Established 1976

  Metropolitan Burglar and Fire Alarm Association
                                       of
                              New York, Inc.
 


     

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NYS 81-Hour Alarm License Class

Registration is now
OPEN!

New York State Department of State
Approved 81-HOUR License Course

(Business of Installing, Servicing or Maintaining Security or Fire Alarm Systems)
(Administered by the Metropolitan Burglar and Fire Alarm Association of New York, Inc.)
(an Approved New York State - Department of State - Educational Provider)

"Temporary approvals for live distance education received by the Division of Licensing Services due to COVID 19 restrictions are no longer in effect.  Effective immediately all new course offerings need to return to the manner allowed by regulation.  Please keep in mind, all existing mask mandates provided for by the Empire State Directive need to be followed". Bureau of Educational Standards.

OUR CLASSES ARE LIVE AND IN PERSON AND WE WILL BE FOLLOWING ALL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING AS REQUIRED.

SEPTEMBER - OCTOBER 2021

 Saturday, Sept 11 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Sunday, Sept 12 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 Saturday, Sept 18 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Sunday, Sept 19 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
            NO CLASS SATURDAY SEPT 25          NO CLASS SUNDAY SEPT 26
 Saturday, Oct 2 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Sunday, Oct 3 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
 Saturday, Oct 9 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM  Sunday, Oct 10 - 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Our class dates and times will enable our students to complete
the New York State 81-hour requirements in the shortest time.
Just FOUR (4) weekends!

 ~~ Less STRESS ~ Less TRAVELING ~ Less COSTS ~~

WEEKEND (Saturday and Sunday) CLASSES SCHEDULED

YOU MUST ATTEND ALL HOURS, DAYS, AND DATES

Classes start at 8:00 AM SHARP! - Classes end at +/- 6:00 PM


LINK TO REGISTER AND PAY ON-LINE

CLASS INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE E-MAILED TO YOU AFTER YOU REGISTER and PAY .


 CHANGES TO ALARM LICENSE LAW MAY REQUIRE

1099 SUBCONTRACTORS - NON W-2 EMPLOYEES
CABLING COMPANIES - N
ETWORKING COMPANIES
CCTV / SECURITY CAMERAS 

TO HAVE THEIR OWN ALARM LICENSE

WHY? If you are unlicensed and installing security systems
Burglar Alarm Systems
Security Cameras (CCTV)
Access Control Systems
Fire Alarm Systems
in the State of New York
YOU MAY BE FINED UP TO
$10,000.00

for unlicensed activity!


LINK TO REGISTER AND PAY ON-LINE

CLASS INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE E-MAILED TO YOU AFTER YOU REGISTER and PAY .

New York City / Long Island
Near the airports - plenty of parking - close to public transportation.

(We will give you the EXACT location after you register and pay as a student. No walk-ins)

The classes are conducted with graphic presentations and with our New York State Certified instructors. Soft-cover books and handouts are included containing extensive information that will serve as a resource throughout your electronic security career.

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A health / safety message from our Hotel"

"The hotel as a priority in daily living, this hotel is being daily disinfected with electrostatic sprayer systems in public areas such as : Elevators, bathrooms, hand rails and of course each room after the guest checks out.

We're doing everything we can to provide the best service to our guests that help us maintain a safe, healthy and productive work and lodging environment. We are proud and thankful to God to announce that we have had no reports of any cases of Covid 19 virus at the Hotel .

We're committed to helping your business recover and become even stronger than before, rest assured that you and your group will be in a clean, sanitized and safe environment."

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*PLEASE CALL US ABOUT SPECIAL CLASS ACCOMMODATIONS & SCHEDULING:

"FOR RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE"
Sabbath observers who cannot attend both days of the weekend may schedule make-up weekends or weekday classes. *Subject to minimum number of students and dates.*
or
"IF YOU ARE FLYING IN FROM OUT OF STATE"


TOTAL INVESTMENT FOR THE ENTIRE 81-HOUR COURSE
(Includes books and all training material)

$1,300.00
 For pre-existing MBFAA Members in Good Standing
a $250.00 savings!


*$1,550.00
for Non-Members

*Non-Members will pay $1,550.00 for the course and will also receive a one-year Non-Paid-Status membership with MBFAA. This will entitle you to come to MBFAA meetings for free, receive Security Line Magazine, and purchase your first alarm contract from the MBFAA legal counsel at a discounted price.  Additional benefits, such as free search engine listing, free website listing, free web page, vendor discounts are only available to Full-Paid-Up members.

*Receive an additional 10% savings for each of two (2) or more people from the same company. MUST be paid from one invoice, on one company check or one company credit card. You must call us and we will do the book keeping changes.


 You may ask why Alarm Installer Classes?

In accordance with New York State Business Law, all persons or companies in the business of installing, maintaining, servicing or inspecting alarm or fire alarm systems in New York State must be licensed by the NYS Department of State.

If you are unlicensed and installing security systems (which INCLUDE security cameras, CCTV, access control systems, etc.) or fire alarm systems in the State of New York, you may be fined up to $10,000.00! Signed by the Governor on August 1, 2007. Effective November 1, 2007!


