8-Hour Pre-Assignment Course for NYS Security Guards

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ABOUT THE COURSE

This course is required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the New York State Department of State. The course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard.

The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

The 8-hours Pre-Assignment is needed to be taken only one time. However, a new employer could require you to retake the course. Requiring the retaking of the courses should be dictated by the new employer, not a security guard training school.

PURPOSE OF THIS COURSE

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This general introductory course is the initial training required for individuals seeking to obtain a Security Guard Registration Card, and ultimately become employed as security guards in NY State. This 8-hour course provides students with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard.

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
  • Access control

TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

The 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course for Security Guards is a requirement for all individuals seeking employment as security guards in New York State.