United Security Training Center

Professional Security Gurard School

Fire Guard Training Course
This four hour course helps the student to review all of the areas of study they will need to know in order to successfully complete the Examination for the Certificate of Fitness for Fireguard. The course includes materials related to the responsibilities of a fireguard, understanding safety procedures, signage and fire suppression systems. The NYFD certification test is not administered during the class. You will have to report to 9 Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn, NY 11201 to take the examination.

Approved by NYS DCJS

8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training
The first required course is an Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Training course. This is a general introductory course. Upon successful completion of this course the guard is issued a training certificate. This certificate must accompany the security guard's registration application when submitted to the Department of State. Once the application is submitted, the guard has 90 days to complete the second training course, which is the 16 hour On The Job Training Course. We will assist you with the New York State guard application and scheduling of your Electronic Fingerprint appointment. Upon completion of the Eight Hour Pre-Assignment Training Course, an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course
The second required course is the 16 Hour On-the-Job Training course (OJT). This training program should be relevant to the guard's duties, requirements of the work site, and the needs of the employer. Schools may conduct this training in an approved classroom setting or at an approved work site which is conducive to learning. In addition , Legal Rights & Limitations, Arrest procedures, Public Relations, Access Control, Communications, Report writing, Anti-Terrorism & related Topics are covered. Upon completion of the 16 Hour On-the-Job Training Course, an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

8 Hour Annual In-Service Course
The Eight Hour Annual In-Service Training Course must be completed each calendar year. This program is designed to meet current training needs and refresh or update guards in changes in the security field. The guard must complete this course as a prerequisite for renewal of his or her guard registration. The 8 Hour Annual in service training is intended to provide security officers with updated, enhanced information on: The Role of The Security Officer, Legal Rights & Limitations, Emergency Situations, Report Writing, Terrorism, Communications, Public Relations, Access Control and Code of Ethics for Security Guards. Upon completion of the Eight Hour Annual In- Service Training Course, an examination is required for successful completion of this course.