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We Are Professional Security Officer Educators
Private Security is a growth industry. Employers must ensure staff have the best training within available budgets. We offer efficient, cost-effective online credentialing and continuing education programs for professional security officers. We also offer instructor-led courses, permit for exposed firearms, baton permit, chemical agents (OC/Pepper) spray and Electroshock Weapon certifications at our multiple physical training facilities across Southern California (Burbank, Northridge, Huntington Beach, Upland, etc.).
Security Training Center,® LLC. is a professional security guard training company. Our purpose to educate security personnel and organizations in the latest protocols and techniques to keep staff, property and other valuables safe. A proactive approach to security awareness prevents many problems from ever occurring, reducing risk to staff and liability. We teach early identification of potential problems and how to defuse conflicts before reaching crisis. Our staff and advisory board have decades of experience in military, law enforcement, executive protection, private security, defensive weapons and martial arts.
All professional security guards that work in the state of California must be licensed and registered with the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS). To be properly licensed, the security guard must complete a standard course in the powers of arrest, weapons of mass destruction/ terrorism awareness, public relations, observation and documentation, Communication and its Significance, Liability/Legal Aspects and other elective courses that vary depending upon the training facility.
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Security Training Center, LLC. in association with Arizona Security Group, LLC. are proud to announce the launch of the first approved online security officer training program for the State of Arizona!
For the first time, students may complete the required 8-hour, unarmed security guard pre-assignment training (AAC, Title 13, Article 6, §R13-6-601) entirely online and according to their schedules. Students can set their own pace, learn at any time of day or night, pause the training and return to the exact point where they left off. It is the perfect solution for those who have families, are looking for supplemental income or looking to make a career change. The training is available when the student is, not just during “normal” business hours. Upon completion of the course, students are emailed a Certificate of Completion and a signed Security Officer Registration Application the business day following course completion.
Created With Educational Best Practices. The program was designed, created and built by education professionals with a background in security and personal protection.
The training program includes:
- Audio lecture
- Video demonstrations
- Case Studies
- End of Lesson Knowledge Checks
Each module was specifically crafted to keep the student's interest while imparting critical and practical job skills.
The cost of the entire course is only $49.99. Corporate prices and licensing are available.
For more course information and account creation, visit: AZ.STCOnlineGuardCard.com
We not only offer direct training, but also provide our Guard Card Training™ materials for use by other organizations. Many companies have highly trained and experienced individuals but either lack the teaching experience or materials to be able to impart the knowledge. For situations like these, Security Training Center,® LLC. offers pre-packaged materials. Our team is comprised exclusively of educational professionals, many of whom hold advanced degrees in Adult Education and Training.
Our training materials are available in multiple formats to meet most any need:
- Instructor-led, classroom training
Printed Guard Card TrainingTM manuals, lecture notes, handouts and presentations
- Online, self-paced training
Interactive guard card eLearning with audio, video and animations
Downloadable or streamable audio lectures, case studies and interviews
- YouTube videos
- DVDs (coming soon!)
Our California training materials are available for site licensing.
Classroom Security Guard Training
We accommodate all aspects of training for security professionals. Our classrooms allow for classes including:
- Skills Training Course for Security Guards
Complete 40-hour Guard Card course.
- Permit for Exposed Firearm
Become an armed guard and earn higher pay!
- Baton Permit
Carry a side-handled or telescoping baton and earn higher pay!
- Annual Refresher (Continuing Education)
- Pepper/OC Spray (Chemical Agents)
- On-site Range Qualifications (most locations)
- Red Cross First Aid and CPR/AED (most locations)
Our primary focus is a non-violent approach to escalating conditions by teaching management of situations in which violence could occur. This is accomplished through the recognition of potential aggressive behaviors, crisis resolution techniques, verbal and non-verbal de-escalation techniques and, if necessary, simple but effective self-protective measures.
Our extensive real-world experiences have solidified our belief that everyone loses if a conflict escalates to crisis and physical confrontation. Whether it is in a healthcare environment or on the street, the best solutions come from awareness, avoidance, and calming resolution.
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