As you study a particular topic, when you have completed each section simply MARK COMPLETE the topic or lesson and proceed. The final exam will be available 24 hours after your initial enrollment. The Certificate of Completion will be presented and posted to your account upon completion of the final exam.
This course is configured as follows:
- 1 – 2 hrs – Ethics
- 2 hrs – Administrative Topics
- 2 hrs – Licensing & Training Topics
- 3 hrs – Texas Laws
Welcome! Fred and Henry have assembled a variety of documents, presentations and videos for you to use in continuing education and knowledge sharing throughout the year. They have assembled over 100 hours of content and continue to add more content each month. The Act requires that you complete a minimum number of required hours of continuing education in topics related to you field of expertise. This course is self-study and free-navigation in form. You may spend your time accordingly on any of the topics provided. However, regarding ethics and study time of the Act, particular minimum time allocation is required. Also, you may return to the course anytime during the year to make learning a continuous activity.
|(a) An application to renew an individual license may not be submitted until the required minimum hours of department approved continuing education credits have been earned in accordance with the Act and this chapter. Proof of the required continuing education must be maintained by the employer and contained in the employee’s personnel file. All individual licensees shall indicate they have completed the required minimum hours of department approved continuing education credits on their application for renewal.|
(b) Owners, partners, and shareholders who hold individual licenses as owners only, shall complete a total of eight (8) hours of continuing education, including seven (7) hours in the subject matter that relates to the type of regulated service provided by their company, and one (1) hour of ethics. Noncommissioned security officers, and all individuals not required to obtain a commission or license under the Act are specifically exempted from the continuing education requirements.
(c) All individual license holders not otherwise addressed in this section shall complete a total of eight (8) hours of continuing education, seven (7) hours of which must be in subject matter that relates to the type of individual license held, and one (1) hour of which must cover ethics.
All continuing education credits must be earned through department approved continuing education schools. Additionally, licensed companies with ten (10) or more licensed employees may make a written request for a letter of exemption allowing them to provide continuing education to those employees.