COURSE TITLE: Level III Commissioned Security Officer Course
COURSE TIME: 45 Hours (State Mandated)
COURSE FEE: $250.00
INCLUDES: All course materials, use of Academy Firearms, student provides all required
Ammunition, Level III Training manual, issuance of a course
completion certificate (to successful students). Collapsible Baton Training is included as well
Chemical Agent Training (Pepper Spray) training and certification is $50.00 extra
DESCRIPTION: This course covers the required State-Approved curriculum
required by The Texas Department of Public Safety-
Private Security Bureau in order to certify an officer as having
completed a course of study for Level III Training in
accordance with Chapter 1702 of the Texas Occupations
FORMAT: Custom Developed Microsoft® PowerPoint Presentation of
Level III 45-Hour Training Manual.
AGE: 18 Years of Age, Minimum
BREAKING NEWS: Level III Security Commission Course will be increased from a 40-hour Training Course to a 45-hour Training Course.
If you are interested in becoming an armed commissioned security officer you will be required to attend twenty(45) hours of Classroom, Firearms & Defensive Tactics training in accordance with the rules set forth in Chapter 1702 of the Texas Occupations Code.
This course includes instruction on the following topics: Licensing, Pocket Cards, Requirements to be a Commissioned Officer in Texas, Licensing of Companies, Violations by Commissioned Officers, Standards of Conduct, Function of Security Officers, Arrest Authority, Laws Pertinent to the Security Officer, Article 14.01 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Article 18.16 of the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, Chapter 42.01 of Texas Penal Code, Chapter 9 Use of Deadly Force, Use of Force Concepts, Issues Relating to the Concealed Handgun License, Field Note Taking, Report Writing, Response to Emergency Situations, Hazardous Materials, Crime Scene, Witness Interviewing, Awareness Skills, Cover & Concealment, Fire Recognition and Response, Bomb Threats, Terrorist Response, Accidents Involving Serious Injury or Harm, Public Perception of a Security Officer, Conflict Resolution, Weaponless Strategies, Intermediate Weapons, Five Step Hard Style, Twelve(12) Hours Defensive Tactics, Four(4) Hours of Handcuffing Techniques, and Firearms Training & Actual Range Qualification.
The course fee includes the use of a 9mm Semi-Automatic Handgun (student responsible for required ammunition), as well as hearing and eye protection.