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8 Hr Pre-Assignment + NY Security License Package

In light of social distancing restrictions due to Covid-19, we are now approved by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (NYS DCJS) to offer this course online, via Zoom.


Online 8 Hour Pre-Assignment + Fingerprints + Application Assistance

This package includes everything you need to obtain a Security Guard License in New York State: the 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course, as well as all necessary fees for the fingerprints and background check for further processing by the Division of Licensing Services.

The 8 Hr Pre-assignment course is the first step required to become a security guard in New York. All security guards must to complete this course before applying to the Department of State for a Security Guard Registration Card.

This training offers the student a general outline of a security guard's duties and responsibilities. Some of the topics that are covered in this course are:

  • The role of the security guard
  • Legal powers and limitations
  • Emergency situations
  • Communications and public relations
  • Access control
  • Ethics and conduct

To successfully complete the unarmed security guard training, the student must pass an examination. A certificate will be provided after successful completion.

As a next step to get your NYS Security Guard License, our training school will schedule your fingerprints at a location near you and assist you with the application process with the New York State, Department of State, Division of Licensing.

This Package includes:

  • 8 Hr Pre-Assignment Course
  • Security License Fingerprint + Background Check Fees

Upon booking a zoom link will be sent.

About our Training:

  • Approved by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services
  • Taught by certified, experienced instructors
  • We are an industry-renowned training school for Security Guards in New York
  • All Security Courses are online, interactive classes

Training Requirements

  • Security guard applicants must be at least 18 years old to enroll
  • Passing a background check is required to complete the process and obtain a Security Guard Card Registration

Next steps:

Once you pass the 8 Hr Pre Assignment course, get an active Security Guard License and within the 90 days of initial employment as a security guard, a 16-Hour On the Job Training Course must be completed. Thereafter, a yearly 8-Hour Annual In-service Training Course must be completed by all Security Guards in order to keep their license in good standing.

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