All public safety personnel, including off duty police officers, and executive protection agents, are required by law to carry and maintain a guard card.
This is the California State required class required before any person can work a security guard post. This includes off duty law enforcement officers, both federal and state. This course will teach students the skills necessary to apply for a guard card with the Department of Consumer Affairs - Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS). Proof of I.D (passport or driver license).
The general requirements for a Security Guard are:
Fingerprint background check. Done the same day as your guard training
State Application Fee.
Online Courses! (After you receive your guard card)
|Date of Completion||Training Hours Needed|
|Prior to Being Assigned on Post (Guard Card) Mod (A)||8 Hours|
|Training Required within the First 30 Days Mod (B)||16 Hours|
|Training Required within the First Six Months Mod (C)||16 Hours|
|TOTAL HOURS||40 HOURS|
A certificate of completion will be awarded upon completion of the modules.