Begin your career in the security industry with expert training from AGB, and earn your Security Training Certificate. We’re pleased to offer an opportunity for savings by pairing our acclaimed training course with our Live Scan fingerprinting services. These two items sell separately for $105 total, but this bundle brings the cost down to $85, which saves you $20.
AGB is certified by the State of Illinois as a provider of unarmed security training in Chicago. The course meets the requirements of the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation as outlined in the Detective Act. Our trainers include former law enforcement officers, with experience at the federal level. The customized training that we offer equals what you’ll find at the largest national and international firms.
20-Hour Unarmed Security Training covers all requirements necessary to work as a security guard in Illinois, including:
Introduction to Security
Introduction to Patrolling
View a detailed curriculum here.
Requirements to be an AGB Unarmed Security Guard
In addition to a strong work ethic and good work record, all candidates must meet these minimum requirements:
- U.S. Citizenship or valid Green Card
- Live Scan fingerprints
- PERC card
- High school diploma or G.E.D.
- Drug screening and background check
- Strong communication skills, including spoken and written English
- Good personal grooming habits
- Have reliable transportation
- Honest and dependable
Who Uses Live Scan Fingerprinting?
Live Scan Fingerprinting is ideal for professionals who need fingerprints to obtain their Illinois state license to practice. Many employers also require pre-employment fingerprinting. Some of the professions and industries that require fingerprints are:
- Nurses, physicians, chiropractors, and massage therapists
- Medical cannabis dispensers, their patients, and their care givers
- Security guards and Concealed Carry Weapon (CCW) applicants
- Unlicensed health care workers
- School districts, private schools, and colleges/universities
View a complete list of professions requiring fingerprinting services here.
Live Scan Fingerprinting Process
Before we can capture your Live Scan Fingerprint, you need to fill out our authorization form online or at our office.
Purchasing your fingerprints online is convenient. After you pay, stop in at one of AGB’s convenient locations on the North or far South side of Chicago to have your prints taken. Our locations and hours are listed below.
7545 S. Western Ave., Chicago, IL 60620
Walk-ins are welcome Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
125 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL 60612
Appointments are scheduled by appointment.
This facility also partners with FIRM Systems, an approved vendor for the Illinois Department of Public Health’s Health Care Worker Registry.