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CA SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING

Southwest Training Center TFF 1576 is a Training Facility authorized by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Service to provide CA approved Security Training certificates.

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Popular Courses

8 HOURS – 1 DAY CLASSROOM COURSE

This course is an 8 hours of Powers to Arrest Training, that satisfies the CA BSIS training requirements to be licensed as a CA Security Officer.

Course includes a Written Examination, and Live Scan on site.

MUST BRING A VALID FORM OF ID TO PROOF OF AGE 18+

COURSE FEE: $75

LIVE SCAN: $80

B.S.I.S. APPLICATION FEE: $55

TOTAL = $210

OPTIONAL: APP ASSISTANCE FEE: $20 

Includes Mailing Assistance, CA Breeze Account Set Up

 

12 HOURS – 2 DAY COURSE (1 DAY WILL BE AT RANGE)

This course is 12 hours of training that satisfies the CA BSIS training requirements to be Issued an Exposed Firearms License.

Course includes a Written Examination, Live Scan + Range Qualification, Ammo, rental equipment, for 1 caliber.

Students will get the unique opportunity to use a Police, Use of Force Scenario Training simulator as part of the course upon completion of the Classroom Portion before going to the live fire range.

 

COURSE FEE: $300

RENTAL FIREARM AND AMMO FEE: Included in course

LIVE SCAN: $120

TOTAL = $420         

Additional Calibers: $30 per additional Caliber requested for Qualification. If Caliber requested is an uncommon Caliber, you may have to provide your own ammo for the Qual.  (Please note: 9mm qualification will include .357 and .38)

OPTIONAL: APP ASSISTANCE FEE: $20

Includes Mailing Assistance, CA Breeze Account Set Up

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Students have 30 days from passing written exam to qualify at one of our live fire ranges with all expenses included, HOWEVER, If the student cannot make it to our regularly scheduled Qualification dates or ranges. We can provide special accommodation by meeting you at a range of your time and choosing. This service will come at cost to the student for Range Fee’s, Ammo, Rentals, and a $45 Mobile Service Charge for instructors time.

 

2 HOURS – 1 DAY COURSE 

Requals should be done every 4 months after being issued a license. In order to renew you must have completed 4 requals BEFORE 60 days prior to expiration. 

Course Fee includes 100 rounds, Qualification, and the MANDATORY 2 HOURS of De-Escalation Training REQUIRED by state law at EVERY REQUAL. 

Additional Calibers are $30 per Caliber on permit.

Adding Calibers to your Permit can be done on requals.

* This is not a Marksmanship course, by law, students are expected to PASS qualification shoots unassisted. Students seeking Marksmanship training will receive generous discounts on coaching with our Firearms Instructors if needed.*

 

Exposed Firearms Permit Renewals must be submitted 60 days before Expiration. 

At the time of submitting for Renewal you must have already completed 4 Firearms Requalifications.

Each time you requal you must have qualified with every caliber listed on your permit, and or caliber desired to be added on.

Each time you requal you must have completed 2 hours of De-Escalation Training.

 

In addition to completing your 4 bi annual re-quals, you must pay a $118 renewal application fee.

 

 

CREQUALIFICATIONS

REQUAL FEE: $75

Includes 1 Caliber Qual and 2 hours of De-Escalation training. 

RENTAL FIREARM AND AMMO FEE: Included in course

Additional Calibers $30.

 

RENEWAL APPLICATION

A total of 4 re-quals must be completed PRIOR to submitting a renewal application. Failure to do so will result in denial of renewal. A renewal submitted AFTER expiration means student will have to submit an initial application and take the initial course again, WE OFFER DISCOUNTED COURSE FEES to expired applicants.  

CURRENT BSIS RENEWAL FEE: $80

FIREARMS ELIGIBILITY CHECK: $38

TOTAL = 118

 

If Caliber requested is an uncommon Caliber, you may have to provide your own ammo for the Qual.  (Please note: 9mm qualification will include .357 and .38)

OPTIONAL: APP ASSISTANCE FEE: $20, Includes Mailing Assistance, CA Breeze Account Set Up 

NOTICE: If the student cannot make it to our regularly scheduled Qualification dates or ranges. We OFFER special accommodation through our MOBILE INSTRUCTOR service by meeting you at a range of your time and choosing. This service will come at a cost to the student for desired Range’s Fee’s, Ammo, Rentals, and a $45 Mobile Service Charge for our instructors time.

