Pre-Assignment Security Guard Training Course Sun 7/14/24


The 8 Hour Pre-Assignment Security Guard Training Course is a M U S T have in order to get your New York State Security License.

This is a one day course that will give passing students a certificate to be mailed in with the registration forms instructors give at the training course. Once the application process is completed, students may go to work right away for any employer while their license is “pending”. Instructors will give our students information on companies or organizations that maybe currently hiring and where to apply.

Sunday July 14th, 2024

Course beings at 8:00am

Doors open at 7:50am




8 Hour Pre-Assignment Security Guard Training Course

Don’s Security Services offers the 8-Hr Pre-Assignment Security Guard Training course at least ONE per month. When a student registers and pays for the class but can no longer attend, DSS will carry over that payment credit towards our next class date as long as the student calls PRIOR to class beginning.

Class topics:

Role of a Security Guard:
Provides an overview of a security industry and defines duties typically performed by security guards.

Legal Powers & Limitations:
Defines the differences between security guards and law enforcement officials and explains the procedures for an arrest made by a security guard.

Emergency Situations:
Overview of different types of emergencies and methods of response to be performed by security guards.

Communications & Public Relations:
Explanation of the communication process and identify how perceptions affect interaction.

Access Control:
Identify the elements of access control and identification and define three types of access control.

Defines and explains the importance of the Code of Ethics for security guards.

Review and Examination:
Review materials. Instructors will test students on the topics covered in the form of multiple choice and true/false questions. Students must achieve a minimum of 70% to satisfactorily complete this course.

This course by NO means guarantees employment with DSS. DSS accepts student resumes, which are kept on file and reviewed for future employment openings.


At completion of the course, Don’s Security Services will give directions on all post-class steps which include:

Electronic fingerprinting through Identogo
New York State Security Guard Application
Checking guard card status on the Division of Licensing Services – Licensee Name Search website


All students must come prepared with photo ID on the day of class (for example: state-issued driver’s license, non-driver ID card (NDID), passport, etc.). If a student does not have any form of photo ID, please call and discuss prior to registering for this course.

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