Chemical Agents, OC Spray, Pepper Spray

Chemical Agents (Stand Alone)

This course supports mobile devices.

NOTE: This course is offered as part of the Complete 40-hour BSIS course and the Part 3, 16-hour course as Lesson 10.

Security Training Center,® LLC - Chemical Agents (Stand Alone)

This is the stand alone course for adding the qualification to carry tear gas/pepper spray. Enroll in this course only if you already hold a BSIS Guard Card and wish to add Tear Gas/Pepper Spray qualification.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be issued a Certificate of Training and Identification for carrying Tear Gas and Pepper Spray.

Price: $29.99

The student has 45-days (1.5-months) to complete the training.

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Certificates and forms:

  • Certificate of Completion.
  • Chemical Agents ID Response Form.
    Must be completed and returned in order for us to print and mail Chemical Agents ID Card.
  • Certificate of Completion is emailed after successful completion of course.
  • Printed, hard plastic, Chemical Agents ID Card is mailed (US Postal) after reciept of Chemical Agents ID Response Form.
  • Packets are emailed 2 business days (Monday - Friday) after successful course completion. Weekends and holidays are not business days.

Chemical Agents


  • Understand a brief history of tear gas
  • Understand the chemical properties of hand-held defensive sprays
  • Understand the different types of hand-held defensive spray canisters and nozzles
  • Understand the criminal and civil implications of deploying chemical agents
  • Understand defensive spray decontamination procedures
  • Understand the principles of proper deployment of hand-held defensive sprays
  • Understand the limitations of hand-held defensive sprays
  • Understand the proper maintenance, storage and disposal of hand-held defensive sprays
  • Complete the Chemical Agents Final Exam with a 100% score in accordance with regulations.


  1. Tear Gas Use and Effects
  2. Pepper Spray Use and Effects
  3. Deploying Chemical Agents


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