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Security Guard Instructor Development Course

Flynn & Loveridge Security Training is an approved NYS Security Guard Training School. The School offers the New York State-mandated General Topics Security Courses in their entirety which includes the Eight-Hour Pre-Assignment, 16 Hour On-the-Job and Eight-Hour Annual In-Service training courses. Flynn & Loveridge Security Training School is also the State's most elite provider of the 40-Hour Security Guard Instructor Development Course having instructors with the coveted master qualifications required. 


Security Guard Instructor Certification 

The Security Guard Instructor Development Course (IDC) is a modified version of the Police Instructor Development Course. The goal of the course is to assist instructor candidates in developing the ability to research, prepare and impart their knowledge to others. Emphasis is on the development and/or enhancement of competency in those instructional skills/techniques required for efficiently and effectively meeting train- ing needs. Successful completion of this course gives you 40 points of the 70 required to become a State Certified Security Guard Instructor.


40-Hour Security Guard Instructor Development Course

If you possess good character, integrity, and trustworthiness, we encouraged you to take this course and become a Security Guard Instructor! Once you successfully complete this 40-hour Instructor Development Course, you may proceed in submitting your security guard instructor application to DCJS if the following requirements are met: 

  • You must possess a High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent 

  • You must be one of the following at the time you submit your application to DCJS:

    • You must possess a valid security guard registration (guard card); or

    • Be an officer, member, or principal currently licensed by the Department of State (DOS) as: 

      • A private investigator; or​

      • Watch, guard, or patrol agency; or

      • Armored car carrier agency; or

    • Be currently employed as a police or peace officer in good standing within NYS

  • ​You must have a minimum cumulative total of 70 Points. Points are earned with a combination of education (25-40), work experience (up to 30), and successful completion of this Instructor Development Course (40 Points). 

  • You must complete the Security Guard Instructor Application and submit to DCJS along with the $500 Certification Fee.



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