24.182.810 SECURITY ALARM INSTALLER TRAINING PROGRAM
(1) Each electronic security company that employs or intends to employ an individual as a security alarm installer must certify, as part of the individual's license application, that the individual has successfully completed a minimum of 16 hours of training as a prerequisite to licensure, and prior to undertaking any of the duties defined as the practice of a security alarm installer.
(2) The training must address each of the following areas:
(a) role and function of the security alarm installer;
(b) federal, state, and local statutes and rules applicable to the practice of security alarm installers;
(c) national low voltage electrical codes, low voltage limitations, and wiring methods and types;
(d) installation training, including:
(i) manufacturer's product training or industry standard training;
(ii) conducting site survey;
(iii) proper device placement;
(iv) wireless devices;
(v) central station monitoring;
(vi) false alarm prevention; and
(e) safety issues and the Montana Safety Culture Act, including, but not limited to:
(i) the proper use of tools and protective equipment;
(ii) working in enclosed spaces; and
(iii) the proper use and transportation of ladders; and
(f) emergency procedures and hazardous material preparedness.
(3) Training on policies, systems, and procedures internal to the employer may not be included within the total hours of training required by this rule.
History: 37-1-131, 37-60-202, 37-60-303, MCA; IMP, 37-1-131, 37-60-202, 37-60-303, MCA; NEW, 2017 MAR p. 1957, Eff. 10/28/17.