Who Is A Security Guard? And, Do I Need A California Guard Card?

A “contract” Security Guard is any person providing security services that is registered by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services as a security guard.  Security Guards are required to have a current California Guard Card and be employed by a licensed Private Patrol Operator that contracts security services to multiple clients. Our step-by-step instructions, “How To Get Your California Guard Card” make it easy. eduGuard has a training package for all your security training needs!

  • 8 hours to apply for your California Guard Card
  • 32 hours to complete the required 40 hours
  • 40 hour package *BEST VALUE!
  • A La Carte – Individual Courses

Package A: 8 Hour For California Guard Card………………………………………………………….$49.00

Power To Arrest – 4 hours Weapons of Mass Destruction – 4 hours (Access: 12 months) Purchase Now

Package B: 32 Hour Mandatory + Elective Courses………………………………………..$79.00

Step 1: Mandatory 16 Hours The first (4) courses, Mandatory 16 hours, listed courses are required to be taken within 30 days of being employed. Public Relations – 4 hours Observation and Documentation – 4 hours Communications and its Significance – 4 hours Liability and Legal Aspects – 4 hours Step 2:  Elective 16 Hours Select 16 hours worth of courses from the list below for your required Electives. These are to be completed within 6 months of employment. Post Orders and Assignments – 4 hours Company Policies and Orientation – 4 hours Evacuation Procedures – 2 hours Officer Survival – 4 hours Advanced Arrest, Search and Seizure – 4 hours Access Control – 2 hours Trespass – 4 hours Criminal Law – 2 hours Handling Difficult People – 4 hours Workplace Violence – 4 hours Chemical Agents – 4 hours Preserving the Incident Scene – 4 hours Crowd Control – 4 hours Driver Safety – 4 hours Supervision – 4 hours Courtroom Demeanor – 4 hours Parking and Traffic Control – 2 hours Radio Procedures – 2 hours *This list offers over 60 hours of courses. (Access: 12 months) Purchase Now

Package C: Get All 40 Hours of California Guard Card Courses……………………………….$99.00

**Best Valued Package – “Train To The Max” with access to over 80 hours of courses and a savings of $25.00 when you purchase all 40 hours of training required by Bureau of Security and Investigative Services. (Access: 12 months) Purchase Now

Package D: 8 Hours Annual Training………………………………………………………………$49.00

D1:Public Relations – 4 Hours, Post Orders and Assignments – 4 Hours D2: Observation & Documentation – 4 Hours, Company Policies & Orientation – 4 Hours D3: Communications and its Significance – 4 Hours, Evacuation Procedures – 2 Hours, Access Control – 2 Hours D4: Liability & Legal Aspects – 4 Hours, Officer Survival – 4 Hours D5: Advanced Arrest, Search & Seizure – 4 Hours, Trespass – 4 Hours D6: Criminal Law – 2 Hours, Handling Difficult People – 4 Hours, Parking & Traffic Control – 2 Hours D7: Workplace Violence – 4 Hours, Chemical Agents – 4 Hours D8: Preserving The Incident Scene – 4 Hours, Crowd Control – 4 Hours D9: Driver Safety – 4 Hours, Supervision – 4 Hours D10: Evacuation Procedures – 2 Hours, Courtroom Demeanor – 4 Hours, Radio Procedures – 2 Hours D11: Public Relations – 4 Hours, Crowd Control – 4 Hours D12: Access Control – 2 Hours, Criminal Law – 2 Hours, Parking & Traffic Control – 2 Hours, Radio Procedures – 2 Hours D13: Observation & Documentation – 4 Hours, Preserving The Incident Scene – 4 Hours D14: Communications & its Significance – 4 Hours, Supervision – 4 Hours D15: Evacuation Procedures – 2 Hours, Driver Safety – 4 Hours, Parking & Traffic Control – 2 Hours D16:Liability & Legal Aspects – 4 Hours, Courtroom Demeanor – 4 Hours D17: Advanced Arrest, Search & Seizure – 4 Hours, Handling Difficult People – 4 Hours D18: Workplace Violence – 4 Hours, Supervision – 4 Hours D19: Liability & Legal Aspects – 4 Hours, Evacuation Procedures – 2 Hours, Criminal Law – 2 Hours D20: Public Relations – 4 Hours, Communications & its Significance – 4 Hours D21: Observation & Documentation – 4 Hours, Liability & Legal Aspects – 4 Hours (Access: 12 months) Purchase Now

Package E: A La Carte – Individual Courses

Each Course………………$30.00 (Access: 12 months) Purchase Now

Important….

The California Department of Consumer Affairs and California’s Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) require 8 hours of Annual Training for security officers holding a current California Guard Card.