Unarmed Security Training Class | AGB Security Training

– 20 hr Training Course – Unarmed class is now available online


After you register you will receive a link to the virtual class.  Be sure to include your email address during registration.

This top-level unarmed security training class is taught by experienced AGB instructors.


Unarmed Security Training

Unarmed Security Training Class

This course provides the basic training required to perform as an unarmed security officer or guard in the security industry. The Unarmed officer class takes 20 hours to complete and is taught over a two-day period in person or online.

AGB is certified by the State of Illinois as a provider of security training in Chicago. The course meets and exceeds 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 Security Training covers all requirements necessary to work as a security guard in Illinois, including:

Introduction to Security
Criminal–Civil Law
Introduction to Patrolling
Report Writing

For a complete summary of the topics covered in the unarmed security guard training course, contact AGB Institute. Please note that this unarmed class does not prepare you to apply or qualify for concealed carry. Please see the Armed Security Training Course or contact the Institute for information concerning concealed carry security training.

Requirements for AGB Employment Following Completion of the Unarmed Security Guard Training Class

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
  • Completion of security training - unarmed course

Class Outcomes – Training for Security (Unarmed) Class

This course will prepare students to meet the entry-level job requirements of an unarmed security officer. Students will receive training that includes the latest developments in the security field. Ultimately, students will be more marketable as they enter the security industry and begin their job search.

Unarmed course work focuses on planning, mental preparedness and general alertness to identify and handle any

Illinois PERC Card | PERC Card Application

Completion of this security training enables graduates to apply for a Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) through the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulations (IDFPR). This certification may also be known as the Guard Card PERC or PERC Card Security. While the class is set up primarily for Illinois PERC card requirements, your instructor can advise you on other state PERC card application processes. For more PERC card info, please contact AGB Institute.

Unarmed Security Training