NYS Unarmed Security Guard Training
New York State Department of State requires all unarmed security guards to complete the following courses towards their registration:
8-Hour Pre-Assignment Training: Upon completion of this general introductory course, you must submit the a copy of certificate of completion that you will receive, along with your security guard registration application to the NYS DOS.
16-Hour On-The-Job Training: This course must be completed within 90 days of employment. This is a 2-day course, attendance to both days are required in order to receive a certificate of completion!
We are an approved security guard school, as approved by the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services. You will receive a certificate of completion for each of the courses listed, which you will need to submit to the NYS DOS.
Annual In-Service Training Course 10 Events
This New York State Certified Training Program is for all Current New York State Security Officers. All Armed Security Guards (except retired law enforcement) and Unarmed Security Guards must take this program on a yearly basis to satisfy their training requirements.
This course will cover basic topics concerning the security profession and new and emerging challenges fo Security Officers. The cost for this program is fifty dollars ($50.00) which includes all teaching materials and certificate. All individuals must bring their N.Y.S. Security License to the class.
Pre-Assignment Training Course 10 Events
This Certified New York State 8 Hour Security Guard Course is the entry level program which all security guards must take (Retired Law Enforcement Officers are exempt from this course). It is an introduction to the security profession. Basic skills in communication, personal interaction and use of force are covered among other topics.
Once this course is completed the individual can submit their application for NY.S. Security Guard along with a course completion certificate, receipt of fingerprints and the required state fee. Within ninety days, the individual must then take the 16 Hour On The Job Training Course. Please see that course for more details.
Each participant will have to pass a written test with a minimum of seventy percent score after the lecture and a review of material. Any one who does not meet that standard will be retest after an additional review of the material. The cost for this program is fifty dollars ($50.00) and includes all teaching materials and completion certificate.
16 Hour On-The-Job Training Course 10 Events
This New York State Certified Security Course is required to be taken within ninety (90) days of completion of the 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course. It expands the security guard’s knowledge of his or her new profession, and develops skills which are necessary to carry out the performance of their duties. Retired law enforcement officers are exempt from this requirement. Completion time is sixteen hours(16 Hours).
We have modules which train you in life saving skills such as C.P.R./A.E.D. and First Aid techniques. Other modules deal with communication skills, handling emergencies and dealing with physical force. The cost of this program is Two Hundred Dollars ($200.00) which includes all teaching materials, manuals, DVDs, and use of personal protection equipment for C.P.R. / A.E.D. and First Aid techniques. All participants who complete the above requirements will receive a completion certificate for the course.