State Required Armed and Unarmed Security Officer Course




State Required Armed and unarmed Security Officer Course

Bedrock Protection Agency is offering the State required training for both Unarmed and Armed Security Officer Licensing. This is a requirement put in place by the Division Of Professional Licensing prior to working as a Security Officer in the state of Utah.


We will be providing training at our offices located at 6076 S. 900 E. in Salt Lake City.


The cost of the training is as follows:
Unarmed Security Officer      $100.00
Armed Security Officer          $150.00 (includes Utah concealed handgun permit training)


Each level of training is only $100 per course if you are hired by Bedrock Protection. WE ARE CURRENTLY HIRING FOR MULTIPLE POSITIONS.


**Please note, the cost of the training course covers ONLY the training and not the state licensing fees. State fees are an additional $100.00 paid directly to the state.


To reserve your seat, email or call (801) 713-3600.


Training Requirements for Security Officers

State of Utah requires 24 hours of basic training is required for all unarmed guards. You must certify the completion of training at the time of making the application and a section of you application form must also be completed by the instructor. The course must contain instruction on the following modules:


  • Nature & Role of Private Security
  • State Laws and Rules
  • Use of Force
  • Ethics
  • Situational Response
  • Unlawful Harassment
  • Report Writing
  • Patrol Techniques
  • Police & Community Relations
  • Legal Responsibilities
  • Security Guard License Requirements in Utah


The below requirements are set by DOPL: 

  • All applicants must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must be a citizen of United States or must be a resident alien with work authorization.
  • You must be free of felony convictions or must clear a criminal history check conducted by the regional department of police and FBI.
  • Training requirements: You must finish the required training sessions prior to getting your registration. Your instructor must fill out the relevant section of the application form.
  • Fingerprints must be submitted with your submission for a new application. The fingerprint is used to perform a background check.
  • Two color passport style photographs.
  • Is not using drugs or dependent on alcohol in way that can affect the applicants ability to perform the duties of a private security guard.
  • Applicant should be physically fit and mentally competent to perform the duties of a security guard.
  • Be of good moral character.

For classes on topics listed above, call 801-713-3600