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TAKE OUR
ONLINE COURSES

HERE ON OUR WEBSITE

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become a
security guard

BECOME PART OF A TEAM

TRAIN FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS

All of our training courses are offered right here online

UNIFORMED SECURITY

Train to become a uniformed security guard. Receive a Certificate of Training after completion of exams.

EVENT SECURITY

Train to work security in all types of events. We teach you the tools and professionalism it takes to work in the industry.

VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

Train in video surveillance, become an integral part of a growing industry that relies on multiple facets of surveillance.

SECURITY PROJECTS YOU MAY EXPECT TO WORK IN

Depending on your level of training and certification

  • Uniformed Security
  • Risk Asessment
  • Armed Security
  • Security Consulting
  • Crowd Management
  • Equipment operator
  • Executive Protection
  • Event Logistics

CALIFORNIA REQUIRED GUARD CARD COURSES

The state of California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) – has mandated that all security guards complete 40 hours required training according to the following schedule and timeline. SGTA provides these courses in an easy to use online format that you can complete from the convenience of your own home, or anywhere where the internet can be accessed.

REQUIRED COURSES
8 HOURS

  • Must be completed before working as a security officer
  • Package contains both required courses
  • Powers To Arrest
  • WMD/Terrorism Awareness

ADDITIONAL COURSES 16 HOURS

  • Must be completed within the first 30 days of work
  • Public Relations
  • Observation/Documentation
  • Communication Significance
  • Liability/Legal Aspects

ELECTIVE COURSES
16 HOURS

  • 4 additional elective courses must be completed in the first 6 months
  • Emergency Guidelines
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Arrest Search & Seizure
  • Sexual Harassment

READY TO START? FOLLOW 3 STEPS TO GET YOUR GUARD CARD

STEP 1

CA State Required Guard Card Course

Complete the registration form. This will give you access to the members area of the site. Complete the 3 training modules (powers to Arrest, WMD Terrorism Awareness Part 1 and Part 2). Successfully complete the test and print your certificate of completion.

Sign-Up!

STEP 2

Get Your Live Scan Fingerprints

We will help you find an official Live Scan location near you and help you get the needed BSIS Live Scan security guard form. You will need to take the Live Scan security guard form to the Live Scan location and get fingerprinted.

Sign-Up!

STEP 3

Online Security Guard Application

We will provide you with a link to the BSIS website where you can complete you application online. Make sure to use the info listed on your training certificate, and the Live Scan ATI number, when filling out the state’s online form.

Sign-Up!

LIVE TRAINING FOR SECURITY PROFESSIONALS

HANDCUFFING

Handcuffing requires different techniques depending on the defender. Anyone can attend the live class, but we recommend taking the online training first to become familiar with the techniques used during the live training.

BATON

Baton Class teaches security officers striking, blocking and subject control. The California BSIS requires officers to have their guard card prior to taking baton class.

AGGRESSIVE BEHAVIOR

Management of Aggressive Angry Behavior provides training in reading body language and teaches you how to handle aggressive angry people. Anyone can attend this training and it highly recommended for security professionals.

PEPPER SPRAY USE

O.C. also known as pepper spray causes tears, pain and temporary blindness allowing security officers to restrain subjects. Pepper spray also provides an opportunity for escape in dangerous situations. Anyone can take this class.

FIRST AID / CPR

A first Aid-CPR class is a requirement for many fields, not just security personnel. Anyone needing First Aid / CPR training can take this class.

ACTIVE SHOOTER

Train to understand what to do in the event of a potential active shooter situation, where there may be victims and your instincts can be the difference between life and death.

ABOUT

SECURITY GUARDS TRAINING ACADEMY

With over 30 years in the industry, Security Guards Training Academy has been servicing the Los Angeles community.

Our clients have the upmost trust in our services that we provide them, and continue to work with us on various events that require the attention to detail and professionalism that is expected.

Our Security Guards are the best in the industry and we continue to push our standards of excellence, each and every year.