The SLED Safeguard Security Officer training (now called SAFEGUARD training) is divided into three separate training courses: Safeguard Prmary security guard, Safeguard SC Primary Basic Security Officer, Safeguard SC Primary Plus Security Officer, and the Safeguard SC Security Officer firearms curriculum. Fingerprint services included.
We will cover the South Carolina State required training in firearms safety, introduction to firearms nomenclature and operation of each type of firearm. You will be instructed in the liability that comes with the responsibility of an armed security officer. You must demonstrate the safe and competent use
of the firearm on a range supervised and documented by our certified instructor.
Below are the minimum requirements to become a Certified Armed Private Security Officer in South Carolina
-You must be a minimum of 21 years of age.
-Must be a United States citizen
-No physical or mental impairment which would prevent you from competently performing the
-Has the ability to successfully pass a criminal background inquiry
-No drug or alcohol use or dependence
-Has not been discharged from the military service with other than honorable conditions
-Has not been revoked or suspended by SLED for armed certification
-Previous experience with firearms is strongly preferred
The registration process includes SLED application, fingerprints required for the application process.
Instructor DOES NOT include the applicable (SLED) application fee.
Payment of $100.00 must be made in advance to scheduled class. You must provide your own weapon, eye protection, ear protection and ammo.