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MAR 2019

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98 Security Business / / March 2019 Your Business Beyond Licensing Compliance In most states, staying legal involves more than managing licenses – it requires continuing education as well By Connie Moorhead ©Istock The security industry is growing at a higher than average rate in many communities around the globe; and with the increase in security concerns, there has been an increase in demand for qualified security system installers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), jobs for security and fire alarm system installers were expected to grow much faster than the average for all jobs – at 33 percent in the period 2010-2020. Currently, there are more than 65,000 security installers working in North America. While a security alarm installer is commonly known to be someone who can install, program, maintain, and repair security and fire alarm wiring and equipment, it may be most important that they ensure work is done in accordance with relevant laws and codes. To protect consumers, many states regulate the security industry with licensing rules. There is no national licensing standard – every state has

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