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Armed Security Guard Training in Georgia

To become an armed security guard in Georgia, you must be registered with a security company. In addition, your employer must submit a completed employment application and proof of completed training requirements before a weapon permit can be issued.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must be at least 21 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)
  • State driver’s license
  • Good physical conditioning

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:

(1) Role of Private Security
(2) Legal Aspects
(3) Patrol and Observation
(4) Incident Response
(5) Security Resources: Surveillance operation and documentation
(6) Customer Service Issues: Working with and addressing the public
(7) First Aid Overview

Additional Training:

  • Firearm training

Please note: If training is not offered by potential employer, stand-alone courses may require a fee.

For more information, please call 478-207-2440 or visit the Georgia Board of Private Detectives and Security Agencies website. You can now submit your application online by clicking here.

15 Responses to “Armed Security Guard Training in Georgia”

  1. I am in the market to get my “Blue Card ” and fire arms endorsement. Any information would much appreciated and helpful.

  2. I am Interested in starting a career in the security field.

    Please forward any relevant in formation you have about training in the Savannah Georgia Area.

    thank you

    Brian Fricks

  3. I would like to receive training on how to get blue card

  4. I would like to receive information on how to become licensed.

  5. I am interested in training as a armed guard and working privately. Could provide direction and or guidance on how to get started

  6. I want to get my blue card so I can do armed security can anyone give me info please?

  7. I am interested in getting my security registration and blue card here in ga

  8. I need to get my blue card asap

  9. I wanna know about security training

  10. I am an Armed Security Officer relocated from Newark New Jersey, I possess a Sora License state Police, I would like some information on how to get certified for Georgia blue card

  11. I have been in security business for 3 years.Covered many locations .I want to learn more about armed Security officer.

  12. Hello, I am wanting to know how to get armed security guard training?

  13. im looking to get my blue card I am a stand alone and I would like to know how much would it cost

  14. I am seeking to establish a compliance/re-certification training program for our Security Officers and need to understand what the requirements are under GA state law.

    Any assistance you can provide will be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you,
    Nikki Green
    HR Manager
    Tower Beer, Wine & Spirits

  15. I’ve had security and armed security training in Norcross Ga. in 2017 .
    I would like to continue and get more involved training.
    Who do I need to contact?

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