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Field Notes Best Practices: California Security Guard Card-6 Hr CE

6-Hour Course


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This courses discusses how to efficiently write field notes and reports as a security professional, emphasizing the importance of observation and memory skills.

State and Board approved training in California.

Course Outline
  1. Significance of Training and Introduction
  2. Field Notes
  3. Report Writing
  4. Observation Skills
  5. Memory Skills
  6. Incident Scene Procedures
  7. Interviewing Techniques
  8. Summary

Course Approval

NITA is an approved training school by the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS). NITA's California school license number is ATG 2939 with Jeff Dingle as our approved instructor in California. We are approved to offer the required security guard training for licensure in California.

Course Description

In California, Security Guards are required to complete 8 hours of CE Training, annually.  Field Notes and Report Writing is a continuing education training course that discusses how to efficiently write field notes and reports as a security professional. The training will teach the importance of observation and memory skills and the proper procedures when working at an incident scene.

Course Outcome

Security professionals will have the ability to learn at their own pace and complete six hours of dynamic continuing education training to further enhance their security career.

Course Completion

All courses include an end of course examination. Students must pass the exam to receive credit for the training. Certificates will be available online immediately for all students.

Need more training?  Check out NITA's complete California Security Guard Card Training Options

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