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Security Consultants and Guards

Education and Training Requirements

High School

Security guards must be high school graduates. In addition, they should expect to receive several weeks of specialized training in security procedures and technology. Security consultants must have a college degree. Recommended high school classes include physical education, mathematics, government, psychology, and computer science. You should also take English courses to develop your reading and writing skills. You should be able to read manuals, memos, textbooks, and other instructional materials and write reports with correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation. You should also be able to speak to small groups with poise and confidence.

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