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Education and Training
Dedicated to advancing the professionalism of the industry by equipping members and their channel partners with the training, information, and tools needed for success.

SIA Education partners with ISC Events, producer of the ISC Expos, to design high-quality training for the conferences at ISC West and ISC Solutions. At the 2013 ISC West in Las Vegas, the Premier Education Series provided three days of sessions broken down by technology and job title.

SIA_dot_18pxCSPM Certification Program
The Certified Security Project Manager (CSPM) Program will help you bring your projects in on time and on budget. It is the only credential that addresses the unique aspects of designing and managing security projects. SIA-certified project managers demonstrate the knowledge and ability to manage all phases of a security project lifecycle, including factors affecting project costs, stakeholders, estimating, cash flow and risk management.

SIA_dot_18pxVSST Study Guide
SIA’s VSST Level I Study Guide is the only comprehensive resource developed specifically to help candidates earn the valuable NICET Video Security Systems Technician (VSST) Level I certification. Modeled on NICET practice tests and content outlines, the manual addresses critical elements of the certification test.

SIA_dot_18pxCentral Station Training
The Security Industry Association (SIA) and Central Station University, LLC (CSU) have partnered to bring back the popular SIA-APCO Central Station Operator/Instructor training course – also known as the Train-the-Trainer course. The revised course contains material that all operators should know, and there are a number of new sections that feature content relevant to today’s central station environment. The course was designed to accommodate varied central station structures while still being comprehensive and consistent. Attendees of the program will receive detailed templates and material that supports adult learners and reinforces the internal policies and procedures of most central stations.