California Guard Card Certification

Description: This course is the first step in working in a security career. Our course is certified through California’s Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) and is AB2880-compliant. You will learn the basics from the following topics and receive state certification as a security officer.

Students Will Learn:

  • Roles and Responsibilities of a security officer
  • Observation and Report Writing
  • Criminal Liabilities
  • Civil Liabilities
  • Handcuffing Techniques
  • Searches
  • Private Citizens Arrest
  • Terrorism/Weapons of Mass Destruction
  • Ethics and Professionalism


  • Must be 18 or older
  • Free from all felony and some misdemeanor convictions (call for misdemeanor disqualifiers)
  • Pass a fingerprint check through the FBI and California DOJ
  • Pass Written Examination

Duration: 8 hours

Course Cost: $171.00

  • Cost includes all fingerprinting and application fees


  • California Guard Card Certified through BSIS
  • ASC Certificate of Completion

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Location: ASC Training Academy
16117 Covello St.
Van Nuys, CA 91406
Tel: (818) 906-3753

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