Certification & Training Courses For Security Professionals
Enroll in one of 11 specialized courses and receive the training you need to become a certified security officer or armed security guard.
Discover hundreds of new security jobs
Qualify for bigger raises and promotions
Begin a new career with confidence
Security Certifications Remove Career Roadblocks
- Find stable, long-term employment opportunities
- Apply for specialized positions with private security contractor agencies
- Show a commitment to growth and professional development in the field of security personnel
You Deserve To Make Good Money While Keeping People Safe
Security Training Courses To Help You Hone Your Skills
Choose from 11 courses designed to help you meet safety certification standards in the state of Illinois.
20 hour basic unarmed state security certification class
20 hour armed security certification class
Emergency response training class
Illinois Concealed Carry license class
Shotgun and rifle class
AXON Taser Training
40 hour state armed/unarmed secuirty certification class
Concealed carry firearm renewal class
Handcuffing, baton, and OC pepper spray class
Basic First Aid CPR and AED Certification
How It Works
All our courses are designed to help you secure your permanent employee registration card and security guard license in Illinois.
Choose a course
Complete your training
Get Everything You Need To Become A Certified Security Professional In Illinois
All certification forms
Waived range fees*
Eye and ear protection*
*Applicable only to armed security courses
Begin Your New Career As A Certified Security Professional
We know you’re looking for the highest quality security instruction Illinois has to offer. Security Training Center has certified over 300,000 security professionals, including private security contractors and armed guards, since opening in 1985.
But don’t just take our word for it. See the hundreds of positive reviews we’ve received from our graduates, many now working as private security officers.
The vibe the atmosphere is lit !!! These are good people !!! Any questions u have, they give u the best answer to be given !!!
Jul 26, 2023
I Highly Recommend Coming here for classes , I had an amazing experience and it was very informative.
Feb 9, 2023
Very very thorough about the class. Very helpful and answered any and every question as possible. Thank you all very much
Aug 8, 2022
I just love this place I will be going there for all my other classes I need to take VERY VERY GOOD Instructors
Aug 3, 2022
I had a great experience during my class! My instructor Derek " Mack" was great and very helpful. I would defiantly take more classes here. Thank you!
Jan 28, 2021