Apprenticeship Program

BFAAM Apprenticeship Program

The Burglar and Fire Alarm Association of Michigan is pleased to unveil its Apprenticeship Program which has already been authorized by the US Department of Labor. 

To review the BFAAM Apprenticeship Program protocols and policies, simply click here.  This is useful information for all active apprentices, all participating employers and all employers/apprentices who may be joining the program. 

Click here for some frequently asked questions that may help you better understand the apprenticeship.

Program Forms

Click here for the Employer Participation Agreement
Click here for the Apprenticeship Employer Form
Click here for the Apprenticeship Employee Form
Click here for the BFAAM Apprenticeship Standards
Click here for Appendix A Form (to be completed by employer)

Return your signed forms and agreements to BFAAM via fax at (517) 485-9408 or click here to email BFAAM.  Be sure to attach your form/agreement to the email.
Reminder: Be Sure to Register Your Apprentices with LARA after you Register Them with BFAAM

The LARA apprentice application is available under the Construction Codes Division website.  Click here for a link to the application.  

Complete everything on the application but the RTI portion and include $15 for each apprentice made payable to the State of Michigan.  BFAAM completes the RTI portion and will forward the application and payment to LARA for you. 

Program & Curriculum Materials

Below are links to the manuals that are required for the Apprenticeship Program.  

Period 1:  Fire Alarm Signaling Systems, 4th Edition (NFPA #FASS10)  (to purchase, please click here)

Period 2:  NFPA 72®: National Fire Alarm Code®, 2010 Edition  (to purchase from NFPA, please click here)

Period 3:  Michigan Building Code, 2015 Edition  (to purchase, please click here)

Period 4:  NFPA 70®: National Electrical Code® (NEC®) Softbound, 2014  Edition  (to purchase from NFPA, please click here)