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Advanced Security & Protective Services



Home Land Security

Career Details


Students in Advanced Security & Protective Services are trained in the following subject areas:

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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.


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.


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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National average earning potential for this career

Completion times vary by training area. Check with your admissions advisor.


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