Certification Hours: 7
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Texas Residential Fire Alarm Technician Course

This seven (7) hour Residential Fire Alarm Technician course is the first and only one of its kind in the State of Texas. This brand new fire alarm technician course is designed to replace the existing requirements for all technicians in Texas who install and/or maintain smoke and heat detectors in residential construction. Elite CEU worked directly with the Texas Fire Marshal’s office in developing this affordable and educational solution!

This training course is designed to teach new and existing residential fire alarm technicians in the state of Texas the required curriculum as outlined in the Texas Insurance Code Chapter 6002, and to meet the requirements for obtaining your residential fire alarm technician license in Texas. The material is designed to offer specific code related information from the:

  • NEC (NFPA 70)
  • National Fire Alarm and Signaling Code (NFPA 72)
  • Life Safety Codes (NFPA 101)
  • International Residential Codes
  • State of Texas Fire Alarm rules


Approved by the Texas Department of Insurance, State Fire Marshall’s Office, this Certification will assist a student in meeting the needs of the Residential Fire Alarm Technician (RAL) application.

Register for the Texas Residential Fire Alarm Technician and learn on the best continuing education platform with the most effective e-learning and up-to-date technology.

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Product Description / Course Objectives

This course can be taken through our website online with a one hour proctored exam, or in a one-day class with one of our qualified and experienced NICET Level 3 instructors.

Texas Fire Alarm Technician Online Training Course:

All approved courses, curriculum, & quizzing will be offered through a self-paced web based training platform. The Certification Test (i.e. final exam) will be a one-hour proctored final exam with a nationally recognized testing company.

  • Each group of topics will be divided into 4 titled and clearly identified modules ranging from 1 to 4 hours, for a total of 7 hours. NOTE: Course modules will be delivered through SCORM standard LMS (Learning Management System) compliant software.
  • All online course modules are self-paced and can be logged off and on at anytime to where they left off.
  • After each module section is completed a mandatory quiz of ten questions will be given, on which learners must score of 70% or better in order to pass and receive course credit




Final Exam:
Final Exams are taken ONLINE with national testing company, Proctor Exams.
Please verify that you can meet system requirements to complete the final exam.

  • After all module sections have been completed, use the automatic single sign-on button to access your Exam via Proctor Exams. This access will appear only after all applicable coursework has been completed.
  • A picture ID are needed in order to take the proctored one hour final exam.
  • Using your Elite CEU login you will complete the proctored 30 question final exam.
  • Once the final exam is passed with a 80% or better, and the Exam Verification has been completed, Elite CEU will be notified and a Certificate of Completion will be processed and sent directly to the student within 2 business days of Exam Verification.
  • NOTE: If a student fails to pass the exam, they can immediately retake the online proctored final exam and will pay a $45 retesting fee to Proctor Exams. To purchase an exam at a later date, use your Elite CEU login to to access your single sign-on for purchasing.
  • Per the Texas State Fire Marshall, this exam can only be taken three times in one year. If a student fails the exam three times in a row, they will need to wait a full year before testing again.

Texas Fire Alarm Technician Classroom Training Course:

You can schedule the course to be taught live in a classroom setting on site anywhere in the country.  After the 7 hour course is completed, the final exam is given in the class and a certificate is generated. You will need to send in the certificate of completion along with your application to the Texas Fire Marshal’s office. NOTE: Additional expenses apply, minimum number students required; please contact us to find out more.


If you need multiple Certifications for a larger number of students/employees, please see our Bulk Pricing below!  This reduction is based on groupings related to the number of students being enrolled at one time. Discounts are received via our Bulk Registration or Bulk Enrollment features.

Number of Certifications Price per Certification
1 – 9 $299
10 – 30 $289
31 – 50 $279
51+ $269

The following course work is included in this State Certification Course: