ESA Extends Free CEU Offering through April

ESA Extends Free CEU Offering through April

The six free CEU courses ESA offered through March will remain available free of charge through April. The association has taken the price tag off these courses to support electronic security and life safety companies during the coronavirus outbreak. As...
ESA Stands with Electronic Security and Life Safety Industry During COVID-19 Crisis

ESA Stands with Electronic Security and Life Safety Industry During COVID-19 Crisis

ESA is now offering select free CEU courses in recognition of the economic challenges for businesses affected by COVID-19. These six courses extend the opportunity to learn new topics and to work toward certification or licensing while many might have...
NTS Continued Education Courses Now Eligible in California

NTS Continued Education Courses Now Eligible in California

As an approved training provider, the WBFAA UATC is authorized by the State of California to approve continuing education courses. You now can submit your ESA National Training School Certificates of Attendance to obtain a conversion letter for Continuing Education Hours (CEH).  Renewing technicians would submit copies of both the WBFAA...
Why Every Employee Needs Cybersecurity Training

Why Every Employee Needs Cybersecurity Training

Every click and key we press can expose ourselves and our companies to enormous repercussions. These exposures range from an employee saying something offensive on social media, to an employee being hacked and exposing the customer and company data to...
ESA Proudly Celebrates Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®

ESA Proudly Celebrates Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®

February is Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month®, a public awareness campaign that takes place to celebrate the value of Career Technical Education and the achievements and accomplishments of CTE programs across the country. CTE is education that directly prepares students for high-wage,...
ESA Fire Certifications Grow in Popularity and AHJ Approvals

ESA Fire Certifications Grow in Popularity and AHJ Approvals

ESA’s fire certifications, preferred for streamlined access to training, testing and credentialing, are gaining traction across the US as alternatives to NICET. Most recently, ESA’s National Training School (NTS), racked up approvals in Hawaii and in Kansas’ Sedgwick County and...
ESA at the Turn of a Decade

ESA at the Turn of a Decade

ESA staff was busy during 2019 building new benefits and improving the services we provide to give our nationwide members powerful tools for success. Your success has always been ours – and in 2019 there was much to report. In...
New Process for Renewing ESA Certifications

New Process for Renewing ESA Certifications

As of January 1, there are two big changes to the NTS Certification Renewal process that will make it easier to keep your NTS Certification(s) current. Work Experience During a Renewal Cycle The first change taking effect is that CEU...
Training as a Service Receives Positive Reviews at Launch

Training as a Service Receives Positive Reviews at Launch

Cookie-cutter training solutions will not work to meet the needs of today’s employers. With a tight labor market making retention a priority, proper onboarding and training programs could be the difference between making 2020 a fantastic year or a flop...
How Do You Assess Training?

How Do You Assess Training?

In a past article, I mentioned the Yungblut family has a new puppy and we are in the midst of puppy training.  This intensive program includes potty training, no-jumping training, sleep training, no-biting training, no-choking-yourself-while-walking training, and the no-barking training.  Phew!   How my husband and I...