- NITA Introduction and Course Expectations
- Private Security Profession Overview - Job Outlook and Statistics
- Legal Issues for the Protective Security Officer
- Communication and Developing Client Relationships
- Report Writing and Field Notes
- How to Conduct a Successful Interview
- Courtroom Preparation and Testimony
- Ethics and How to work as an ethical Investigator
- Patrol and Observation
- Situational Awareness for the Security Officer
- Emergency Response and First Aid Guidelines
- Illinois Statutes and Administrative Code
NITA's course for Private Security Contractors in Illinois meets the guidelines from the Illinois Detective Act (225 ILCS 447/15-25) Section 15-20 for private security contractors and employees. This is the approved minimum of 20 hours of training that is required to be completed within 30 days of employment as a registered employee of a security agency in Illinois.
NITA's security online training course will overview our training expectations and proceed to cover the history of security guards and the legal issues encountered as a security professionals. We will review proper communication and report writing skills for security and how to develop client and employer relationships. Next, in NITA's training, you will encounter the best practices of patrol and observation and review the fundamental aspects of situational awareness. And, finally, the course dives into a review of the Illinois Private Detectives Act and the Illinois administrative code so that you can succeed as a private security professional in Illinois.
NITA's comprehensive training is offered 100% online and 100% on-demand, making it easy to study on your own time and your schedule.
Upon passing with a 75% or higher, the student will immediately have access to a printable diploma. If requested this diploma can be mailed to the student.
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.