Security Guard - Individuals with Disabilities, Continuing Education Workforce Certificate

This course teaches students how to perform the duties of a security guard. Topics include surveillance, patrol, observation, and reporting. Instruction includes the following skills: completing a report, surveillance techniques, self-defense, and de-escalation.

This career and academic track is designed for students with learning differences or disabilities that impact learning. This track provides instruction that is multisensory, multimodal, personalized, and incorporates elements of universal design for learning. Classes are taught with a 6 to 1 student-teacher ratio to better meet the needs of individual learners.

Program objectives

Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

1. prepare for an entry-level job in the security industry, and

2. demonstrate readiness to enter the workforce.

Program Credentials

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential: Students will earn a CCBC Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).

Financial Aid and Payment Options

CCBC currently offers Continuing Education (CE) financial aid to those who qualify. We package public and private funding options to benefit students which include COVID-19 relief funding, the Maryland Sequence Scholarship, CCBC Opportunity Grant funding, Maryland Promise, and Baltimore County College Promise. Financial aid funding is available for select CE courses and programs. 

Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development. 

For more information about funding resources and how to apply for them, please contact the CCBC Continuing Education Information Center at 443-840-4700.

Program Length

9 weeks

Courses are offered in October and March at CCBC Dundalk.

Program Requirements

6th Grade Reading Level - according to an assessment that will be administered during an intake interview

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Application Process

To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Selective Entry – Please call 443-840-3262 to schedule an interview and assessment.

Program Course Sequence

​Course Number

Course

Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

CHA 085

Basic Security Guard Training A

66

None

 

$825

T-$52/F-$773

 

CHA 083

Basic Security Guard Practicum A

66

None

 

$825

T-$52/F-$773

CHA 086

Basic Security Guard Training B

66

None

$825

T-$52/F-$773

CHA 084

Basic ​Security Guard Practicum B

66

None

$825

T-$52/F-$773

 Course Series Totals:

 

264

$0

$3300

T-$208/F-$3092 

Additional Information

Career Opportunities:

Students can seek opportunities as a customer service security officer, hotel security officer, or in a loss prevention office.

Career Coach

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Program Contact Information

Administrative Assistant: Jennifer Cabana | jcabana@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-3262 | Dundalk MASH 104