4 Hr Residential Smoke Detection Course

Required for Burglar Alarm LIcensees TECRF

4 credit hours


This satisfies the NJ requirement for burglar alarm licensees to take at least 3 hrs in residential smoke detection before renewal.

Who Should Take It

This is required for NJ Burglar Alarm licensees in order to renew your Burglar Alarm License. It is also applicable for Fire Alarm licensees.

What Is Covered

We review the code requirements including the IRC, NFPA 72, UCC and Licensing Law.  NJ Burglar Alarm LIcensees are required to complete at least 3 hours on this topic before renewal. 

5 ways to take this class:

4 Hr Residential Smoke Detection Course

4 CEU hours On Demand


  1. Residential Smoke Detection
    two 2-hour videos outlining the requirements for residential smoke detection systems

4 Hr Residential Smoke Detection Course

Required for Burglar Alarm LIcensees TECRF

4 credit hours


This satisfies the NJ requirement for burglar alarm licensees to take at least 3 hrs in residential smoke detection before renewal.

Who Should Take It

This is required for NJ Burglar Alarm licensees in order to renew your Burglar Alarm License. It is also applicable for Fire Alarm licensees.

What Is Covered

We review the code requirements including the IRC, NFPA 72, UCC and Licensing Law.  NJ Burglar Alarm LIcensees are required to complete at least 3 hours on this topic before renewal. 

5 ways to take this class:

4 Hr Residential Smoke Detection Course

4 CEU hours On Demand


4.8 out of 5.0 152 Reviews

Anthony M

I always learn something new

Joseph H

This course touched on all facets of residential smoke detectors and smoke alarms,

Ethan R

The class was informative and detailed. I appreciated it.

Barry S

Very informative

David Z

Well done course. Very useful and applicable information. Bob's stories and examples did a great job of bolstering the content.

Cesar D

It was a good class, Im glad I took it.

Raymond D

This class was very informative i learned a lot


Being on demand is very convenient.

Christopher P

It's extremely helpful to have access to all the CEU requirements in 1 bundle. I found the class to be informative and thorough.

michael p

good class

Shafiq S

I've been taken courses with Mr. Bob for years and as always his knowledge and presentations is very informative with all topics.

Jeffrey N

Bob's classes are always very educational and provide valuable information. I recommend his classes to anyone that needs the CE credits

Wayne W

I have been in the industry for 45 years and I found the classes informative.

Doug A

Classes were well put together and very informative. Bob does a great job of conducting these classes.

Teofilo T

very good course broken to you study to

Tom M

It was very informative.

Ronald K

I believe this was a very thorough and comprehensive program

Dominic G

Bob keeps the content as fresh as he can despite presenting some of the same material every three years. I He keeps it interesting

Russ W

The instructor was extremely knowledgeable on all levels of each class. I have been in the industry for over 25 years and i have to say i did learn some facts about fire codes that i did not know. Very pleased with the courses.

Diane N

Great Info., gets you to think and evaluate

Frank H

very informative, poor class discussion, poor class audio

Charles C


jeff r

I learn something new every time

Bienvenido F

Excellent, a lot of material.

John S

Having this all laid out what is exactly required for license renewal makes keeping up with CEU's so much easier. Class content is on point!

Todd D

I've been in the electrical engineering profession for more than 30 years and in the security, burglar and fire alarm industry for more than 20 years. Bob's training is outstanding. He has an incredible scope and depth of knowledge and the course was engaging and informative.

Richard P

Great information.

Matt B

Like all CEU classes they can be done in half the time.

mark V

Great training, thanks Bob

Matthew H

Excellent content. Very informative and on demand access made it very convenient.

Michael D

Very informative as always

John M

Thank you for the great information provided. Excellent course!

Timothy M

Bob has always had a real knack for clearly communicating both the letter of the code and the logic behind it. Clearly, he has not lost this over the years.

Jose G

Great and informative course, Bob always does a good job!

Jordan P

Extremely informative and as always, up to date with the latest changes in code.

