PSA TEC Highlight: Certifications

November 19, 2018

PSA TEC 2019 will offer 12 certifications during this year’s premier education and networking event for all professional systems integrators in the security and audio-visual markets. Take advantage of this opportunity to earn certifications and education credits.

*Certification prices are in addition to TEC registration where noted.


AMAG Symmetry Certification Training

Monday, March 11-Thursday, March 14; $850

This course will provide in-depth instruction on the features and capabilities, hardware installation, software installation processes, hardware and software troubleshooting techniques, initial setup and various standard configuration topics of the Symmetry Security Management System for a single site. A hands-on practical test and a written exam will be administered for certification.

ASIS PSP Review Program

Tuesday, March 11-Wednesday, March 12; $725

The PSP Review Program is an accelerated review that provides a high-level overview of the security concepts and practices assessed on the PSP exam. This class enables you to identify your areas of strength and weakness in the three key domains to develop a personalized study plan - focused on the areas YOU need most. The classroom experience encourages networking with your peers and board-certified instructors. The PSP Review is intended to supplement your other exam preparation activities. The primary resource for study is the Reference Set for the Exam . PSP Review Faculty have curated a targeted set of materials to organize your study that you will receive with your classroom materials.

Bosch G Series Certification

Monday, March 11-Tuesday, March 12

This Bosch Intrusion course provides an in-depth look at our new G Series Panels, highlighting the functions and abilities of the products. Students will receive hands-on experience with the B9512G Control Panel as well as extensive exposure to the Remote Programming Software (RPS), used to program and configure panel functionality. This course is 3 days long. All students must take and pass all online prerequisites for the G Series/B Series Expert Certification (US) and G Series Master Certification (US) the online Introduction to G Series Panels (B9512G/B8512G) (Online) prior to attending this classroom course.

C•CURE 9000 System Installer/Maintainer - AC9001

Monday, March 11-Thursday, March 14; $2,200

The C•CURE® 9000 is a scalable access control and alarm monitoring, multi-site system that is built on the Microsoft® .NET platform. This is an intensive program designed to cover topics relating to system installation, configuration, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of the C•CURE 9000 System. All aspects of system administration, monitoring, and C•CURE ID badging are covered. There is also comprehensive hardware coverage including the iSTAR® controllers, iSecure™Controllers (ISC), and associated readers, inputs and outputs. All methods of connecting hardware including network interfaces are covered. This course is heavily focused on hands-on hardware and software labs requiring the student to actually install, configure and troubleshoot the various components. This session is for Integrator personnel who are responsible for the installation, configuration, or maintenance of a C•CURE 9000 system site. This is not an End-User or Sales course. Successful completion results in Certification as a C•CURE 9000 Installer/Maintainer (Level 2). Prerequisites: Experience with Access Control and the Windows Operating System.

Earn Your Brivo Onair Certification Today

Tuesday, March 12

Attend this full-day training workshop and become certified on Brivo Onair. Through hands on activities and exercises, this course will cover all fundamentals necessary for installing Brivo Onair solutions and becoming certified. Content includes hardware component assembly, wiring requirements, networking concepts, the administrative interface, account setup and configuration programming. In addition, the workshop will practice troubleshooting key situations and provide role play opportunities for typical scenarios technicians encounter in the field. This is a great chance for attendees to experience hands-on learning scenarios and complete the certification exam for Brivo Onair with Brivo training experts.

Hanwha Wisenet Professional Certification

Tuesday, March 12- Wednesday, March 13; $750

Hanwha Techwin America is pleased to offer Wisenet Professional Certification to PSA Partners. Our certification program is a blended learning experience consisting of an in-classroom session and final exam. The core curriculum is taught over a two-and-a-half day session that facilitates interaction and hands-on instruction. The program was developed for security industry design professionals, technical salespeople, and technicians/installers. Our curriculum will teach you the latest in network video surveillance technologies, increase your proficiency in Hanwha products (IP cameras/encoders, NVRs, WAVE VMS, etc.) and allow you to adopt best practices for installation, implementation, and cyber security of video surveillance solutions.  The class features interactive labs where each learner will setup and configure IP cameras, VMS software, NVRs, mobile apps, and more.  Time is give for exercises, discussion, & Q&A.  18 BICSI CEC credits awarded upon completion.

Lenel Advanced Access Control Certification

Monday, March 11- Wednesday, March 13; $1,080

This three-day, instructor led course is designed to present concepts and examples that are necessary to implement advanced access control features including: database segmentation, custom alarms, advanced reader functionality (including anti-passback and area control).

Lenel OnGuard Hardware & Software Fundamentals

Monday, March 11- Friday, March 15; $1,800

This five-day, instructor-led course is designed to familiarize students with access control hardware, basic system wiring, software installation, and basic system programming. The purpose of this course is to guide students through the step-by-step process required to ensure basic functionality of a Lenel access control system. The fundamentals course is the first course in the technical certification curriculum that supports the basic knowledge required for all Professional, Expert, and Design Architect certification tracks.

Lifesafety Power Certification - Basics and New

Wednesday, March 13

For the technician up to the project manager, learn how to specify, configure, work with, and troubleshoot the LifeSafety Power FlexPower system. Discuss the advantages of a dual buss power system, the advantages of lock control, networking. Learn how to take advantage of the remote management functions such as remote battery testing and control, remote reporting and alerts. Also presented will be the new LSP Multi-Site Manager designed to monitor the multiple sites of an enterprise.  Reliable uptime is critical to physical security and life safety devices. Explore the new methods of using data, data reporting, and data analytics of the low voltage power system to expand your managed services. What features of the new managed power systems can be leveraged to increase the bottom line? From a single system to the global enterprise, new software solutions now exist to reliably monitor low voltage systems and bring intelligent analytics to enterprise systems allowing reduction of service calls, increased uptime, and maximized system reliability.

Networking for Security Technicians (ESNT Certification)

Tuesday, March 12- Thursday, March 14; $1,895

Networking for Security Technicians is a 2 day “nuts and bolts” program teaching the basics of IP network fundamentals applied to physical security. While many IT certifications deal with in-depth elements of networking, the ESNT is a first-level program specifically for physical security technicians, sales personnel, and other security professionals requiring a strong grounding in IT basics. The program emphasizes hands-on, practical physical security-related applications. Starting at Layer 1 (Physical Layer) of the TCP/IP Protocol Stack, the course progresses through the higher levels to deal with the applications most common in security equipment. Further, the course includes a module on Cyber Security, enumerating both threats and tools and techniques to deal with them. The program has been BICSI-approved for 15 Continuing Education Credits (CEC's). Further, the program provides the training necessary to allow students to test for the Electronic Technicians Association (ETA) Electronic Security Networking Technician (ESNT) certification. The test will be administered at PSA TEC. With this training, students are well positioned to take full advantage of vendor product training on IP-enabled devices or to continue pursuing IT industry certifications. This course consistently ranks among the most popular and well-rated at PSA TEC. Attendance is limited.


Wednesday, March 13; Fees paid directly to SIA

Applications must be approved by SIA in order to sit for the exam. Contact Katie Greatti at for more information. Participants must bring own computer for the exam. Fees paid directly to SIA.

PSA Owner/Member registration opens December 5. General registration opens December 12.

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