Credit Hours: 1

Overview of Alarm Basics

Overview of Alarm Basics is intended to provide a broad perspective on a continually expanding industry. This course includes practical information about the concept of what an alarm system can do to alleviate concerns of a nervous public. The history, development, and use of alarm systems will be described in the context of increased safety and security.


Product Description / Course Objectives


Learners who complete this course will:

  • Learn about the pioneers in the field of alarms and their contributions
  • Know what concerns people have that heighten the need for an alarm system
  • Understand the how an alarm system meets those needs
  • Know the 3 basic functions of an alarm system – Detect, Notify and Control
  • Understand the difference between a smoke alarm and a system smoke detector


Credit hours: 1


Approved for CEU Credit in:

Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, Tennessee: (Qualified Agent), Texas