This course will prepare you or provide continuing training for a career in protective services. The 20-hour course meets the training requirements of the Illinois Private Detective, Private Security, and Private Alarm Act.


Course Prerequisites and Special Notes

Security guards and private investigators in Illinois are required to obtain a PERC card through the IDFPR. Click here for more information about the PERC card application process.

Criteria for employment are set by individual law enforcement agencies.


Please email or call (847) 543-2990 for registration information.


This program may be eligible for funding through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) to qualified participants that are unemployed and meet the eligibility requirements. Please contact the Job Center of Lake County for additional information. They can be reached at (847) 377-3450 or They are located at 1 N. Genesee Street, Waukegan, IL 60085.

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