6 VAC 20-174-160 – Entry Level Training

Each person employed by a private security services business or applying to the department for registration as an unarmed security officer, an armed security officer or courier, a personal protection specialist, armored car personnel, a security canine handler, an explosives detector canine handler, a narcotics detector canine handler, a private investigator, an alarm respondent, a locksmith, a central station dispatcher, an electronic security sales representative, or an electronic security technician, or electronic security technician’s assistant as defined by §9.1-138 of the Code of Virginia must meet the compulsory minimum training standards herein established, unless provided for otherwise in accordance with this chapter.

Training will be credited only if application for registration is received by the department within 12 months of completion of training.