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Guard Card Training 

* Note: These are schedules and prices for our San Diego office.  Each area office (Los Angeles, Inland Empire, San Francisco) has different schedules and times.

ATTENTION CALIFORNIA SECURITY GUARDS!
We help you stay on top of the training requirements of AB 2880 to maintain your guard card.

WALK-IN AT 9:00 AM TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS ! ONLY $80.

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Academy
Security Training
702 Civic Center Drive

Suite 103
Oceanside, California 92054
United States of America
Phone: (310) 490-3697
Email

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SORRY, NO CLASS THIS WEEK. CALL FOR INFO.

ONLY $80* FOR GUARD CARD COURSE!  WALK-INS AT 9:00 AM ON TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS

* New cardholders:  FBI, DOJ, fingerprinting & state fees another $121; total is $201.

Click here for Los Angeles area office (Torrance)

FIREARMS COURSE  on Thursdays (Requals also)


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Firearms Permit, OC Pepper Spray Training, Multi-State Concealed Gun Permit (CCW)

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Ask us about Online Registration for a Faster Guard Card 

San Diego office of Academy Security Training
BSIS-licensed Training Facility
TFF License #1211 in San Diego

Now with offices in Los Angeles (Torrance) and San Diego, with more expansion planned in the Inland Empire (Riverside and San Bernardino counties) and San Francisco/Sacramento.  For your convenience, we can also provide training on-site at your facility for larger groups.  

For your protection, be sure that the training facility has an up-to-date license with the BSIS (Bureau of Security and Investigative Services, which is an agency of the California Department of Consumer Affairs).  To verify a license, click on the following link, and bring up the name or city where the security training facility is located:

Verify Security Training Facility's License

Academy Security Training is a BSIS-licensed security guard training company which helps California security guards obtain their guard card and get a firearms permit and OC pepper spray certificate to carry.  We are duly certified and insured to effectively provide services for the California security guard.  Also, for VIP executive bodyguards who travel, we are certified to train for a multi-state CCW (concealed carry weapon) gun permit that is good for many states in the US.  These credentials are for the Utah and Florida non-resident concealed carry permits.

We encourage you to shop around and find the best training facility for you.  Academy Security Training provides the best prices around for the area as well as schedules that accommodate many people.  We strive to provide good service.  If something is not to your satisfaction, please feel free to inform us and we will greatly appreciate that.  We endeavor to improve to the best of our ability.  Many students appreciate our service and we have a lot of repeat business, and many companies trust us to meet their training needs.

ATTENTION COMPANIES:  We can go on-site to your location to provide training.  Please inquire.

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Our LocationMap of 702 Civic Center Drive, Oceanside, CA 92054

Only a couple minutes away from the I-5 Freeway 

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WHAT ALL CALIFORNIA SECURITY GUARDS NEED TO KNOW

Assembly Bill AB 2880 was a landmark bill in California that requires new guards to meet the training requirements below.  That bill was passed and first implemented in the year 2004.

GUARD CARD TRAINING

New guards can get their guard card with an initial 8 hours training (Power To Arrest/ Weapons of Mass Destruction / Terrorism Awareness course).

To update your new guard card, you need an additional 16 hours of training in the first 30 days.  Also, 16 more hours of training is needed in the first 6 months.

All guards need to have 8 hours refresher course each year for as long as they have their guard card.

The guard card is good for a term of 2 years and is renewable each 2 years.

FIREARMS PERMIT TRAINING

A firearms permit requires 14 hours of firearms training.  It's also necessary to qualify for each caliber (9mm, .40, .45, etc.) for which the guard wants to carry.  The permit holder is required to qualify twice a year, semi-annually at the range with live fire.  The firearms permit is good for a term of 2 years and is renewable each 2 years.  Permit holders are advised to renew 60 days prior to the expiration of the firearms permit.

OC PEPPER SPRAY TRAINING

A California security guard can carry OC pepper spray only with appropriate training.  A certification card will provide proof of authority to carry.

Services we are offering to you, the California security guard:

  • Firearms Qualifications

  • Bi-annual Firearms Requalification

  • Assistance and guidance in applying to BSIS - Bureau of Security and Investigative Services

  • Security Guard Courses (Call for availability)

  1. Power To Arrest / Weapons of Mass Destruction / Terrorism Awareness (Mandatory, 8 hours)
  2. Public Relations- Community & Customer (Mandatory, 4 hours)
  3. Observation and Documentation (Mandatory, 4 hours)
  4. Communication and Its Significance (Mandatory, 4 hours)
  5. Liability and Legal Aspects (Mandatory, 4 hours)
  6. Post Orders and Assignments (Elective, 4 hours)
  7. Company Policies/Orientation (Elective, 4 hours)
  8. Evacuation Procedures (Elective, 4 hours)
  9. Officer Safety (Elective, 4 hours)
  10. Arrests, Search and Seizures (Elective, 4 hours)
  11. Access Control (Elective, 2 hours)
  12. Trespass (Elective, 4 hours)
  13. Criminal Laws (Elective, 2 hours)
  14. Handling Difficult People (Elective, 4 hours)
  15. Workplace Violence (Elective, 4 hours)
  16. Chemical Agents (Elective, 8 hours)
  17. Preserving the Incident Scene (Elective, 4 hours)
  18. Crowd Control (Elective, 4 hours)
  19. Driver Safety (Elective, 4 hours)
  20. Security Supervision (Elective, 4 hours)
  21. Courtroom Demeanor (Elective, 4 hours)
  22. Parking/Traffic Control (Elective, 2 hours)
  23. Radio Procedures (Elective, 2 hours)

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Online State Registration for a Faster Guard Card
ASK US about this great service!

