Security D Basic Unarmed Officer

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.

Course Information:

All classes are held at the Ybor City Campus Public Service Technology Building (YPST) 
2002 North 17th ST, Tampa, FL 33605

NOTE: It is MANDATORY that you MUST ATTEND every day of the class.

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.

Parking Information:

Please park in the Fernando Noriega Jr. Garage - Palm Avenue Garage - Click here for more information.
Tell the security officer that you are attending the HCC Security Class to receive a parking permit for your dashboard.

Course Dates:

  • August 26 - 30, 2019  Time 9am- 6pm
  • September 9 - 13, 2019 Time 9am - 6pm
  • September 23 - 27, 2019  Time 9am - 6pm
  • October 7 - 11, 2019  Time 9am - 6pm
  • October 21 - 25, 2019  Time 9am - 6pm

Licensing Information

This link provides information about applying for your license 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