Security Guard Training


The State of California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) required initial forty (40) hours Security Guard (G) Training Course has been updated.

The new training pursuant to Assembly Bill 229 (Chapter 697, Statutes of 2021), includes the recent revisions to the Power to Arrest; the Appropriate Use of Force; and the Firearms Qualification training requirements.  

Power to Arrest and Appropriate Use  of Force training requirements:

The Power to Arrest and Appropriate Use of Force training course now consists of two (2) subjects, with a total of eight (8) hours of training and are administered in classroom, as follow:

  1.  Power to Arrest, 3 hours.
  2. Appropriate Use of Force, 5 hours.

 The topics includes:

  • The use of objectively reasonable force;
  • The use force review and analysis;
  • De-escalation and interpersonal communication; and
  • Active shooter situation

MSTA method of training is designed to prepared each student:

  1. Understand the duties and responsibilities of a Security Guard or Officers.
  2. Perform their duties professionally, within compliance of Contractual Agreements.
  3. Function in compliance with BSIS Laws, Rules and Regulations; and within compliance of Federal, State, Local Laws and Ordinances.

For additional training, including BSIS Mandatory and Elective Security Guard Training courses, contact us or come in for a free orientation.


We issue ‘Certificate of Training upon successful completion of each course.


Walk-ins Accepted!