Practical Defense Systems

Online Courses

A fully interactive, multi-media, webinar stye class for people interested in becoming security officers in the State of California. This course must be completed prior to applying for your guard card license.
USD 18.95
No Reading Required! This multi-media online course is for those who have already completed the 8 hour Guard Card course and must finish the additional 32 hours of training required by state law. This course includes all 32 hours of training.
USD 84.95
Take this course and get all your Guard Card training done for less! This course includes the 8 hour Guard Card Course and all 32 hours of training that new security guards are required to complete in their first six months of work. No reading required.
USD 95.00
California security guards must complete this course every year prior to renewing their BSIS Guard Card.
USD 29.95
This course is required in order for a security guard to be issued a state baton permit. California law requires a guard who carries a baton to complete this course and to have a state baton permit on his/her person while on duty and carrying a baton.
USD 125.00
Get your BSIS Exposed Firearms Permit and carry a firearm while on duty!

This is the class you must complete in order to obtain your firearms permit for work as a California Security Officer.

USD 99.00
This is the mandatory 2 hour refresher course required of all armed security officers in the state of California each time they qualify on the range for their bi-annual qualifications.
USD 29.95
Need to take CPR for work? This 100% online course includes CPR for adults, children and infants and the use of an AED.
USD 17.00
Take ONE online course and get both First Aid and CPR with AED! This 100% online course includes Basic First Aid; CPR for adults, children and infants; and the use of an AED.
USD 29.00
This course, while not required by the state, is required by many employers. This is an essential course for any security officer who may have to physically control a suspect or be involved in a physical confrontation while on duty.
USD 35.00
Need to take First Aid for work? This 100% online First Aid course is in compliance with the requirements stated in Title 16, California Code of Regulations, Section 643 for security officer training and the American Heart Association 2010 guidelines.
USD 17.00
This course, while not required by the state, is required by many employers. Many security companies require their security officers to complete a course in the use of handcuffs before the officer is permitted to carry them.
USD 35.00
This is a Law Enforcement -Security OC/Pepper Spray certification course, which meets and exceeds requirements stated in Title 16, California Code of Regulations, Section 643 for security offficer training.
USD 29.95
If you want to know how to protect yourself against an intruder at home, this course is for you. You will learn all the secrets to making your home a safer place. This course is a prerequisite for the PDS Home Defense shooting courses.
USD 29.95
This Practical Defense Systems course covers TASERS and various types of “stun-guns” for use by security officers, bail enforcement and private citizens.
USD 29.95
Practical Defense Systems offers California State security guard courses.