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POPULAR BUNDLES

10 HOURS – 1 DAY CLASSROOM BUNDLE

This course is an 8 hours of Powers to Arrest Training, that satisfies the CA BSIS training requirements to be licensed as a CA Security Officer.

Bundle Includes 2 hours Pepper Spray training and Live Scan Service on site. 

MUST BRING A VALID FORM OF ID AS PROOF OF AGE 18+

 

COURSE FEE: $75

PEPPER SPRAY CERT: $30

LIVE SCAN: $80

B.S.I.S. APPLICATION FEE: $55

TOTAL = $250

SAVINGS: Pepper Spray Cert is Discounted from $65 to $40. ($25 Savings)

OPTIONAL: APP ASSISTANCE FEE: $20 

Includes Mailing Assistance, CA Breeze Account Set Up

 

20 HOURS 

This course is 3 DAY COURSE

DAY 1 – 8 hours of Powers to Arrest Training, that satisfies the CA BSIS training requirements to be licensed as a CA Security Officer.

DAY 2 – 12 hours of Firearms Permit Training

DAY 3 – Range Qualification and Training

Bundle Includes: Rental Equipment + Range Costs and Live Scan Service on Site.

MUST BRING A VALID FORM OF ID TO PROOF OF AGE 18+ AND PROOF OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE 

COURSE FEE: $350

RANGE AND RENTAL: INCLUDED

LIVE SCAN: $120 (Includes GC live scan)

B.S.I.S. APPLICATION FEE: $155

TOTAL = $625

SAVINGS: Security Guard training is discounted from $75 to $50.  Guard with Firearms live scan covers the Security Guard Live Scan saving you $80

$130 saved when done together.   

OPTIONAL: APP ASSISTANCE FEE: $20 

Includes Mailing Assistance, CA Breeze Account Set Up

Additional Calibers: $30 per additional Caliber requested for Qualification. If Caliber requested is an uncommon Caliber, you may have to provide your own ammo for the Qual.  (Please note: 9mm qualification will include .357 and .38)

MPORTANT NOTICE: Students have 30 days from passing written exam to qualify at one of our live fire ranges with all expenses included, HOWEVER, If the student cannot make it to our regularly scheduled Qualification dates or ranges. We can provide special accommodation by meeting you at a range of your time and choosing. This service will come at cost to the student for Range Fee’s, Ammo, Rentals, and a $45 Mobile Service Charge for instructors time. 

 

4 HOURS – 1 DAY RANGE TRAINING BUNDLE

This course is 1  DAY COURSE

2 hours of De-Escalation Training

1 Hour of Range qualification

1 Hour of Advanced Range Instruction

Bundle Includes: Firearms Re-qualification + Range training

MUST BRING GUARD CARD, FIREARMS PERMIT AND  PROOF OF PERMANENT RESIDENCE 

RANGE AND RENTAL: INCLUDED

ADVANCED ARMED OFFICER TRAINING: 150$ DISCOUNTED TO $50 

RANGE QUALIFICATION: $75 

 

TOTAL = $125 Range training will include the qualification.

SAVINGS: $100

Additional Calibers: $30 per additional Caliber requested for Qualification. If Caliber requested is an uncommon Caliber, you may have to provide your own ammo for the Qual.  (Please note: 9mm qualification will include .357 and .38)

MPORTANT NOTICE: Students have 30 days from passing written exam to qualify at one of our live fire ranges with all expenses included, HOWEVER, If the student cannot make it to our regularly scheduled Qualification dates or ranges. We can provide special accommodation by meeting you at a range of your time and choosing. This service will come at cost to the student for Range Fee’s, Ammo, Rentals, and a $45 Mobile Service Charge for instructors time. 

 

WEEKLY COURSE SCHEDULE

These are the regularly scheduled courses. Ask about special days that arent listed!

SECURITY OFFICER TRAINING - $75

MONDAY 9AM TO 5PM (WALK INS OK)

SATURDAYS 9AM TO 5PM (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

SUNDAYS 9AM TO 5PM (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

 

This training satisfies the Powers to Arrest training required by CA to become a security officer. 

