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Advanced Security & Protective Services

PUBLIC SERVICE

Description

Home Land Security

Career Details

Skills

Students in are trained in the following subject areas:

Career Options

Requirements

Before entering the program, students must:

  • Complete Job Corps' basic Security & Protective Services career technical training program.
  • Complete the core curriculum with passing scores on all written and performance tests.
  • Meet basic academic requirements in math and reading.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Have a positive attendance and progress record.
  • Have a positive behavior record with no major incidents in the past 90 days.
  • Complete a successful phone, in-person, or videoconference interview.

Credentials

As a Job Corps student, you will have the opportunity to earn credentials in your training area that may lead to greater employment opportunities, higher wages, and promotions.

Students who complete a program in the Public Service training area can earn nationally recognized credentials from the International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO) and a state-issued license.

Advanced Security & Protective Services Numbers to Know

$K

National average earning potential for this career

8-12

Months to complete career training program

1

Number of centers offering training in this career

Expectations

While on the job, you will be expected to display the following traits at all times:


Attention to detail
Communication skills
Concern for others
Critical thinking
Integrity
Observational skills


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