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Welcome to Security Guard Training Headquarters! We have everything you need to make your life easier as you begin your career as a security guard officer. State specific training requirements, a step-by-step hiring process, potential employers and interviews to help you get hired are just some of the helpful things you'll find here.

Security Guard Training in Georgia

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.

Basic Requirements:

  • 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:

  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

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

24 Responses to “Security Guard Training in Georgia”

  1. My name is Allen and I am 23 years old and I am interested in training to become a security officer in the state of Georgia.

  2. How much is the class? What is your location? Armed as well.

  3. i want to learned more about security guard

  4. i would like to know how much is the tuition

  5. Il serai possible de me donnez svp des photos ?

  6. If one has a non violent felony. Does one first need to apply for rehabilitation certificate, certificate of restoration, restoration of civil rights certificate, certificate of good conduct? Or does one only need to apply, finish, and show you all a rehabilitation certificate? I would prefer that you all email me, please.

  7. I would like to know the state requirment for Georgia, I am license in the state of Illinois.

  8. interested on some info in how to become a licensed armed security officer

  9. Yes, how much are the training courses and how do I sign up for a class

  10. I want to become a security guard because I see others that don’t respect the job and brake the law because they have the suite on you have to respect others and go by the guide lines and not make wrong decision on the the job that will defect your job not harassing others or criminal profiling on others while on the job my grandfather was a security guard I want to follow his doorstep and show others the right way

  11. am very smart and intelligent

  12. I am interested in becoming a security guard.

  13. I have a conviction of 3rd degree grand theft in Florida. I’m currently moving to Georgia Can I obtain my security license there since I have no record in Georgia.

  14. Hello, I was employed in FL having a class D security license.
    I would like to relocate to Georgia.
    Will my background experience help me get employment, and what kinds of employment ate available for middle age people myself?
    Thanks

  15. Where can I get my security license at in Brunswick Ga

  16. Interested in becoming a security guard. I would like to have someone contact me about classes and tuition

  17. I have 10 + years in the security field worked as a different security positions in Connecticut for various companies including hotels colleges stores Office Buildings construction sites and such forth

  18. I am a security officer in SC and will be moving to Irwinton GA and looking for work in Macon, GA, can you please tell me where I can apply for the 24 hour class training?
    Thank you

  19. I’m interested in earning my armed guard security license. I’m a retired Army veteran. And looking for employment. Thanks

  20. I’m trying to be a security guard. Could you please give me a call with the steps needed.
    Thanks in advance

  21. I work as an security guard in nyc Manhattan. I will like to know can I transfer my license to Albany or Atlanta Georgia so I don’t have to do the Process all over again?

  22. Would like to become a security guard.

  23. Pls, am from Ghana west Africa and it is my interest to upgrade myself in the security industry, I have over ten years experience in the security industry as a security supervisor with g4s security services GH Ltd, pls won’t ask I don’t have security licences and it is my interest to work in your company so what should I do ?

  24. i just moved to the atlanta area from chicago. I have my security licence in Illinois pluse being an armed guard how can i get one through ga without retaken the class

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