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Georgia Basic Security Training (Unarmed)


Duration: 24 Hours



Carl Hirt

Instructor Bio

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There are no upcoming classes scheduled for this course.

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To become an unarmed security guard in Georgia, no license is required, but you must obtain 24 hours of classroom training.

Requirements to become a security guard in Georgia:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be a United States citizen or registered resident alien
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • No felony convictions or any crime involving the illegal use of weapons
  • Have a good moral character
  • Have not committed any acts of fraud
  • Drug testing


A basic training course consisting of at least 24-hours of class instruction must be successfully completed. This course can be given by the potential employer or may be taken as a standalone class.

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Topics Covered

  • Role of security guards 
  • Legal powers and limitations
  • Ethics and conduct (including Board rules) 
  • Patrolling and investigation 
  • Communication and public relations 
  • Observation and note-taking 
  • Emergency response 
  • Access control 
  • Evidence Statements 
  • Report writing 
  • First Aid

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Basic, Scenario Based Training, Security Training & Certification

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Documentation Requirements

Drivers License

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  • Pen
  • notebook
  • 2-inch binder