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    Here at SOTA you don't need to wait 9 months to start your career. We offer flexible classes whether you take the courses online or here in our facility you can be on the right track to your career in less than 6 WEEKS.


  • Job Assistance

    Our career services department offers unlimited
    resources to help you find a job. We work with
    companies in the Inland Empire, Orange and Los
    Angeles County that are always actively seeking
    qualified candidates.



  • Hands-On Training

    Think of us as a better kind of education – a training
    academy that concentrates on extensive, thorough,
    hands on training and your real-life purpose for
    learning. We offer courses with hands on
    instruction designed to help you learn the vital roles
    as a security officer.

CALIFORNIA NEEDS SECURITY OFFICERS!

If you would like to become a licensed security officer in the state of California, contact Security Officer's Training Academy at (909) 888-3143 to reserve your seat in the next class. With the current world situation and its "heightened security," there is now a greater demand for highly trained security officers. We provide the best in the necessary training and security skills that all agencies are looking for.

ABOUT

The educational philosophy of Security Officer’s Training Academy is to provide high quality training to qualified students which will enable them to attain or retain employment in entry-level positions. Incorporated with this philosophy is our goal to provide instruction in a professional, educational environment using modern equipment, small class sizes, and qualified industry experienced instructors in addition to teaching methodologies that provide for individualized instruction and maximum retention. Our classes are intensive and demanding, but the education and skills attained will be worth the effort. It is our belief that education is an investment in the student’s vocational future.Together we can work as a team to help students reach their career goals with self-confidence gained through solid, practical training and knowledge.


AFFILIATES

During our 36 years of training we have developed relationships with very respectable companies. The following are just a few:


MISSION STATEMENT

"Together we can work as a team to help individuals reach their career goals with self-confidence gained through solid, practical training and knowledge."

 

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What Are The Requirements To Become A Security Officer?


Below is a quick guide of what courses you will need to obtain your California Guard Card.

To become a security guard an individual MUST meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least 18 Years of age
  • Undergo a criminal history background clearance by the FBI & Dept. of Justice
  • Possess Current Picture Identification
  • Possess a Social Security Card
  • Possess Right to work in the USA
  • Have no prohibiting misdemeanors/ felonies

Powers to Arrest Modules A B & C: 40 Hours Required


8 Hours:Prior to being assigned on post
16 Hours:Training required within the first 30 Days
16 Hours:Training required within the first six months