The Oregon DPSST Unarmed Security Certification course is a 16 hour class conducted over two 8 hour days. Certification is good for 2 years upon application acceptance.
After the lecture portion of the course, students are then required to score at least 85% on a closed book, 50 question, multiple-choice test to ensure all information from the Oregon DPSST Unarmed Security Certification course is retained.
Upon completion of the Oregon DPSST Unarmed Security Certification course, each student will be provided all required paperwork to be submitted to Oregon DPSST’s Private Security Division. Each student must submit their application packet within 180 days of the completion of the course. The packet must include:
Applicants are not authorized to work as a Private Security Professional until their application has been submitted and they either have their physical card in hand and are listed with a company or have received a PS-20 (temporary work permit) from their employer and a copy has been submitted to Oregon DPSST.
Individuals certified as a Private Security Professional can renew their certification 180 days prior to their certification expiring through the Oregon DPSST Unarmed Security Refresher Course.
Private courses are available with advance notice and are subject to increased class fees or minimum student enrollment. Contact us directly for availability and scheduling.
-Valid form of government issued Photo ID
-Lunch, snacks, and drinks
Live firearms and ammunition are not permitted during the course.