Basic Classroom Instruction. Basic classroom consists of 14 hours of live classroom instruction which may include use of a subject matter expert, audio and visual instruction. Instructors must provide individuals with a manual of the basic curriculum. Applicants must complete a closed-book written examination. All private security courses and examinations are based upon a curriculum approved by the Board.
All required training and testing must be conducted by a certified private security instructor as defined in OAR 259-060-0010 or by a Department designee.
All required firearms courses must be administered by a certified private security firearms instructor.
The Department website provides names of certified instructors.
All training must be delivered in English and assessments and written exams must be completed in English, without assistance.
Only a certified private security instructor delivering the training may sign a Form PS-6 (Affidavit of Instructor and Private Security Provider Testing Results).
It is the responsibility of the applicant or private security provider to submit the original Form PS-6 to the Department upon completion of courses as specified in these rules.
To satisfy the training requirements for private security certification or licensure, training must be submitted to the Department within 180 days of the training being completed.