Security Systems Technician (5249)
Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
This program of instruction is designed to lead students through a high technology, multi-discipline set of content areas that will lead to employment installing and repairing security and home automation systems. These systems have become so advanced that it is possible to arm security, turn on lights, and lock doors via a smartphone.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
No high school diploma or GED is required. Students must:
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
- Take the Test of Adult Education (TABE) before registering for classes.
Students must successfully complete all courses in the catalog for this program.
Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 9; Mathematics: 9 or qualify for TABE exemption (www.palmbeachstate.edu/academicservices/curriculum-and-programs).
This program is 1200 hours.
The program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Kent Hartwig, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 868-3541
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|Required Courses||Clock Hours: 1200|
|Group A - Security and Automation Systems Technician Helper|
|BCV0001||Core Skills for Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|BCV0811||Level 1 Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|Group B - Security and Automation Systems Technician Applied Skills|
|BCV0812||Level 2 Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|BCV0813||Level 3 Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|BCV0814||Level 4 Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|Group C - Security and Automation Systems Technician Advanced Skills|
|BCV0815||Level 5 Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|BCV0816||Level 6 Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|BCV0817||Level 7 Security and Automation Systems Technician||150|
|Total Program Clock Hours: 1200|
This program supports an industry which has a substantial hiring base and continues to grow at a higher than average rate for employment. The program is supported by area companies providing turnkey gate automation, video and access control systems, building automation, nurse call and fire alarm businesses.
Career Path Notes
Upon completion students are awarded 24 credits towards the A.S. degree in Industrial Management Technology. Student also have option of starting work in the electrical industry and continuing their education through the Apprenticeship programs.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/