Security Guard Training

Training Program

Credential(s) Offered

Government license

Method of Delivery

Online, e-learning, or distance learning

When offered

Evening Hours

Instructional Program (CIP)

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other. 439999


There is a high demand for security guards in the area.  This class covers the mandatory training for those who want to pursue licensing to become a security guard or those who need training for their license renewal in Delaware.  This is a basic training of the Delaware Security Guard rules and regulations. Students will be required to pass with a minimum of 75% to receive certification.  After completion of the course, the Security Guard exam, fingerprinting, and a background check are also required by the State before a license will be given.

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Program Length (Weeks)




Entrance Requirements



Delaware Technical Community College- Stanton - Non-Credit

WIOA Approved Program


Training Location(s)

400 Stanton-Christiana Road

Local WIB

1 - Statewide

Name of Credential

Security Guard License

Type of financial aid offered or have access to

Accept WIOA

Refund Policy

For a full refund, your request must be received 72 hours prior to the first class start time. Refunds are not given for courses with 3 or fewer sessions, with the exception of the above 72-hour refund request policy. Please note that there are some courses with different refund policies. Refund Policy


Is the proposed curriculum currently certified by an accrediting agency or similar national standardization program?

Yes - Delaware State Bureau of Identification

Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for women?


Is this proposed curriculum considered a nontraditional program of training services for men?


Cost Items

Testing/Exam Fees

$49.00 security guard licensing exam fee

In-State/District Tuition

$140.00 Tuition only

Total In-State Program Cost


Demand Occupation(s)

33-9032.00Security Guards
$13.58 per hour
Required Certification: Security Guard Training Certificate

Provider Status



400 Stanton-Christiana Road, Room A165, Newark, Delaware 19713

Phone Number

(302) 454-3956

Fax Number

(302) 453-3719

Web Address

Last Updated

Jul 22, 2022


Jul 26, 2017


May 20, 2022