Security Guard

  • Instructor(s): Patterson, James
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  • Online & In-Person Learning Available
Online Program
A computer and web camera are required for online learning programs

Program Overview

8 HOUR PRE-ASSIGNMENT TRAINING COURSE FOR SECURITY GUARDS
The Security Guard Act of 1992 mandates that all private security trainers must be certified. All security guards are required to complete an 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course prior to applying to the Department of State for a Security Guard Registration Card. REOC’s Security Guard Training is designed to provide the 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course so that successfully completing students are trained and approved to apply for the Department of State for a Security Guard Registration Card.

16 HOUR ON-THE-JOB TRAINING COURSE FOR SECURITY GUARDS
All security guards must complete a 16-hour course within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Students must have successfully completed the 8-hour Pre-Assignment Security Guard training before registering for this course. Students must attend 100 percent of the course hours and pass a written examination in order to pass the course and to earn the certificate. Materials will be provided by the instructor.

8 HOUR ANNUAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING COURSE FOR SECURITY GUARDS
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.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook

Rochester EOC 2019-2020 Placement Rate for Completed Students

Program Requirements

Diploma or HSE; 18+ yrs of age; Social Security Card; Successful completion of the 8-hour PreAssignment Security Guard Training Course and fingerprinting

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