Manassas, Virginia (PRWEB) February 20, 2015
New Horizon Security Services, Inc., a privately-owned security services firm headquartered in Manassas, VA, specializing in armed and unarmed security officers in the Mid-Atlantic region, operates the New Horizon Security Training Academy, which is offering security training classes to help individuals begin or advance their career in security. Security has been identified as a growth industry in numerous publications and there are many opportunities for job seekers in Virginia, D.C, and Maryland.
Security officers provide a valuable service to clients through crime prevention, first response, and customer service. Routine activities often include access control, patrols, and maintaining the security of assets and facilities. Every client has different needs, and there are openings for both unarmed and armed security officers.
New Horizon Security Training Academy offers courses at offices in Manassas, Virginia and Richmond, Virginia. Course subjects include both courses required by the Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services and courses in more advanced or specialized techniques. The DCJS-required courses must be completed in order to apply for or renew an unarmed or armed security officer registration. All students are provided with proof of completion at the conclusion of the course.
Training with the New Horizon Security Training Academy is an opportunity to receive hands-on, small class instruction with personal attention to student needs and questions. The required courses offered are as follows:
O1E Unarmed Security Officer Core Subjects: The two-day, entry level unarmed security training class that fulfills requirements for registering with DCJS. Topics include law, patrols and access control, confrontation management, use of force, and emergency response procedures.
05E Armed Security Officer Arrest Authority: One of the training courses required to register as an armed security officer with DCJS. This is an eight hour class covering the powers, policies, and procedures associated with situations that call for an arrest to be made.
75E Armed Security Officer Entry Level Firearms/Handgun: The required introduction to firearms training for officers who would like to earn their armed security officer registration. This is a 16-hour training class that covers all aspects of using and maintaining a firearm while on-duty. This course includes classroom instruction, a written examination, and a range shooting evaluation.
New Horizon Security Training Academy also regularly offers courses in other subjects relevant to the security industry, such as: First Aid, CPR, & AED training, Practical & Tactical Handcuffing, and Concealed Weapons Safety, among many others. Training classes required renew DCJS registrations are offered regularly in addition to introductory courses.
Visit the New Horizon Security Training Academy course catalog to view and register for security training in either Manassas or Richmond.
About New Horizon Security Services, Inc.
New Horizon Security specializes in providing high-quality armed and unarmed security officers throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in support of local and state government agencies, private businesses, commercial and retail properties, construction sites, residential communities, education facilities, and public service buildings. New Horizon Security also operates a certified training academy to train unarmed and armed security officers for the field. This training academy is open to the public as well. New Horizon Security is headquartered in Manassas, VA with satellite branches in Richmond, Tidewater, Newport News, Roanoke, and Danville, VA. To learn more about New Horizon Security, please visit the New Horizon Security Services, Inc. website at http://www.newhorizonsecurity.com.