This is an 8-hour course required by New York State as the first step in obtaining a security guard registration card from the NYS Department of State, Division of Licensing Services. The course provides the student with a general overview of the duties and responsibilities of a security guard. Topics covered in this course include the role of the security guard, legal powers and limitations, emergency situations, communications and public relations, access control, and ethics and conduct. The passing of an examination is required for successful completion of this course. The cost of this course is $60.00.