TBFAA offers various training classes, some of which are required by Agencies to meet licensing requirements. As a TBFAA Member, these Training Classes are offered to you at a significant discount adding value to your TBFAA membership.

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Please be advised under the Private Security Act (Occ. Code Chapter 1702) and Administrative Rule 35.4 (37 Tex. Admin. Code 1), a criminal conviction may disqualify you from a registration, commission or license under the Act. You may wish to review Rule 35.4’s list of disqualifying offenses and the related periods of ineligibility, available on the department’s website at (click on the link to Administrative Code).  You also have a right to request from the department a criminal history evaluation letter under Occupations Code Section 53.102.”

Fire Exam Prep Course (16 Hour -2 day)Fire Exam Prep

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  Fire Prep Course Description

  • Covers Texas Law & Rules, NFPA 72, NFPA 70- National Electrical Code, International Residential Code, applicable sections of NFPA 101, UL monitoring requirements and Standards for Suppression & Control.
  • Prepares you for TFM 11, 12, 13 & 14 Exam
  • The Texas Department of Public Safety also approves this 16-hour course for 16 CEU credits.

Texas Level 1- Burglar Alarm Course  (16 Hour -2 day)Texas Level 1 Class Logo

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 Level 1 Course Description

This new training program, provided by TBFAA is a certified, nationally recognized training program approved by the Texas Department of Public Safety, License #0104.

This 16-hour course meets requirements for installers and salespersons. The program provides an overview on the theory, installation and maintenance of alarm systems. Topics include: Burglar Alarm Systems Overview, Sensors, Controls & Communications, Notification Devices, Hold up Alarms, Professionalism & Ethics, Building Construction, Safety, Law, Standards & Codes, General Electricity & Electronics, Microprocessors & Computers, Tools & Fasteners, Testing &Troubleshooting. 


Household Fire Alarm Training Course (8 Hour- 1 Day)Household Fire Alarm

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Household Fire Alarm Training Course Description

Successful completion of exam and course meets the required instruction requirements for a residential fire alarm technician license.
Covers Texas Law & Rules, NFPA 72 Household Requirements, NFPA 70- National Electrical Code, International Residential Code, applicable sections of NFPA 101 and UL monitoring requirements.Prepares you for TFM 11, 13 & 14 Exams. State Fire Marshal Approval Number – FAS-1866113

The Texas Private Security Bureau also approves this 8-hour course for 8 CEU credits.