1891 Fulton St
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Mon-Sat: 8 am - 5 pm
Phone: 718-773-5000

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16 Hour On-The-Job Training (O.J.T.) Security Guard Course

Workforce1 provides job training programs for qualified NYC residents.  Learn more about free security guard training through Workforce1.

  • 2-Day Course Offered Thursday and Friday

  • Course starts at 9 am and ends at 5 pm

  • No appointment needed--simply show up!

  • Conveniently located at 1891 Fulton St. in Brooklyn, next to the Ralph Ave subway stop (C Train)

  • Price:  $100

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  • Learn how to become a licensed NY State security guard

This course must be taken within 90 days after pre-assignment certification.  A written examination is given at the end of the course.  A passing score of 70% is required for becoming certified.  Star Security Training’s experienced instructors are fully certified by the NYS Department of Criminal Justice Services.   

 Security Training topics covered:

  • The role of the security guard in protecting property and lives

  • Legal powers and limitations

  • Handling emergency situations

  • Access control procedures

  • Communications and public relations

  • Report writing

  • Ethics and conduct

  • Reviews and examination

What you need to bring with you on the day you take the class :

1. A picture ID (Must be either government issued or school issued)
2. Your Social Security Number
3. Payment  (cash only)
4. Notebook and pen for taking notes

 All classes start at 9 am sharp.  Check-in and registration start 30 minutes before class starts.  Please arrive no later than 8:45.

 We look forward to meeting you and jumpstarting your security guard career!

Other Security Training Courses Offered at our Brooklyn Training Center:

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8-Hour Pre-Assignment

16 Hour Course Certification

8-Hour Annual Recertification

Anti-Terrorism Course