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Guardian Group's Online Training Is Approved
by The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services

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  • Due to the disruption caused by COVID-19 Guardian Group Services has been approved by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services to teach all of our security guard classes online - the 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training class, the 16-hour On-The -Job Training, and the 8 Hour Annual In-Service Training for security guards, via ZOOM.

  • The 8-hour Pre-Assignment Course is required by New York State in order to meet the license requirements and obtain a security guard card from the New York State Department of State. The 16 Hour O-T-J is required 90 days after starting work as a security guard. The In-Service Annual class is required to keep your NYS Security license in good standing.
  • Our instructors teaching this live interactive online class are all professional, experienced, and most importantly certified by NYS DCJS.

  • Licensed security guards are now more in demand than ever before. Come train with us and become a licensed NYS Security Guard.

  • Certificates of completion will be emailed to students immediately after successfully finishing the class.

  • Payment can be made online. We accept credit or debit cards.


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  • Security Guard at work

    Online 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training


    This course is required as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the New York State Department of State.

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  • Female Security Guard at Work

    Online 16 Hour On The Job Training


    The 16 hour security guard training course must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard.

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  • Security Guard Monitoring

    Online 8 Hour Annual In-Service Training Course


    The 8 hour annual in-service training course is required in order to keep your security guard license in good standing, under State laws in NY.

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  • Security guards working in surveillance room

    Online 8 Hour Pre-Assignment + Fingerprints + Application Assistance


    This package includes all you need to obtain a Security Guard License in NY: 8 Hr Pre-Assignment Course, Fingerprint + Background Check Fees.

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  • Security Guard on Radio

    Online 8 hour Pre Assignment +16 Hour On The Job Training Package


    A package deal for those seeking to complete both the 8-hour pre-assignment training course in addition to the 16 Hour On-The-Job training course.

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  • Security Guard Courses Full Package

    Online 8 Hour Pre-Assignment + 16 Hour On The Job Training + Fingerprints + Application Assistance


    An all-inclusive security training and license package. Includes the Online 8 Hour Pre-Assignment and 16 Hour On-The-Job training courses.

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Ready to become a security professional? Guardian Group Services offers all courses required to complete training as an unarmed security guard in NYS. All our online courses are approved by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. To enroll in the security guard card training and become a private security guard, applicants must:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Be a citizen or resident alien of the U.S.
  • Take the 8-hour pre-assignment training course, which you must complete and pass prior to applying to the Department of State for a Security Guard Registration Card.
  • Submit fingerprint and pass the background check.

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