Security Guard Career Diploma

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Learn the skills you need for a career as a Security Guard – at home, at your own pace.

Get ahead of the competition with security guard training.

Learn the skills to help you prepare for an exciting career in security services. With our online, self-paced Security Guard training program, you can study when you want, where you want, and at the pace you want.

Why become a Security Guard?
Learn the on-the-job skills – like guarding, patrolling, and preventing theft – that can help you pursue a career as a security guard. Plus, with nearly 55,000 positions expected to be created over the next few years, now is a great time to consider entering the security services field.¹

Security Guard Course Details

Our Security Guard training program covers topics such as security guard conduct, arrests and detention, investigations, and more to help you succeed in the security services field.



Why Choose Penn Foster Career

As a leader in online education, Penn Foster Career School helps students take the first steps toward a new career with over 80 diploma and certificate programs. Our online programs are regionally and nationally accredited, flexible, and affordable. You will get the quality you deserve with our faculty of instructors and industry experts, support from our active student community, and career services you can start using as soon as you enroll.



To take advantage of our special TUITION DISCOUNTS or to ask questions about any of our programs, please call us toll-free at 1.888.427.1600, or click below to request more information.



* The Final Semester at No Cost promotion does not include any practicum or resident lab training fees. To qualify for this offer, A.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 30 Penn Foster credits and B.S. degree students must complete and pay in full for at least 60 Penn Foster credits prior to the final semester.

¹ Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2016-17 Edition, Security Guards and Gaming Surveillance Officers, on the Internet at here. (Visited January 31, 2017)