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Private Security Officer Class "D" (unarmed) (40 hour course)

Prerequisites/Entry Requirements: 18 yrs. of age; US citizen or legal Resident of the US; mentally competent; good moral character. No Felony or Domestic Violence Convictions.

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Course Outline:

  • Understand the requirements of Chapter 493, F.S., & 5N-1, F.A.C., regulating the private security industry in Florida. Understand Chapter 776, F.S., & the legal authority & liability for security actions involving the use of force.
  • Understand basic first aid & Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) techniques
  • Understand how to implement emergency procedures
  • Understand the importance of ethics & professional conduct
  • Demonstrate interviewing techniques
  • Understand & verbalize why security duties regarding fire detection, suppression, & life safety are important
  • Understand crime/accident scene protection & why it is important
  • Identify entrepreneurship opportunities in the private security industry
  • Demonstrate employability skills in the private security industry
  • Identify terrorists’ events & the appropriate response for each
  • Understand the importance of public & interagency relations
  • Explain the importance of proper courtroom procedures
  • Understand the fundamentals of personal security
  • Demonstrate interpersonal communication skills, & professional communication skills
  • Understand traffic control techniques & identify crowd control techniques
  • Identify special problems for security & define terrorism & identify types of terrorists groups

The student must achieve a minimum score of 75% on all examinations. All examinations and instructors are approved and licensed by the State of Florida.

Industry certification/licensures associated with this program: this program meets the State of Florida requirements for Class “D” Unarmed Security Officer as outlined in Florida Administrative Code 5N-1.140. A Class “D” license must be held by the individual prior to obtaining a Class “G” Armed license.

For additional Information contact Ed Gough at 352-726-2430 ext. 4376

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 Attendance dates and times, course start, and end dates are subject to change without notice.