Security D

This course is required for those who intend to become a Florida Licensed Unarmed Security Officer.  Students are required by Chapter 493, Florida Statute, to successfully complete a 42 HOUR classroom course before they can apply for a Class D Unarmed Security Officer License.

Course Requirements:

  • Students are required by the State of Florida to be 18 years of age to apply for a license,
  • Students must be a US Citizen or Legal Resident Alien
  • Students must pass a criminal background check. 
  • Students must achieve a passing score on two written tests.

Next Course Dates: Limited to the first 20 students who respond.

  • September 21 - 25, 2020
  • October 12 - 16, 2020
  • November 16 - 20, 2020
  • November 30 - December 4, 2020
  • December 14 - 18, 2020

It is mandatory that students ATTEND every day of the class.

Classes will be held Monday - Friday from 9:00 am - 6: 00 pm at the Ybor City Campus Training Center (YCTC) which is located at 5610 East Columbus Drive, Tampa FL 33619.  

You must bring check or money order for $118.00 and a valid government issued photo identification card for admission. 

Students are required to wear a face mask, maintain proper social distancing, consent to having their temperature checked (it must be LESS than 100 degrees) and answer a COVID questionnaire.  Anyone displaying COVID symptoms will be given the option to reschedule for a future class.  

This class is limited to twenty (20) students. Please email bwhiteside@hccfl.edu if you plan to attend.

Registration Information:

Registration takes place in the classroom on the first day of class. 

Please bring a check or money order for $118.00 made payable to "HCC."

Please bring your driver's license or state-issued ID.

Licensing Information

You may be interested in applying for your private security license from the state of Florida once you complete the HCC course.

For any and all questions about an expired license, renewing your license or the amount of hours needed for completion, you must contact:

State of Florida Department of Agriculture/Division of Licensing
Tampa Regional Office
4510 Oak Fair Blvd. Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33610
Phone: 813.337.5377
FAX: 813.337.5378