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Starting at 9:00 AM
at Hirts Defensive Solutions

24 State Route 20 Spur SE,
Cartersville, GA 30121

Become a State Certified Armed Security Officer, Apply for your Blue Card through a licensed agency after completing this course.  Taught by a Georgia Board Certified and Licensed Instructor.  
This 40-hour armed training is required to become a certified armed security officer in the State of Georgia.

Must be 21 years of age or older for Armed, 18 Years old for unarmed.
NO FELONY convictions
Valid State Driver's License or State ID


The curriculum includes the following:

  • Legal Issues and Liabilities (a generic review of most Common laws affecting security guards)

  • Basic Emergency First Aid

  • Bomb Threats and Fire Evacuation

  • Ethics and Professional Conduct

  • Access Control

  • Patrol Techniques

  • Observation Techniques

  • Interview Techniques

  • Fire Detection

  • Crime and Accident

  • Prevention

  • Crime and Accident Protection

  • Terrorism Awareness (Dynamics on Attack, Proactive Counterintelligence, Physical Security, Bombs, Mail Screening, Recognition and Response, Reporting, Bomb Threat Stand-Off Chart)

  • Public Relation

  • Report Writing

  • Courtroom Procedures

  • Personal Security

  • Interpersonal Communication

  • Professional Communication

  • Traffic Control

  • Crowd Control

  • Special Problems

  • Controlled Substances Identification

  • Dealing with DUI

  • OSHA

  • Understanding Hazardous Materials

  • BENICE (Biological Nuclear Incendiary Chemical Explosive) Agents

License # CFTR001292