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Unarmed Private Security Instructor

When is the next Unarmed Instructor course?

Here is the link to the Training Calendar
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How do I apply to attend the next Unarmed Instructor course?

The application packet for adding certification or licensure as a private security Instructor must be completed in its entirety and must include;

  • ​​A completed Form PS-1; (for​m)
  • Nonrefundable certification or licensure fees as prescribed by OAR 259-060-500.
  • Individuals must submit a resume demonstrating they meet the instructor prerequisites of a minimum of three years of work experience in private security services, military police, or law enforcement fields

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How do I renew my Instructor certification?

Renewal application documents must be received by the Department within 180 days prior to the expiration date of the certification or licensure to allow for processing of the forms and background check.
 
A late submission penalty will be assessed if reapplying after the expiration date of the certification or licensure.
 
Applicants renewing their certification or licensure more than four years after the expiration date of the certification or licensure must submit a new application packet.
 
An application packet for renewing certification or licensure as a private security Instructor must be completed in its entirety and must include:
 
1. A completed Form PS-21 
2. A Form PS-8 (Continuing Education Form); and
3. Nonrefundable renewal certification or licensure fees.​ 

Certified private security instructors who simultaneously hold certification as a private security professional are exempt from the required private security professional renewal training if they deliver the basic curriculum of the discipline for which they are certified at least one time per year.

  
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What if my licence has already expired?

A late submission penalty will be assessed if reapplying after the expiration date of the certification or licensure.
 
Applicants renewing their certification or licensure more than four years after the expiration date of the certification or licensure must submit a new application packet, see 'How to Apply for Private Security'.
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I received a Deficiency Notice - what do I do?

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