Private Security Training Academy

State Private Security Certification Course 
100% State Certification PASS rate to date!

This is the training and certification desired by most of the best private and proprietary security companies in Ohio.  Curriculum is the same courses current law enforcement receive in the police academy.  Be better trained and knowledgeable than others applying for high paying jobs in the professional security industry.  This your first step in becoming security professional.  Make the commitment and enroll TODAY!

ACADEMY SCHEDULE - 2019: Course Calendar

  • INFORMATION SESSIONS:   (RSVP to dean@strategictraining.org)                                                                                                                        Monday, 6 January 2020 - 10am-12pm

  • ENROLLMENT DOCUMENTS & DEPOSIT DEADLINE: Friday, 17 January 220                                                                             

  • ACADEMY START DATE: Monday, 3 February 2020

  • ACADEMY COMPLETION DATE: Thursday, 26 March 2020

NOTE:  We are Workforce Inventory of Education & Training (WIET) approved through the Ohio

Means Jobs Office - If you are unemployed or underemployed you may be eligible to have this

and other STG courses paid for through this program.  Contact your local Ohio Means Jobs Office.

PSA-038 Curriculum Effective 01 JUL 2019              

​Students who wish to enroll in the PSA certification course must meet the course prerequisites and provide evidence the following:

 

  • Must be a High School Graduate or have successfully complete the G.E.D. program

  • Be at least 18 years of age at the time of acceptance into the Academy​

  • Review the Statement of Understanding to ensure eligibility to participate in the training

 

​NOTE: A domestic violence or any conviction of a lesser offense or where the original charge was domestic violence will prevent a student from taking the optional firearms certification or persons having a weapons disability shall not participate in the optional firearms certification portion of the Private Security Academy.   [Ohio Revised Code 2912.13]

Must complete the PSA enrollment packet (Pages 5 - 11) and submit by the deadline date indicated:

[PSA Enrollment Packet]

Students who are accepted for enrollment in the Private Security Academy may select additional options:

 

  • Optional Physical Training (PT) - FREE PT Uniform

  • Optional Non-Lethal Training in OC Chemical Aerosol, Impact Weapons, Defensive Tactics with Handcuffing​

  • Optional OPOTC 20 Hour Private Security Handgun Certification

  • Optional OPOTC 5 Hour Private Security Shotgun Certification

 

CAREER OUTLOOK:

​Starting Salary Range - $31,200 - $37,000.00

 

TUITION / FEE INCLUDES:


Tuition*: SPECIAL PRICING - LOWEST FEE IN THE STATE!!!

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  • ​Private Security Certification Course without Firearms - 124 Hours - $1,500.00 - Regular $2,400.00

  • Private Security Certification Course with Non-Lethal Package - 146 Hours - $1,600.00 - Regular $2,600.00

  • Private Security Certification Course with Non-Lethal & Firearms - 166 Hours - $1,750.00 - Regular $2,900.00

 

*Interest free payment plan available to all students.  Low Non-Refundable Deposit Required ($500.00).  Any balance due must be paid prior to the last day of the Academy. 

 

Cadets are provided with the following as part of the fee:

 

  • Quality Nylon Duty Rig with Belt, Baton Holder, OC Holder, Radio Holder, (4) Keepers, Glove Holder, Flashlight Holder, Handcuff Holder

  • Course Materials​ - Cadet Notebook with Student Performance Objectives (SPOs) Materials

  • Academy Uniforms [2 Cadet Polos & 2 PT Uniforms]

  • American Red Cross Certification

  • Job Placement Assistance

 

FURTHER INFORMATION AND DETAILS WILL BE PROVIDED AT THE INFORMATION SESSION.