Advanced Security Professional


The Advanced Security Professional course imparts the education and practical skills required for students to advance in the field of security and law enforcement. This program supplements the following training courses: Unarmed Security Professional and Armed Security Professional. Course length is 8 weeks (168 clock hours). The certification earned at the end of this training course entitles students to apply for a Permanent Employee Registration Card (PERC) and a 230 Firearms Certification through the Illinois Department of Finance and Professional Regulation (IDFPR).



This course is intended to increase the marketability of professionals working in the security industry. Students will hone basic and practical skills required for armed security jobs. The Advanced Security Professional course focuses on developing a deliberate set of skills, as outlined in the following chart.


Class / Course Hours
Historical Perspectives and Trends In Private Security 8
Microsoft Excel Basics 8
Conflict Resolution 8
Customer Service 8
Anger Management 8
De-Escalation 8
Workplace Violence 8
Medical Emergencies 8
Unarmed Basic Security 20
Advanced Report Writing 8
Leadership and Influence 8
Stress Management 8
Laws of Arrest 8
Use of Force 8
Active Shooter 16
CPR /AED / First Aid 8
Armed Security Certification 20

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