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BSIS Security Guard Training

BSIS Security Guard Training

A security guard must complete 40 hours of required training to receive their Guard Card. They must also complete an 8-hour refresher course every 12 months after completing the 40-hour course.
We offer the security Guard training to make it affordable for customers. We break them down like this:

Phase 1 - Powers of Arrest (8 hrs total)
This gets you started and lets you get to work!

Phase 2 - 16 hours: Must complete another 16 hours within 30 days from the day the guard's registration card is issued.

Topics include:
  • Public Relations (Community and Customer)
  • Observation and Documentation
  • Communication and its Significance
  • Liability / Legal Aspects
Phase 3 - 16 hours: Must complete another 16 hours of courses within 6 months from the day the guard's registration card is issued.

Topics include:
  • Arrest
  • Search and Seizure
  • Handling Difficult People
  • Courtroom Demeanor
  • Officer Safety

Baton / Impact Weapons

To obtain a Baton Certificate, you first have to have your BSIS Security Guard Card.

When you're done with this course, you can carry a colapsible baton, staright baton, or side handle baton (PR-24) while working as a Security Guard in CA.

8 hours of instruction on the following subjects:

  1. Moral and legal aspects of baton usage.
  2. Use of force.
  3. Baton familiarization and uses.
  4. First aid for baton injuries.
  5. Fundamentals of baton holding
  6. Stances and grips.
  7. Target areas.
  8. Defensive techniques.
  9. Control techniques.
  10. Arrest and control techniques

A baton card is good for the life of the owner!

Chemical Agents

To carry pepper spray or other chemical agents as a Security Guard in California, you need to attend and pass an approved course.

We provide a 4 hour class in carrying chemical agents as a security professional that covers the following topics:

  1. Moral and legal aspects of chemical agent use.
  2. History of chemical agents.
  3. Proper deployment of chemical agents.
  4. Selection of which chemical agents to carry and why.
  5. Decontamination and clean up.

A chemical agent / pepper spray card is good for the lifetime of the owner!

Exposed Firearm Training

This 16 hour course is required to obtain your exposed firearm permit.

You'll get 8 hours of classroom training that will include, moral and legal aspects of firearms use, firearms nomenclature, weapons handling and shooting fundamentals, and emergency procedures.

We also offer firearms biannual qualifications and renewal classes to maintain your license within California law.

You must have your exposed firearms card in the caliber of the weapon that you are carrying for it to be valid. There is a small fee to add calibers to your license. You may have up to 5 listed at any one time.

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