16-Hour On-The-Job Training (OJT) for Security Guards

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This is a 16 hour course that must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system, and terrorism. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE

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The 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course is required for all security guards in New York State and must be completed within 90 days of being employed as a security guard. This course is designed to be taken after an individual is employed as a security guard since the training is to occur while on-the-job and is specific to the individual’s job duties and assignments.

WHAT YOU NEED TO BRING WITH YOU

  • A picture ID (Must be either government issued or school issued)
  • Your Social Security Number
  • Payment (cash, credit card, money order ONLY)
  • No. 2 pencil and notebook

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • The role of the security guard
  • Legal powers and limitations
  • Emergency situations
  • Communications and public relations
  • Access control
  • Ethics and conduct
  • Incident command system
  • Terrorism

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities. To successfully complete this training and obtain a course completion certificate students must obtain a score of 70% or higher on the final exam.