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Introduction to New York State Preparation courses for Security Guard License
Training for security guards was mandated in New York State by the Security Guard Act of 1992. The Act requires that all security guards complete three training courses. New York State requires that all courses be conducted at approved training schools, by certified instructors. The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services, Division of Licensing Services has oversight responsibility for the licensing and registration of all security guards in New York State.
The applicant must have a New York State residential address. Must be at least 18 years or older. No criminal background record, and if so, must provide an accusatory tool and disposition letters. A valid driverís license or non-driverís identification. A valid social security number (original social security card). Other state documentation may qualify, please inquire.
Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Training course for Security Guards
The first required course is the Eight Hours Pre-Assignment Training course. This is a general introductory course. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be issued a certificate. This certificate must accompany the applicant's registration form when submitted to the NYS Department of Licensing Services. You should call the state for a Unique Identification number (UID #) to begin working as a security guard in the State of New York. This course reviews the Role of a Security Guard, Primary Directives, Legal Powers & Limitations, Justification of Force, typical offenses encountered by Security Guards, Emergency Situations, Communications & Public Relations, Elements of Access Control, Elements and Design, Ethics and Identification, Security Guards Code of Conduct. Sexual Harassment and Application Process Review.