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Security Guard Training Courses

Croker Fire & Life Safety Institute is a New York State certified Security Guard training school.

8 HOUR PRE-ASSIGNMENT TRAINING COURSE
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This course is accredited by
the New York State Division of
Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)


Introduction / Course Description:

The 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course is a general introductory course.  This course is required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the New York State Department of State.  The 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 the Security Guard
  • Legal Powers and Limitations
  • Emergency Situations
  • Communications and Public Relations
  • Access Control
  • Ethics and Conduct

The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.  Upon completion of this course, the candidate must submit a copy of the school issued Certificate of Completion with the New York State security guard application.  The 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course is the only course required to obtain a New York State security guard registration card.

 

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Can I get a security guard registration card if I have a criminal record?
    NYS Department of State, Division of Licensing Services is responsible for the registration of security guards.  All questions concerning the registration of security guards must be directed to that office at (518) 474-7569.

 

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16 HOUR ON-THE-JOB TRAINING (OJT) COURSE
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This course is accredited by
the New York State Division of
Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)


Introduction / Course Description:

The 16 Hour On-The-Job Training (OJT) Course is relevant to the duties of guards, requirements of the work site, and the needs of the employer.  This training course is required for all security guards in New York State and must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard.  The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard.

This course is designed to be taken after an individual is employed as a security guard since the training is to occur while on-the-job and is specific to the individual’s job duties and assignments.

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
  • Terrorism

The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

 

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8 HOUR ANNUAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING COURSE
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This course is accredited by
the New York State Division of
Criminal Justice Services (DCJS)


Introduction / Course Description:

The 8 Hour Annual In-Service Training Course 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 must be completed each calendar year an individual holds a security guard registration.  New York State security guard registration is issued for two (2) years, therefore, an individual must complete two (2) 8 Hour Annual In-Service Training Courses within their registration effective and expiration dates to be eligible for renewal.

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
  • Ethics and Conduct

 

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Certification Courses

If you would like Croker to provide your team with a private class or instruct them in a particular area not listed, please contact our office for more information.

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