Extensive Security Guard Training - NRA Basic Pistol Classes - NYS Pistol Permit Classes

For a diverse range of security guard training services, count on Keeplock Security Services in Schenectady, New York. All of our training staff are certified instructors. Rest assured you get proper training from us. The following security guard classes are included:

  • Eight-Hour Pre-Assignment Training

  • Eight Hour Annual for Security Guard

  • 16-Hour On-the-Job Training Class

  • Eight-Hour Annual Re-Certification Class for Security Guards

  • 47-Hour Armed Security Guard Training Class

  • Eight-Hour Annual Re-Certification Class for Armed Security Guards


Note: Any Armed class held needs a 45 day prior DCJS approval



                           Security Guard Training Information                                      

According to section 89-G of Article 7A, all persons engaged in security guard activities are required to be registered with the New York Department of State (DOS). Also, you have to complete all training (unless exempted) at schools approved by the Division of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS). Click on the PDF file below to see NYS Security Guard requirements.


NYS Security Guard Training Requirements      Click on the PDF File  

                                                      Training Notes:

We hold some training classes only when enough students have signed up for a class. Size of 5 or more students will trigger a class.....So Please Send A Request to Steve@keeplock.com and We'll add You to A New Class List.



                      Upcoming Training Dates


Name:              NYS Pistol Permit Required and NRA Basic Pistol Class

Date:                 5 Students will Trigger a Class. Call or e-mail me for details


Description:     This is the requirement to obtain your NYS Pistol Permit

Contact:           steve@keeplock.com

Cost:                 $100.00 per person. 


Name:               8 Hour Annual Security Guard Firearms Classes 2022

Dates Held:      Dates:  December 9, 2022       

Location:          Email: Steve@keeplock.com  For More details     

Description:     This is the yearly requirement for NYS Security Guards who already                                   possesses an Armed Guard License

Contact:            steve@keeplock.com

Cost:                 $160.00 per person


Name:              HR-218 Firearms Training Class

Date:                Open Dates for the rest of 2022, For Retired Law Enforcement Only

Time:                 To be Set with Student.

Location:          Will Let You Know

Description:     Firearm, Eyes and Ears, 50 Rds for each Firearm, Good Holster

Contact:           steve@keeplock.com

Cost:                $60.00 for (2 Firearms)

NOTE:   Do Not Bring or Use a Firearm that you have never used before.


Name:              47 Hour Armed Guard Class 

Date:                Update 11/01/22.  May hold class In February 2022. Keep Watch.

Time:                08:00 am to 5:00 pm Each Day

 Location:        Schenectady

Description:    47 Hour required class for NYS Armed Guards
NOTE:              All Students Must Have NYS Pistol Permit and a NYS Security Guard Lic.

Contact:           steve@keeplock.com

Cost:                $780.00 with your own ammo (200 Rds.) and Firearm


Name:             8 Hour Pre Assignment NYS Required Security Class

Date:               On Going (Held Weekly)  


Location:        Schenectady, NY, 12306

Description:   This is the first class needed to become a NYS Security Guard.                                            ($90.00 Must be paid prior)

Contact:          steve@keeplock.com

Cost:                $90.00


Name:             8 Hour Annual NYS Required Security Class

Date:               We will hold classes ever week. Send us an e-mail or call.


Location:         Schenectady, NY

Description:    This is the yearly class needed for NYS Security Guards

Contact:           steve@keeplock.com





Contact us today in Schenectady, New York, and take advantage of our full-service security guard, HR-218 or NRA training.


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