A Security Training Academy, Inc.

Online In-Service Training

How to use our online alternative in-service training courses?

Watch our quick video instructions.

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You may now submit your Renewal applications online to DCJS dircetly using a Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover credit card.

How to registered for Online Alternative In-service Training Only!

Enrolling in a course is easy. REQUIRED browsers are Internet Explorer 6.0 (or later) Firefox or Chrome. Here are the basic steps:

  1. Click the Course button and then select and confirm your course.
  2. Select Register Now and input your registration and payment information. (Exact Address MUST match Bank Statement information in address box on Registration Form.)
  3. Create your User Name and Password.
  4. To begin the course! Select the Yellow folder Chapter 1 from the left-hand side 
  5. Read each page in each Chapter
  6. After you read all pages in each Chapter, you may select the Yellow Test folder to begin test. **After passing your results are transmitted directly to DCJS!**
  7. Apply on line to DCJS to Renew and Pay your renewal application.
  8. 01I, 02I, 03I, 06I, 32I, 40I, 44I Renewal Application must be sent to DCJS 30 days before expiring. 6 VAC 20-174-50B. If you required a Firearms Endorsement Application with your Renewal Application, renew both at the same time on the DCJS Online Regulatory system.  Effevtive immediately, all renewal applications and fees must be submitted to DCJS directly. You must create a user and password here: https://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/licensure-and-regulatory-affairs/online-regulatory-licensing 
  9. General Instructors must send DCJS a Renewal Instructor Certification Application $25.00 plus $10.00 per category and a copy of the Training Completion Certificate. Wait for popup after completing the test. It will say you have successfully completed your test. Wait for the image to popup. Save it to your desktop. Then print it!
  10. http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/forms/privatesecurity/pss_ir.pdf
  11. Firearms Instructor In-Service must send DCJS a Firearms Instructor In-Service Training Enrollment Form and Fee $50.00 and a copy of the Training Completion Certificate.
  12. http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/forms/privatesecurity/pss_fi.pdf
  13. 13I, 14I students need to submit Alternative Training Credit In-Service Training Fee $25.00 http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/forms/privatesecurity/pss_wa_inService.pdf
  14. You will also have to send your Training Completion Diploma provide at the end of the test.
  15. Send to DCJS with the required fee and Renewal form along with a Credit Card Authorization form can be faxed to DCJS at 804-786-6344. http://www.dcjs.virginia.gov/forms/privatesecurity/pss_cc.pdf
  16. When you complete the test and your certificate does not down load automatically, log out and log back in, select My Account (top right-hand corner), scroll down to Past Tests, select Reprint Certificate.
Copy and paste the links above to print out your required forms

If you have any problems with your registration, please contact us at

703-916-8411 or email astai.org@gmail.com

Only input your credit card information (1) one time per course.

Detailed Instructions

Do not attempt to log-on until the end of the registration process as described below.

Click on the Course button on the left side of the screen. You will be taken to a page that lists all of the available on-line courses. Select the course that you want by checking the small box to the right of the desired course, then click the Enroll Now button at the top or bottom of the page. The course that you selected will be displayed along with the enrollment fee. Click on the Confirm button.

The next page will ask you to enter a user name and password. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO LOG IN YET. Click on the red Register Now link at the bottom of the page. The next page will ask for personal data and credit card information. When all required fields are filled in, click the Next button at the bottom of the page. Now create your username and password. When you finish you can start the course by clicking on the Begin button. You will see the course you registered for and the availability of that course. Click on the course name to begin!

Note: If you get an Online Validation Error for invalid username and password, your computer is attempting to put in a username and password from another program. You will need to follow these steps to clear that error.

If you are using Internet Explorer, make sure you select "Show All Content" if it pops up. See the image below.


If you are using Firefox and the page is not loading correctly, follow the steps below to fix the problem:

  • Click on the shield icon, left of the URL in the URL bar
  • Click on the drop down menu where it says "Keep Blocking"
  • Click on "Disable Protection On This Page"