North Star Agency
North Star Agency

Our Course Offerings in Detail:

North Star Agency provides a wide selection of courses. We can tailor our programs to the specific needs of our clients, and we provide more than just the minimum standards required by the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

Class Overview

8 hour Pre-Assignment course  $95.00

This is an 8 hour course required by NYS as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from m the New York State Department of State. The course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

 

16 hour OJT Course  $185.00

This is a 16 hour course that must be completed within 90 days of employment as a security guard. The course provides the student with detailed information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, incident command system, and terrorism. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course.

 

8 hour Annual In-Service Class  $95.00

This is an 8 hour course that must be completed within 12 calendar months from completion of the 16 hour On-the-Job Training Course for Security Guards, and annually thereafter. The course is structured to provide the student with updated and enhanced information on the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct.

 

47 hour Firearms Training  $625.00

This is a 47 hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a special armed guard registration card from the New York State Department of State. To attend the course students must possess a valid pistol license pursuant to NY Penal Law Section 400.00 and a valid NYS security guard registration card. The course consists of 7 hours of NYS Penal Law Article 35 (Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force) and 40 hours of range instruction and qualification. To successful completed the course the student must pass a written examination on Article 35 and qualify with a handgun.

 

8 hour Annual Firearms Renewal Course  $125.00

This is an 8 hour course that must be completed within 12 calendar months from completion of the 47 Hour Firearms training Course for Armed Guards, and annually thereafter. To attend the course students must possess a valid pistol permit license pursuant to NY penal Law Section 400.00 and a valid NYS security guard registration card. The course consists of 3 hours of NYS Penal Law Article 35 (Use of Force/Deadly Physical Force) and 5 hours of range instruction and qualification. To successfully complete the course the student must pass a written examination on Article 35 and qualify with a handgun.

 

40 hour Security Guard Instructor Development Course $600.00

The Security Guard Instructor Development Course (IDC) is designed to assist instructor candidates in developing the ability to research, prepare and communicate their knowledge to others.  Emphasis is on the development and enhancement of competency in those practical and tested instructional skills and techniques required for productive and efficient training results.  Training materials will focus on: setting instructional objectives, planning of training, the factors which influence adult learning and which modify behavior, the devbelopment of commication skills, the instructional process, and methods of evaluating course effectiveness.

 

Minimum Qualifications to take this course are

  • You must possess a High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent
  • Have three (3) years experience as a police officer, peace officer and/or security guard, security guard manager or experience in qualifying titles that when combined total three years.
  • Must possess a current security guard registration card

It is recommended that each student have significant experience as a police or peace officer or security guard, very good performance evaluations, posssess good communication skills and above average moral character.

 

The requirements for instructor certification are pursuant to Part 6029 of Title 9 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York (NYCRR).

 

NOTE: Upon successful completion of this course you will be required to pay a $500.00 Instructor Application Fee payable to the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services.

 



Interested in taking one of our classes? 


If you have additional questions please contact us by completing the contact information form on our "Contact Us" page, or by calling 607.785.9513.

 

You can pre register for any of our training by clicking on our "Pre Registration" page and completing the on line form.

 

For your convenience, we have teamed with Pay Pal should you want to pay for your course on line.  Look for the "Buy Now" icon at the bottom of the Pre Registration page. 

 

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