Security Guard Training

Security Guard Training

Security Guard Training: Get your Guard Card and much more and Save MONEY! Guard Card (only $45); Exposed Firearm Permit; Chemical Agent – OC/Pepper Spray; Baton; Handcuffing; Defensive Tactics; CPR and more. You won’t find better security officer training at better prices anywhere.

Shooting Classes

Shooting Classes

Firearms training for sport, self-defense, security officers & law enforcement. PDS offers beginning through advance shooting courses for security officers, law enforcement and civilians. Training is available for handguns (Revolvers and Autoloaders), shotguns (for defense and hunting) and rifles/carbines (AR 15, M4, SCAR, M14, Mini 14, Mini 30, AK 47, etc), including low light courses.

Concealed Weapons Permit “CCW” Courses

Concealed Weapons Permit “CCW” Courses

Carry a gun for self defense in over 30 states. Get your concealed carry permit from Utah, Arizona or Florida and carry your handgun when you travel. Get your California CCW permit to carry a gun in California. PDS offers the courses required to obtain a CCW permit from California, Utah, Florida and Arizona.

Self-Defense and Combatives

Self-Defense and Combatives

Learn how to protect and defend yourself and those you love at home or away. The world is a beautiful, but sometimes dangerous place and police can’t be everywhere. Your personal safety is your responsibility. PDS provides basic through advanced self-defense training for civilians as well as defensive tactics training for security officers and law enforcement.

CPR, First Aid & Emergency Preparedness

CPR, First Aid & Emergency Preparedness

Learn American Heart Association Basic First Aid, CPR and how to use an AED. PDS offers the American Heart Association family of courses in CPR (cardio pulmonary resuscitation) for adults, children and infants and the use of an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), as well as Basic First Aid and BLS for Health Care Providers.

The Best Courses at the Lowest Prices – at Practical Defense Systems

Practical Defense Systems offers security guard card training, gun safety, and a variety of self-defense and first aid classes, both on-site and online to everyone. Whether you are aiming towards a career in security services and need guard card training or you’re just looking to improve your skills (or learn entirely new skills), PDS is the right place.

While we offer courses that teach private citizens and security officers to protect themselves and those they love here at PDSClasses.com, Practical Defense Systems also has a law enforcement training division that offers courses to police agencies. You can learn more at PDSblue.com.

Security Guard Training Courses and More

Available online courses include Security Guard Training; Guard Card; Firearms Permit; Baton Permit;OC/Pepper Spray; Handcuffing; Defensive Tactics; Concealed Carry Courses; Shooting Courses; CPR, First Aid & Emergency Preparedness Courses, and Self Defense classes.

Online webinars and hybrid courses cover topics such as moral and legal aspects, officer safety, law and regulations, firearms safety, pistol and revolver parts and function overview, ammunition types and function, range safety, basics of shooting, and many others.

Why Choose PDS for Training Security Guards and Citizens?

Practical Defense Systems is a California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) licensed training facility (license #’s Firearms TFF-1296 & Baton TFB-1197). All of our instructors for every course, from security guards training to concealed carry courses to CPR classes, have years of experience and are security and law enforcement professionals, and martial arts and self-defense experts. Our instructors are licensed and certified in the state of California by several organizations and government bodies; for more information about PDS and our highly skilled trainers, see our About page.

Serving all of California

Though our headquarters is in San Diego County with a branch office in Los Angeles County, our students come from all over California for citizen and security guard card training, and they come from all walks of life. In addition to our state of the art training facilities in El Cajon and Stanton, California, we offer multi-media courses online and on-demand 24/7/365. The areas we serve include:

We serve all of San Diego County, including: Alpine • Bonita • Bonsall • Camp Pendleton • Campo • Cardiff • Carlsbad • Chula Vista • Coronado • Del Mar • Descanso • Dulzura • El Cajon • Encinitas • Escondido • Fallbrook • Imperial Beach • Jacumba • Jamul • Julian • La Jolla • La Mesa • Lakeside • Lemon Grove • Leucadia • Miramar • National City • Oceanside • Pacific Beach • Palomar Mountain • Pine • Valley • Poway • Ramona • Rancho San Diego • Rancho Santa Fe • San Diego • San Marcos • San Ysidro • Santee • Solana Beach and Spring Valley.