What It Takes To Be A Successful Security Guard in California

To be a successful security guard in California requires intense and ongoing course training. Because of this security guard training, when serious and possibly life-threatening situations arise, guards will know how to respond appropriately. How To Start Security Guard Training. Candidates who want to become a security guard in California must first pass an initial […]

The Importance Of Security Guards

Security guards and their services have taken on greater importance during the past several years. The pandemic, the rising crime rate and the increase in homelessness have all led to businesses seeking added security. Security guards are in demand. Experience Counts. It takes commitment, dedication and experience to make a good security guard. It also […]

Security Guards: Unsung Heroes

Being a security guard requires lots of skills—both physical and mental. While much of a guard’s work is routine, there are times when split-second decisions must be made. In these cases, guards are called to step in to protect people or property. When Guards Become Heroes. Guards are placed in situations where there is a […]

Entry Level Security Guard Positions Open

Security guards are in demand. Entry-level security guard positions are available for newly licensed guards. Getting Licensed. In California, individuals with a high school diploma or equivalent and who pass FBI and Department of Justice background checks can become security guards after completing a state-certified eight-hour training course. Once completed, the state issues the individual […]

Security Guards Needed Now More Than Ever

  With the recent violence in California and around the country, security guards are needed now more than ever. Guards are on the frontline preventing criminal activity and saving the lives of those they are assigned to protect. The Right Stuff. Not everyone has the right temperament and physical ability to be a security guard. […]

Need For Security Guards On The Rise

When crime increases, businesses feel vulnerable. That’s when business owners seek security solutions including the addition of security guards to keep their employees and customers safe. This demand is triggering an increased need for more trained security guards. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were over 140,000 security guards in California in […]

California Guard License Training Available Online

Individuals interested in becoming security guards in California must first take courses from California’s Bureau of Security, Investigative Services (BSIS). These security guard courses can be completed online at your own pace. Once you complete the initial 8 hours of training, pass background checks and are fingerprinted, you can apply for a Guard Card. This […]

Security Guard Duties and Training

The duties of security guards are many. There are times when guards are in dangerous situations while in other cases, their time is spent observing people and watching over property. A security guard career is unpredictable and varied but always with the goal to protect. Skills Required. Communication skills are some of the most important […]

California Demand For Security Guards To Continue

California has the most security guards in the U.S. (over 142,000). It also has the biggest demand for security guards in the nation and the demand is projected to increase annually through the decade. How To Become A Guard In California.  If you’re interested in a career as a security guard in California, you’ll have […]

Security Guard Training—Handling Difficult People

One of the most common duties of a security guard is to diffuse conflicts. Arguments between employees and customers, between strangers and between people who know each other are on the rise. It seems some don’t mind saying what they feel even if it’s offensive and hurts others. That’s where security guard training comes in. […]



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