Applicants are required to take an approved 81-hour training course and must pass a state test before issuance of a license. MBFAA classes fulfill the state requirements, provided you complete the course successfully.


You may ask why take a class with MBFAA of NY?
 

  • We are one of the oldest associations of burglar and fire alarm professionals in the United States. Many of our founding members can trace their history back to the very beginnings of the electronic protection industry. 

  • The Association's Mission is to support and promote the electronic security industry and life safety providers in the Metropolitan New York City and Long Island Area and to assist electronic security dealers with their mission to protect the public from criminal and life safety threats.

  • We maintain an extensive website for both our members and the general public.

  • To accomplish our mission we provide training, governmental interface, and networking services for security professionals. 

  • Membership is open to professional electronic security system dealers and installers, locksmiths, service providers, central monitoring stations, and related equipment manufacturers. A membership application is online.

  • We are your LOCAL association run by and for security professionals. The MBFAA endeavors to promote public safety, reduce false alarms, provide liaison to police and fire departments, and to advocate public policy so as to provide a stable business climate for our members.

  • We provide training to enable our members to complete the New York State licensing requirements administered by the Department of State.

  • For our members, the site provides helpful information on technical and business matters and association business.

  • For the general public, the site provides information on security in general and encourages consumers to purchase security systems from MBFAA members who are licensed dealers.

  • We provide a free website business listing for our members. And a cross-listing for help wanted and services rendered. This is where members can advertise for help wanted and sub-contractors can advertise the kind of work they do.

  • We encourage dealer networking both on our website and at our meetings.

  • We routinely provide critical information on important issues such as state licensing, permits, regulations, Fire Department issues, Police Department issues, false alarm reduction, and technology.

  • Our classes are conducted with graphic presentations by our certified instructors. Students are provided with soft-cover books containing extensive information that will serve as a resource throughout your electronic security career.

  • And most of all... our instructors are some of the oldest, seasoned, and well-trained instructors in New York. Some of our instructors initially taught other instructors now teaching other courses!
     

If you have any questions, Call Alan Glasser, Executive Director

(718) 894-6712


To receive license applications and test schedule, contact the New York State Division of Licensing:
Phone (518) 474-4429; fax (518) 473-6648

NY State DOS website is:

https://dos.ny.gov/security-or-fire-alarm-installer

(You can download the license law and view NYS test dates and locations nearest you.)

 


INSTRUCTIONS:

To be eligible for the New York state license, you must comply with the following rules and regulations. Upon completion of each module of the 81-hour course, a test is given and then graded. After receiving a passing grade of 70 or above, you will receive the required certificate for each module. Five (5) in total.

You then contact the New York state licensing division for the upcoming dates of their examination. They will furnish you with various dates and locations. https://dos.ny.gov/security-or-fire-alarm-installer

Once you have made your commitment to attend this 81-hour course, it is of the utmost importance that you abide by that commitment. 

In order to confirm your enrollment in the course MBFAA is sponsoring, you must do the following: 

1. Due to the limitations and restrictions during the COVID19 / DELTA pandemic all payments must be done on line using our secure payment site. We cannot handle cash money, paper checks, scan credit cards, and give out hand written receipts in class. 

2. Seating is based on a first come - first served - basis. Classes usually sell out so making your payment quickly is important! Your PAYMENT reserves a seat in class.

3. Please bring your own PPE, hand sanitizer, tissues, snacks, etc. We not the hotel cannot provide these. We probably will non-contact scan you for temperature.

4. Due to COVID19 / DELTA limited class sizes and distance between students we are holding a limited special distance seating class. After enrollment, if for some reason you must cancel, there are no refunds! You must notify this office 7 days in advance of the scheduled date or you forfeit the fee for that class. Should you notify this office in the time allowed, you will then be placed on the list for future classes and notified by this office of the dates as they become available. 

5. MBFAA of NY, Inc. seminars and classes may be cancelled due to circumstances beyond our control. MBFAA of NY, Inc. cannot be held responsible for losses resulting from the cancellation of any seminar or class. If for some reason MBFAA of NY, Inc. should deem it necessary to cancel a course, your fee will be refunded in full or credited to the next scheduled class. (Never happened yet!) (Point... we never scheduled classes during COVID19 lockdown so we never had to cancel any classes!)

If you have any questions call Alan Glasser, Executive Director at: 

(718) 894-6712

mbfaa.ny@gmail.com

LINK TO REGISTER AND PAY ON-LINE

CLASS INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE E-MAILED TO YOU AFTER YOU REGISTER and PAY .


CLASSES FILL UP FAST! FIRST PAID - FIRST IN!


Just so you know... we put this NEW site on line Jan 7, 2013 and it is STILL under construction.
Please e-mail us back with errors, suggestions, or updates you may have. Thank You In Advance! Alan.

Disclaimer The information provided at MBFAA.com web site should not be construed as giving business, legal, or other advice. Information provided on this web site is intended to allow the public and members of MBFAA access to public and association information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current, and reliable information, the MBFAA recognizes the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, the MBFAA makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, currency or suitability of the information provided by this web site, and denies any expressed and implied warranty as to the same.

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PO BOX 54, Brooklyn, NY 11204-0054
PHONE: (718) 894-6712
e-mail: mbfaa.ny@gmail.com

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