South Carolina Electronic Security Association
Welcome to the SCESA Website!

Thank you for your interest in the
South Carolina Electronic Security Association.

The South Carolina Electronic Security Association, a non-profit 501(c) 6 trade association, represents, promotes and enhances the growth and professional development of the electronic life safety, security, and integrated systems industry. The SCESA brings together key individuals from top companies representing five industry components - sales, manufacturing, installation, service, and monitoring. 

Since 1983, SCESA has represented the most respected providers of fire, burglar and security related systems. SCESA is committed to the success of all its members and to the increase of professionalism in the security field. Through networking, training, seminars and up-to-date industry standards, we seek to raise the bar for the entire group.

Your SCESA Board continues to work diligently on the legislative front as we push for laws and regulations that benefit our members, the alarm industry and the consumer of our state. Our efforts include defending against burdensome regulation and legislation that could be detrimental to us and the industry.


Thank You Our 2018 Sponsors!


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The 2018 Trade Show and Golf Tournament

October 24-25, 2018
Mount Pleasant, SC


Please join us for our new Trade Show and Golf Tournament dates: Wednesday & Thursday, October 24-25, 2018. Our Trade Show will be held on Wednesday, October 24 at the beautiful Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina and our Golf Tournament will be held on Thursday, October 25 at Patriots Point Links. 

Join us for this annual event to learn about industry trends, network and share best practices and have fun with local peers! Sign up for a team, or register as an individual member and be teamed with someone new. 

Click here for our event schedule.

Trade Show:
Member and Non-member installing companies: register today to attend the Trade Show on October 24th from 4-8pm. Registration is FREE! Click here to register now. 

Trade Show Vendors and Sponsors: contact the SCESA for more information on vendor tables and sponsorships at 803-252-0580.

Golf Tournament:
Golf teams are still available. Click here to register your team!

Training Class Registration

The Certified Alarm Technician Level 1 Course is a 22-hour course required for licensure in South Carolina. This 22-hour course provides the knowledge necessary to perform entry level responsibilities within the many facets of the electronic life safety and security industry.This fundamental and essential course is required by dozens of states, local licensing authorities and regulators as a prerequisite for performing security integration work. 

Click here to download a PDF registration form, or use the links below. 


Upcoming Course:

CAT/NTS Level I 
December 12-14
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The cost for SCESA members $350/person and $550/person for non-members which includes the NTS Level I book, dictionary, and examination.