Additional costs associated with license:

LIVESCAN SERVICE $80

APPLICATION FEE $55

 

PEPPER SPRAY TRAINING - $45

MONDAY 5PM TO 7PM

SUNDAYS  5PM TO 7PM (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

 

This is a 2 hour course required by CA to carry a Pepper Spray on duty. Can be issued at discounted rate when combined with Guard Card, Baton, or other BSIS Course

There is a 4 hour course that goes more in depth available upon request that includes a contamination drill. 

EXPOSED FIREARMS PERMIT TRAINING

WEDNSDAYS 830AM TO 830PM

SUNDAY – 11AM to 8PM (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

 

Range training will be scheduled upon completion of Classroom Portion

 

Additional costs associated with license:

LIVE SCAN: $120

APP FEE: $100

 

 

BATON TRAINING

FRIDAYS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

SATURDAYS – 9AM TO 5PM

AHA CPR/AED - BLS TRAINING

TUESDAY (appointment only)

THURSDAY (appointment only)

FRIDAY (appointment only)

SATURDAY 

9AM TO 1PM

2PM TO 6PM

SUNDAY

 9AM TO 1PM

2PM TO 6PM

4 HOUR COURSE 

Students will be provided a compeltion E Card to carry and present to employers. 

RANGE QUAL - Angeles Shooting Ranges - OUTDOOR

2019 PRIMARY RANGE CALENDAR. These are the available dates for Range portion of Initial Firearms Permit, Requals, and Renewals. Additional Specialized training and drills are also available on all the dates listed.

Address: 12651 N Little Tujunga Canyon Rd, Sylmar, CA 91342

7/18/19 – Thursday – Fort Angeles

7/26/19 – Friday – Range C

8/2/19 – Friday – Range C

8/8/19 – Thursday – Range D

8/16/19 – Friday – Fort Angeles

8/23/19 – Friday – Fort Angeles

8/31/19 – Saturday – Range C

9/5/19 – Thursday – Range D

9/13/19 – Friday – Range C

9/21/19 – Saturday – Range C

9/27/19 – Friday – Range C

10/4/19 – Friday – Range C

10/11/19 – Friday – Range C

10/18/19 – Friday – Range A

10/25/19 – Friday – Range C

11/1/19 – Friday – Range D

11/8/19 – Friday – Range D

11/15/19 – Friday – Range C

11/23/19 – Saturday – Range C

12/6/19 – Friday – Range C

12/13/19 – Friday – Range C

12/20/19 – Friday – Range D

FIREARMS PERMIT REQUAL - $75

Included in course fee:

2 hours of De-Escalation training + Range live fire Re-Qualification shoot per caliber.

Training will be conducted at the Shooting Range @ angeles shooting ranges listed above.

 

You can add calibers on Re-quals. Ammo, range, and rentals are included for 1 caliber.

30$ for additonal calibers, 9mm qualification Includes 357 and 38.

 

Alternative LOC available upon request.

We can meet you at ANY live fire range, however student will be responsible for range, rental, and ammo fees.

 

MODULE B AND C - Mandatory 32 hours of additional training - 200$ per Module.

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS 9AM TO 5PM     (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)

1st and 3rd week of every month is reserved for Module A

2nd and 4th week of every month is reserved for Module B

 

Campus/School Security Officer Training SB 1626 (3 DAY)

3 DAY COURSE

BY APPOINTMENT ONLY

 

This course satisfies and complies with the course syllabus outlined by SB1626.

SB 1626 in 1998, state law requires security guards in K-12 school districts or California community college districts to complete a course of training developed by BSIS. The law took effect July 1, 2000, and effects guards working on school property for more than 20 hours per week. The training requirement affects only guards employed pursuant to a contract between a K-12 school district or California community college district and a private patrol operator.

ELECTRONIC DISCHARGE DEVICE - ELECTRONIC CONTROL WEAPON - CONDUCTIVE ENERGY WEAPON TRAINING

COMING SOON!  EDD/ECW training is commonly referenced as “TASER TRAINING”:

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B.S.I.S. LEGAL TRAINING REQUIREMENTS

Initial Guard Card Application:

8 hours of training which consists of the following:

4 hours Powers to Arrest and 4 hours Weapons of Mass Destruction Course.

Live Scan Fingerprint Submission.

Mandatory Continued Education Training

32 hours of continued education due upon recieving a guard card.

Total Training 40 Hours.

 

Annual Education Training:

8 hours of Continued Education Training is required every year with an active permit.

B.S.I.S Certificates

Courses count towards continued education requirements and prerequisite or employment requirements

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