What are the minimum standards for Private Security certification?
Private security providers must be:
- At least 18 years of age; and
Must have earned one of the following:
- A high school diploma; a General Education Development (GED) certificate; or a four-year, post-secondary degree issued by an accredited degree-granting college or university.
Be of good moral fitness as determined by a background check, department investigation or other reliable sources. A lack of good moral fitness includes, but is not limited to, mandatory and discretionary disqualifying misconduct as described in OAR 259-060-0310.
Please review the Background Check Information page to review mandatory and discretionary disqualifiers prior to applying for certification or licensure.
What training do I need to complete for Event and Entertainment Professional certification?
Event and Entertainment Online Training Information:
Event and Entertainment Online Training - New
Event and Entertainment Online Training - Renewal
How do I set up a new Workday account?
Workday New Learner Registration
Returning Workday Learners
Helpful Information regarding Workday:
Introductory to Event and Entertainment Certification
Workday Log In Instructions
Instructions for Printing Certificate in Workday
What forms do I need to submit for an Event and Entertainment Private Security certification?
Applicants must complete an application packet containing:
PS-1 (Application for Licensure or Certification of Private Security Services Provider);
A completed fingerprint card. The Department will supply pre-printed FBI fingerprint cards. Proof of completing Fieldprint electronic fingerprints is also acceptable.
Signed copies of Certificates of Completion of the Event and Entertainment course and exam.
If currently employed, a completed Form PS-20 (Private Security Provider Temporary Work Permit)
Nonrefundable certification or licensure fees