Basic Security Training
is a 12-hour course required by law for ALL security people who want
to work in the state of Oregon.
(Department of Public Safety, Standards, and Training) is the government
agency in charge of overseeing this training, certifying instructors,
and security providers. They also license companies who provide security
12-hour course is broken up into an 8-hour classroom portion, and
a 4-hour assessment module (hands on).
of 12-hours is required by law. The 8-hour classroom module may be
challenged (once in a lifetime) if the student can show prior security
experience or the equivalence. The 4-hour assessment module cannot
training must be conducted by a D.P.S.S.T. Certified Instructor. The
basic course covers the following topics:
O.R.Ss, and O.A.Rs regulating the private security industry.
Deportment and ethics and professionalism, cultural dynamics, when
and how to notify public authorities, the role of the private security
officer, reporting emergencies, fundamentals of patroling, citizen
contacts in the field, tactical communication with angry hostile people,
and laws that apply to the security professional
site survey, and analysis, mock 911 phone call scenario, report
writing, citizen's arrest, and use of force discussion.
class is offered to anyone who is interested in the exciting new
Unarmed Refresher Training
2-years the Security Specialist must re-certify, and that requires a
review of training. This 4-hour course is also required by law, to renew
a certification. It is also required for ALL Armed Security Providers
as well to renew an Armed Upgrade Certification.
To schedule a Unarmed Basic Security Training, please contact us.