NYS Security Guard Course Catalog

8 Hour Annual Firearms Training Course for Armed Guards:

This is an 8 hour course that must be completed within 12 calendar months from completion of the 47 Hour Firearms Training Course for Armed Guards, and annually thereafter. To attend the course, students must possess a valid pistol license pursuant to NY Penal Law Section 400.00 and a valid NYS security guard registration card.   The course consists of 3 hours NYS Penal Law Article 35 (Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force) and 5 hours of range instruction and qualification.

To successfully complete the course the student must pass a written examination on Article 35 and qualify with a handgun.
Price: $80.00 plus ammunition

N.Y.S. Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course for Security Guards:

This is the first step in becoming a licensed security guard in New York State. It is an 8 hour course required by the NYS Department of State. This course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of a security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.
Price: $45.00

EIGHT HOUR ANNUAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING COURSE FOR SECURITY GUARDS:

This is an 8 hour course that must be completed within 12 calendar months from completion of the 16 hour On-The-Job Training Course for Security Guards, and annually thereafter. The course is structured to provide the student with updated and enhanced information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security

Guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct.
Price: $45.00

16 Hour On-The-Job Training Course for Security Guards:

This is a 16 hour course that must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system and terrorism. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.
Price $75.00

47 Hour Firearms Training Course for Armed Security Guards:

This is a 47 hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a special armed guard registration card from the New York State Department of State. To attend the course, the student must possess a valid pistol license pursuant to NY Penal Law Section 400.00 and a valid NYS security guard registration card.

The course consists of 7 hours of NYS Penal Law Article 35 (Use of Deadly Physical Force) and 40 hours of range instruction and qualification. To successfully complete the course the student must pass a written examination on Article 35 and qualify with a handgun. Refund policy for this course, student will be entitled to an 85% refund if cancellation occurs after the initial deadly physical force training begins, but before instruction begins for the firearms handling, safety, proficiency, and qualification component of the course. No refund is owed if the student cancels after the above cited firearms handling component instruction has begun.
Price $600.00 plus ammunition

Attendance Policy: Certificates of successful completion CAN NOT be issued if all hours of training are not completed. If the student misses a portion of a class the student must make up that time in order to receive a certificate.

Refund Policy: Students will receive a 100% refund prior to the start of instruction. Courses divided between two days, student will receive a 50% refund if requested before start of second day. Courses divided into four sessions, the refund schedule shall be 75%, 50%, and 25%. 47 hour firearms course:  Student will be entitled to an 85% refund if the cancellation occurs after the initial deadly physical force training begins, but before instruction begins for the firearms handling, safety, proficiency, and qualification component of the course.  No refund is owed if the student cancels after the above cited firearms handling component instruction has begun. A security guard training school cannot assess any non-refundable fees or deposits. Complaints: If a student is unsatisfied they may submit a written complaint as to the nature of their dissatisfaction to the School Director. If it is deemed appropriate and valid, a full refund will be issued. A certificate of completion will not be issued. In the event a student is not satisfied with the decision of the School Director, the student may make a complaint to NYS DCJS at (518) 457-2667.