CEDIA has announced that CEDIA members will be able to access discounted security training through a new partnership with SecurityCEU.com. SecurityCEU.com has more than 100 hours of online content and provides licensing, compliance, certification, and continuing education solutions for the security, fire, and life safety industry.
The SecurityCEU.com courses cover foundational training for professionals entering the converging worlds of security and home automation. Additional SecurityCEU.com benefits include the ability for CEDIA members to earn CEUs as well as gain and maintain state security licenses and certifications. SecurityCEU.com also offers a full Compliance Management System (CMS) helping to provide automation of the licensing process, as well as full metrics and measurement.
"According to the most recent CEDIA Size and Scope survey, 49 percent of home technology professionals are installing security systems and 92 percent of home technology professionals reported some installation for video surveillance,” said Matt Oelker, CEDIA director of online learning. “There is huge growth potential in this market for our members and partnering with an organization that can help them establish a baseline to start doing this work is a valuable member benefit.”
CEDIA members have the option of purchasing a 12-month subscription to the online library or purchasing courses a la carte. Additional savings are available for companies who want five or more people to take online training through SecurityCEU.com
"Convergence between security and home automation is happening,” said Connie Moorhead, president for The CMOOR Group and SecurityCEU.com. “More and more, skills in integration and IP networking are being required to understand contemporary security products and their role in integrated home automation systems. We are excited to be able to offer CEDIA members access to our catalog of training products."
CEDIA members may access SecurityCEU.com training by logging into their CEDIA account and accessing the "my benefits" page.