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.
Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct.
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.
16-Hour On-The-Job Training
A course relevant to the duties of guards, requirements of the work site, and the needs of the employer. You must complete this training within 90 days of employment as a security guard.. A written examination is given at the end of course. A passing score of 70% is required for becoming a licensed security guard.
Tribune Security Training’s experienced instructors are fully certified by the NYS Department of Criminal Justice Services.
The 16-Hour OJT consist of topics such as the role of a security guard in protecting property and lives, their legal powers and limitations, handling emergency situations, access control procedures, communications and public relations, report writing, ethics and conduct.
8-Hour In Service Training
The department of criminal justice requires that all security guards/officers must complete an 8-Hour Annual In-service Training Course for Security Guards every year. This program is designed to meet current training needs and refresh or update guards in changes in the security field. The guard must complete this course as a prerequisite for renewal of his or her guard registration.
The 8 Hour Annual in service training is intended to provide security officers with updated, enhanced information on: The Role of The Security Officer, Legal Rights & Limitations, Emergency Situations, Report Writing, Terrorism, Communications, Public Relations, Access Control and Code of Ethics for Security Guards.
Upon completion of the Eight Hour Annual In- Service Training Course, an examination is required for successful completion of this course.