quinebaug valley community college

Security Guard Certification

Security Guard Certification – Fall 2021   The required state of Connecticut mandated training course.  Upon successful completion of Security Officer Certification,  the security officer / guard is issued a training certificate.

Program Description

This is the Connecticut mandatory class for Security Guard Certification; CT Guard Card.  The class goes over all the basics about the Security Industry and how to be a Security Officer. It also covers all the laws pertaining to the security industry in CT, all the state laws governing self defense and use of force, and the laws governing citizen’s arrest in Connecticut. We cover the use of force continuum, fire safety, the history of security, work place violence, terrorism, fire safety, communication skills, and many other aspects of the security industry.

Time Commitment – 8 hours

Register Now –  Call 960-932-4005

September Session-

Lecture – Monday, September 13                ONLINE               6 – 9 P.M.

Lecture – Wednesday, September 15          ONLINE               6 – 9 P.M.

Final Exam – Thursday, September 16       ON GROUND     6 – 8 P.M.


November Session-

Lecture – Monday, November 15                ONLINE               6 – 9 P.M.

Lecture – Wednesday, November 17          ONLINE               6 – 9 P.M.

Final Exam – Thursday, November 18       ON GROUND     6 – 8 P.M.


Payment Information
• Cost: $150
• May be eligible for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) funds/SNAP Benefits

Call 860-932-4005 to register

Completion of program does not guarantee employment.

Refund Policy
A 100% refund will be granted up until five (5) business days before the start of your class as long as the request is made during normal business hours.

Employment Outlook

The average annual wage for security professionals is $30,730, per The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  The top 10% earned more than $48,370 per year.