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To become an unarmed security guard in Georgia, no license is required. However, potential applicant must meet other qualifications, which includes 24 hours of classroom training.
In addition, potential applicant must meet other basic qualifications.
- Must be at least 18 year old
- Must be a United States citizen or registered resident alien
- High school diploma or equivalent
- Have good moral character
- No felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons
- Have not committed any acts of fraud
- Drug testing (which may be ongoing)
- Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:
- Driver’s License
- Good physical conditioning
- Be able to stand long periods of time
- Good Communication skills
Basic Training Curriculum for Security Officers in Georgia
A basic training course consisting of at least 24-hours class instruction must be successfully completed. This course can be given by the potential employer or may be taken as a standalone class.
Curriculum may include but not limited to the following subjects:
- Role of Private Security
- Legal Aspects
- Patrol and Observation
- Incident Response
- Security Resources: Surveillance operation and documentation
- Customer Service Issues: Working with and addressing the public
- First Aid Overview
Please note: If training isn’t offered by potential employer, stand alone courses may require a fee.
For more information, please call 478=207-2440 or visit http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/detective
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