PHALANX - THE NEW STANDARD IN EP -
BASIC
SECURITY GUARD COURSE
FOR THE STATE OF GEORGIA
 

 



TRAINING and CERTIFICATION - GA CODE 509-03-.02
 
Unlike armed security guards in Georgia, unarmed security guards are not required to be licensed to provide his or her services. However, there are some basic requirements that must be met. These include being the proper age (21 years of age), as well as being lawfully employable (a United States citizen, or a qualified alien under the Federal Immigration & Naturalization Act and lawfully present in the United States).

Although unarmed security guards are not required to be registered with the State Licensing Board, they are still required to be properly trained under a state certified instructor according to the standards adopted by the Board. Whether Armed or Unarmed the requirements include a minimum of twenty-four (24) hours of classroom instruction covering the following topics:

24 HR STATE MANDATED SECURITY GUARD COURSE
(Taught in accordance with GA Code 509-3-02, by State Certified Instructor).
 
(1) Role of Private Security
(a) Crime Awareness and Prevention
(b) Private Security and the Criminal Justice System
(c) Ethics and Professionalism

(2) Legal Aspects
(a) Principal Misdemeanors and Felonies
(b) Overview of Title 43-38 as it relates to the Security Profession
(c) Overview of Board 509 Rules 
(d) Arrest and Proper Use of Force
(e) Liability
(f) Courtroom Testimony

(3) Patrol and Observation
(a) Patrol Techniques
(b) Information Gathering
(c) Crimes in Progress
(d) Officer Safety
(e) Note Taking and Report Writing

(4) Incident Response
(a) Responding to Emergencies
(b) Crowd Control and Evacuation
(c) Fire Control and Prevention
(d) Hazardous Materials
(e) Bomb Threats and Terrorism

(5) Security Resources
(a) CCTV Operation and Video Documentation
(b) Alarm Systems
(c) Access Control
(d) Electronic Article Surveillance

(6) Customer Service Issues
(a) Public Relations
(b) Interpersonal Communications

(7) First Aid Overview

Course Requirements:
  • Criminal Background Check from Local Police Department
  • Clean Record with No Convictions (No Exceptions)
  • State Issued Driver’s License
  • Two Passport Size Photos 
  • Copies of Training Certificates, Diplomas, etc.
  • Military DD Form-214 or prior Security Training (if available)
  • Must be 21 years of age 

BASIC SECURITY GUARD COURSE - GA 509-03-02
COST $250.00



BASIC SECURITY GUARD RE-CERTIFICATION - $125.00



CONTACT DR. HOLIFIELD TO SCHEDULE TRAINING, PHONE: 770-799-6471
EMAIL: HOLIFIELDCPS@AOL.COM












Law Enforcement & Security Specialist Training Academy
3230 Medlock Bridge Rd. Suite 112
Norcross, GA. 30092

ADDITIONAL 16 HOURS OF FIREARMS TRAINING - $199.99
16 Hr – Armed Security Officer Training Course – GA Code 509-3-.10 or 509-3-.11

Non State Mandated Courses

8 Hr – Handcuff and Restraints Training
8 Hr – OC Pepper Spray Training
8 Hr – Expandable Baton Training
8 Hr – Stun Gun / TASER Training
8 Hr - Unarmed Self Defense Training
8 Hr - Emergency First Aid