ALL CALIFORNIA GUARDS NEED TO KNOW:

In 2004 Assembly Bill AB 2880 was a landmark bill in California that requires guards to meet the 40 hour training requirements below.

  • Prior to employment: (PER BSIS) new guards can get their guard card initially with Power to Arrest & Weapons of Mass Destruction 8 hr. class
  • Additionally: (PER BSIS) guards need 32 additional hours of training to keep your guard card
  • Within 30 days :(PER BSIS) from the date of initial class you need: 16 hrs.of mandatory course training
  • Within 6 months :(PER BSIS) from the date of the initial class you need: 16 hrs. of elective course training

Per BSIS Code Section 7583.6 (f) (1) starting 1/5/05 all guards need to have 8 hours of training a year to (retain) their guard card


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Phone: 909-388-1350
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Brad Wheeler

Chief Instructor

MAGNUM COURSES

(To secure a seat in the class all courses should be reserved in advance- 8 students per class)
(Certificates given by Magnum on completion of each course)

  • POWER TO ARREST/WEAPONS MASS DESTRUCTION- initial (8hrs): $150.00 (2 yr. guard card from BSIS)
  • OBSERVATION & DOCUMENTATION-mandatory (4hrs): $60.00
  • PUBLIC RELATIONS-mandatory (4hrs) : $60.00
  • LEGAL & LIABILITY ASPECTS-mandatory ( 4hrs): $60.00
  • COMMUNICATION & SIGNIFICANCE-mandatory ( 4hrs): $60.00
  • ARREST, SEARCH & SEIZURE (handcuffing)-elective (4hrs): $60.00
  • COURTROOM DEMEANOR –elective ( 4hrs ): $60.00
  • BATON TRAINING-elective (8hrs): $140.00  (lifetime certification & card from BSIS / school issues card)
  • FIREARMS-(16hrs): $184.00-PER BSIS bring to class a copy of 1-birth certificate, passport or DD214 (2 yr gun card from BSIS)

Indoor Firing Range On Premises-class Shoots With Live 9mm Firearm & Ammo (No Simulator)

9 COURSES MEET 56 HRS FOR ARMED GUARD

  • Costs For Armed Guard Training (56hrs): $834.00
  • Costs For Armed Guard Training(56hrs): $1078.00 (Inc. Livescan & Bsis Fees)

8 Courses Meet 40 Hrs For Unarmed Guard

  • Costs For Un-armed Guard Training (40hrs): $650.00
  • Costs For Un-armed Guard Training (40hrs): $776.00 (Inc. Livescan & Bsis Fees )

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES

School Security Guard-sb1626- (24hrs): $300.00 (Pre-requisite-guard Card)

ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES BELOW

ALL 4 HRS. EACH AND $60.00 EACH

  • Stun Gun
  • Chemical Agent
  • Crowd Control
  • Officer Safety
  • Security Screener
  • Trespass
  • Workplace Violence
  • Handling Difficult People
  • Preserving The Incident

LIVESCAN & B.S.I.S. FEES & INFO

Livescan+B.S.I.S. FEES -NOT paid to Magnum

Guard Card only Fees

  • Livescan Fee: $66.00
  • B.S.I.S Fee: $50.00

Firearm Card only Fees

  • Livescan Fee: $104.00
  • B.S.I.S Fee: $80.00

Guard & Firearm Fees

  • Livescan Fee: $104.00
  • B.S.I.S Fee: $130.00
  • Must be 18 years old
  • No felony convictions
  • Possess a valid photo Id
  • No prohibiting misdemeanors
  • Possess the right to work in U.S.
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SECURITY GUARDS ARE AMONG THE HIGHEST DEMAND JOBS IN CALIFORNIA AND IN THE U.S.