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Pennsylvania Security Guard Essentials Course

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Agreement and Eligibility Notification

Enrollment Agreement

I understand that I am enrolling in the online course Pennsylvania Security Guard Essentials. I further understand that I am taking the above course free of coercion and in order to gain knowledge in the field of security. I understand that my taking this course does not bind or obligate security agencies to hire me in any form or represent that I will be hired with any agency in any form. I also understand that this course will not license me in my state as a security officer.  

I understand that it is my responsibility to know and understand all current Pennsylvania State laws, rules, and regulations that pertain to security guards while performing the duties thereof, whether or not they are contained in this course.

Eligibility Notification

Please be advised that the state of Pennsylvania does not require individual security guards to be licensed, but does license private watch, guard, and patrol agencies. In accordance with the Private Detective Act of 1953, employees of licensed companies must:  

  • Not have been convicted of a felony 
  • Not have been convicted of any of the following crimes: 
    • Illegally using, carrying or possessing a pistol or other dangerous weapon 
    • Making or possessing burglar’s instruments 
    • Buying or receiving stolen property 
    • Unlawful entry of a building 
    • Aiding escape from prison 
    • Unlawfully possessing or distributing habit forming narcotic drugs 
    • Picking pockets or attempting to do so 
    • Soliciting any person to commit sodomy or other lewdness 
    • Recklessly endangering another person 
    • Making terroristic threats 
    • Committing simple assault 
  • Never had a license revoked or license application denied due to having been convicted of any of these crimes 
  • Execute a verified "employee's statement" containing: 
    • Full name, age, address 
    • Country in which they are a citizen 
    • Occupation for the previous 3 years 
    • Statement that they have not been convicted of a felony or any of the listed offenses 
    • Statement that they are of good character, competency, and integrity 
  • Submit fingerprints and complete a background check 
  • If working as an armed guard, the employee must hold valid certification 

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Document name: Pennsylvania Security Guard Essentials Course
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