels: 1910.34
Special Hazard Fire Protection – NFPA Code’s & Standards: 1910.36 (1hr)
Structured Cabling 1302.12 (2hrs)
SWGIT/FBI Guidelines for CCTV Systems 1806.13 (2hrs)
System Initiating Devices 1608.03 (2hrs)
Time Management 1302.13 (2hrs)
Tools & Techniques for Low Voltage Installations 1509.11 (2hrs)
Transmission Methods for VSS & CCTV 1403.24 (1hr)
Troubleshooting a CCTV System 1806.14 (1hr)
Troubleshooting an Alarm System 1403.25 (1hr)
Types of Fire Alarm and Signaling Systems 1910.38 (2hr)
Types of Fire Suppression: 1910.44 (1hr)
Understanding & Applying Security Concepts: 1910.23 (2hrs)
Understanding Digital Video Recorders 1302.14(2hrs)
Video Forensics: 1910.27 (1hr)
Wired and Wireless COnnection of Devices onto Local Networks (Part 3)1604.09 (1hr)
Written and Verbal Communication Skills 1302.15 (2hrs)
Z-Wave Wireless Basics 1602.16 (1hr)
Z-Wave Wireless Implementation 1602.17 (1hr)
Selling Professional Services 2110.14 (2hrs)
Telephone and Telesales Skills 2110.15 (1hr)


All Elite CEU license specific coursework is approved by NICET for the renewal of NICET Certifications. To update your NICET Certification, review our Fire Systems Category or Industry Code Category for applicable coursework. Remember, this is not a State specific Certification, and our coursework is approved across State lines. For up to date information and requirements for your Certification renewal, you can visit the NICET website here.
All Elite CEU, Inc. courses and Certifications are also available for General Education.