Annual Re-Certification for Licensed Guards Saturday 6/1



8 Hour Annual Recertification Course – Eight hour training course for security guards who need to re-new their guard licenses or to remain current. Pre-Registration is NECESSARY. The fee is $70.00 and you can pay on line or send a check or money in EARLY (2 days before class) in order to reserve a seat. Classes fill quickly, don’t wait. When the class is FULL you can ask to be added to the call list for when the next training date is scheduled.

Saturday June 1st, 2024

Course begins at 8:00am




Security Guard Annual Recertification – 8 Hour Course

Security guards must complete this course annually in order to keep their Guard Card active.

Instructors have structure the 8-Hour Security Guard Annual Recertification course to provide the student with updated and enhanced information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Instructors are always adding new topics of discussion to keep the class informative and beneficial to Unarmed security guards on duty. As a result of taking this course, guards are able to fill out and send in their renewal paperwork to renew their license.

Topics include:

The role of the security guard
Legal powers and limitations
Emergency situations
Communications and public relations
Access control
Ethics and conduct
De-Escalation Techniques


Don’s Security Services will give directions on all post-class steps which include:

New York State Security Guard Renewal Form
Checking guard card status on the Division of Licensing Services – Licensee Name Search website


*Students must pass examination – required for successful completion*

All students must come prepared with photo ID on the day of class. For example, a 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.

If a security guard has not yet received their renewal paperwork from NYS, they should reach out to the Division of Licensing Services directly to obtain another copy. The state ONLY sends Guard card renewal forms via USPS to the address on file for each Guard. Students cannot print this form from the State website. When a guard needs to request that paperwork, they can email :

In the event a guard has changed their address and needs to update records with the state, they can download a form HERE to send into the state.


All other currently scheduled classes can be found on our course calendar.
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