*BSIS Basic Security Officer Certification*
- Guard Card (Parts 1 & 2 – 40 hrs)
This training class is the pre-licensing course required by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services in order to receive a Guard Registration Card (Guard Card) A “Guard Card” is the license that all security officers in California MUST have in order to work. This course is broken into two sections: Weapons of Mass Destruction and Powers to Arrest. This course meets and exceeds requirements stated in Title 16, California Code of Regulations, Section 643 for security officer training.
- Pepper Spray and Baton Permit
By California state regulation, any security guard who carries any chemical agent (Pepper Spray or Mace) must have completed an approved course of instruction in the use of chemical agents at a state licensed training facility. This course satisfies the state requirement for training in the use of pepper spray. This course is required in order for a security guard to be issued a state baton permit. California law requires a guard who carries a baton to complete this course and to have a state baton permit on his/her person while on duty and carrying a baton. The course includes both classroom time and actual physical training in the use of a baton.
- First Aid and CPR certification
These First Aid and CPR courses are in compliance with the requirements stated in Title 16, California Code of Regulations, Section 643 for security officer training and the American Heart Association 2010 guidelines.