8 Hour Pre-Assignment & 16 Hour OTJ Training
Unarmed Security Guard License
24 Hour Course

Course Info

  • This is the complete courses that are necessary to obtain the State of New York unarmed security guard license, which will allow you to work as an Unarmed Security Guard.
  • Students that complete this course, do so completing the Pre-Assignment and the 16 Hours OTJ training to complete their license requirements.
  • The State of New York also requires that all unarmed security guards renew their license every year by completing the Annual In-Service training course.

Student Perks

  • FREE job board for all Students!

State Requirements

  • The State of New York mandates that applicants for security licenses must be at least 18 years of age, have no disqualifying criminal history, and be legally allowed to work in the United States.
  • A Licensing Fee must be paid directly to the State of New York. This fee is not included in the course price.
  • New York Security Guard License Requirements.


  • Role of the Security Guard
  • Legal Issues and Liabilities
  • Communications & Public Relations
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Access Control
  • Other Required Topics
  • Posted by Peter skerrett on January 6, 2017 at 2:48 pm

    I was wondering if I can schedule a class with a felony an if not how can I go about getting a job with is type of security services

    • Posted by security-license on January 7, 2017 at 9:34 am
      in reply to Peter skerrett

      Hello Mr. Skerrett and thank you for your interest in Security Guard Exchange and its Network of Security Guard Training Centers. Having a felony on your criminal background could definitely affect your ability to get licensed as a Security Guard in the State of New York. You should contact the New York Division of Criminal Justice Services, , to discuss your ability to attain a Security Guard license in New York State. If you should have any questions do not hesitate to contact us directly at 844-381-2646 and speak with one of our representatives.

  • Posted by Pierre Nazire on August 11, 2016 at 5:12 pm

    how much is the class?

  • Posted by Marcia Thuesday on April 17, 2016 at 7:02 am

    I’m interested in taking a Sora training class in the month of May. Can you send me the time for the class,the fee, and the time for which the class starts. Thank you

  • Posted by leticia on January 27, 2016 at 12:14 am

    To whom it may concern
    Hi. My name is leticia panama i just want to know if ia there any problem with a person with physical restriction. Like cervical radioculopathy would have no problem to make that training thanks in advance


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