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Professional Security Training

Professional Security Training School is approved by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services. Enrolling in a security guard training school and taking the required security guard training courses is the surest way to get hired as a security guard. We are the newest security guard training school in the industry! All of our Security Guard instructors are certified and professionally trained. You will be learning in a masked, air-filtered, CDC-clean environment. We focus on advancing your career, not just a job. We welcome veterans, former military and law enforcement students. The Security Guard industry is advancing, with our training, so will you. We are dedicated to a higher standard of Security Guard training. Compare our prices, they are the same as other schools. Why pay more? 

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Who We Are

Professional Security Training is one of the newest security guard training schools in New York City, we are conveniently located in mid-town Manhattan. We are dedicated to a higher standard of security guard training. All of our instructors certified, and each instructor is professionally trained by the school’s director, Richard Reaves, who has over 20-years’ experience in the security guard industry, a former, security guard, security manager, certified security guard instructor and now security guard training school owner. We understand the security guard industry, the work of security guards and what employers are looking for in a security guard. In addition, each instructor is trained in the newest teaching and training techniques, we focus on advancing the career of the security guard, not just a job. We are the only school in the security guard industry, whose course material includes a section titled the “The Future of Security: The New Security Guard.” We are training the Security Guard of the future, today!

A well-trained security guard
At Professinal Security Training, we train you in the basics of security guard training to work in any environment and we focus on the future trends that are shaping the security guard industry. There are several trends emerging in the security guard industry that will affect security guards and their related future roles in the industry. Be prepared to meet the challenges of the future as a well-trained security guard.
As a security guard, you well be in high demand
In future, the title of security guards, may even change to "Security Protection Professional Officer or Proffesional Security Protection Agent." If you are new to security and have military and/or law enforcement training and background you will be in high demand. Enroll now, to get the training you need to complete in this high demand job!

Why train at Professional Security Training?

Professional Security Training is an unarmed full-service security guard training school serving both men and women-adults in New York State. Professional Security Training and Consulting, LLC., is an approved school, by the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (NYSCJS).

We focus on the security guard, as a career, not just a job. While the basic course material is mandated by the New York State Department of Criminal Justice Services (NYSCJS). Throughout the course material, we have a special training module—The future of the security industry and the security guard. In this module, we focus on technology, mobility, remote access, surveillance, software, first responders, armed security guards, and training.

How do I get my Security Guard license?

  • Submit a completed application and the required fee to the Department of State ($36.00)
  • Complete the 8-Hour Pre-Assignment security guard training course ($50.00)
  • Proof of/or Fingerprints ($100.00)
  • You must be 18 years old
  • Have not been convicted of a serious criminal offense
  • Have a current NYS photo driver’s license or non-driver ID card

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What classes do I need to begin my career as a security guard?

The first required course is an 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Training course.

The second required training is the 16 Hour On-the-Job Training (OJT) course.

The third required training is the 8 Hour Annual In-service course.

Security guards and security guard training schools deemed essential during "New York State on Pause."

Security guard training schools and security guards have been deemed an essential business during New York State on Pause, the executive order issued by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to combat the spread of COVID-19. This determination allows schools to remain open and continue training, but they must adhere to guidelines on student occupancy and social distancing, as well as appropriate cleaning and disinfecting protocols.

We are approved and certified.
Approved by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (NYSDCJS) and our instructors are all professional, experienced, and certified by NYSDCJS.
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Licensed security guards are now more in demand than ever before. Come train with us and become a licensed NYS Security Guard.
Take the required security guard classes
8 Hours Pre- Assignment Training
16 Hours On-The-Job Training (OJT)
8 Hours Annual In-Service Training