BSIS Online Guard Registration Info Page - Registration Page

Call (310) 490-3697 for more information.

Location of our Training Facility:               Map of Facility
Academy Security Training
Be Safe Gun Training / American CCW

702 Civic Center Drive, Suite D

Oceanside, CA  
92054

For more information, call (310) 490-3697 or email admin@security-guard-training.net 

 

 

 
 

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Firearms Shooting Ranges in 
San Diego Area

  • Discount Gun Mart
  • American Shooting Center
  • San Diego Shotgun Sports
  • American Marksman (Magnolia Indoor Range - Santee)
  • Project 2000 Shooting Range (El Cajon)
  • South Bay Rod & Gun Club
  • Iron Sights (Oceanside)

Firearms Training, Qualification / Re- qualification in a range above.

ATTENTION BODYGUARDS:  Want to legally carry a loaded concealed gun in Las Vegas?  Other states?  Click here.

Do you need gun lessons?  Click here.

 

 
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Important Security Guard Information

BSIS Firearms Requirements - for Security Guards, Alarm Agents, Private Investigators and Private Patrol Operators (PPO)

Security Guard Training - You need to complete the 8-hour Power To Arrest course to get your guard card initially.  Then, you need to complete two mandatory courses and two elective courses for a total of 16 hours in the first 30 days, and another two mandatory and two elective courses for an additional 16 hours within the first 6 months.  You need 8 hours of training each year to retain your guard card.

Security Guard Firearms Permit - This allows you to open (exposed) carry when you are in uniform.  You need to complete a 14-hour course (8 hours classroom and 6 hours range time).  You need to submit an application to BSIS upon completion.  You then qualify for each specific caliber you intend to carry.  Firearms requalification is needed twice each year in order for you to renew at the end of two years.  In other words, you need to requalify four times by the time you renew after two years.  Here's a link on the BSIS website.

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ATTENTION CALIFORNIA SECURITY GUARDS

Don't let your guard card license elapse.  Although you already have your guard card, the state (BSIS - Bureau of Security and Investigative Services), you need to make sure that you are meeting the training requirements, including the annual training.  Same goes for security guard firearms permits.  BSIS will definitely verify your training when you're up for renewal, so you have to stay on top of this.  We at Academy Security Training can help you meet the security training requirements.  We are here to help you. 

From the BSIS site regarding training:  

A. Firearm Requalifications Reminder

It has come to our attention that Firearm Permit renewal applicants are not requalifying with all calibers at each mandatory requalification. This notice is to provide clarification about that issue.

An individual who possesses a Firearm Permit must requalify with all calibers listed on their permit each time they shoot. If all calibers are not included on each mandatory requalification, the individual risks losing the authorization to carry the additional calibers.

The Firearm Instructor is responsible for seeing that the application, prior to submission to the Bureau, is completed as required.

B. Baton Training Facility and Baton Instructors

When submitting the “Report of Baton Permits Issued” to the Bureau, the information on the form should be clearly printed or typewritten, and filled out completely. Incomplete or unreadable forms may be returned for completion or correction instead of filed.

C. Baton Training Facility and Baton Instructors

“Report of Baton Permits Issued” forms must be submitted to the Bureau no later than five working days following the issuance of a baton permit (Business and Professions Code, section 7585.14 (c)).

 

 

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Students from everywhere in California are welcome to attend our courses.  We have flexible course schedules that allows students from far and wide to attend our courses.  Come in for a weekend if you can't make weekdays.  Some courses are held up to 10pm in the evening.  We will be happy to refer you to another facility that is more convenient for you.  Also, we  can conduct our multi-state CCW course to large groups in any of the locations below and anywhere.  Please call and inquire.

  • Agua Caliente Springs
  • Alpine
  • Bonita
  • Bonsall
  • Borrego Springs
  • Boulevard
  • Camp Pendleton
  • Campo
  • Cardiff
  • Carlsbad
  • Chula Vista
  • Coronado
  • Del Mar
  • Descanso
  • Dulzura
  • El Cajon
  • Encinitas
  • Escondido
  • Fallbrook
  • Guatay
  • Imperial Beach
  • Jacumba
  • Jamul
  • Julian
  • La Jolla
  • La Mesa
  • Lake San Marcos
  • Lakeside
  • Lemon Grove
  • Leucadia
  • Lincoln Acres
  • Miramar Marine Corps Air Station
  • Mount Laguna
  • National City
  • Oceanside
  • Ocotillo Wells
  • Pacific Beach
  • Pala
  • Palomar Mountain
  • Pauma Valley
  • Pine Valley
  • Potrero
  • Poway
  • Rainbow
  • Ramona
  • Ranchita
  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • San Diego
  • San Luis Rey
  • San Marcos
  • San Ysidro
  • Santa Ysabel
  • Santee
  • Solana Beach
  • Spring Valley
  • Valley Center
  • Vista
  • Warner Springs

Other BSIS-approved training facilities in San Diego (Note: Some are private only to a specific company):

  • All Access Security Training Center
  • Brinks, Inc. 
  • Citywide Total Security Services, Lemon Grove
  • Coast Career Institute, Escondido
  • Cruz Firearms Training Facility, San Ysidro
  • Daguia's Firearms Training Academy, Chula Vista
  • Grossmont College, El Cajon
  • Gunner Joe's Bullseye Academy, Poway
  • K-Tech Security & Tactical Training 
  • Morrison Firearms Academy 
  • Nanpor Security Academy, Oceanside
  • Palomar College, Escondido
  • Public Safety Training Association
  • Rancho Santa Fe Protective Services, Encinitas
  • RJ's Training Academy
  • SPSD, Lemon Grove
  • Trent Training Academy, Spring Valley

 

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