Training of all individuals interested in becoming security officers are required to meet the minimum standards prior to assignment mandated by the State of New York. The mandatory minimum requirements are 8 hour pre-assignment and 16 hour on-the-job training. Both being the only requirements to qualify you for a security guard registration and employment.Only required to be taken once - ever!
The 8 hour Pre-Assignment training course is the first step to becoming registered and working as a Security Officer. The training provides each student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of the Security Officer. Understanding that the Security Guard Act went into effect in January of 1992 and is attached to Article 7A, General Business Law section 89-N. In addition you will learn the Legal Rights & Limitations, Emergency Situations, Communications, Access Control, Public Relations and understanding the Code of Ethics for Security Guards. Upon completion of training an examination is required for successful completion of this course.
The 16 Hour On-the-Job-Training course for Security Guards is mandated by the New York State Security Guard Act within 90 days of working as a security officer. The 16 Hour O.J.T Training provides detailed information on the duties & responsibilities of the Security Officer while on the job. In addition , Legal Rights & Limitations, Arrest procedures, Public Relations, Access Control, Communications, Report writing, Anti Terrorism & related Topics.
Upon completion of the 16 Hour Training an examination is required for successful completion of this course.
The 8 Hour Annual In Service Training course is mandated by NYS Security Guard Program to be completed annually within 12 months upon completion of the 16 Hour On-the-Job training course. 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.