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Security Training – VA DCJS Courses

(O1E) VA Security Officer Core Subject -Entry Level-Unarmed

Fee: $90.00
Class Duration: 18 Hours
Location(s): New Age Training Facility, Springfield, VA
Format(s): Classroom
Pre-requisite(s): Must be 18 years or older to register.

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The basic security office training is designed for individuals with or without prior security experience. The course is required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) and covers elements of Virginia Law, history of private security, criminal law definitions, patrol procedures, report writing, and codes of conduct. After successfully completion of the course and passing a written exam, participants receive a certificate of completion.

(O1I) Security Officer Core Subjects- In Service

Fee: $50.00
Class Duration: 4 Hours
Location (s): New Age Training Facility, Springfield, VA
Format(s):Classroom
Pre-requisite(s):
Must be 18 years or older to register.

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This is an in-service course for unarmed security officers. The course must be taken every two years prior to the expiration of state registration. As with the entry level course, all appropriate DCJS forms and fees must be submitted to successfully re-qualify as an unarmed security officer.

(075E) VA Security Officer – Handgun

Fee: $250.00
Class Duration: 24 Hours + Range
Location(s): New Age Training Facility, Springfield,  VA
Format(s): Classroom, Range
Pre-requisite(s): Must be 21 years or older to register.

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This course consists of classroom instruction as well as practical application and exercises suitable for individuals interested in pursuing a profession as an armed security officer. In addition to the classroom instruction, the course includes interactive sessions and range qualifications that students must successfully complete. The curriculum covers the proper care of a handgun, civil and criminal liability, firearms retention and storage, deadly force, range safety, principles of marksmanship, practical firearms handling and safety.

(O7R) Security Officer -Handgun Requalification

Fee: $100.00
Class Duration: 4 Hours + Range
Location(s): New Age Training Facility, Springfield, VA
Format(s): Classroom, Range
Pre-requisite(s): Must be 21 years or older to register.

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All armed private security services business personnel must satisfactorily complete four hours of firearms classroom training or practical exercises and range training. All VA DCJS armed security officers must re-qualify with their prescribed firearm on an annual basis prior to the issuance of the Firearms Endorsement.

(05E) VA Arrest Authority

Fee: $75.00
Class Duration: 8 Hours
Location(s): New Age Training Facility, Springfield, VA
Format(s): Classroom
Pre-requisite(s): Must be 18 years or older to register.

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This course is suitable for individuals who are interested in becoming an armed security officer and covers arresting powers, policies and procedures. Students are taught the use of force and how to de-escalate a situation. After successfully completing the course and passing a written exam students are presented with a certificate of completion.