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Security Guard Training Courses

Rockland Community College, an NYS DCJS certified security guard training school, offers the following NYS mandated security training courses. All courses are taught by certified instructors.

8-Hour Pre-Assignment Training for Security Guards


This is an 8-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 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, and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

 

DATES: October 11; November 15; December 13, 2018

TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

FEE: $75

HOURS: 8

COURSE NUMBER: SEC 100 401

LOCATION: Suffern (Rockland County), Fieldhouse, Room 5211

INSTRUCTOR: Avigail Serwatien

SCHOOL CODE: 432320

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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%.
  • A security guard training school cannot assess any non-refundable registration fees, cancellation fees, or deposits.

8-HOUR Annual In-Service


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. The eight-hour annual in-service course is comprised of 8 topics that include 6 mandated topics and 2 elective topics.

 

DATES: October 12; November 16; December 14

TIME: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

INSTRUCTOR: Avigail Serwatien

DATES: October 13; November 17; December 15

TIME: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

FEE: $75

HOURS: 8

COURSE NUMBER: SEC 102 401

LOCATION: Suffern (Rockland County), Fieldhouse, Room 5211

INSTRUCTOR: Matthew Tindall

SCHOOL CODE: 432320

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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%.
  • A security guard training school cannot assess any non-refundable registration fees, cancellation fees, or deposits.

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 the student with detailed information on 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, incident command system, and terrorism. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

 

DATES: TBA, pending enrollment

FEE: $100

HOURS: 16

COURSE NUMBER: SEC 200 401

LOCATION: Suffern (Rockland County), Fieldhouse, Room 5211

Call 845-574-4781 for more information

Register

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%.
  • A security guard training school cannot assess any non-refundable registration fees, cancellation fees, or deposits.