Security Officer Certification Training (Guard Card)

This is the required, official State of CT course that must be completed by applicants for a security guard identification card. The course is taught by a state-approved instructor and covers such topics as Criminal Justice, Basic First Aid, Use of Force, and other related subjects relevant to security. Students will not be certified in First Aid or CPR. The class is primarily lecture based with time for breaks. The total course length is 8 hours. An exam is administered that students must pass. Adequate time for review and questions will be provided.

Additional fees and requirements apply at the time of submitting your application to the State. These fees and other items will be discussed in class by the instructor and are NOT due during the class. Students will also have the opportunity to be fingerprinted in class if they wish to do so. Reference materials will be provided and students should bring note taking materials such as pen and paper.

Instructor:  Mark J. Basil

For more information or to register, contact: Pam Walsh (203) 285-2300 or