Sunday, March 29, 2009

New Security Guard Training Facility in North San Diego

Academy Security Training is opening a new branch office in Oceanside, California. Residents of Northern California now have another option to obtain a guard card, which is necessary to have in order to work in the private security field in the state.

As of this writing, the opening date is April 7, 2009, which is a Tuesday. Hours of operation are 9am to 5pm. People wanting to take the Power To Arrest course and Weapons of Mass Destruction / Terrorism Awareness course needed as part of the 8-hours to be licensed as a Security Guard, have to check-in at 9am.

Here's the address of the location:

Academy Security Training
702 Civic Center Drive, Suite 103
Oceanside, CA 92054

The website is

The course, as of this writing is $80. Students need to be aware that there are other costs if this is the first time as a guard: Fingerprinting, FBI/DOJ background check and state (BSIS) fees. The total will end up to be $201.

The company also goes onsite to companies to provide security training and lists the following locals:

  • Agua Caliente Springs
  • AlpineBonita
  • Bonsall
  • Borrego Springs
  • Boulevard
  • Camp Pendleton
  • Campo
  • Cardiff
  • Carlsbad
  • Chula Vista
  • Coronado
  • Del Mar
  • Descanso
  • Dulzura
  • El Cajon
  • Encinitas
  • Escondido
  • Fallbrook
  • Guatay
  • Imperial Beach
  • Jacumba
  • Jamul
  • Julian
  • La Jolla
  • La Mesa
  • Lake San Marcos
  • Lakeside
  • Lemon Grove
  • Leucadia
  • Lincoln Acres
  • Miramar
  • Marine Corps Air Station
  • Mount Laguna
  • National City
  • Oceanside
  • Ocotillo Wells
  • Pacific Beach
  • Pala
  • Palomar Mountain
  • Pauma Valley
  • Pine Valley
  • Potrero
  • Poway
  • Rainbow
  • Ramona
  • Ranchita
  • Rancho Santa Fe
  • San Diego
  • San Luis Rey
  • San Marcos
  • San Ysidro
  • Santa Ysabel
  • Santee
  • Solana Beach
  • Spring Valley
  • Valley Center
  • Vista
  • Warner Springs

As of this writing, courses offered include AB 2880 security training requirements, firearms, OC pepper spray. As of this writing, here is a subset:

Power To Arrest / Weapons of Mass Destruction / Terrorism Awareness (Mandatory, 8 hours)
Public Relations- Community & Customer (Mandatory, 4 hours)
Observation and Documentation (Mandatory, 4 hours)
Communication and Its Significance (Mandatory, 4 hours)
Liability and Legal Aspects (Mandatory, 4 hours)
Post Orders and Assignments (Elective, 4 hours)
Company Policies/Orientation (Elective, 4 hours)
Evacuation Procedures (Elective, 4 hours)
Officer Safety (Elective, 4 hours)
Arrests, Search and Seizures (Elective, 4 hours)
Access Control (Elective, 2 hours)
Trespass (Elective, 4 hours)
Criminal Laws (Elective, 2 hours)
Handling Difficult People (Elective, 4 hours)
Workplace Violence (Elective, 4 hours)
Chemical Agents (Elective, 8 hours)
Preserving the Incident Scene (Elective, 4 hours)
Crowd Control (Elective, 4 hours)
Driver Safety (Elective, 4 hours)
Security Supervision (Elective, 4 hours)
Courtroom Demeanor (Elective, 4 hours)
Parking/Traffic Control (Elective, 2 hours)
Radio Procedures (Elective, 2 hours)


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