Study for and take your Special Effects Operator’s License(SEO) Test. It requires no Sign-off’s and is a valid credential to buy pro-line, e.g. Spirit Pro-Line.
The Test covers the Texas Occupations Code and NFPA 1126. You’ll also have to get fingerprinted at a 3rd party office and background checked.
Texas Occupations Code for Fireworks
Finger printing and Background Check (from the License Application)
“An FBI Background is required through IdentoGO and requires a unique service code that will be needed when scheduling for submission for your Electronic fingerprints.” Service code is: 11H3FV.
Schedule TDI Exams here:
This is where to schedule a test:
Click on: “Find an Exam Center”
Choose: “TFM06 - Fireworks Special Effects Operator”
Fill in: “Find Test Location”
Click on: “Search Exam Center”
Contact PAT if you’d like an introduction to PAT member firms near where you live. Most display operators always welcome a helping hand, and most PAT members have a passion for teaching and sharing information on fireworks.