Security Business

MAR 2019

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Your Business Ensuring Compliance Just as important as the licensing process is the compliance management side of things. Having a system that tracks, automates and provides metrics on the license holders and the company can be the difference between staying legal and not. PSA Security Network recently saw the critically-important need here, and it made a system called the Compliance Management System (CMS), developed by The CMOOR Group and available to its members. The CMS provides a mechanism by which security companies can keep industry certifications and licenses up to date and in compliance. “We are always looking to provide our owner companies with resources that bring significant value to their organization,” says Anthony Berticelli, PSA’s Director of Education. “Everyone has issues tracking certification and license compliance, and the CMS is a difference-maker.” Get Educated There are many opportunities to get the training and experience needed to find work in the security field. One of the best ways to become a security system installer is to obtain education through an industry-approved training course. There are courses in security concepts and technical installation requirements available at many colleges, trade schools and universities that provide adequate training needed for this line of work. In addition, there is often security training available through online coursework that can lead to certification in security installation. Most states with licensing requirements have established continuing education unit (CEU) requirements to maintain and renew licenses. Of the 45 locations with a license requirement, 34 have a CEU requirement to renew or maintain the license. The requirements are as varied as the states themselves. In some jurisdictions the installer may need to take six hours of CEU training over a two- Of the 45 locations with a security license requirement, 34 have established continuing education unit (CEU) requirements to maintain and renew licenses. Celebrating 10 Years Together we can

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