Security Guard Training

Students learn the fundamentals of being a security guard and earn the credentials required to work in the field.

What We Do:
  • Four weeks of training that includes certificates in security guard basics, cultural competency for security guards, and customer service in addition to employment readiness training such as how to speak to your resume, answer difficult resumes questions and best practices in job searching.

  • Offer certification courses including 8- and 16-hour certificates, NYS fingerprints/licensing, fire guard and New York State security license.

Who We Do it For:

Applicants are eligible if they are:

  • 18+
  • NYC Residents
  • Can pass a basic reading test
  • SNAP recipients (preferred but not required)
How to Apply:

To apply, click here

Contact Us:

For more information, call us at 212-822-8300 or email us at


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Meet Joseph

After completing an internship with NMIC, Joseph enrolled in our security training program. He improved his communication and professional skills and was able to find employment in the same month he completed the program. Now, he works security for special events and has worked with celebrities like Rihanna, 2 Chainz, Cardi B, the royal family of Saudi Arabia, and Pharrell Williams! He looks forward to advancing his career and seeing where his talents take him, and we look forward to following him on his journey to a bright and prosperous future. 

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