About Security Training Center

Located in Chicago, IL, Security Training Center has been a leading choice for security professionals and civilians since 1985. Recognized as one of the top training facilities in the state, we specialize in both unarmed and armed security training. Our courses are designed to meet Illinois State Department’s professional regulation standards.

Become a state-certified security officer

Qualify for hundreds of positions with local security companies

Begin a new career with confidence

Over 300,000 Security Officers Trained & Certified Since 1985

We’ve certified more than 300,000 security professionals in Chicago and beyond since we opened in 1985. We’re fully committed to your growth and professional development in the security industry. Each of our security training classes is designed to teach you everything required by the state of Illinois to become an unarmed or armed security guard.

You deserve to make good money while keeping people safe.

Security Training Courses To Hone Your Skills

Our training courses cover everything from basic training for new guards to additional training and re-qualifications for seasoned professionals. Choose from 11 courses, including Illinois PERC card application preparation and armed certificate programs.

Advance Your 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 since we opened in 1985. But don’t just take our word for it. See the hundreds of positive reviews we’ve received from our graduates.


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