DESCRIPTION: 8-HR. GUARD CARD COURSE (4-HR. POWER TO ARREST AND 4-HR. WEAPONS OF MASS DESTRUCTION)
-Additional Training hours can be booked
-We offer special discounted prices if 40 hours of training are purchased in advance
*B.S.I.S. State Fees and Live Scan fees are additional.
Have a question about this course? E-mail us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
**CLOSE RANGE SAFETY TRAINING ACADEMY provides the classes/courses but is NOT responsible for any B.S.I.S or DOJ decisions based on information resulting from Live Scan or on applications submitted by applicants.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
1. What is a “Contract” Security Guard?
Any person employed by a licensed private patrol operator who provides services as a security guard and is registered by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services as a security guard.
2. What are the requirements for registering as a Security Guard?
The general requirements for a Security Guard are:
Be at least 18 years old
Undergo a criminal history background check through the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Complete a 40-hour course of required training. The training and exam may be administered by any private patrol operator or by a certified training facility.
3. 40 Hour Security Guard Training Requirement
DATE OF COMPLETION
TRAINING HOURS NEEDED
Prior to being assigned on post
Training required within the first 30 days
Training required within the first 6 months