To become an unarmed security guard in Massachusetts, certification is not required. However, there are some basic requirements that must be met under the Watch Guard Patrol Agency.
Basic Requirements for unarmed security guard in Massachusetts:
Must be at least 18 year old
Must be a United States citizen or registered resident alien
Drug testing (which may be ongoing
Successfully passing a background check
Other Requirements that May Be Helpful:
Good physical conditioning
Be able to stand long periods of time
Good Communication skills
Security Guard Training
Training courses are not required by state for unarmed security guards in Massachusetts; however, certain training may be required by the company that hires you. Useful training would include:
For more information, please visit the website of the Massachusetts State Police or call (617)727-3200.