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Rule 109:2-3-12 | Description of the private security academic training course.


(A) The course content and curriculum of the private security academic training course shall be established and approved by the commission. It shall be sufficient in content and subject material to provide the student with a basic knowledge of the role, functions, and practices of the private security officer.

(B) The units, topics, hours and student performance objectives for the course shall be approved by the commission, and must be taught in their entirety.

(C) The curriculum shall be comprised of topics that will be contained in the following units:

(1) Administration;

(2) Legal;

(3) Human relations;

(4) Communications;

(5) Loss prevention;

(6) Safety and protective services;

(7) Unarmed self-defense; and

(8) First aid.

(D) Firearms training may also be offered for those students who seek certification in that area. Pursuant to section 2923.21 of the Revised Code, no person under eighteen years of age may participate in any portion of the firearms training.

(E) The units, topics, hours and student performance objectives mandated by the commission are minimum requirements for obtaining certification. Commanders and instructors are encouraged to exceed these minimum requirements.

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