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Unarmed Security Guard Basic Certificate

Unarmed Security Guard

Basic Certificate (BC)

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In this comprehensive 20-hour Unarmed Security Guard certificate program, students will cover officer training as an introduction to public security and basic patrol tactics.​       

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2  CH
Short Term Trd/Indstrl/Trnsprt
Unarmed Security Guard 2
Intensive instruction in the technical aspects of private security employment. Emphasis is on legal rules, security techniques and processes, life safety, and public relations. Successful completion satisfies the 40-hour basic training requirement for unarmed private security certification under Illinois revised statutes. This course is in compliance with the Illinois Public Act 93-0438 effective August 5, 2003 and the Private Detective, Private alarm, Private Security and Locksmith Act of 2004. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Offered at: Richard J. Daley

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Human Sciences (Liberal Arts)


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