Security Officer Training

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What Students Learn

Students learn the fundamentals of being a Security Officer professional before they enter the field.

  • Communication
  • Security operations and procedures
  • Psychology coursework/training
  • Surveillance knowledge
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Knowledge of relevant federal and state laws

Program Highlights

  • State approved training
  • Length of Program: 8 hours
  • Curriculum powered by Lions Gate Training Academy


The Security Officer Training course from UVU Executive Education and Lions Gate Training Academy trains students to become state qualified Security Officers. (The State of Utah requires all contract security personnel to obtain state approved training and to satisfy the licensing requirements in accordance with Title 58-63-302.) Approved by the State of Utah, Division of Occupational & Professional Licensing (DOPL), this comprehensive course provides students with the skills and knowledge they need to qualify for work as a Security Officer professional.