This course is designed to give an introduction to the Texas Private Security Act and trains those for initial licensing as a Security Guard.
Pursuant to TAC 35.141 the Level II Training Course and test is required of all* non-commissioned security officers, commissioned security officers and personal protection officers. This training course must either be administered by a licensed Level III or Level IV Training School and taught by a licensed Level III or Level IV Instructor, or it may be administered by a licensed guard company and taught by a representative or employee of the company.
*Certain Peace Officers may be exempt per TAC 35.141(b)
Unarmed Security Guard Requirements in Texas
- The applicant must be 18 years or older.
- The applicant must have a high school diploma or the equivalency.
- The applicant must have the right to work in the U.S. and provide tax information from the IRS.
- The applicant cannot have any prior felonies.