Security Guard Training

The Best Courses.  The Lowest Prices.  That’s the deal at Practical Defense Systems!

Guard Card

Online and On-Demand 24/7/365
– No Reading Required
– Multi-Media Course
– Use your Smart Phone or Computer
– Download all documents upon completion
– Start and stop when you want. You have 60 days to complete it.

Note: Course fees do not include BSIS fees or LiveScan.

Download the manual
Frequently Asked Questions

Guard Card (Annual Refresher)

This course meets the Annual Continuing Educations Requirements for California Security Guards.

Online and On-Demand 24/7/365
– No Reading Required
– Multi-Media Course
– Use your Smart Phone or Computer
– Download all documents upon completion
– Start and stop when you want. You have 60 days to complete it.

Download the manual
Frequently Asked Questions

Pepper Spray Permit – Online Course!


By California state regulation, any security guard who carries any chemical agent (Pepper Spray or Mace) must have completed an approved course of instruction in the use of chemical agents at a state licensed training facility. This online course satisfies the state requirement for training in the use of pepper spray. This course is taken entirely online and on-demand using any web capable device, such as a computer, tablet or smart phone.  Students download a personalized wallet card certifying completion of the state mandated training at the end of the course.

Course Information

Course Length: 4 hours
Cost: $29.95

buttonsignup-online

Handcuffing

This is an online course.

 

This course, while not required by the state, is required by many employers. Many security companies require their security officers to complete a course in the use of handcuffs before the officer is permitted to carry them. This course teaches the student how to use, carry and maintain handcuffs. Students are taught how to handcuff a suspect on the ground, facing a wall and while the suspect is on his/her knees. This is an online only course.

Course Information

Course Length: 4 hours
Cost: $29.95

This course is being redesigned and is not currently available.

Defensive Tactics

This is an online course.

This course, while not required by the state, is required by many employers. This is an essential course for any security officer who may have to physically control a suspect or be involved in a physical confrontation while on duty. The course covers conflict avoidance, de-escalation, proper interview posture, maintaining safe distance, defense and escape, and basic control techniques.

Course Length: 4 hours (2.5 hrs online – 1.5 hrs practical training
Cost: $29.95

This course is being redesigned and is not currently available.

First Aid and CPR – OnLine Courses!

(NO READING REQUIRED!  Multi-media course.*)

These 100% online First Aid and CPR courses are in compliance with the requirements stated in Title 16, California Code of Regulations, Section 643 for security officer training and the American Heart Association 2010 guidelines.  Courses are taken completely online.  You will be able to download and print your wallet card, as proof of course completion, at the end of the course.  Your wallet card is valid for two years.

* On-line students must read basic instructions, the test questions and answers while taking tests.  No other reading is required for the on-line courses.

Get CPR and First Aid all in one (8Hr Course) for only $29!