Security Officers Course Descriptions

Security Guard 8-Hr Annual In-Service
This course must be completed within 12 months from completion of the 16 hour on-the-job training course for security guards, and annually thereafter. This 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.

Security Guard 16-Hr On The Job Training Course
This course must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. This course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered 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.

Security Guard Pre-Assignment Training Course
This 8 hour course is required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the NYS Department of State. This course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered 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.