8 Hour Guard Card Course

8 hrs

This online course satisfies the 8 hour California guard card training required to start the application process; and is part of the 40 hour required training for California security guards.

This course provides the necessary 8 hour security guard training. It consists of 4-hours of required Power-to-Arrest training and 4-hours of required Weapons of Mass Destruction training. The course is based on the CA Department of Consumer Affairs’ Power to Arrest Training Manual, and the CA State Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) course syllabus. All applicants in CA who wish to apply to become security guards are required by the BSIS to get trained in these subjects before they can submit their CA Guard Card Application.

Applicants must successfully complete this course and follow the required steps to apply for the CA Guard Card. Specific steps can be viewed at Bureau of Security and Investigative Services’ website

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