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How to become a security guard




General Requirements

To enter any of the programs at EdNet Career Institute, an applicant must be 18 years of age and preferably have completed their high school diploma or GED; otherwise they must pass a state approved Ability to Benefit (ATB) assessment.


Additionally, for Security Officer coursework, students must undergo a criminal history background check through the California Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.



The Enrollment Agreement is processed on a non-term, credit hour basis. Enrollment always starts on the first day of scheduled classes.


Enrollment begins only after the applicant has been formally accepted by Admissions and has paid or made arrangements to pay the fees and tuition.



Faculty members are selected on the basis of experience in their profession, expertise in teaching theoretical and applied subjects, as well as leadership and role model capabilities essential to student advisement and professional growth.  The instructors for the Security Training are certified as Security Guards with Baton Permits and Firearms Permits by the state Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS).


Graduation Requirements

Graduation requires that a student successfully complete all coursework.  Students must also have met the attendance requirements to receive a Certificate. Students are required to clear their financial obligations before any certificate can be issued.

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