Guard Training

California Online STC Guard Card Training®

Trusted training used by national and international companies. Our security guard training programs are used on five (5) continents!

Providing online security guard card training since 2012.

About Our Programs

Course Prices

Course Price Buy
Part 1, 8-Hour Initial Training (PoA & WMD) $17.99 Buy course now
Part 2 (16-hours) $37.99 Buy course now
Part 3 (16-hours) $37.99 Buy course now
Parts 2 and 3 (32-hours combo) $74.99 Buy course now
Complete 40-Hours Course $84.99 Buy course now
Chemical Agents/Defensive Spray (stand alone) $29.99 Buy course now
Annual BSIS Continuing Education (8-hours) $23.99 Buy course now
Customer Relations $29.99 Buy course now
Introduction to Fire Patrol $49.99 Buy course now

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STC Guard Training

We Support Our Students

We have a dedicated call center, with a toll-free number. We take care of our students before, during and after completing our courses. Unlike the competition, we do not abandon our students after we have the course fees. If you need us, you can reach us. If you have questions about the material, you can even speak with a BSIS-licensed instructor.

Learn at Your Own Pace

Learn anytime, day or night. You control the time to learn without the hassle of restricted classroom hours, limited space and uncomfortable chairs. Complete the lessons at your pace and when it is convenient for you. Each lesson is on-demand, can be paused at any time and you pick up from where you left off!

Created With Educational Best Practices

Our programs were designed, created and built by education professionals with a background in security and personal protection. The training program includes:

  • Pause the training and return to where you left off!
  • Fun, interesting and interactive
  • Fully narrated
  • Video demonstrations
  • Animations
  • Examples
  • Dramatizations
  • End of Lesson Knowledge Checks
  • Examinations
  • Paperwork and forms are emailed

Everything is online, including final examinations.

About Security Training Center,® LLC.

BSIS Accredited

Our training programs are used on five (5) continents and approved by 2 state agencies.

Security Training Center,® LLC. is a professional training company. Our driving purpose is to educate security personnel and organizations in the latest protocols and techniques to keep staff, property and other valuables safe. A proactive approach to security awareness prevents many problems from ever occurring, reducing risk to staff and liability. We teach early identification of potential problems and how to defuse conflicts before reaching crisis. Our staff and advisory board have decades of experience in military, law enforcement, executive protection, private security, defensive weapons and martial arts.

All we do is teach. We are not a security service provider.

Our STC Guard Card Training® program complies with all requirements as mandated by the California Department of Consumer Affairs Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS).

We are licensed by the Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS). TFF 1462


"It was very easy to use. Quick, simple, and straight to the point. I especially liked how you can pause when you need to and pick right back up with no problem at all."

"I appreciated the capability within the Lesson 1 videos to be able to pause them to record notes more thoroughly. The audio mixed with the words printed on the slide helped out a lot too. I was able to make sure I got the points recorded accurately for that reason."

"The examples explained after the description of the penal codes really helped me understand them, even more. The videos were descriptive as well, when it came to talking about self defense laws and using force on the job. Very informative about trespassing penal codes, I learned a lot more than I ever even known about trespassing, up till now."

"As a retired police officer, I am glad to see that the security employees are trained so well. This helps both the security personnel and the police. It gives the security personnel far more credibility in the eyes of law enforcement and the public."

"I have been a peace officer in California for 22 years and have attended 1,000's of hours of training, including 100's of hours of on-line training (both law enforcement and private sector training). By far, Palladium's curriculum, training materials and the training platform are the best. The environment was very easy to navigate and the materials were presented in a very easy to learn format. For anyone out there who is looking into becoming a professional security guard, I recommend Palladium On-Line Security Training Center for their training needs. I will be attending Palladium in the future for my additional training requirements."

Greg Lewis, Private Investigator/Qualified Manager

"I have 22 years of law enforcement experience in several different capacities. I thought taking this course was just going to be a formality. But not only did I find the information in the modules interesting, I also learned quite a bit. And the price was right too. Thanks Palladium!"

Jeff S.
Bakersfield, CA

Online System Requirements

Students must have access to an Internet-connected computer with an Adobe Flash-enabled browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome, or Firefox). Students can use Windows, Apple Macintosh, and some Android devices.

The system requires the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. It is available for free download from here:

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The system does not support iOS devices (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, etc.) or Motorola Zoom. Android devices are not officially supported.

California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services (BSIS) Application

Use this link only after the training and Live Scan are completed! Information provided during the training and Live Scan are REQUIRED to complete the online BSIS application process.

THIS IS NOT TRAINING. THIS IS THE ONLINE STATE LICENSE APPLICATION SITE. The button below links to the California Bureau of Security and Investigative Services Online Professional Licensing site.

BSIS Online Application

Security Training Center,® LLC. does not own or manage the "" website. The link is merely provided for student convienience. Problems with the site must be directed to the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

Serving California for over a decade!

Established in 2003, our stelar customer service and training teams support communities all over California including: Anaheim, Baker, Bakersfield, Blythe, Carlsbad, Chico, Doyle, Escondido, Eureka, Fairfield, Folsom, Fort Bragg, Fort Dick, Fresno, Hesperia, Indio, Lake Tahoe, Lancaster, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Madera, Merced, Modesto, Monterey, Napa, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Palmdale, Palo Alto, Petaluma, Red Bluff, Redding, Riverside, Roseville, Sacramento, Salinas, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Fernando Valley, San Francisco, San Joaquin Valley, San Jose, Santa Barbara, Santa Rosa, Stockton, Temecula, Truckee, Tulare, Vacaville, Visalia, Weed, Yreka, and Yuba City.