Events by EventfulSecurity Guard Certificate Information Event
Bryant & Stratton College will hold an informational event about two Security Guard certification courses on September 10 at the Buffalo campus for those interested in enrolling in the course or learning more about job opportunities. The event will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and is open to the public. Individuals interested the Security Guard certificate can also call the campus nearest them for more information: Amherst: 716-625-6300; Buffalo: 716-884-9120; Orchard Park: 716-677-9500.
The two Security Guard certification courses are now available through the Bryant & Stratton College Western New York campuses. One is an eight-hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard card from the New York State Department of State. Topics covered in this course include the role of security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course. Individuals interested in becoming a security guard are required to complete this pre-assignment training class only once in their career.
The second is a 16-hour course that must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system, and terrorism. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.