Security Guard training available at SUNY CCC

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SUNY Corning Community is offering a variety of trainings this spring for security guards.

The training complies with New York State law and ensures security guards are up-to-date with training requirements. An 8-hour Pre-Assignment Training is scheduled for May 21 and 22, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. In addition, an 8-hour In-Service Training Course is scheduled for June 4 and 5, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Both training sessions will be offered at SUNY Corning Community College (1 Academic Dr., Corning, N.Y.). Course details and registration are available online at


New York State law requires registration and training of security guards in the state. The Division of Criminal Justice Services, Office of Public Safety provides administrative oversight for mandated security training and approves security guard training schools.


To achieve New York State recognition as a security guard, people must meet the following conditions:

  • be 18 years of age

  • have completed an 8-hour pre-assignment training course

  • have not been convicted of a serious criminal offense

  • be a citizen or resident alien of the United States


To register for SUNY CCC’s training opportunities, applicants must submit the following:

  • the completed, signed application

  • copy of certificate showing completion of an 8-hour pre-assignment course

  • signed DMV consent form

  • receipt that provides proof of fingerprint completion

  • $36.00 fee payable to the NYS Department of State

  • any additional documentation requested in response to specific questions on the application form


In addition, if employment will commence with filing of the application, the Notice of Employment section must be completed by your employer.


For more information, contact 607-936-5501 or email

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