Security Guard Training

Certified Security Guard Training

Our Certified Security Guard Training lessons cater to workers who want to become security guards and employers who seek basic and fundamental security guard training for their employees.

  • Handcuffing
  • Pepper Spray
  • Billy Club use
  • Taser use

Why Take The Course

This course represents a career opportunity for newcomers to the industry and an investment in results for organizations who employ this type of worker. New York State requires any individual 18 years and older who would like to be a security guard to become state-certified.
About Certified Security Guard Training

Our course is designed to be practical and comprehensive. Through physical lessons in defensive and proactive action, video tutorials, and written examinations, workers learn basic and even some advanced tactics for handling security situations. The course is delivered in 6-8 hour increments over a 3-day period.

Security Guard Training
Class 8 Hour Pre-assignment Course 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course 8 Hour Annual In-Service Course
When To Take Before starting work; First step towards the Security Guard credential Within 90- days of employment Within 12 months of completing the 16-hour course; annually afterwards
What’s Included Intro to Security Guard duties; legal issues; emergencies; public relations; ethics; other topics Expanded coverage of previous topics; access control; incident command; terrorism Updates on latest best practices on duties of security guard; legal issues; communications; access control.
Examination? Yes Yes No
State Licensing Matters Included Fingerprinting and Processing to New York State for NYS Security Guard License N/A
Price $595 $60
Payment Plan: $250 Down -- $250 Last Day of Class -- $95 On Fingerprint Day

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Handcuffing Training -- $99

Pepper Spray Training -- $99

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Courses Available

Course Title-8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course for Security Guards

Course Description

This is an 8 hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the New York State Department of State. The course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

Course Title-16 Hour On-the- Job Training Course for Security Guards

Course Description

This is a 16 hour course that must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system, and terrorism. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

Course Title-8 Hour Annual In-Service Training Course for Security Guards

Course Description

This is an 8 hour course that must be completed within 12 calendar months from completion of the 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security Guards, and annually thereafter. The course is structured to provide the student with updated and enhanced information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct.

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Locations

Lessons are available at the following locations:

Courtyard Marriott
125 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

Police Training Facility
500 Wheatfield Street North
Tonawanda, NY l4120

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Amherst, NY 14228