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How to get your security guard certified trainer license

The Security Guard application has changed. The applications are now in 4 categories: Initial, Renewal, Transfer/Rehire, and Duplicate License request. To prevent delays in processing your application, ensure you're using the correct application for the transaction type you want to complete.

Requirements

To get a private security guard certified trainer endorsement, you must:

  • Be licensed as a security guard principal, unarmed security guard, or armed security guard.
  • Pass an exam given by the Department of Licensing. (See Security guard exam study guide.)

How to apply

Submit all of the following:

We'll schedule your exam within 3 weeks of receiving your paid application.

For veterans

U.S. Veterans may be eligible for partial reimbursements of costs. For more information: Education and Training | Licensing and Certification

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