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How To Become A
Certified Security Guard

Welcome to Armorous's guide on becoming a certified private security guard in California! If you're considering a career in private security and seeking a company that values and rewards its employees, you've come to the right place. At Armorous, we're dedicated to providing our security guards with more than just a job—we offer a supportive community, competitive rewards, and comprehensive benefits. In this guide, we'll walk you through the essential steps to become a certified security guard in the Golden State while highlighting the perks and benefits you'll enjoy as a member of our team. Join us as we explore the exciting world of private security in California and discover how Armorous can support you in achieving your career goals.

Instructions how to become certified to join our guard force.

These requirements are mandated by the state of California for individuals seeking employment as private security guards. Failure to complete these steps may render candidates ineligible for employment in the security industry within the state. It's crucial to ensure full compliance with these regulations to pursue a successful career in private security. Let Armorous guide you through the process to meet these essential state requirements and embark on a rewarding career in the security field.

Step 1

  • Complete Required Training:

  • Enroll in a Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) approved training course.

  • Training includes Power to Arrest (4 hours) and Weapons of Mass Destruction (4 hours).

  • Find approved training providers here.

Step 2

Step 3

  • Undergo Background Check:

  • You'll be fingerprinted as part of the application process.

  • Background checks will be conducted by the Department of Justice and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

  • Click here for Live Scan Locations

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