John M

It's good to get a refresher of the Rules and Guidelines, not to mention all the little changes and requirements that are now are responsibility

Brian S

Informative relative to the subject matter, Good attention capturing considering the subject matter's inherent detail, Considering this is mandatory for licensure renewal being able to complete on students own time schedule and save the trip commuting is a big plus. Thanks !

Melkon B

The class overall was in depth and provided a significant amount of information both for legacy and new systems. The content associated with changes was key especially the information for new codes i.e temperature of areas where security video wiring is run and the new codes associated with jacketing for installation in these areas

Harry M

I learned some good points to help my business

Eugene Z

The information followed the course title nicely.

edward f

thank you, eddie

John D

This was an excellent well prepared group of classes that target our industry very well. Extremely helpful to be able to take classes ondemand/online, especially being from NY, driving to the in person classes is very time consuming.

David B

Good review of the requirements for one and two family residential.

gino l

alot of very good info thanks

William D

As usual Bob is extremely thorough and very detailed in his coverage of the topic. Even after over 40 years doing alarm work I still learn new things from his classes.

Louis C

Although most of us don't look forward to CEU class it does help refresh our memories, and Bob always keeps it interesting.

Raymond M

very informative and well structured clear presentation and easy to comprehend

Curtis J

Very informative, really appreciate the updates and code changes

Michael B

Much better than having to make time in my busy schedule to attend in person and far more information than can be taken away from traditional interactive online classes. Thank you.

Joseph M


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Donald C

Bob does a great job at leaving no stone unturned. This is why we always go to him to make us a better company. Thank You Bob

Paul R

This class has a great content specially the new codes for the smoke placement and was beneficiary for us as we get a lot of calls for the residential certificate of occupancy and need their smokes tested

Thomas P

Bob does a wonderful job. There is no question that he is truly an experienced expert.

Sean C

Fantastic class as always.

David M


Miroslaw G

Lots of useful information.

Harold S

really enjoyed learning mainly about fire alarm systems

Martin K

Very informative. A great idea to require a refresher on these important subjects.

Inner Security L

Excellent class!

Ilene T

This class was very informative and helpful to me.


It was very detailed


Good review of the material as always. Maybe some quizes would be good to keep us on our toes.


This class was great, as besides reviewing content I have been thru a hundred times, it is updated with new changes in code and thought on various parts of the installation and code process, very very good

Paul G


William Y

Great refresher for a lot of things and I learned something new in each lesson.

Chris Y

Very informative. The info in this course will be a great resource for field questions on projects. Thanks

Frank B

Wonderful Class . Everything was Perfect Bob

David F

Put together very well and keeps you captured in the discussion

John F

The class is well done and methodical. Bob gives real world examples and explains everything in detail. There was some overlap between the Barrier Free Code and the ADA; however the distinctions were also specific. The detail on smoke detection and the changes that have evolved through the years - especially over the last few years was covered very well.

Tom C

class was great

Gary W

Very Informative

Roy S

I could not here most of the questions asked during the claasses

Paul D

Informative, succinct… Bob was great

David B

Very informative, on point

Steven S

Lots of information. Broken down well into its sections.

Frederick E. P

Subject matter was easy to follow and very informative

Armando J

I have taken courses from Bob in the past and he is extremely knowledgeable I would definitely take more classes in the future.

Charles O

The course was a great indept review of all the codes and regulations governing the fire and security industry. It also covered the installation of these systems which I have been away for some time working in the office

Erwin C

This entire series of classes have been very infromative. The instrucor took the time incorporate all the latest code changes and requirements. job well done. Thanks for the insights.

Martin O

The class was very thorough and informative

Vito B

I like that I could take the class at my leisure! All my questions were answered.

Denise N

Very interesting

William W

Good class.

David J

These certification classes were great. Very informative and really got down to the nitty gritty. Bob pretty much covers everything we need to know to be good, competent neat installers.

Kenneth T

Very informative and easy to watch

John M

Very informative

steve k

Convenient and informative

David M

Very informative.

Julio R


John T B

The classes have a good amount of information in them to keep you current with the code changes.

