Star Security Group

Due to COVID-19, our class schedules have changed with limited seating. See below.

Security Guard Training for NY State License

Approved Training Provider by the New York Division of Criminal Justice Services

Since we opened our Brooklyn training center doors in 2009, we've provided the NY state mandated security guard training for over 25,000 students.  Quality instruction, course offerings 6 days a week, recruiting relationships with leading security firms...these are reasons why are students keep coming back for annual license renewal training.  As retired NYC police officers and managers of security firms, our instructors engage students with real life experiences and useful tips on succeeding in the security guard industry.  We help newly licensed guards get experience through recruitment relationships we've developed with top security firms.  Read our 366+ Google reviews to find out why we're NYC's leading security training center.

Classes for NYS Security Guard License 

Annual License Renewal Course | $60

To maintain valid licenses, security guards are required to take this course every year. We offer it everyday except Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm.

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8 Hour Pre-Assignment Class | $75

This is the initial "first step" to receive your security guard license.  Students receive certificate to apply for license. Class given on Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm.

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16 Hour On the Job Training | $150

This 2 day class must be taken within 90 days after being first employed as a security guard.  Class offered Thursdays and Fridays.

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Workforce1 Partner

Partnering program provides free security guard training for eligible candidates

Star Security Training is approved to accept Wordforce1 training vouchers.  Workforce1 is an NYC government sponsored job training program.  Approved candidates receive vouchers good for free 8 Hour Pre-Assignment, 16 Hour On the Job Training and license processing.

License Application: What You Need to Do After You Get Your Certificate

Fingerprints, NY State application forms, costs--get details on what you need to do.

Frequently Asked Questions

Requirements for getting license, replacing a lost license, license status, past convictions, updating your license --check out our FAQ page to find answers on these and much more.

Security Guard Services

Need security guards for short-term or long-term assignments?  Call Star Security Group, our parent company, for highly trained security personnel experienced in a variety of settings.



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