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Security Guard Career Diploma

Get ahead of the competition with security guard training

Learn the skills to help you prepare for an exciting career in security services. With our online, self-paced Security Guard training program, you can study when you want, where you want, and at the pace you want.
Why become a Security Guard?
Learn the on-the-job skills - like guarding, patrolling, and preventing theft - that can help you pursue a career as a security guard. Plus, with nearly 55,000 positions expected to be created over the next few years, now is a great time to consider entering the security services field.¹
Why Choose Penn Foster Career School?
Self-Paced
On-Demand Learning
Do not wait for a class to start — you decide when to begin with our on-demand learning platform.
Accredited
Your Coach
You will be assigned a Success Coach who will help you be successful and tap into any resources you need like instructors, teaching assistants or online help options.
Affordable
Mobile Friendly
Take our Security Guard program with you wherever you go. Our custom-designed student learning platform is easy to use at-home, or on-the-go.
Supported
Personalized Goal-Tracking
With our progress-tracking and goal-setting tools, you can customize your study and exam schedule to help meet your personal goals.
Mobile
Our Experience
With over 45,000 graduates across our High School, Career School, and College in 2016, as well as our stable accreditation, you can know you are in good hands!
Personalized
Connect with Other Students
Connect in real-time with your peers in your career area in our discussion boards.
A Customized Learning Experience
With interactive, mobile-friendly courses, progress-tracking and goal setting, and personal coaches to help you succeed, the Penn Foster Experience (PFx) is an online learning experience like no other.

Security Guard Course Details

Our Security Guard training program covers topics such as security guard conduct, arrests and detention, investigations, and more to help you succeed in the security services field. See the full curriculum here:

Penn Foster Curriculum

Important State Requirements: Be sure to check here for the requirements in your state.

Tuition
With flexible, affordable payment options, you can get started on your safety officer training today.
Penn Foster is a great way to get ahead in a career and the way the program was set up, even the busiest person can get through it. I'm so glad I found Penn Foster.
Guiseppe S.
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offer ends 3/7/17

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers, on the Internet at here. (Visited January 31, 2017)
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