Richard H

I’ve always liked attending Bob’s classes. He is a great instructor.

Jack R

It was great

Thomas B

Bob's classes are always the best way to go when renewing your licenses. He is a wealth of knowledge and his classes cover everything necessary to move forward and succeed.

gary c

Bob is very thorough and clear in all the classes. I would recommend to all.

Ronald C


Angel P

For me this works out Great, because I'm traveling a lot for my job so being able to do online is paramount.

Kenneth W

Valuable information on residential smoke detectors.

Frank Z

Very informative. Thought I knew everything


Always very informative and interactive

Joseph D

great class

Gregory D

Like always Bob's classes are fantastic

Michael Z

Very informative


As always very good coverage all topics

Mark Z

It was great to freshen up on alot of the fire rules. Plus learned some new things that i did not no

Albert C

Classes were clear and easy to follow. The handouts made it easy to stay on task with the subjects being discussed. I would definitely recommend this package to colleagues who are looking to get their CEUs online.

Keith B

Good to refresher on codes and updates .

Eric S

Very helpful and convenient

Arthur D

Well organized, excellent CEU Program.

Brendan L

Very informative, as I have come to expect.

Thomas H

Bob was great


very clear, you have the ability to hear over the classes, or when it's convenient for you, unbelievable just pleasure. thank you.

delvin l

Very informative

Artemio H

This class is fine but it would be nice for NJ to require some different courses not always the same required.

robert h

Very well laid out


I thought it was very informative, and it keeps us updated.

Peter D

The information provided by these classes served to clarify many things that I was uncertain about. In all this class has improved my skills not just executing the tasks intended, but also explaining the tasks and duties required to achieve a successful result to others. I have no doubt that If everyone working in the security field took these courses, the companies that employed them would benefit greatly.

Engin L

Excellent class.

Mike J

Very easy to follow and material was relevant.

Basem s

The Classes are Great

William A P

Very informative and easy to understand

stephen l

As always, informative with clear delivery of contents

James M

Information clearly provided ,discussed and retainable .

Mike A

Bob has a host of knowledge that brings text information to reality. His experience in the field brings comfort to hands on situations. Very good job Bob.

Avraham M

very informative .

Victor R

Bob has been always a pleasure in every renewal course ive attended. His Classes has always been up to date with informative information.

Stephen M

We always enjoy the information and incite provided by Bob.

Louis Monaco M

Great info

Mark H

I really liked the format, the course was packed full of good information

John G

Very informative

Jerry H

Since Applying and receive my first Fire and Burglary Alarm Licenses on the late 90"s early 2.000's . and all the Renews Strandberg Consulting . I found Bob extremely knowledgeable and easy to listing to. I prefer the lessons given in classroom , But with the present health problems ,it has to do . IN overall getting courses with Bob has been something i was looking forward to .every three years . Thank You . MY RATING FROM 1 TO 5 IS 10 .

Joseph C

very informative

Hyon Tae K

The class was good.

Richard A

Well designed and applicable

Timothy B

Very informative as always, techs engaged as always

Patrick M

Great class really learned a lot!

Martin D

This course contains a wealth of necessary knowledge for anyone involved with Fire and Security Systems!

John A

Very informative, much more than just a "review"!

Peter R

The program needed some modifications to become user friendly - and to become comparable as a required training platform to many other programs for the alarm industry that have been around for some time.

James F

As always the information is beneficial. I recall some a lot of the information from from past classes but it a good refresh.

Randy M

Great Content

David W

Bob is a great instructor

Michael D

It was extremely informative and well deliverded

Terry W

Thank you

Jason E

Class was very Informative

Greg H

good class

David L

Very informative

Dimitry B

Once again very educational

vito v l

good class but could need more info on co2 detectors

Mathew G

This class was really informative. It goes over codes and requirements, battery calcs, and more. Very good class and very interesting.

Abraham N

lots of general knowledge, grounding bounding, sales,

Amazing instructor, very thorough,

Anthony N G

Code, trouble shooting,

Very educational

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