Armed Guard - 40-Hour Basic Security Course

This course meets the requirements of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as outlined in the Detective Act. It covers security fundamentals for new officers and provides a review for experienced employees who want to earn State unarmed security certification. This course, plus a Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC), is needed for a person employed by a private security or private detective agency. (PERC application fees not included.) Armed Security Officers in the State of Illinois are required to have 20 hours of Basic Security training plus 20 hours of Basic Firearms training following the guidelines established by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. This is an approved course, and is a requirement for an officer to carry a firearm, within the performance of their duties, for their State licensed employer. (225 ILCS 447)

Monday to Friday, April 3 -7, 2017

8 a.m. to 4:30 9.m., $499

Homeland Security Training Center


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Homeland Security Training Institute at College of DuPage

425 Fawell Blvd.

Glen Ellyn IL 60137

(630) 942-3427

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