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Security Guard Training Courses Offered at Rockland Community College

Security Guard Training Courses Offered at Rockland Community College

Security Guard Training Courses at RCC

Sessions for Pre-Assignment Training, Annual In-Service, On-the-Job Training


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: March 4, 2019


RAMAPO, NY – Rockland Community College is offering security guard training courses that meet New York State requirements for both qualifying and maintenance standards for the profession. All courses are taught by certified instructors at RCC, a New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) certified security guard training school.

8-Hour Pre-Assignment Training for Security Guards

This is an eight-hour course 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 a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in the course include: the role of the security guard; legal powers and limitations; emergency situations; communications and public relations; access control; and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is mandatory for successful completion of the course.

DATES: Thursday, March 7; Friday, April 12; Friday, May 17

TIME: 9 am - 5 pm

FEE: $75

HOURS: 8

LOCATION: RCC Fieldhouse, Room 5211

8-Hour Annual In-Service

This is an eight-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 updated and enhanced information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard, and comprises eight topics – six mandated and two elective.

DATES/TIMES: Saturdays, March 16; April 13; May 18, 9 am - 5 pm

FEE: $75

HOURS: 8

LOCATION: RCC Fieldhouse, Room 5211

16-Hour On-the-Job Training for Security Guards

This is a 16-hour course that must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in the 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 compulsory for successful completion of the course.

DATE/TIME: Thursday and Friday, March 14 and 15; 9 am – 5 pm each day

FEE: $100

HOURS: 16

LOCATION: RCC Fieldhouse, Room 5211

For more information on these programs, call 845-578-4781 or e-mail Matthew Tindall at mtindall@sunyrockland.edu or visit Security Guard Training Courses.


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CONTACT: Susan Lyddon, VP of Institutional Advancement
845-574-4595 or 347-840-1247
slyddon@sunyrockland.edu