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Security Guard Training School

 

COURSE CATALOG

NEW YORK STATE MANDATED COURSES

FOR SECURITY GUARDS

 


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NEW YORK STATE UNARMED TRAINING COURSES

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There are three (3) unarmed courses required by New York State to obtain and keep your

Security Guard license as outlined below:

 

First Required Certification Course:


  1.  NYS Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Course

for Security Guards

 

Note: This course is required to be taken before initial employment and is necessary to apply for your initial New York State security guard (unarmed) registration (security guard license). 


Designed by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, it is an excellent introductory course for security guards that is designed to give the student a basic working knowledge of their role in the industry.


The course lesson plans were prepared by criminal justice and security experts from the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, and is presented by distinguished trainers from our school with many years of experience who will add some tactical and fire safety training to help you in real world situations.

 

NYS Pre-Assignment Course Outline

 

  1. Introduction — one-quarter (1/4) hour

Registration Introductions and experience of Instructor, Introduction of Students, Course Topics. School Rules/Housekeeping, Security Guard Act of 1992 and GBL 89 Overview/Requirements.

 

  1. Role of a Security Guard — one and one-quarter (1 ¼) hours

Provides an overview of the security industry and defines duties typically performed.

 

  1. Legal Powers and Limitations – two (2) hours

Defines the difference between security guards and law enforcement officers and explains custody and arrest procedures.

 

  1. Emergency Situations – one (1) hour

Provides an overview of different types of emergencies and methods of response.

 

  1. Communications and Public Relations – one (1) hour

Explains the oral and written communications process and identifies how perceptions affect interaction.

 

  1. Access Control – one-half (1/2) hour

Identifies elements of access control and defines the three general types of access control.

 

  1. Ethics and Conduct – one (1) hour

Defines and explains the importance of the Code of Ethics for security guards, and the necessity to do everything legally, morally, and ethically right.

 

  1. Review and Examination – one (1) hour


     General Tuition Fee: $60    Sign up for this course now!


      (See NYS Unarmed Security Guard Training Courses  age for special rate  

     categories)


 

Second Required Certification Course:


  2.  NYS Sixteen Hour On-the-Job Training Course

for Security Guards

 


This two day course is required to be taken within ninety (90) days of initial employment as a security guard in New York State, and is needed to KEEP your license.  The first day covers the same subjects as the NYS Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Course for Security Guards providing more information, and the second day is designed to give the student a baseline awareness of weapons of mass destruction and the Incident Command System (ICS), a component of the National Incident Management System (NIMS).

 

NYS 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course Outline

 

Note: Although the title of this suggests training done at the job site it is actually NYS certified instructor led and classroom based.


  1. Introduction — one-quarter (1/4) hour

Registration, Introductions and experience of Instructor, Introduction of Students, Course Topics. School Rules/Housekeeping.

 

  1. Role of a Security Guard — one and one-quarter (1 1/2) hours

Provides an overview of the security industry and defines duties typically performed.

 

  1. Legal Powers and Limitations – two (2) hours

Defines the difference between security guards and law enforcement officers and explains custody and arrest procedures.

 

  1. Emergency Situations – one and one-half (1 ½) hours

Provides an overview of different types of emergencies and methods of response.

 

  1. Communications and Public Relations – one (1) hour

Explains the oral and written communications process and identifies how perceptions affect interaction.

 

  1. Access Control – one (1) hour

Identifies elements of access control and defines the three general types of access control.

 

  1. Ethics and Conduct – one (1) hour

Defines and explains the importance of the Code of Ethics for security guards, and the necessity to do everything legally, morally, and ethically right.

 

  1. Overview of the Incident Command System (ICS) – two (2) hours

 

  1. Terrorism and Related Topics – four (4) hours

Terrorism at the awareness level designed to make security guards 

 aware how terrorists operate, how to spot a possible terrorist attack in

 the making (pre-attack), and what to do during (attack phase) and after

 the attack (post attack).  Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMDs), 

 Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and the US Department of

 Homeland Security National Incident Management System 

 (NIMS)/Incident Command System (ICS) is also covered.

 

  1. Review and Examination – one (1) hour



General Tuition Fee: $120*   Sign up for this course now!

*This course is only $90 if taken within fourteen (14) days of the NYS Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Course with our school (total $150 for both courses).

 

 

Third Required Certification Course:


  3.  NYS Annual In-Service Training Course

for Security Guards

 

This course is a refresher course of many of the same subjects covered in the NYS Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Course for Security Guards with more focus on communications, advanced report writing, ethics and conduct and is required to be taken every year in order to KEEP and RENEW your security guard license.

 

Course Outline

 

 

I.                    Role of a Security Guard — 1.0 Hours

Provides a review of the security industry and duties typically 

performed.

 

II.                 Legal Powers and Limitations – 1.0 Hours

Defines the difference between security guards and law enforcement officers and explains custody and arrest procedures.

 

III.               Emergency Situations – 1.0 Hours

Provides an overview of different types of emergencies and methods

of response, and adds some fire safety training.

 

IV.              Communications and Public Relations – 1.0 Hours

      Explains the oral and written communications process and identifies

      how perceptions affect interaction. This reviews some topics learned

      in the Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Course and Sixteen Hour 

      On-the-Job Training Courses, and provides more information about 

      interpersonal communications.

 

V.        Access Control – 1.0 Hours

               Identifies elements of access control and defines the three general                    types of access control.

 

VI.              Report Writing – 1.0 Hours

     Provides more in-depth information  written communications and   

     advance report writing techniques.

 

VII.            Ethics and Conduct – 1.0 Hours

     Defines and reviews the importance of the Code of  Ethics for

     security guards, and the necessity to do everything legally, morally,

     and ethically right.

 

    VIII.     Communications and Public Relations (expanded) - 1.0 Hours

     This block of instruction expands on topics presented in Lesson 4

     (Communication and Public Relations) by teaching students a variety

     of useful and practical skills that will help them in their role of security

     guard.


General Tuition Fee: $60  Sign up for this course now!



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 NEW YORK STATE ARMED GUARD TRAINING COURSES  ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------

There are two (2) armed courses required by

New York State to obtain and keep your

Security Guard license as outlined below:



NYS Forty-Seven Hour Firearms Course for Security Guards

 

This course is required to be taken for those wishing to upgrade from unarmed to armed guard.

 

Note: Course pre-requisites are (1) valid NYS unarmed guard registration card, (2) valid NYS pistol permit, and (3) duty type weapon of at least 9mm or higher.


Course Outline

 

Component 1

 

Penal Law Article 35

Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force (7 Hours)


Component 2

 

Range Instruction/Qualification (40 Hours)


Contact us for tuition fees and additional information about armed courses.  There are no online enrollments for armed courses and students will need to present documentation that they meet the prerequisites at time of enrollment.

 

Eight Hour Annual Firearms Training Course for Security Guards

 

This course is required to be taken annually in order to maintain and renew your armed security guard registration.

 

Course Outline

 

Note: Course pre-requisites are (1) a valid NYS armed guard registration card, (2) valid NYS pistol permit, and (3) a duty type weapon of at least 9mm or higher.

 

Component 1

 

Penal Law Article 35

Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force (3 hours).

 

Component 2

 

Range Instruction/Qualification (5 Hours)


Contact us for tuition fees and additional information about armed courses.  There are no online enrollments for armed courses and students will need to present documentation that they meet the prerequisites at time of enrollment.