Official 8-hour State of CT Security Officer Certification

About this Course

The required State of CT Department of Public Safety eight-hour security officer training class will be taught at NCC by a security professional with a unique and diverse background in the industry. Once candidates have passed the exam and successfully completed the course, they can submit the application to receive and be issued a Security Officer Identification Card from the Special Licensing and Firearms Unit of the Department of Public Safety in CT. Topics covered in this course include but are not limited to, Introduction to Private Security, Basic First Aid, Search & Seizure, Use of Force, and Basic Criminal Justice. Students must take and pass a written examination in class with a minimum passing score of 70%. Students should bring an ID issued by any state Dept. of Motor Vehicles (driver’s license, learners permit, or a ID card).  Receipt of Security Officer ID Card is also contingent on the payment of additional fees to the Department Public Safety Special Licensing and Firearms Unit.

Students must be at least 18 years old, must be able to pass a criminal background investigation.  Eligibility and additional information can be found on the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection’s website at:  If a student is active with any branch of the military or within two years of an honorable discharge, the course is waived and not required.  Any member of law enforcement retired within two years in good standing are also waived from taking the course.


Students must be at least 18 years old.

Course Details

Continuing Ed / Non-Credit
Tuition: $125
Subject: CJS 0500

Sections Offered

Section: 04 CRN: 80185
Location: W126
Type: Traditional
Instructor: Rick Siena
No. of Sessions: 1
06/10/2024 - 06/10/2024
8:30 am - 5:00 pm