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8 Hour Security Guard: MVCC will be hosting two 8-hour Security Guard Training programs, which are the first part of the New York State certification for all contractual and proprietary security guard personnel. The first program will be held on the Utica Campus, Monday, March 7 and Wednesday, March 9, from 6-10 p.m. The second program will be offered on the Rome Campus, Monday, April 11 and Wednesday, April 13, from 6-10 p.m. The cost for each program is $60. These programs are a prerequisite to the 16-Hour Security Guard Training course.
16 Hour Security Guard Training: This course is the 16-hour on-the-job training course (OJT) which is required within 90 days of initial employment as a Security Guard. Topics include role as a security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, public relations, access control, ethics and conduct, report writing, incident command system, and terrorism. An examination is taken at the end of the class and upon successful completion students will receive a certificate confirming your participation. This program will be offered Monday through Thursday, May 2-5, from 6-10 p.m. on the Utica Campus. The registration fee is $99.
Enrollment is limited and will be taken on a first come basis. For information or to register, call 792-5300 or visit mvcc.edu/cced. Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Friday. All MVCC non-credit instruction is completely self-supporting, including indirect costs, and requires no public funding.