Guard courses to be offered

New York State security guard courses will be offered at Paul Smith's College on October 2, 2014.

New York State – 8 Hour Security Guard Pre-Employment Course

October 2, 2014 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM

This is an 8 hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from 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. There will be a 45 minute lunch break. Lunch will not be provided.

Cost: $100 per student. Fee must be paid in advance to hold seat.

All fees must be paid in advance to hold seat. Students must register and pay all fees at least 7 days prior to the start of the class. We accept check/cash or credit card payment.

Refund Policy – Course fees will be refunded in full for any cancellation received at least 7 days prior to the start of a scheduled course.

To register please call 518-327-6300 or email


Paul Smith's College
7833 New York 30
Paul Smiths, NY 12970

(518) 327-6227
(800) 421-2605



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