Iowa Security Guard Essentials Course


Launch your security career

with the Iowa Security Guard Essentials Course.

Designed by security professionals to provide everything you need to work as an unarmed security guard in the state of Iowa. Whether you are looking to stand out from the crowd to land a security job or looking for a yearly refresher to keep your skills up-to-date, the Security Guard Essentials Course is perfect for you! 

Perfect for new guards or as a yearly refresher.

About the Course Experience:

  • Enjoy learning with this user-friendly, interactive course full of examples and activities
  • Complete this online course on your own schedule from the comfort of your own home – available 24/7
  • Works on any device: Desktop, laptop, PC, Mac, tablet, or smartphone
  • Take the course at your own pace, start and stop whenever needed, and resume where you left off. The course is available to you for six months from date of purchase.
  • Pass a 50-question final exam to demonstrate what you learned 
  • Download a certificate of completion you can post and share with employers 

4 hours of interactive training

Take at your own pace - anytime, anywhere

What You’ll Learn:  

Both first-time security guards and experienced guards will benefit from this comprehensive introduction to the field, which covers: 

  • Relevant laws and regulations in Iowa  
  • The job of a security officer 
  • Effective communication 
  • Standards of professionalism 
  • Field notes 
  • Report writing 
  • Active observation techniques 
  • Conflict de-escalation 
  • Acting lawfully 
  • Ethics for security guards 
  • Responding to safety hazards 
  • Best practices for emergency response  

Iowa Security Guard Essentials Course



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