Security Guard Training

This course is designed to provide the 8-hour pre-assignment instruction and certificate needed prior to applying to the Department of State for a Security Guard Registration Card.


Eligibility Requirements:

  • 18 years of age
  • Minimum TABE scores, Reading 8.1/Math 5.1
  • High School Diploma OR Equivalent

Security Guard Training/License (Registration Card)/Employment Process:

  1. Must first take the 8-hour training (pre-assignment) course
  2. Must be fingerprinted (EOC pays cost)
  3. Apply for Registration Card (EOC pays application cost)
    1. Must include following documentation:
      1. Copy of 8-hour pre-assignment training certification
      2. Fingerprinting documentation
  4. Registration Card is good for two years
Once employed, must complete 16-hour course within 90 days